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Box Office Predictions – October 2017

Blade Runner 2049 (Warner Bros.); The Snowman (Universal).

I’m, honestly, still shocked by how well It has done in theaters around the world. It’s amazing. But even though I’ve got a lot of opening weekend’s to predict this month, there is really only one movie that I want to talk about right now: Blade Runner 2049. (more…)

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REVIEW: The Mummy (2017)

Theatrical Release Poster – Universal Pictures

The following is a review of The Mummy – Directed by Alex Kurtzman.

Back in 2014, Universal Pictures tried to make a new series of films featuring the classic Universal Monsters characters. The first film was Gary Shore’s Dracula Untold, but, after that film was both critically panned and financially unsuccessful, the ‘monsterverse’ was eventually cancelled.

Now Alex Kurtzman’s The Mummy is the first film in the new shared universe of Universal Monsters known as the Dark Universe. Unfortunately, while the film’s leading man is one of the biggest action movie stars in Hollywood, Kurtzman’s The Mummy is completely forgettable and quite dull. (more…)

Box Office Predictions – April 2017

Box Office Prediction

NORTH AMERICAN OPENING WEEKEND PREDICTIONS:

  • Smurfs: The Lost Village – Sony / Columbia – April 7th, 2017 – $20 million
  • The Fate of the Furious – Universal – April 14th, 2017 – $115 million
  • The Circle – STX Entertainment – April 28th, 2017 – $12 million

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Box Office Predictions – December 2016

Box Office Prediction

NORTH AMERICAN OPENING WEEKEND PREDICTIONS:

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Buena Vista – December 16th, 2016 – $160-165 million
  • Assassin’s Creed – Fox – December 21st, 2016 – $20-25 million
  • Passengers – Sony/Columbia – December 21st, 2016 – $25-30 million
  • Sing – Universal – December 21st, 2016 – $30-35 million

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Box Office Predictions – June 2016

Box Office Prediction

MAJOR RELEASES’ OPENING WEEKEND PREDICTIONS:

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows – Paramount – June 3rd, 2016 – $50-60 million
  • The Conjuring 2 Warner Bros. – June 10th, 2016 – $35-45 million
  • WarcraftUniversal – June 10th, 2016 – $25-30 million
  • Finding DoryDisney/Pixar – June 17th, 2016 – $110-120 million
  • Independence Day: Resurgence – Fox – June 24th, 2016 – $75-80 million

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REVIEW: Neighbors (2014)

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Theatrical Release Poster

The following is a review of Neighbors, also known as ‘Bad Neighbours’ internationally.

In Neighbors, Mac (played by Seth Rogen) and Kelly Radner (played by Rose Byrne) are trying to deal with life’s newest challenge for them: parenthood. But the Radners have also realized that parenthood may mean that they have to leave their old lifestyle behind. One day, they notice that someone is moving in next door, but soon learn that their new neighbor is a fraternity. (more…)

Box Office Predictions – May 2016

Box Office Prediction

MAJOR RELEASES’ OPENING WEEKEND PREDICTIONS:

  • Captain America: Civil War – Disney – May 6th, 2016 – $200 million
  • The Nice Guys Warner Bros. – May 20th, 2016 – $15-25 million
  • The Angry Birds Movie – Sony / Columbia – May 20th, 2016 – $60-75 million
  • Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising – Universal – May 20th, 2016 – $35-45 million
  • Alice Through the Looking Glass – Disney – May 27th, 2016 – $65-80 million
  • X-Men: Apocalypse – Fox – May 27th, 2016 – $110-120 million

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