Here’s your estimated 5-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – $ 82.6 million ($ 123.0 million total)
2. The Penguins of Madagascar – $ 36.0 million ($ 36.0 million total)
3. Big Hero 6 – $ 26.0 million ($ 167.2 million total)
4. Horrible Bosses 2 – $ 23.0 million ($ 23.0
Poor Lloyd and Harry. The perpetual underachievers of the “Dumb and Dumber” movies have been underestimated by everyone.
Certainly, few pundits expected much from “Dumb and Dumber To,” the poorly reviewed sequel to a 20-year-old movie, starring a Jim Carrey whose box office strength has dwindled over the last decade. Besides, last week’s champ, “Big Hero 6,” seemed unstoppable… Continue reading Box Office: How Did 'Dumb and Dumber To' Overpower 'Big Hero 6'?
Disney is notorious for sneaking some of their most beloved characters into movies where you would never expect them. We call these fun little cameos “Easter Eggs” because, like an Easter egg, they’re usually hidden somewhere in the film and it’s up to you to find them. You’ve probably watched Frozen a gazillion times by this point, but did you know the film… Continue reading From 'Frozen' to 'Wreck-It Ralph': See the 'Big Hero 6' Cameos You Probably Missed
Even as recently as a week ago, “Interstellar” looked like not only the likely winner of this weekend’s box office derby but also the first surefire blockbuster of the season. After all, buzz has been building for months, between the heat of its collaboration between two of Hollywood’s most popular players (2014 Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey… Continue reading Box Office: How Did 'Big Hero 6' Rocket Past 'Interstellar'?
Big Hero 6 is Disney’s first animated superhero adventure (The Incredibles was a Pixar movie and doesn’t count) and their big gun for the holiday season. It’s one colorful hunk of eye candy, but can our reviewer live on eye candy alone? He’s really starting to think his eyes should maybe cut down on the sugar…
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Previously on Stripped: Amazing Spider-Man