Nobody expected “Pixels,” Adam Sandler’s homage to Pac-Man and other vintage video games, to gobble up dollars the way Sandler’s movies used to. Yet “Pixels” still disappointed, even by Sandler’s declining standards.
Predictions were in the range of $ 25 to $ 35 million for the debut of the action comedy. At least it was supposed to premiere… Continue reading 'Pixels' Bombs: Is It Game Over for Adam Sandler?
Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Ant-Man – $ 24.7 million ($ 106.0 million total)
2. Pixels – $ 24.0 million ($ 24.0 million total)
3. Minions – $ 22.1 million ($ 261.6 million total)
4. Trainwreck – $ 17.3 million ($ 61.5 million total)
5. Southpaw – $ 16.5 million ($ 16.5 million total)
When a franchise has the kind of life that A Nightmare on Elm Street has had, there are always going to be ideas that fall through the cracks. Did you know, for instance, that Peter Jackson wrote an Elm Street sequel in the early ’90s? Titled A Nightmare on Elm Street: Dream Lover, it was going to address the fact that Freddy Krueger… Continue reading How Adam Sandler Accidentally Killed the 'Nightmare on Elm Street' Prequel
Need a break? Want to get your nerd on? Here’s today’s Fanboy Fix…
TRON 3 Gets a Title
Fans of TRON and TRON: Legacy will be stoked to learn that Disney is making a sequel to Legacy, due to begin filming this fall. According to Production Weekly, the sequel will be titled TRON: Ascension… Continue reading Fanboy Fix: 'TRON 3,' 'X-Men: Apocalypse' and Adam West's New 'Batman' Movie