‘New Year’s Eve’ was supposed to bring the party this weekend, but it played more like a New Year’s Day hangover. It mustered an estimated $ 13.7 million, about half what it was expected to earn. Still, on one of the most lackluster box office weekends all year, that was enough for a victory.
‘New Year’s Eve’ was director Garry Marshall’s follow-up to his similar holiday-themed, all-star ensemble romantic comedy ‘Valentine’s… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'New Year's Eve' Drops the Ball, Wins Anyway
Going into tonight’s annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards, there was certainly a lot of opinions that Alexander Payne’s The Descendants would be cleaning house, being that it was nominated in the most categories, but when the dust settled, the well-reviewed box office success was left with not a single award despite many Oscar prognosticators having it as a frontrunner for a Best Picture Oscar.
Instead, Mike… Continue reading Beginners & Tree of Life Lead Surprise Gotham Wins
The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.
There was a lot to be thankful for this week as the Thanksgiving holiday kicked the box office into high gear and though three family offerings were fighting… Continue reading Twilight Wins the Turkey Day Weekend