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The Lone Ranger

The nominees for the 34th annual Razzie Awards have been announced, and it is a cavalcade of horrible films and acting. Is anyone really surprised After Earth scored a bunch of nods? Somehow I don’t think Will and Jaden Smith will show up to receive their rewards like Sandra Bullock had the class to do… read more

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It’s that time of year where we see which films were the biggest box office flops of 2013. 2013 has come to a close, so now we can see what films were sure to have gotten at lease a few executives yelled at. A few notes on the table, the vast majority of those listed… read more

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The Lone Ranger, despite being a financial disaster for Disney, may have been the wakeup call all of Hollywood needed when it comes to summer tentpole films. Disney is expected to take a significant write-down on The Lone Ranger which flopped this summer, and it seems the studio learned a valuable lesson from this. Speaking… read more

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If things look a little less grand in Pirates of the Caribbean 5 when you see it, you can thank The Lone Ranger. Disney, to be blunt, is currently running scared. While its Marvel movies are doing well, its own films are having a very painful run of it. Last year John Carter tanked, and… 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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Disney is headed for a train wreck, and it’s not the type that the Lone Ranger can save the studio from. It looks like The Lone Ranger will come out of the holiday weekend with about $50 million at the box office. While that may seem like a nice number, it’s not. The film has… 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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