The Heat

Once again a tentpole film has underperformed, but still managed to make its way to the top of the box office. Estimates for how The Wolverine would perform this weekend kept sliding through out the three days, finally landing with $55 million, almost perfectly in line with how X-Men First Class performed, but well under… read more

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Low budget horror films continue to be a proven winner at the box office, even in the summer. Coming in first this week was The Conjuring with $41.5 million off of a $20 million dollar budget. It’s also getting some of the best reviews fora horror film in ages, so expect it to continue to… read more

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Apparently there are enough minions to take down giant robots at the box office. Despicable Me 2 ended up taking the top spot at the box office again this weekend despite fighting two big new titles. The animated comedy took in $44.7 million this weekend, representing a very respectable drop of just 46.4 percent from… read more

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It was a good Fourth of July at the box office this year with a 12 percent increase over last year. Some movies, however, did not partake of the success. Despicable Me 2 took the weekend easily with $82.5 million, and a total of $142 million over the first five days of its release. Seeing… read more

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Pixar continued to reign supreme at the box office this weekend while terrorist attacks on the White House are once again shown to be a bad idea for a film. Monsters University again took the top spot at the box office this weekend with a healthy $46.18 million, representing only a 44 percent slide from its opening… read more

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Pixar is a hit making machine and looks unlikely to slow down any time soon. Monsters University continued the winning ways of Disney’s Pixar by scoring $82 million at the box office this weekend to easily win the weekend. This is the second best opening ever for the studio, beaten only by Toy Story 3… read more

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Welcome to the second quarter of 2013 and time to take a look at the beginning of the summer film season! 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… read more

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