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2019 Box Office Review

In a year that’s seen the highest-grossing film in global history knock Avatar off its 10-year perch, Box Office receipts have reached a massive $11.5bn in the U.S. alone. It’s the 2nd largest amount ever after 2018, and marks an end of a decade rife…

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Weekend Box Office Report – 22/10/19

‘Maleficent 2’ gets stale with just a $37m opening, while ‘Joker’ closes in on R-rated record While it was a strong weekend for ‘Joker’ and ‘Zombieland 2: Double Tap’, earning a combined $56m, Disney’s ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ got off to a shocker, crashing in…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 16/10/19

Halloween hots up with ‘Maleficent 2’s $50m opening After ‘The Addams Family’ kicked off the Halloween season last weekend, this release window opens wide to 2 more spooky flicks in the form of ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ and ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’. The latter’s aiming for…

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Weekend Box Office Report – 15/10/19

‘Joker’ holds all the cards with $56m in 2nd weekend that sees ‘Addams Family’ flourish, but ‘Gemini Man’ flop In the weekend where 3 new releases looked to disrupt the top 10, it was the reigning champ ‘Joker’ that truly stole the show, getting the…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 11/10/19

‘Joker’ to close in on $200m total as ‘Gemini Man’ battles twin threats ‘Jexi’ and ‘Addams Family’: Box Office Predictions After Joker’s incredible performance last weekend, the U.S. Box Office becomes a competitive field once more, as 3 new releases enter with a chance to…

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Weekend Box Office Report – 08/10/19

‘Joker’s October-record $96m gets the last laugh: Box Office Report What a performance. WB’s ‘Joker’ is laughing all the way to the bank this weekend, after it opened to a record-breaking $96.2m. It’s a gross that already puts it $16m ahead of previous holder ‘Venom’…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 04/10/19

‘Joker’s laughing all the way to the bank with its $90m October opening record   It’s time for the singular release with as much anticipation, controversy, and attention as 10 new entrants combined. Warner Bros’ ‘Joker’ begins its Box Office run this weekend with eyes…

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Weekend Box Office Report – 30/09/19

‘Abominable’ freezes competition with $21m opening Just the 1 wide release this weekend saw DreamWorks’ ‘Abominable’ open to $20.6m – the biggest start of any original animation this year so far. It was enough to see it top the charts, marking Universal’s 2nd in as…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 27/09/19

‘Downton Abbey’ can’t deal with ‘Abominable’s $20m+ snowstorm In one of the scarcer weekends of the cinematic calendar, this coming Friday sees just 1 wide release in ‘Abominable’. The Universal animation should comfortably finish atop the charts upon entry into over 4,000 cinemas, unless the…

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Weekend Box Office Report– 22/09/19

‘Downton Abbey’ takes the $30m opening crown in competitive weekend While a gaggle of 4 films in the 2nd to 5th positions had just $2m between them this weekend, the real story sat at the top of the Box Office charts, as ‘Downton Abbey’ earned…

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Weekend Box Office Predictions – 20/09/19

‘Downton Abbey’ aims for record $30m opening in tight weekend   After ‘Hustlers’ trounced ‘The Goldfinch’ on its way to an STX-record-breaking Box Office weekend 7 days ago, we’re in for a closer battle between the new entrants this time around. Friday sees Brad Pitt…

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REEL WOMEN: September UK Releases

Welcome back to Reel Women, the monthly feature that highlights the films being released in the UK that are written and/or directed by women. This month there’s animated adventures, weird musicals, documentaries and more!   5 September   K-12 Written & Directed by: Melanie Martinez…