Hollywood thinks of summer as the time when kids buy most of the movie tickets, but this weekend’s movies owed much of their sales to older audiences. Yep, even the comic-book adventure about the gun-toting raccoon and the laconic talking tree.
Sure, the success of “Guardians of the Galaxy” was a foregone… Continue reading Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' & 'Get On Up' Prove Older Moviegoers Still Matter
The action showdown this weekend was supposed to be a dead heat, so to speak. “The Heat” and “White House Down” were both supposed to open around $ 35 million. Both earned very good word-of-mouth, as measured by equal A- grades at CinemaScore. If anything, the Channing Tatum-Jamie Foxx action thriller had a slight edge over the Sandra Bullock-Melissa McCarthy action comedy.
And yet, when… Continue reading Box Office: Why Did Moviegoers Vote Against 'White House Down'?