1. Somebody really likes “Transformers.” For a smash hit film series, Michael Bay’s giant-robot franchise gets awfully little love, at least in public. It’s like porn; everyone claims to find it loathsome, but in secret, someone is watching it and making it a huge success. Last week, of course, “Transformers: Age of Extinction” cruised easily to… Continue reading Box Office: Lessons From a Weak July 4th Weekend
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JAKE 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
She blew bubbles in a patriotic headband during the afternoon.
Big Bird and a horse? Cyrus got festive with some pool decorations.
The Important News
In a slow news week, Fast & Furious 7 has moved up one week to April 3, 2015, while Enchanted 2 and G.I. Joe 3 both hired new writers. Tom Hardy joined Leonardo DiCaprio in the Western The Revenant.
Here’s your first look at Clark Kent and Superman in Batman v Superman.
The U.S.’ first 4DX theater has opened in Los Angeles. Edge of Tomorrow’s alternate… Continue reading Best of the Week: July Movie Calendar, 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Early Reaction, and More
With the exception of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, July is a relatively quiet month for high-profile movies from the geekier side of Hollywood, but you should probably consider this the calm before the storm, given next month’s rush of big-budget, highly anticipated films.
Of course, next month’s big movies are this month’s big comics, toys and other items launched ahead of a film’s arrival in… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Batman's 75th, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Gear, and More Stuff to Look for in July