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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 Box Office: ‘Divergent’ separates self from pack


While she was no Bella or Katniss, Divergent’s Tris Prior managed her debut just fine. The latest young adult fantasy adaptation from Lionsgate, Divergent, opened to a commendable $54.6M over the weekend.  While that’s lower than Twilight’s $69.6M and nowhere near The Hunger Games’ record-breaking $152.5M opening in 2012, it’s still a great launch for […]