Memorial Day Weekend tends to be one of Hollywood’s most lucrative runs at the box office. But sometimes, the frame delivers a dud or three. (We’re looking at you, “Super Mario Bros.”)
As George Clooney’s “Tomorrowland” and the remake of “Poltergeist” hit theaters this weekend, here’s a look at those films that either opened big or flopped over the long holiday… Continue reading Box Office: 14 Huge Memorial Day Weekend Flops (and Hits)
As you sweat through filing your taxes, remember that Hollywood does the same thing, only on a much, much bigger scale.
Obscene amounts of money are spent making and promoting movies every day and, as you well know, some… Continue reading 12 Huge Box Office Bombs (and How Much Money They Lost)
In its opening weekend, “Lone Survivor” surpassed all expectations and raked in a huge $ 38.5 million in North America. The film nearly doubled studio estimates and scored the second-best debut for the month of January, after “Cloverfield” ($ 40.1 million).
“Frozen” slowed and fell to No. 2, taking in just over $ 15 million. The film’s domestic total has now reached… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Lone Survivor' Fights Its Way to Top Spot, Huge Weekend
One of the most reliable truths about TV ratings in the past few years is that the biggest scripted shows in the overnight ratings tend to be among the top performers in Nielsen’s Live +7 ratings as well.
That’s still true — among the biggest gainers in the initial set of Live +7 numbers for 2013-14 are “The Blacklist,” “The Big Bang Theory”
Warner Bros. and Legendary
For a while there it looked like “Pacific Rim,” which Warner Bros. and Legendary were sincerely hoping would kick-start a giant new franchise, would be a one-and-done phenomenon. However, as the Guillermo del Toro sci-fi epic struggles to connect with audiences at home, a blockbuster Chinese showing could mean a “Pacific Rim 2″ after all.
According to Deadline, “Pacific Rim” opened in China… Continue reading 'Pacific Rim' Sequel a Possibility Again Thanks to Huge Chinese Opening