These were the films that really stood out to me to have several actors in various roles who were all hitting their marks perfectly. 10) Mad Max: Fury Road Notably: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Zoe Kravitz, … Continue reading 2015 In Review: Best Ensemble
Starring: O’Shea Jackson Jr, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr, Aldis Hodge, Paul Giamatti, Alexandra Shipp, R Marcos Taylor, Marlon Yates Jr, Sheldon A Smith, Keith Stanfield, Tate Ellington, Corey Reynolds
Directed By: F Gary Gray
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The Maze Runner sequel is opening just a year after the original did well with a 32M opening. Scorch Trials should expand on the goodwill of the first sequel, and with not a lot of competition in the marketplace, should … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: ‘Maze Runner’ Should Race Easily To 1st
The two big new releases this weekend both performed well, and proved to be a shot in the arm at the box office, which desperately needed it after last weekends pathetic results. Leading the pack is The Perfect Guy, starring … Continue reading Weekend Box Office: ‘Perfect’ ‘Visit’ A Shot Of Adrenaline For The Box Office
That’s right. I’m officially predicting that not even Transporter: Refueled can hit 10M this weekend, in what is likely to be the slowest weekend at the box office, despite being a holiday weekend. The movies are either old or weak, … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: Nothing Will Make 10M.
This weekend, two films traded places, as War Room dramatically exceeded expectations, and We Are Your Friends bombed almost on a record breaking level. It posted the third worst wide opening in history, besting only Delgo and The Oogieloves (there’s … Continue reading Weekend Box Office: ‘War Room’ Surprises, ‘We Are Your Friends’ Is An Epic Bomb
If you were waiting to see a movie till the theatres were no longer crowded, this is your weekend. Typically one of the slowest weekends of the year, the final weekend in August features three newcomers, none of which will … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: ‘Compton’ Should Win A Third Time Around
Straight Outta Compton remained straight at the top, as all three new contenders were huge disappointments. Compton dropped 55% in week two, a bit harsher than predicted, but still managed to break past the 100M mark. It wasn’t the only … Continue reading Weekend Box Office: ‘Compton’ Wins, Newcomers Don’t Even Fight
Last night, all three new box office entries failed to make a splash in their Thursday night previews. On a day where Straight Outta Compton made 4.6M, adding to its ever impressive cume, audiences also said no to three poorly … Continue reading Thursday Night Box Office: None Of The Three Entries Made Even A Million
The big news of the weekend is how well Straight Outta Compton did, beating everyone expectations. It even opened above 8 Mile. It’s the 6th highest opener for August, beating some heavy hitters like Rise Of The Planet Of The … Continue reading Weekend Box Office: ‘Straight’ To #1, ‘The Man From’ Disappointment
Straight Outta Compton has hit a big chord with audiences, opening to 24.3M on Friday (including Thursday previews), making it the fourth highest opening day ever for an August release, beating much bigger films like GI Joe: The Rise Of … Continue reading Friday Box Office: ‘Compton’ Strikes A Chord
Straight Outta Compton opened strong last night with 4.9M in sales, which is better than what even Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation got. Some industry insiders believe Compton can hit 50M this weekend. The Man From UNCLE had a disappointing Thursday … Continue reading Thursday Box Office: ‘Compton’ Lights Up The Box Office
Rumor has it, Straight Outta Compton’s presales are phenomenal. Deadline reported that Fandango is claiming 70% of this weekends advance ticket sales are for the NWA biopic. Universal is projecting a mid-20’s opening, but could it go higher? And if … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: ‘The Man From’ ‘Compton’?
After enduring bad press and weirdly bad advance word of mouth, Fantastic Four will try to pull an “against all odds” this weekend and open big. I don’t think it can open too big. We’ve seen this story before. The … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: ‘Fantastic’ Weekend Ahead?
Tom Cruise managed the 2nd largest Mission Impossible opening and the third largest of his career with Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, which showed the power of good reviews, grabbing an A- from Cinemascore and a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes. Not … Continue reading Weekend Box Office: ‘Mission’ Possible. Tom Cruise Opens Above Projections.