Weekly Box Office News – w/e 26th October 2014

The new release, “Ouija,” the supernatural horror-thriller directed by Stiles White, co-produced by Michael Bay and Jason Blum with involvement of a toymaker Hasbro Inc. which makes a Ouija board game, led the weekend box office with $20 million in ticket sales for Universal Pictures. Another new release, “John Wick,” an action thriller starring Keanu […]

Weekly Box Office News – w/e 5th October 2014

Movie thriller “Gone Girl,” starring Ben Affleck as a man suspected of causing his wife’s disappearance, overcame a demonic doll named “Annabelle” to win a tight weekend race at U.S. and Canadian movie box offices. “Gone Girl” pulled in $38 million over its first three days in domestic theatres, according to estimates released Sunday by […]

Weekly Box Office News – w/e 28th September 2014

The new release “Equalizer,” based on a former TV show, starring the Oscar-winner Denzel Washington and directed by Antoine Fuqua, debuted at first place in U.S. and Canadian theaters, generating $35m in sales for Sony Corp. “Maze Runner,” based on a young-adult novel by James Dashner, fell to the second place in its second week, […]

Weekly Box Office News – w/e 21st September 2014

The new release “Maze Runner,” based on a young-adult novel by James Dashner, debuted at first place in U.S. and Canadian theaters, generating $32.5 million in sales for 21st Century Fox. “A Walk Among the Tombstones,” the new thriller starring Liam Neeson and based on Lawrence Block’s bestselling series of mystery novels, debuted at second […]

Weekly Box Office News – w/e 7th September 2014

Guardians’ leads (again) in slowest movie weekend since 2001! “Guardians,” a sci-fi comedy film mined  from Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, stayed atop U.S. and Canadian theaters as movie ticket sales dropped to lowest level since 2001, generating $10.2 million in sales for Walt Disney’s Marvel Studios, in its sixth week. I actually watched […]

Weekly Box Office News – w/e 24th August 2014

“Guardians” a sci-fi comedy film created from Marvel Comics’ superhero team of the same name, led movie-ticket sales in U.S. and Canadian theaters generating $17.6 million in sales in its fourth week for Walt Disney’s Marvel Studios. “Ninja Turtles” a sci-fi action comedy film based on ‘Ninja Turtle’ franchise, fell from first to second place […]

Piracy is still a problem!?

Apologies for the late post: summer holidays and work (and flat hunting) have taken up most of my time. This week we have seen Expendables 3’s box office debut being below par at $16.2m, roughly $10m below forecasts. Some would characterise this as a bomb at the box office, however a leaked copy of the […]

Weekly Box Office News – w/e 18th July 2014

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” the eighth sci-fi film in the ‘Planet of the Apes’ series, topped the U.S. and Canadian theaters for a second week generating $36 million in sales for 21st Century Fox. Among new releases of the week, “The Purge: Anarchy,” the sequel to last year’s R-rated horror film “The […]

2014 Summer Preview

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Release Date: May 2 (also in IMAX) Studio: Sony Summary from IMDB: Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life. View: It is not ridiculous to believe that this new Spider-Man movie will rake in an enormous figure at […]