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    JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE retained the number slot this weekend. STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI may be the leader of the Christmas pack, but Sony’s JUMANJI reboot has been the real surprise, finding favor with both critics and audiences, and likely starting a new franchise for the studio. The picture also just […]

JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE has not matched the numbers generated by STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, but it has easily proven to be the Christmas season’s second biggest success. This weekend, it once again moved past JEDI in the box office standings, earning the #1 spot with $36 million. That’s a drop of only […]

  The Christmas holidays proceeded more or less along expectations, though the negative rumblings among STAR WARS fans over THE LAST JEDI took a greater toll than expected. The Disney feature plunged 69% in weekend 2, followed by a more manageable 26% drop in weekend 3. While no one’s idea of a flop, the film […]

The latest entry in the STAR WARS saga is finally here and the fans were certainly ready for it. After an incredible $45 million gross from preview screenings on Thursday, the film went on to pull in $220 million, which places it second to only STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS as the highest opening weekend […]

      Pixar’s COCO retained the #1 spot for the third weekend in a row. Of course, this was not a surprise given that there was only one new wide release and it was not widely publicized. That lack of new competition will change in a big way during the next frame when STAR […]

The majors offered up no new wide releases this weekend, which left plenty of room for the remaining films to draw more patrons. Pixar/Disney’s COCO repeated in the #1 spot, declining only 49% for a second frame take of $26.1 million. Warner’s JUSTICE LEAGUE continued to perform below expectations, dropping 60% for $16.5 million and […]

  The Christmas movie season is already underway even though it isn’t even December until tomorrow. You may have already seen THOR: RAGNAROK, JUSTICE LEAGUE, or COCO, but they are just the start of a very packed schedule over the coming weeks. Here is a quick look at just a few of the cinematic treats […]

The US Thanksgiving long weekend is the traditional start to the Christmas movie season and, once again, Walt Disney dominated. COCO, the latest from Pixar, topped the chart with a five day total of $71.2 million. That, coupled with an A+ Cinemascore, pretty much guarantees this will play right until January on a large number […]

Warner Brothers has a lot riding on JUSTICE LEAGUE. The DC equivalent of Marvel’s AVENGERS, the film had a moderately troubled production. Director Zack Synder’s initial cut was deemed unsatisfactory by the studio and then he had to depart the movie due to a family tragedy. AVENGERS director Joss Whedon was brought in to supervise […]

THOR: RAGNAROK repeated at the top of the North American box office, declining 55%, but still bringing in $56.6 million. The picture is also drawing in big crowds overseas for a worldwide total to date of $650 million. Its reign as box office king will likely end as Warner/DC’s JUSTICE LEAGUE opens in a few […]