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 […]

Oscars 2014: The Complete List

  Best Picture: 12 Years a  Slave 
 American Hustle 
 Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club 
 Gravity
 Her 
Nebraska 
Philomena
 The Wolf of Wall Street   Best Actor: 
 Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers  Club 
Christian Bale, American Hustle
 Bruce Dern, Nebraska 
 Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave 
 Leonardo  Dicaprio, The Wolf of […]

2013 Recap

Starting one of these posts feels like I’m about to start an essay at uni (which has not been done in a while). I originally wrote this first draft back in November last year, but delays with holidays, work, website issues etc. cuased me to finally post this at the end of Feb 2014. I […]