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Weekend Wrap Up: “Maleficent” is Magnificent

This May has been a month of one-weekend wonders. Films open to impressive numbers, only to crash hard and being quickly replaced by the next big thing. This weekend proved no different, as last week’s champ, X-Men: Days of Future … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: A Bright Future for the X-Men

Even the most popular and enduring franchises inevitably begin to erode after enough time. Whether it’s because of just plain viewer fatigue, or a bad installment or two, audiences can begin to turn away. However, every now and then, a … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: Godzilla Posts a Monstrous Opening

The hype train is a wonderful thing. Effective advertising and well-done trailers can go a long way toward boosting a film’s gross. Sentiment toward Godzilla changed from an attitude of “oh, they’re doing another Godzilla movie? The last one sucked!” … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: America Moves in with “Neighbors”

Coming into this weekend, for the most part The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was expected to hold on to the top spot, though not without at least somewhat of a challenge from the newcomer Neighbors. In the end, the race for … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: Spider-Man Not Quite Amazing

Twelve years ago on this very weekend, the original Spider-Man destroyed expectations en route to a theretofore unthinkable $114 million opening, shattering the previous record for biggest opening weekend. Five years after that, the franchise reclaimed the biggest debut crown … Continue reading

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May Movie Preview

As expected, April was the month of Captain America. He led pretty much wire to wire and aside from Rio 2, there really wasn’t a single other noteworthy release for the whole month. May will assuredly not continue that trend. … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: Audiences Empower “The Other Woman”

In the month of Captain America, he couldn’t quite hold on for the very rare fourth weekend on top. Cap’s failure to achieve that honor is mostly because of the surprisingly strong debut of The Other Woman, which handily beat … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: “Captain America” Completes the Threepeat

Four new wide releases this weekend made for a crowded box office over the Easter holiday, but our top two films ended up being the same ones from last week. From newcomers that were never expected to challenge for the … Continue reading

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April Movie Preview

Coming off a decent March, led by the strong performance of Divergent, Marvel is going to attempt to start the summer movie season early with the debut of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which should easily crush all other films … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: Audiences Flood Theatres for “Noah”

As we’ve seen before, particularly with The Passion of the Christ, a controversy-fueled religious film can do very good numbers at the box office. Though the hardcore religious might be upset for the vast number of liberties that Noah has … Continue reading

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