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The summer movie season is over, but that doesn’t mean all the good geeky movies are behind us. Far from it, in fact.

This coming fall (and early winter) is peppered with the sort of geeky movies you’d do well to put on your own calendar – as well as a few films you might want to check out for the sake of comic-book shop conversation or… Continue reading The Geek Beat's Guide to 10 Geeky Fall Movies To Put On Your Calendar

“Jurassic World” has finally ceded its crown as the reigning weekend box office champ.

According to new estimates that rolled in on Monday, “Jurassic” took second place at the domestic box office, placing just a hair behind Pixar hit “Inside Out.” “Inside Out” claimed victory with a haul of $ 29.8 million over the Fourth of July weekend, while “Jurassic World” took in $ 29.2… Continue reading 'Inside Out' Finally Beats 'Jurassic World' at Weekend Box Office









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Luc Besson’s “Lucy” proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of “Hercules” by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.

According to studio estimates Sunday, the Universal Pictures-released movie starring Scarlett Johansson as an accidental psychokinetic took in $ 44 million in North American movie theaters over the weekend.

“Hercules,” starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and produced… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: Scarlett Johannson's 'Lucy' Beats The Rock's 'Hercules'









NEW YORK (AP) – “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” outmuscled a trio of new films, as the science fiction sequel topped the box office for the second-straight week with an estimated $ 36 million.

According to studio estimates Sunday, “Planet of the Apes” easily bested the horror thriller “The Purge: Anarchy.” Universal’s low-budget sequel to last year’s surprise hit, “The… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Planet of the Apes' Beats Out 'The Purge' Sequel For Top Spot









weekend box office transformersJAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

NEW YORK (AP) – “Transformers: Age of Extinction” beat out Melissa McCarthy’s “Tammy” on a weak July 4th weekend at the box office.

According to studio estimates Sunday, the fourth “Transformers” film made $ 36.4 million in its second week of release. It’s a steep drop for the Paramount Pictures sequel, which had the year’s biggest debut… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Transformers' Beats 'Tammy' Over Weak July 4th Weekend