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Box Office Predictions – December 2017

It’s time. It’s time for the final Box Office Predictions of the year. It’s time to talk about the extremely underwhelming opening for Warner Bros.’ Justice League. And, finally, it’s time to talk about Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi. It. Is. Time. (more…)

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Box Office Predictions – November 2017

Murder on the Orient Express (20th Century Fox); Justice League (Warner Bros.); Thor: Ragnarok (Disney)

After a fairly disappointing and frustrating month at the North American box office in October, November presents us with sequels to two surprising comedy hits, and two enormous superhero blockbuster films. (more…)

Valerian and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Summer? – Special Features #2

It was the best of summers, it was the worst of summers, it was the season of success, it was the season of flops, it was a summer of firings, it was the summer of reshoots. We had a lot to look forward to, yet we were alone in the theater. Tomatoes were ripe, but, for some, golden raspberries lay in waiting. In short, this summer was a lot of things. In this week’s Special Features, I’m giving you my thoughts on the summer movie season of 2017. (more…)

Box Office Predictions – September 2017

It (Warner Bros.); Kingsman: The Golden Circle (20th Century Fox); The LEGO Ninjago Movie (Warner Bros.)

September is looking pretty, pretty good to me. We’ve got a Stephen King remake I am incredibly excited for, a sequel to a surprise hit by Matthew Vaughn, and, well, another LEGO Movie. Let’s talk about how much money these films will make in their opening weekends. (more…)

Box Office Predictions – August 2017

The Dark Tower (Columbia); Annabelle: Creation (Warner Bros.); The Hitman’s Bodyguard (Lionsgate).

A Stephen King adaptation, the creepy Annabelle doll from the Conjuring horror film universe, and Ryan Reynolds paired up with Samuel L. Jackson in an R-Rated action comedy. That lineup sounds almost too good to be true. But that is the August we’re getting into. Let’s talk about how much money these films will make.  (more…)

Box Office Predictions – July 2017

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June gave us the first great DC Cinematic Universe film – Wonder Woman – as well as yet another chapter in Michael Bay’s Transformers series of films. In July, Marvel Studios has teamed up with Sony to bring us Spider-Man: Homecoming, before Christopher Nolan’s first war film – Dunkirk – hits theaters.  (more…)

Box Office Predictions – May 2017

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April gave us the eighth film in the Fast & Furious franchise, but May is even better for American audiences. The summer movie season is gearing up, and it’s time for the U. S. to finally see the fifteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2. How much will it make in its opening weekend? Will it be the third film to join the 2017 Billion Dollar Club? And what about general summer movie season predictions? Let’s discuss.
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