Olympus Has Fallen

Proving that even a tiny bit of success is all it takes to launch a “franchise” these days, Olympus Has Fallen sequel London Has Fallen will begin filming next year. Olympus Has Fallen was reportedly made for $70 million, so a $161 million global take means it was profitable, albeit barely.So why not go back… read more

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The streak of horror movies taking the top spot at the box office in an opening weekend continued this week with a remake. Evil Dead, the remake of the early 1980s cult classic, took the top spot this weekend with $26 million. Not bad considering it had a budget of $17 million. The second spot… read more

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YO JOE! The Real American Hero won the box office this weekend, but it wasn’t what it could have been. G.I. Joe: Retaliation took the weekend with $41.2 million, with the addition of its Thursday opening the film has taken $51.7 million domestically, but it is trailing behind the first film, G.I. Joe: The Rise… read more

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Dreamworks Animation will be doing a happy dance today as it is seeing some success at the box office this weekend. The Croods came in first this weekend with a healthy $44.7 million domestic box office take and an additional $63.3 million overseas. Dreamworks Animation has been on the rocks for a while since Rise… read more

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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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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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