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

1.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – $ 123.0 million ($ 123.0 million total)

2.  Big Hero 6 – $ 20.0 million ($ 135.7 million total)

3.  Interstellar – $ 15.0 million ($ 120.6 million total)

4.  Dumb & Dumber To – $ 13.8 million ($ 57.4 million total)

A few years ago, everyone seemed content to blow the Hunger Games movies off as more young-adult nonsense; a watered-down version of Battle Royale for little girls. Now, it’s hard to believe anyone could have been so blind. The Hunger Games and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire were huge smash hits, but you don’t make $ 400 million on the backs of tween… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: Why 'Mockingjay - Part 1' Is the Science Fiction Movie We Need

It’s kind of unbelievable that after just three films, The Hunger Games franchise can already be talked about in the same conversations as other megafranchises like Harry Potter, James Bond and the Lord of the Rings. When the latest movie, Mockingjay – Part 1, opens this weekend, it’s poised to have the best opening weekend of 2014, beating the likes of Captain America

Note: There will be spoilers for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 all up in this piece. You’ve been warned.

Tell me if this sounds familiar: Following a climactic battle in which our central hero goes toe-to-toe with the big, bad villain, the hero not only loses the fight, but they lose a part of themselves, too. Sure, they’re still alive… Continue reading Why 'Mockingjay -- Part 1' Is the 'Empire Strikes Back' of the 'Hunger Games' Series

big-brother-16-final-3-hoh-competition.jpgAs you all know, the Final 3 Head of Household competition on
“Big Brother” is always three parts. Wednesday (Sept. 18), the first part took place in the house, in one of the cooler HOH comp themes we’ve seen in a while. It was just visually very cool. Read on to find out who won the first round.

The hang-gliding-themed competition kicked off at… Continue reading 'Big Brother 16': Final 3 Head of Household part I results