Since Christmas falls on Tuesday this year, the usual sources of box-office savvy have been more cautious with forthcoming weekend predictions and it's not easy to find estimates for the weeklong haul. Nikki Finke is down sick (get well soon!) so...Box Office
This past weekend Lincoln increased its theater count and as a result passed Argo to become 2012's highest grossing of the Oscar contenders so far. Still to come, Les Miserables, Zero Dark Thirty and...Box Office
DreamWorks/Disney holds tight to the #1 spot at the box-office as The Help cleans up for the 3rd week in a row. An estimated $18 million for the 4-Day Holiday Weekend and a total of $122 mil in one...Box Office
Shame the Harry Potter series is ending just when it's beginning to catch on. Deadline is reporting an astonishing haul of $43.5 million from midnight screenings, a healthy head-start on what's...Box Office
Yesterday someone somewhere bought a ticket for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and pushed it past the $1 Billion mark in worldwide box-office earnings. It's now the 8th film in history...Box Office
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Super 8 ticked up above most estimates to earn $37 million its opening weekend. Deadline notes that District 9 pulled in a nearly identical sum of 37.3 mil in 2009. Some may say, sure, but District...Box Office
Very Small Array charts a steady 50-year decline in the quality of films moviegoers want to see most. Steepest nosedive occurs at the end of the 1970's when the American New Wave suffered a...Box Office
It is time to once again take stock of the big money makers so far this year. Why does it matter? Because it does. Looking back through Oscar history and it's clear that if there is one commonality,...
If these numbers stick the estimates from late last night show The Social Network has edged ahead of Life As We Know It to win the weekend box-office race by a nose. Secretariat pulls a 3rd place. ...Box Office