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.

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Crybaby Tarantino: R2-D2 Stole My Cinerama Dome!

Quentin Tarantino joined Howard Stern on his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday morning for a good old-fashioned venting session, where the director complained that Disney muscled his film “The Hateful Eight” out of Los Angeles’ Cinerama Dome theater in order to screen the new “Star Wars” there instead.

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