Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters

Much to everyone’s surprise, it looks like there will be a sequel to Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters cost $50 million to produce and took in $54.67 million domestically amidst some pretty bad reviews. However, the movie has done decent business overseas bringing in $151.2 million to bring the worldwide… read more


Despite the winter storm, and this same basic story being turned in to a film about every ten years, Identity Thief stole the weekend. Much to everyone’s surprise, Identity Thief over performed by about one-third  at the box office this weekend to take in around $36.5 million. Considering it had a budget of $35 million,… read more

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There appears to be a trend appearing at the box office: 1980s film stars have no mojo left. The Zombie romcom Warm Bodies came in first at the box office this weekend with $19.5 million. A bit of a surprise, but congrats to an off-beat comedy taking the top spot. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters… read more

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It was not a pretty weekend at the box office financially, and the top dog certainly has nothing to crow about. Not surprising me in the least, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters had a very soft opening at the box office this weekend with $19 million off of a $50 million dollar budget. It’s being… read more

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Horror is once again at the top of the box office… and ninth place. Taking the top spot this holiday weekend was Mama with $28.495 million. While not huge, the film only had a $15 million budget, so it’ll probably hit the black in short order when you count in marketing and other associated costs. Zero Dark… read more

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With every new piece of info released for Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, the more convinced I become that we’re looking at a box office bomb hurdling towards us. Don’t get me wrong, I have no desire to see movies fail, as the more movies that succeed, the more we get. That being said, there… read more

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Welcome to the first of four parts of an analysis of every major film release of 2013. I decided to attempt something new this year where I would make some comments about every major release for the year before they released. I have compiled the list and broken it down by quarter. Wednesday- 1st Quarter… read more

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Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters looks pretty much doomed to me. When is Hollywood going to learn this formula doesn’t work? Brothers Grimm? Van Helsing? Giving old stories/fairy tales a steampunk twist has left audiences cold, and yet for some reason every couple years another one gets trotted out to the box office, and …… read more

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