This summer’s box office tally was a record-breaking $ 4.75 billion, so why is Hollywood so glum?
Well, there’s still the perception out there that this was a summer of big, expensive, face-planting flops, and there were dire warnings all summer that the studios should change the way they do business or risk going under, since American viewers seem tired of recycled blockbusters and… Continue reading Box Office 2013: 6 Lessons From Hollywood's Biggest Summer Ever
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JAKE COYLE, AP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) – In the end, Hollywood made it through a precarious minefield of summer box-office bombs with a heftier wallet. The summer concluded with a record $ 4.7 billion in box-office revenue despite much maligned flops like “The Lone Ranger,” ”After Earth” and “White House Down.”
The summer movie season closed out on Labor Day weekend… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Wins Again, Caps Record-Breaking Summer
Summer is over. Well, at least it’s over at the movies, where the release of big blockbusters has slowed to a trickle. Faced with the doldrums of September (where many movies are sent to die), there’s only one thing left to do: look back at the summer of 2013 and give out arbitrary awards to the best and worst films of the past four months.
Which movie… Continue reading The 2013 Summer Movie Awards, from Best Action Scene to Biggest Disappointment
Heading into the Season 2 finale of “Switched at Birth” on Monday (Aug. 19), who knew that the most pressing issue needing resolution during these summer episodes would be whether Toby (Lucas Grabeel) and Nikki (Cassi Thomson) actually made it down the aisle?
Sure, the ABC Family hit was juggling quite a few balls leading into this finale. There was the ever-escalating saga with Daphne… Continue reading 'Switched at Birth' Season 2 summer finale: Do Toby and Nikki tie the knot in 'Departure of Summer'?