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Box Score The Hobbit stands above the competition

Closing out the fantasy trilogy wiith a bang, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies [HOBT3] topped the weekend box office with an estimated $56.2 million, totaling $90.6 million since opening on Wednesday.  3D screens accounted for nearly half the tally. The audience was 60% over the age of 25.

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb [NMUS3] opened in second place with $17.3 million, well below the first two installments.

Annie [ANNIE] debuted with $16.3 million for the third spot. ...

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By Antibody on Sunday, December 21, 2014 @ 10:51 AM        168 views




First trailer for Get Hard

Warner Bros. has dropped the teaser trailer for the comedy Get Hard [GHARD].  Will Ferrell [WFERR] plays a white-collar criminal who has been convicted for fraud and is headed for prison.  Wanting to get himself ready for life behind bars, he hires his carwasher, played Kevin Hart [KHART], who he believes is an ex-con to toughen him up before serving his jail sentence at San Quentin.  Get Hard slams into theaters on March 27th.

 

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By Antibody on Friday, December 19, 2014 @ 10:39 AM        521 views




First trailer for True Story

Fox Searchlight has unveiled the trailer for the based on real events drama True Story [TRUES].  Jonah Hill [JHILL] plays journalist Michael Finkel who was fired by the New York Times for fabricating a story.  James Franco [JAFRA] plays Christian Longo, who accused of killing his wife and three children, hid out in Mexico using Finkel's identity. After Longo is imprisoned, Finkel gets drawn into the strange and twisted case.  True Story hits theaters on April 10th.

 

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By Antibody on Thursday, December 18, 2014 @ 10:17 AM        508 views




First Trailer for A Little Chaos

Focus Features has released the trailer for the period romance A Little Chaos [ALTCH] on Apple.  Kate Winslet [KWINS] stars as a landscape designer who is selected to build one of the gardens at Versailles by King Louis XIV, played by Alan Rickman [ARICK] who also directed.   Breaking down gender and class barriers at the court, she also gets involved with the resident landscape artist, played by Matthias Schoenaerts [MSCHO].  A Little Chaos opens in theaters on March 27th.

 

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By Antibody on Thursday, December 18, 2014 @ 09:59 AM        316 views




Box Score: Exodus leads the weekend box office

Delivering just an estimated $24.5 million in its opening, Exodus: Gods and Kings [EXODU] nevertheless ended the three week reign of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.  The Biblical epic attracted an audience that was 54% male and 65% over 25 years old.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 [HGAM3] earned another $13.2 million to advance its total to $277.4 million.

Penguins of Madagascar [PMADG] finished third with $7.3 million.  The animated spinoff has grossed $58.8 million.

 

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By Antibody on Sunday, December 14, 2014 @ 10:10 AM        524 views




New trailer for Blackhat

Universal has compiled a second, full-length trailer for the cyber-thriller Blackhat [CYBER]. Chris Hemsworth [CHEMS] stars as a convicted hacker who is recruited by a joint American and Chinese taskforce to take down a terrorist-hacker network operating in Asia.  How timely in light of the Sony hack attack. Viola Davis [VDAVI], Tang Wei and Wang Leehom co-star in Blackhat, set for release on January 16th.

 

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By Antibody on Friday, December 12, 2014 @ 09:53 AM        604 views




New trailer for The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Summit has uploaded the full-length trailer for the dystopian sci-fi sequel The Divergent Series: Insurgent [DVRG2] starring Shailene Woodley [SWOOD], Theo James [TJAME] and Kate Winslet [KWINS].  Insurgent begins on March 20th.

Tris (Woodley) and Four (James) are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine (Winslet), the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris’s family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders...

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By Antibody on Friday, December 12, 2014 @ 09:41 AM        525 views




Whisper Numbers: Will Exodus deliver the box office?

After a couple of weeks of lackluster offerings, Hollywood returns with a tentpole-sized spectacle with the Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings [EXODU]. Director Ridley Scott [RSCOT] revisits the previously told tale of Moses, played by Christan Bale [CBALE], and God’s deliverance of his Chosen people from the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, played by Joel Edgerton [JEDGE]. Fox is positioning the PG-13 rated film as a CG-heavy, action adventure more akin to The Lord of the Rings than to the...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, December 11, 2014 @ 03:38 PM        492 views




First trailer for The Gunman

Open Road has released the theatrical trailer for the actioner The Gunman [PGUNM].  Hoping to pump up his career much like Liam Neeson, Sean Penn [SPENN] stars in his first role in an action movie set in Europe directed by Pierre Morel [PMORE].  Javier Bardem [JBARD], Idris Elba [IELBA], and Ray Winstone [RWINS] round out the all-star, testosterone fueled cast. The Gunman hits theaters on March 20th.


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By Antibody on Thursday, December 11, 2014 @ 11:21 AM        553 views




New trailers for Kingsman: The Secret Service

Fox has unveiled new greenband and redband trailers for the spy adventure Kingsman: The Secret Service [TSSRV], which pretty much shows you the whole movie.  Director Matthew Vaughn [MVAUG] gives James Bond the Kick-Ass treatment.  Kingsman: The Secret Service hits theaters on February 13th.

 

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By Antibody on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 @ 04:17 PM        372 views




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