Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Non-Stop – $ 30.0 million
2. Son of God – $ 26.5 million
3. The Lego Movie – $ 21.0 million
4. The Monuments Men – $ 5.0 million
5. 3 Days To Kill – $ 4.9 million
6. Robocop – $ 4.5 million
7. Pompeii – $ 4.3 million
8. Frozen – $ 3.6 million
9. About Last Night – $ 3.4 million
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With The Legend of Hercules, 2014 seems to have its first major 0% movie on Rotten Tomatoes. A couple other titles opening this weekend also have the same score, but Hercules is the only wide release among them. It will be interesting to see how the movie does at the box office, because obviously a lot of people are still going to see it. Millions of moviegoers… Continue reading What Movie Did You Feel the Need to See Even Though It Got Terrible Reviews?
On paper, “Oldboy” could have been a hit — a remake of a celebrated South Korean thriller by one of America’s most talented filmmakers, Spike Lee, and starring an actor who specializes in brooding, tightly wound men of action, Josh Brolin.
Not that anyone was expecting it to top the box office chart, not on a holiday weekend bound to be dominated… Continue reading Box Office: Did 'Oldboy' Even Have a Chance?
[SPOILER ALERT IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THE LATEST AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN!!!!!]
It was teased on EW’s recent American Horror Story: Coven cover but last night we saw Madame LaLaurie (Kathy Bates) literally lose her head. Marie Laveau (Angela Bassett) lopped off her archenemy’s noggin and sent it in a box to Fiona (Jessica Lange), payback for the death of her minotaur boyfriend. But that was just the… Continue reading ‘American Horror Story’: Ryan Murphy on chopping off [SPOILER]‘s head and even more Stevie Nicks — EXCLUSIVE