TV Review: ‘Big Little Lies’ Is a Frothy, Grand Mystery

It’s crazy how things escalate. In the first episode of “Big Little Lies,” an altercation between two first graders sets in motion tensions that escalate in an unknown death at an Elvis/Audrey Hepburn school fundraiser. Additionally, my tempered excitement went from leaned-in interest to hooting and hollering nonsense. The above statement isn’t a spoiler. Before […]

Box Office: ‘LEGO Batman’ Obliterates Matt Damon’s ‘Great Wall’

(FEBRUARY 17 – FEBRUARY 19, 2017 estimates) “The LEGO Batman Movie” (Week 2) – $34,225,000 “Fifty Shades Darker” (Week 2) – $20,966,845 “The Great Wall” (Opening) – $18,079,140 “John Wick: Chapter Two” (Week 2) – $16,500,000 “Fist Fight” (Opening) – $12,015,000 “Hidden Figures” (Week 9) – $7,100,000 “Split” (Week 5) – $7,038,400 “A Dog’s Purpose” […]

Can ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Beat ‘Zootopia’ in Animated Feature?

There was quite a bit of shock when “Kubo and the Two Strings” nabbed the second visual effects Oscar nomination for an animated film, the first since “Nightmare Before Christmas” in 1993. Only “Moana” and “Kubo and the Two Strings” were mentioned elsewhere in addition to the Animated Feature category. Best Animated Feature frontrunner, “Zootopia,” on […]

Box Office: ‘LEGO Batman’ Pummels ’50 Shades Darker’

(FEBRUARY 10 – FEBRUARY 12, 2017 estimates) “The LEGO Batman Movie” (Opening) – $55,645,000 “Fifty Shades Darker” (Opening) – $46,797,825 “John Wick: Chapter Two” (Opening) – $30,015,000 “Split” (Week 4) – $9,321,110 “Hidden Figures” (Week 8) – $8,000,000 “A Dog’s Purpose” (Week 3) – $7,365,335 “Rings” (Week 2) – $5,820,000 “La La Land” (Week 10) […]

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Box Office: ‘Split’ Takes the Super Bowl Weekend Crown

(FEBRUARY 3 – FEBRUARY 5, 2017 estimates) “Split” (Week 3) – $14,584,485 “Rings” (Opening) – $13,000,000 “A Dog’s Purpose” (Week 2) – $10,824,830 “Hidden Figures” (Week 7) – $10,100,000 “La La Land” (Week 9) – $7,450,000 “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” (Week 2) – $4,500,000 “Sing” (Week 7) – $4,080,715 “Lion” (Week 11) – $4,006,000 […]

Box Office: ‘Split’ Triumphs Over ‘A Dog’s Purpose’

(JANUARY 27 – JANUARY 29, 2017 estimates) “Split” (Week 2) – $26,268,685 “A Dog’s Purpose” (Opening) – $18,386,020 “Hidden Figures” (Week 6) – $14,000,000 “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” (Opening) – $13,850,000 “La La Land” (Week 8) – $12,050,000 “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” (Week 2) – $8,250,000 “Sing” (Week 6) – $6,213,710 “Rogue […]

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Box Office: ‘Split’ Surprises Everyone With Huge January Opening

(JANUARY 20 – JANUARY 22, 2017 estimates) “Split” (Opening) – $40,190,000 “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” (Opening) – $20,000,000 “Hidden Figures” (Week 5) – $16,250,000 “Sing” (Week 5) – $9,036,530 “La La Land” (Week 7) – $8,350,000 “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (Week 6) – $7,036,000 “Monster Trucks” (Week 2) – $7,000,000 “Patriots […]

Hidden Figures

Box Office: Oscar Hopefuls ‘Hidden Figures’ and ‘La La Land’ Dominate MLK Weekend

(JANUARY 13 – JANUARY 15, 2017 estimates) “Hidden Figures” (Week 4) – $20,450,000 “La La Land” (Week 6) – $14,500,000 “Sing” (Week 4) – $13,810,970 “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (Week 5) – $13,759,000 “The Bye Bye Man” (Opening) – $13,378,000 “Patriots Day” (Week 4) – $12,000,000 “Monster Trucks” (Opening) – $10,500,000 “Sleepless” (Opening) […]

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Box Office: ‘Hidden Figures’ Locked in Tight Race With ‘Rogue One’

(JANUARY 6 – JANUARY 8, 2017 estimates) “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (Week 4) – $21,972,000 “Hidden Figures” (Week 3) – $21,800,000 “Sing” (Week 3) – $19,573,670 “Underworld: Blood Wars” (Opening) – $13,100,000 “La La Land” (Week 5) – $10,000,000 “Passengers” (Week 3) – $8,800,000 “Why Him?” (Week 3) – $6,500,000 “Moana” (Week 7) […]