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Summer 2014 will go down as one of the quietest in years, and it may also go down as one of the most confusing. The formula for deciding if a film was a hit has changed many times over the years, but as the industry has changed, so has the measure of success. For years… read more

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How do you know your movie has legs? When it can return to the top of the box office in its fourth week. Guardians of the Galaxy won its fifth weekend and became the top grossing domestic film of the year at the same time. It took in another $16.3 million for a new domestic total… read more

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How do you know your movie has legs? When it can return to the top of the box office in its fourth week. Guardians of the Galaxy returned to the top of the box office this weekend in a quiet three day period. It took in $17.6 million to bring its domestic total to $251.8… read more

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Apparently the Turtles really do still have a lot of power at the box office. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles won a second weekend at the box office as it took in $28.4 million this weekend, bringing its domestic total to $117.6 million off of its $125 million dollar budget. It now stands at $185.1 million… read more

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Apparently the Turtles still have a lot of power at the box office. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles took in a healthy $65 million this weekend off of its $125 million dollar budget. Seeing as the sequel has already been announced, obviously the studio is happy, but it will be interesting to see how this… read more

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It looks like Marvel has another hit on its hands. Guardians of the Galaxy scored a big opening and scored a record for a film opening in August. It took in $94 million domestically, and $66.4 million foreign for a total of $160.4 million off of a $170 million dollar budget. Considering the reviews and… read more

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The underwhelming continues at the box office, but we’re entering the final stretch. Taking the top spot at the box office this weekend was Luc Besson’s new film, Lucy starring Scarlett Johansson. The film took in $44 million off of a $40 million dollar budget, but its C- CinemaScore is going to have a big… read more

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In all actuality, no one really came out a winner this weekend. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes won its second weekend with a respectable 50.4 percent decline to take in $36 million to bring its domestic total up to $138.9 million off of a $170 million budget. Second place went to The Purge:… read more

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Apparently if you’re an unwitting drug mule you can take over the world. Who knew? Writer and director Luc Besson has had a checkered with cult favorite movies such as La Femme Nikita, Leon and The Fifth Element, to somehow being the writer on trash cinema like the Transporter series. Now he’s back with what… read more

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Welcome to the final part of an analysis of every major film release of 2014. Following up on last year’s product, I’m back with a look at the films of 2014. Something different I’m trying this year is you will first get the quarterly breakdowns, and then an overall post will be like a part… read more

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