Posts Tagged ‘Spectre Friday box office’
 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Mockingjay 2″” Flies Low, “Spotlight” Expands, “Carol” Opens Big

  As with Spectre 2 weeks ago, THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 (Lionsgate) is making a tremendous amount of money in its opening weekend–but not as much as had been expected in light of what its franchise predece...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “In the Heart Of the Sea” Founders As Audiences Await The Force

  Tossing IN THE HEART OF THE SEA (Village Roadshow/Warners) onto what is historically one of the weakest box office weekends of the year–and this year also just days ahead of the arrival of cinema’s Death Star...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Force Awakens” Shreds the Record Books

  There was never any doubt that STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (Lucasfilm/Disney) was going to be huge.  The issue was almost existential:  how big was it possible for a December opening to be, when the month–which ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Spectre” and “Peanuts” Bring Hollywood Back

  After several painful weekends burdened by one high-profile flop after another, Hollywood was bailed out by two of its most venerable franchises. SPECTRE (MGM/Columbia/Sony) will be, based on preliminary numbers at Deadl...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Krampus” Comes To Town On Slow Post-Holiday Weekend

  We’re in the 2-week void between Thanksgiving and the Awakening of the Force, and the low-budget KRAMPUS (Legendary/Universal) is the weekend’s only major studio arrival.  According to preliminary numbers at...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Mockingjay 2″” Takes Black Friday Ahead of “Good Dinosaur” & “Creed”

  The box office typically dives on Thanksgiving Day when audiences (especially families) are otherwise occupied, then jumps back on Black Friday, and such was the case again this year.  According to preliminary numbers a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Spectre,” “Peanuts Movie” Mow Down Newcomers

  No one expected this weekend’s soft new arrivals to come near last week’s holdovers, and they’re not.  LOVE THE COOPERS (CBS/Lionsgate) is at least creditable, according to preliminary numbers at Deadl...
by Mitch Salem