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Box Score: Captain America keeps first place

Holding the Easter holiday weekend with a better than expected 36% decline, Captain America: The Winter Soldier [CAPA2] earned $26.6 million retained the weekend box office title.  The superhero sequel has amassed $201.5 million.

Rio 2 [RIO2] stayed in the second spot with $22.5 million.  The animated film dropped 43% in its second weekend to bring its total to $75.4 million.

Heaven is for Real [HVNFR] debuted in third place at $21.5 million. The audience was 62% female and 50% under 35. ...

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By Antibody on Sunday, April 20, 2014 @ 10:53 AM        215 views




First trailer for Jersey Boys

Warner Bros. has premiered the theatrical trailer for the musical Jersey Boys [JBOYS] on Apple.  Clint Eastwood [CEAST] directs the feature adaptation of the Broadway stage musical about how four young men came together during the 1960s to form the singing group The Four Seasons.   Jersey Boys hits theaters on June 20th.

 

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By Antibody on Thursday, April 17, 2014 @ 04:58 PM        375 views




Whisper Numbers: Can Transcendence catch Rio 2?

Four new films open over the Easter holiday weekend, but the animated holdover Rio 2 [RIO2] is likely to ascend to first place. The first Rio slipped 33% over Easter weekend in 2011. Rio 2’s weekdays are slightly behind Rio, so a 35% decline would place Rio 2 a around $25 million, which could be enough to edge out the competition.

Johnny Depp [JDEPP] toplines the sci-fi thriller Transcendence [TRNSC] as a dying scientist whose consciousness gets uploaded into the digital cloud. While...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, April 17, 2014 @ 02:51 PM        331 views




New trailer for The Rover

A24 has released the full-length trailer for the thriller The Rover [ROVER], which has just been announced as an official selection of the Midnight Screenings at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Guy Pearce [GPEAR] and Robert Pattinson [RPATT] star in the post-apocalyptic thriller written and directed by David Michôd (Animal Kingdom). The Rover will open first in NY/LA on June 13th before expanding nationwide the following weekend on June 20th.

 

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By Antibody on Thursday, April 17, 2014 @ 10:13 AM        311 views




First trailer for The Green Inferno

Open Road has debuted the teaser trailer for The Green Inferno [GRNFR],  the first horror film directed by Eli Roth [EROTH] since 2007's Hostel Part II.   A group of American activists travel deep into the South American jungle to save a tribe from extinction, but they turned out to be cannibals with them on the menu.  The Green Inferno is served on September 5th.  

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By Antibody on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 @ 01:15 PM        445 views




First Trailer for Third Person

Sony Pictures Classics has unveiled the trailer for the ensemble romance Third Person [3RDPN]. Writer-director Paul Haggis [PHAGG] has assembled an all-star cast to tell three interconnected love stories of different couples set in Paris, New York, and Rome.  Third Person begins its limited release on June 20th.


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By Antibody on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 @ 01:03 PM        270 views




First Trailer for If I Stay

Warner Bros. has released the trailer for the drama If I Stay [ISTAY] based on the Young Adult novel by Gayle Forman.   Chloe Grace Moretz [CMORE] stars as a 17-year-old budding cellist who's experiencing first love with a young guitarist when a car accident kills her entire family and puts her in an out-of-body experience while she's in a coma.  Stuck in limbo, she must decide whether to fight to stay alive to struggle through life's tragedy, or let go and pass on into the afterlife.  If...

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By Antibody on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 @ 09:10 AM        426 views




New trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past

Fox has uploaded the third and full-length trailer for their superhero franchise sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past [XMEN5].  The final trailer is heavy on revealing the storyline as well as showing off the finished special effects of the Sentinel robots, past and future.   X-Men: Days of Future Past arrives Memorial Weekend. 

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By Antibody on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 @ 08:57 AM        272 views




First trailer for Gone Girl

Fox has released the teaser trailer for the thriller Gone Girl [GONEG] based on the Gillian Flynn novel on Apple.   Directed by David Fincher [DFINC], the film stars Ben Affleck [BAFFL] as a husband in a seemingly perfect marriage whose wife mysteriously disappears on the day of their fifth wedding anniversary.  Did he kill her?   Rosamund Pike [RPIKE], Neil Patrick Harris [NPHAR] and Tyler Perry [TPERR] co-star in the film set for release on October 3rd.

 

 

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By Antibody on Monday, April 14, 2014 @ 04:09 PM        473 views




Box Score: Captain America beats Rio 2

Topping the weekend box office with an estimated $41.4 million, Captain America: The Winter Soldier [CAPA2] shielded first placefrom going to the birds.  The superhero sequel dropped 56% in its second weekend to advance its total to $159.0 million.

Rio 2[RIO2] debuted in second place at $39.0 million, nearly matching the first Rio.  Despite favorable word of mouth, the animated film had a smaller than expected Friday to Saturday bump.

Oculus [OCULU] scared up $12.0 million to open at the...

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By Antibody on Sunday, April 13, 2014 @ 10:59 AM        405 views




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