If you'd asked me how the box office was going to shake out this past weekend, I would have said that The Fate of the Furious takes the number one slot for the third week in a row. Predictably, it did, pulling in nearly $20 million and officially crossing the $1 billion benchmark. What I would not have foreseen, however, is How to … Continue reading PRE-SUMMER SHOCKER AT THE BOX OFFICE!!
It was a disappointing weekend at the box office for new releases, of which there were five. None of them managed to crack the top five. Born in China, the latest Disneynature documentary, came the closest at number six with $4.7 million. In fact, this week's top five performers are the same top five from last … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up: Apr. 21-23
If the first quarter (Jan.- Mar.) is anything to go by, 2017 could be a great year for movies and, in turn, moviegoers. Not only have we been getting exciting blockbusters earlier (thanks to expanding Hollywood real estate), but a bunch of them have fared well critically. Of course, we've had to endure some stinkers too. Here's our analysis of the year in … Continue reading The Movies of 2017 (So Far): The Good, the Garbage, & the Great
There's a new boss at the box office. In its opening weekend, DreamWorks' The Boss Baby came out on top with $49 million, despite filling a diaper critically (you can check out our written review here or our video review here). Its shocking success could be due to the current lack of family programming. The animated … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up: Mar. 31- Apr. 2
Disney's Beauty and the Beast continued to feast a top the box office this weekend. The film took in $88.3 million for the fourth largest second weekend ever. It's also the fourth consecutive film from the studio to gross over $600 internationally. Sean Bailey, Disney Studio's President of Production, recently spoke on the beastly success of … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up: Mar. 24-26
Disney's live-action remake of Beauty & the Beast clawed through box office expectations this past weekend, bringing in more than $170 million domestically (the sixth best opening weekend ever). It should come as no surprise then that Disney is looking for ways to capitalize on this success. You can find the specific tallies of this weekend's … Continue reading Sean Bailey talks ‘Beauty & the Beast’ prequel & remaking more Disney classics
After a record-setting weekend, Disney's live-action adaptation of the Tale as Old as Time has proven that age truly is just a number. Beauty and the Beast (2017) now boasts the biggest March opening (domestically speaking), with a $174.8 million take. It beat out Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice for the honor, which set … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up: Mar. 17-19
Director: Bill Condon Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Kevin Kline, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor Synopsis: An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love (Source: IMDb). Rating: PG Another year, another live-action adaptation of a beloved Disney classic. Trust me, it's more fun … Continue reading Beauty & the Beast (2017)- Review