NEW YORK (AP) – “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” outmuscled a trio of new films, as the science fiction sequel topped the box office for the second-straight week with an estimated $ 36 million.
According to studio estimates Sunday, “Planet of the Apes” easily bested the horror thriller “The Purge: Anarchy.” Universal’s low-budget sequel to last year’s surprise hit, “The… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Planet of the Apes' Beats Out 'The Purge' Sequel For Top Spot
If this article was all about filling some sort of word-count mandate we could simply type Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes every single time. That’s not going to happen so from now on we’ll be using the hip slang of ROTPOTA and DOTPOTA.
The rebooted franchise was surprisingly successful in the summer of 2011, grossing more than $… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' vs. 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'
NEW YORK (AP) – “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” thumped its chest at the box office with a $ 73 million opening weekend.
According to studio estimates Sunday, Fox’s “Planet of the Apes” sequel rode excellent reviews and high anticipation to one of the summer’s best debuts. It easily surpassed the $ 54.8 million… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Planet of the Apes' Rides Off With No. 1 Spot, Big Opening Weekend
Whenever a new film from an existing franchise hits theaters, it’s always fun to examine how it fits in with the overall franchise. Of course, if you’re a hard-core fan, the only way to do that properly is to rank all the movies from best to worst. With Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in theaters this weekend, we thought it might be fun to… Continue reading You Rank the 'Planet of the Apes' Movies
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