Much like the aggressively catchy theme song featured in The Lego Movie, everything was awesome at the box office this weekend for the toy adaptation. The film managed a phenomenal $69.1M, the second largest February opening ever behind 2004’s The Passion of the Christ ($83.85M), and displaced Ride Along’s three-week hold on the No. 1 […]
In this special summer preview edition of Box Office Beat, we’ll be looking over the entire summer slate to see which films will do the best and which films will likely have to make the most of it on cable television. This time last year, The Avengers opened to an astronomical $207.4 million and […]
With the summer releases of Thor and X-Men: First Class behind us and Captain America, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Cowboys & Aliens on the way, 2011 looks to offer the perfect summer for comic book movies. Green Lantern should fit right in, but instead it fails miserably both on its own merits and […]
After 25 years at Warner Bros., John Schulman will lead USC’s entertainment law program.