‘Happy Death Day’ Scares Off Competition With $26M

Universal and Blumhouse score yet again, this time with Happy Death Day. The horror film easily topped the weekend box office, adding to the production house’s impressive stable of original horror films including the likes of The Visit, Split and Get Out. At the same time, Blade Runner 2049 dropped over 50% in its second weekend, STX’s The Foreigner topped the weekend forecast, Open Road’s Marshall delivered on…

‘Blade Runner 2049’ Wins A Hollow Weekend

Blade Runner 2049 won the weekend with a debut of $32.8m in north america but was much lower than industry estimates and my prediction at around $45-55m. however remember this, the original was also a box office flop and though this may also be the case for this film, it has been highly acclaimed and…

The Best Films Of 2017 So Far

jesus. it’s nearly christmas! ok, we still have two months until then, but we’ve seen the majority of the films of the year. below are the rankings for the best films of the year so far. 30. Mother! Director: Daron Aronofsky Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris Rotten Tomatoes: 67% IMDB: 7/10 Rating:3/5- 29:…

‘Blade Runner 2049’ To Kick October Off With A Bang

Blade Runner 2049 got things started last night with $4 million from Thursday night previews, $800k of which came from IMAX screenings. For comparison, The Martian delivered $2.5 million from preview screenings and Gravity brought in $1.4 million before both films went on to open with over $54 million each. Another comp that carries weight is Mad Max: Fury Road, which brought in…

‘American Made’ To Challenge ‘Kingsman 2’ For The Top Spot

As of the end of the day Wednesday, the month-to-date gross is less than $6 million shy of becoming the largest September ever. Much of the month’s $620+ million is thanks to the record performance from ‘It’, which has grossed over $272 million domestically and $500 million globally. The month should become the largest September ever by…

‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Wins Disappointing Weekend

kingsman: the golden circle headed the pack this weekend with an estimated $39m, slightly below than expected but still beating it’s predecessor. ‘it’ continued it’s amazing performance dropping 50.1% to take another $30m to take its domestic cume past $265m heading for the magical $300m mark. Topping the box office was Fox’s Kingsman: The Golden Circle,…