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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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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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Weekend Wrap Up: “Divergent” Posts Solid Opening

Coming into this weekend, predictions ranged pretty wildly for Divergent. I saw some people saying it would open in the $50 million range while others thought it could go as high as $80 million. Many predictions pegged it around the … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: Audiences Don’t Feel the “Need for Speed”

I’m sure a lot of box office websites/blogs are going to go with some reference to moviegoers not feeling the need for speed in their weekend wrap ups, and I wish I could’ve come up with something more clever, but … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: 300 Spartans Rise to the Top

Seven years is a long time between installments in a franchise. One has to worry about some audience erosion, especially when the main breakout star of the original doesn’t return. The sequel to surprise 300 may still have come a … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: Neeson’s Success is “Non-Stop”

After three weekends on top, it seemed likely that The Lego Movie would finally relinquish its hold of the box office crown. Its main competition came from Liam Neeson, once again in his new niche as an action star, in … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: A Threepeat for the “The Lego Movie”

February 2014 belongs to The Lego Movie. For three weekends now, nothing has come even remotely close to it, and it’s not unthinkable it could stay on top next weekend too as well if Non-Stop and Son of God disappoint. … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: “The Lego Movie” Builds Even Higher

It was a very crowded weekend at the box office, as the combination of Valentine’s Day and the long President’s Day weekend resulted in studios opening four (three of which were romantic dramas or comedies) new movies. In the end, … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: “The Lego Movie” Constructs a Massive Opening

Everybody likes Legos. Young and old, I think pretty much everybody agrees that Legos are fun. And, boy, has the Lego brand name ever extended way beyond its humble beginnings. It’s now a massive franchise, with, of course, the classic … Continue reading

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