Epic (2013)

Release Date: May 24, 2013 Director: Chris Wedge Stars (voices): Amanda Seyfried, Josh Hutcherson, Colin Farrell Runtime: 102 min Blue Sky Studios is best known for their Ice Age movies. Chris Wedge, co-director of that franchise, goes solo with Epic, the third animated movie of 2013 (after Escape from Planet Earth and The Croods). It [...]

May 10-12 Box Office Predictions: ‘The Great Gatsby’ and ‘Peeples’

History isn't on The Great Gatsby's side. For whatever reason, Warner Bros. shows the preference to release summer movies on the second weekend, where they can either flop or prosper, based on the reception of the movie that starts the summer. They can either do decent business (Dark Shadows opened to $29.68 million against The Avengers; and Robin [...]

May 3-5 Box Office Predictions: ‘Iron Man 3’

Movies similar to Iron Man 3 open to an average $87.72 million. The first Iron Man opened to $98.62 million while the second opened to $128.12 million. The Marvel franchise has an established fan base, and this movie's going to have one of the best opening weekends ever. The popularity of The Avengers has helped [...]

‘Oblivion’ Starts off Blockbuster Season with $37M

The following article is courtesy of Joe over at Two Dude Review. Also, I'm a part of a box office game with him and a few others (Nick of Cinematic Katzenjammer, Shane of FilmRehab, and Jason and Trevor, both of Movie Mavericks). It's pretty fun, silly me for waiting until now to mention it. Trevor of [...]

The Croods (2013)

  The Croods Release Date: March 22, 2013 Director: Kirk De Micco, Chris Sanders Stars (voices): Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds Runtime: 98 min Tagline: The Journey Begins Meet the Croods, the world's first family who live strictly in routine thanks to a strict father, Grug (voiced by Nicolas Cage). There's also the eldest [...]

March 22-24 Box Office Predictions: ‘The Croods’, ‘Olympus Has Fallen’, ‘Admission’, ‘Spring Breakers’

The new releases   The box office is getting some of its edge back with some solid earnings as of late (if you don't count that Burt Wonderstone bomb). This weekend we're seeing four new releases: the new Tina Fey/Paul Rudd comedy, Admission; the animated prehistoric flick, DreamWorks' The Croods; a terrorist attack action/thriller, Olympus [...]