Tag: Weekend Box Office

Blowhard Box Office Blowback: ‘Hateful Eight,’ ‘Joy’ Underperform

There is a not-so unexpected disturbance in the box office force, and it has nothing to do with the public’s desire to go to the movies. Not only has “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” broken dozens of box office records this winter, the net-effect has not buried other titles under a tidal wave. The “Star Wars” tide is lifting all boats, except for Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” and Jennifer Lawrence’s “Joy.” Both are under-performing in a big way.

AP

BoxOffiSauras: ‘Jurassic World’ Smashes June Record

False charges of sexism obviously fell on deaf ears. Weekend estimates range from $177 million to $190 million for the debut of “Jurassic World,” the fourth in the “Jurassic Park” franchise, the first in 14 years. After three lackluster weekends

Box Office: Another Down Weekend; ‘Spy’ #1

Time and again and again, during the doldrums of 2014’s awful box office year, we were assured and reassured that 2015’s awesome slate would make up for everything. Halfway into the year, that is proving to not be the case.