Tag: Box Office Slump

Clouds are shown over the iconic Hollywood sign Thursday Feb. 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Southern California got an overnight soaking Thursday as residents prepared for a second, more powerful storm that could bring heavier rain and prompted fears of mudslides in communities along fire-scarred foothills. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Box Office Suffers Worst March in Years

Hollywood is suffering one of the worst domestic March downturns in its recent history, according to the latest box office figures.

Gerard Butler is Jake Lawson in sci-fi action thriller Geostorm (2017, Warner Bros.).

Nolte — Box Office Catastrophe: Leftwing Propaganda Flick ‘Geostorm’ Slams Harveywood

No fewer than four multimillion dollar wide releases dropped into your local multiplex this weekend. Not counting promotional expenses, we have the $38 million Only the Brave, the $35 million The Snowman, and the $120 million(!) Geostorm. Walloping all of them at the box office, is Tyler Perry’s $25 million Boo 2: A Madea Halloween.

CrashTheaterStocks

Nolte: Because Their Product Stinks, Movie Theater Stocks Crash

Can five titles — It, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Justice League and Thor: Ragnarok — save Hollywood? Because it ain’t just the summer stinking up the 2017 box office. After a dismal second quarter, the third-quarter box office is expected to collapse -21% when compared to last year. That is six months of fail, folks — and now theater chain stocks are crashing, even as the stock market itself enjoys a bull market.