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“To a canary, the cat is the monster. We’re just used to being the cat.” If all goes as expected, Jurassic World’s domestic box office is going to make it one of the top three highest grossing films of all ...
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Pixar’s Inside Out was in fewer theaters than Jurassic World but had almost the same per theater average, which means that if the movie had been in more theaters it very likely would have beaten the dino movie. Another surprise ...
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Indeed, The Avengers: Age of Ultron took the top spot at the box office. Two full generations of children being branded from birth to identify with that which is familiar has resulted in exactly this. Fewer choices, expectations met, massive ...
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American Sniper is on track to make $400 at the box office, or thereabouts, making it the highest grossing war film of all time. There are many reasons for this – it isn’t just one thing (Christians, right wingers) – ...
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Boxoffice.com is predicting American Sniper will get close to $200 million this weekend, in its second week of release. While this is to be expected with tent poles, for it to be this high, this fast? Something else is going ...
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Academy voters get their ballots at the end of the month, right after the holiday season but still during the holiday break. With pundits varying wildly in different directions once you get past the first four locked titles, Boyhood, Birdman, ...
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I feel like I’m probably trying to make fetch happen with Gone Girl and Best Picture. It should come as no surprise to you readers that I loved the movie. It’s my favorite film of the year, followed very closely ...
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  Gone Girl’s box office has officially entered phenom status with its take domestically, $145 million and globally, $300 million. Phil Contrino at Box-office.com said it would end up with around $160 domestically but I think it will surge past ...
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David Fincher’s Gone Girl is about to make in 4 weeks what Benjamin Button made in 18. Argo totaled out at $136 million, and didn’t get where Gone Girl has gotten until about 18 weeks. Gone Girl will likely hit ...
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Gone Girl far surpassed expectations to earn $38 million this past weekend, (early tracking had it at $20 million), landing between last year’s Gravity which opened to $55 million in October and Captain Phillips, which opened at $25 million. For ...
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Our teenagers today should be happy that they have become so heavily branded they no longer have much of a choice over how they spend their money. If it is built, they will come. They want to have a good ...
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Boyhood has already made a cool $7 mil at the box office and Oscar season hasn’t even started yet in earnest. It is somewhat heartening to know that a movie like that can still make enough money to justify its existence. ...
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So far, 2014 has been a pretty good year for women at the box office, particularly in the children’s movie department. Maleficent and Frozen have become worldwide phenomenons, while Shailene Woodley took the number one box office twice so far ...

For those who believe Gravity will win Best Picture, might it then become the highest grossing Best Picture winner since Return of the King? Looks like it. Gravity — $258 mil, 12 Years a Slave — $41 mil, American Hustle ...
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Jennifer Lawrence has to be one of the biggest stars in the world right now. $158 million for the opening of Catching Fire. You can say it’s the franchise if you want. At the end of the day, does it ...
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I was surprised to see how well Mud has been doing at the box office.  Amid the tent-pole productions, the smaller films aren’t doing badly. They’re doing good enough, I think, to keep hope alive.   Studios have cracked the ...

Lincoln – $176 million – 12 Oscar nominations Django Unchained – $156 million – 5 Oscar nominations Les Miserables – $145 million – 8 Oscar nominations Argo – $126 million – 7 Oscar nominations Life of Pi – $109 million ...

As we head into the Directors Guild this Saturday and this race comes to a sputtering close, it’s time to take another look at how the contenders have stacked up so far – in terms of international box office, really ...

I am not sure I’ve ever seen that happen, and especially not during Oscar season, but the hard-working actress has now taken the number one (Mama) and number two (Zero Dark Thirty) spots for the box office this weekend. That’s ...

For the first time in, like, forever most of the Oscar frontrunners for Best Picture have either made $100 million or are barreling towards that as we speak. Box office for “adult fare” has been off the charts this year ...

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