March 28-30 Box Office Predictions: Swear words and Sabotage of biblical proportions

Jason Bateman's Bad Words is one of the new releases coming out this weekend, but it's been in limited release since the 14th of March, and has grossed $837 thousand. It premiered at TIFF back in September, and it looks pretty awesome. Since one of the taglines is "suck my dictionary," I'm really excited. I think [...]

“The Conjuring” scares a big audience, Snails and Retired Spies do okay, “R.I.P.D.” bombs hard

New releases from the weekend that are still on my watchlist: The Conjuring, R.I.P.D., Red 2, Turbo. So, all of them! I've realized that I haven't been a good box office analyst. I've been posting my predictions, but neglecting to report the results. This weekend, I'll change that. At the beginning of 2013, it was looking like this [...]

Box Office Predictions: 7/12-7/14; Monsters & Robots vs. (Apparently) Funny people vs. the Minions

I say 'apparently funny people' in the title because I'm not sure how funny the guys of 'Grown Ups 2' will be this time around... There are two new releases coming out this weekend, and those are "Pacific Rim" and "Grown Ups 2", the sequel to Adam Sandler's 2010 box office hit. "Pacific Rim" looks [...]

Recap of June’s Theatrical Releases

I saw six out of the nine major theatrical releases of June. I still plan on seeing the following from the month of June, in alphabetical order: "Berberian Sound Studio", "The Bling Ring", "Byzantium", "The Internship", "Maniac", "Much Ado About Nothing", "Song for Marion", "Syrup" (because I love Brittany Snow), "Violet & Daisy", White House [...]

Box Office Predictions: ‘Despicable Me 2’ to crush ‘The Lone Ranger’

Despicable Me is one of those universally loved movies. It's charming, entertaining, heartfelt, and hilarious. Since Monsters University showed that families are willing to spend good amounts of money on animated flicks, Despicable Me 2 is in great condition. And, families might have held out on that - to wait for this. Movies similar to [...]

Box Office Predictions: ‘The Heat’, ‘White House Down’

  Comedy movies have performing fairly well so far this year. A few bombed (Movie 43), a few opened to expectations (This is the End), and a few impressed (Identity Thief). Now, it's time to see how the Sandra Bullock/Melissa McCarthy buddy comedy will perform. I think it will out-do Identity Thief, but not by [...]

World War Z (2013)

Release Date: June 21, 2013 Director: Marc Forster Stars: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz Runtime: 116 min The zombie sub-genre is a successful one. (And The Walking Dead shows it's wildly successful on television, as well.) We saw that with Warm Bodies earlier this year, that brought about a unique film to the the [...]