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Weekend Wrap Up: “Lucy” Unlocks 100% of Her Box Office Potential

Coming into this weekend, it looked like a battle between Hercules and Lucy, with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in the fray as well if those disappointed. As it turned out, we had one of our busier weekends … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: Audiences Bow to Caesar

In terms of box office numbers, this has been an extraordinarily lackluster summer. In terms of quality, we’ve actually had some very good films and even the lesser ones (The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Godzilla, Transformers: Age of Extinction) were at … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: “Transformers” Lead a Lackluster Fourth of July

Although the Fourth of July itself isn’t always the best day for movies, since many people are hanging out outside, cooking barbecues and whatnot instead of going to the movies, the extended holiday period is still a good time to … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: A Stellar Debut for “The Fault in Our Stars”

A stellar debut. Get it? Stellar…as in the adjectival form of star. The fault in our stars. Not bad, eh? But in all seriousness, this was an amazing weekend at the box office, as we had easily the most stunning … Continue reading

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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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