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Weekend Box Office: ‘Captain’ soars over ‘Rio 2’


Thanks to becoming the unexpected top choice for families, Captain America: The Winter Soldier was able to repeat at No. 1 with $41.27M in a close victory over the animated sequel Rio 2, which still managed $39.33M. The South American avian comedy actually had the lead going into Saturday and Sunday but Captain 2’s Saturday […]

Weekend releases shouldn’t topple ‘Captain America’


With the Spring season finally in swing, box office releases are beginning to roll out at a much higher rate. This weekend will have three major releases, all catering to different types of demographics. The main question is can any topple the behemoth that is Captain America: Winter Soldier? Rio 2 is the follow up […]

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 […]