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tammy+transformers+weak+4th+of+july Box Office: Lessons From a Weak July 4th Weekend1. 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









transformers 4 new autobots Weekend Box Office: Transformers Beats Tammy Over Weak July 4th WeekendJAKE 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

The most acclaimed comedy on TV returned last night along with the most bizarre new sitcom of the fall.

ABC’s Modern Family launched its fourth season Wednesday, accompanied by the network’s jaw-dropping aliens-next-door series The Neighbors, probably the most head-turning high-concept broadcast comedy since ABC rolled out a show starring the Geico cavemen in 2007 (check out Tanner Stransky’s story on how The Neighbors came into existence.)

The Neighbors was… Continue reading ‘The Neighbors’ ratings solid, ‘Animal Practice’ weak

‘Possession’ Remains No. 1 At Weak Box Office

LOS ANGELES — “The Possession” occupied the top spot at a nearly comatose box office.

The fright flick with Kyra Sedgwick and Jeffrey Dean Morgan playing the parents of a girl possessed by a demon earned $ 9.5 million in its second outing, the lowest grossing weekend for the box office this year and one of the worst weekends at the box office in a decade. It marked the first time… Continue reading 'Possession' Remains No. 1 At Weak Box Office

The biggest mystery facing Sherlock Holmes: how come he was so ho-hum at the box office this weekend? ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ was the weekend’s top movie, with an estimated $ 40 million opening, but its performance was underwhelming considering it was expected to score as much as $ 60 million. Similarly, ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked’ disappointed despite an estimated $ 23.5 million, second-place debut, since it… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: Weak 'Sherlock Holmes,' Chipmunks Lead, But 'Mission: Impossible' Steals Thunder