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Weekend Box Office: ‘300’ rises above ‘Mr. Peabody’


Seven years after the record-breaking run of its predecessor, 300: Rise of An Empire still managed a robust opening of $45.04M over the weekend, beating out DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman. While this is a step down from 300’s $70.88M opening in 2007, which at the time was the largest spring opening ever, it’s […]

Action films shouldn’t have large box office impact


With President’s Day Weekend behind us and the Academy Awards creeping up in about a week, new releases are sparse this weekend, with a pair of action films lacking in both good marketing and critical acclaim. This week’s new releases, Pompeii and 3 Days to Kill, are both targeted toward the male demographic, a shift […]

Romantic new releases face box office struggle


With the most romantic day of the year falling on Friday, this weekend’s three new releases are, unsurprisingly, romances. About Last Night, starring Kevin Hart, will most likely come out on top as the only comedy. The star-studded Winter’s Tale, helmed by Academy Award-winning writer Akiva Goldsman, may not be a big draw due to […]

Box office preview: New releases should please variety of audiences


A new weekend means new film releases, and you can look forward to a trio of nationwide releases this weekend. While they may not all to be quality films, there should be a new film for everyone. Each of these films touches on a different key demographic so everyone can enjoy a movie this weekend. […]