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Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Straight Outta Compton – $ 13.2 million ($ 134.1 million total)

2. War Room – $ 11.0 million ($ 11.0 million total)

3. Mission Impossible Rogue Nation – $ 8.3 million ($ 170.3 million total)

4. No Escape – $ 8.2 million ($ 10.3 million total)

5. Sinister 2

Congratulations, “Minions”! Would you have predicted the “Despicable Me” spinoff to be one of the few animated titles to breathe the rarefied air above $ 1 billion at the box office? According to The Hollywood Reporter, the little yellow guys just hit that milestone, making them only the third animated movie ever to go above $ 1B, following Frozen” ($ 1.274 billion)… Continue reading 'Minions' Becomes Third Animated Movie in History to Hit $1 Billion

The Important News

Casting NetChanning Tatum finally signed his deal for Gambit. Will Smith will star in Collateral Beauty. Colin Farrell will star in the Harry Potter spinoff. Samuel L. Jackson and John C. Reilly are heading to Kong: Skull Island.

Franchise Fever: Felicity Jones might be playing a character from Star Wars Rebels in Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One. Two more Bad Boys movies are on the way. Pez and Dungeons and

Marvel’s First Family, the Fantastic Four, has a long and storied career across mass media, and we dive right in to take a look at that history. We’ve got no idea what the future holds after the upcoming Josh Trank film, but whatever the case it won’t be the last we see of Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), Sue Storm (Invisible Woman), Johnny Storm (Human Torch), and Ben Grimm… Continue reading Marvel Countdown: The Entire History of the Fantastic Four Summed Up In One Image

When many of us think of Sir Ian McKellen, two iconic roles come to mind: Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and Magneto in X-Men. And vice versa — it’s hard to imagine anyone else playing those characters on the big screen (well, Michael Fassbender also plays Magneto, very well, but we’re talking the older version of the mutant… Continue reading The Surprising Ways 'Mission: Impossible 2' Affected the Course of Movie History