After holding the top position at the box office for three weeks, femme-fueled “The Other Woman” has beat superhero blockbuster “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” for the No. 1 spot in its opening weekend.
Fox’s raunchy revenge comedy, starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton, debuted with $ 24.7 million, while Disney-Marvel’s “Captain America,” led by Chris Evans, grossed $ 16 million… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'The Other Woman' Defeats 'Captain America'
When it comes to superheroes, who have been in publication for over 75 years, films have a gray area regarding the rules of adaptation. As the times change, these characters do too, but there’s also an intangible element that will definitively make Batman, well, Batman. A detectable truthfulness exists in each character adapted to the screen, but the rules for what constitutes that truthfulness change from… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why It's Not Fair to Compare 'Man of Steel' to 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $ 26.6 million ($ 201.5 million total)
2. Rio 2 – $ 22.5 million ($ 75.3 million total)
3. Heaven Is for Real – $ 21.5 million ($ 28.5 million total)
4. Transcendence – $ 11.1 million ($ 11.1 million total)
5. A Haunted House 2 – $ 9.1 million ($ 9.1 million total)
6. Draft Day – $ 5.9
Former New York Giant and current Live! With Kelly and Michael co-host Michael Strahan is officially joining the Good Morning America team after a months-long negotiation with ABC News.
Strahan stopped by the Good Morning America set Tuesday morning for the announcement — and to receive both an alarm clock from George Stephanopoulos and a giant coffee cup from Lara Spencer, which should help out with his new extra-early wakeup time. He will join the show a few days a week while still… Continue reading Michael Strahan officially joins ‘Good Morning America’ — VIDEO
NEW YORK (AP) – With $ 41.4 million in its second week of release, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” held off “Rio 2″ at the weekend box office.
According to studio estimates Sunday, the Marvel superhero narrowly bested the animated family film in a battle of sequels. “Rio 2″ debuted with $ 39 million, almost exactly the opening weekend total of the 2011 Oscar-nominated… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Fights Off 'Rio 2' With $41.4M