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Apparently some sequels still work no matter how bad the last one was. The Jurassic Park series has laid dormant for some time now thanks to the poor performance of the third film. Well, apparently folks were in a forgiving mood this weekend as Jurassic World took in $204.6 million at the domestic box office… read more

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For the third weekend in a row, the box office came in lower year-over-year. Melissa McCarthy’s latest comedy, Spy, took the top spot this weekend with $30 million, right on target with all of the industry estimates. San Andreas slid a respectable 51.6 percent in its second weekend to take in $26.44 million for a… read more

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While films made money this weekend, it still wasn’t pretty. Overall the box office is down over last year (by double digits) but Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is celebrating the biggest opening weekend of his acting career (outside of the Fast & Furious series). San Andreas landed in the top spot with an impressive $53.2… read more

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It appears that movie going was not on the minds of many folks this weekend. Tomorrowland took in a respectable $32.1 million this weekend, but with a budget of $190 million it has a long road ahead of it. Pitch Perfect 2 slid 56 percent from its opening weekend to take in $30.3 million, but… read more

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There are sure to be some happy executives at Universal this week. Pitch Perfect 2 not only won the weekend, but it smashed pretty much every estimate. Early numbers had it looking at a weekend in the $40 million range and instead it took in $70.3 million, which is more than the entire theatrical run… read more

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Lets keep the cheering down to a minimum for the second Avengers film. Avengers: Age of Ultron took in a hefty $77.2 million this weekend to bring its domestic total to $312.5 million off of its $250 million dollar budget. The problem is it’s a full $60 million behind the first film at this point… read more

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Welcome to the second of four parts of an analysis of every major film release of 2015. Following up on last year’s product, I’m back with a look at the films of 2015. Something different I’m trying this year is you will first get the quarterly breakdowns, and then an overall post will be like a… read more

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I will admit it… I love Pitch Perfect. Yes, even I, someone who makes himself out to be a movie snob quite often, can enjoy the simply and silly at times, and Pitch Perfect is one of those movies. No matter how many times I watch it, it’s still funny. That being said, the trailer… read more

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2015 is setting itself up to be potentially the craziest year ever in films. As movie studios move more and more towards building franchises, we’re growing a more crowded marketplace for films. It appears that 2015 may be a taste of what is to come as new franchises attempt to launch alongside other already established… read more

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