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The weekend had a bit of a surprise towards the top while another new release underperformed. Oz the Great and Powerful had a strong second weekend, sipping only 46.6 percent from its opening last weekend to bring in an additional $42.2 million. This brings its domestic total to $145 million off of a $215 million… read more

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Thus far 2013 has not been a good year at the box office, but things may be changing slightly thanks to a wizard. Oz the Great and Powerful had a successful first weekend, and it needed it as some estimates have the budget at around $215 million, and at least $100 million spent on a… read more

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Another quiet weekend at the box office leads to weak openings for the newest releases. Jack the Giant Slayer opened with a pretty weak $28 million off of a $195 million dollar budget. It took in $13.7 million overseas and looks to be pretty much destined to be a bomb. Warner Brothers is off to… read more

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Oscars weekend is always quiet at the box office, but this one was especially quiet with a 22 percent drop from last year. Identity Thief regains the top spot at the box office this weekend with $14 million. This brings its domestic total to $93.6 million off of a $35 million budget. Apparently this movie… read more

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Apparently some people still are up for seeing Bruce Willis get into horrible situations, but not as many as used to. A Good Day to Die Hard took the weekend with $25 million bringing its total to $33.2 million. It’s currently pacing behind the last film, Live Free or Die Hard. It’s only about $5… read more

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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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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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