ANNOUNCEMENT: AwardOptions predicted 7 out of 8 Oscar winners.

SPIN FACTOR® - The HSX Blog



Page 1 of 221 Go to page < Previous | Next >


Whisper Numbers: Will Smith is back in Focus

After a nearly two-year layoff from the big screen, Will Smith [WSMIT] returns with the R-rated drama Focus [FOCUZ]. His bankability was severely damaged when his last film After Earth bombed commercially and critically. It’s also been 7 years since Smith’s last non-sci-fi role in Seven Pounds, which opened to $14.9 million. Smith hopes to entice his fans back with a con-artist role that plays to his strength as a smooth-talking, slick operator. Warner Bros. has paired him with Margot...

   Read more »



By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, February 26, 2015 @ 03:16 PM        266 views




New trailer for While We're Young

A24 has released a second trailer for the comedy While We're Young [WWERY] written and directed by Noah Baumbach [NBAUM].  Ben Stiller [BSTIL] stars as a filmmaker happily married to his wife, played by Naomi Watts [NWATT], but going through a mid-life crisis.  Not wanting to join the ranks of their forty-something friends in parenthood, they try to recapture their youth by hanging out with a hipster couple in their mid-twenties.  While We're Young opens in  limited release on March 27th.

 

...    Read more »



By Antibody on Thursday, February 26, 2015 @ 10:47 AM        262 views




Teaser for Love & Mercy

Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have dropped the teaser for the musical biopic Love & Mercy [LVMRC].  Paul Dano [PDANO] and John Cusack [JOHNC] play the younger and older version of Brian Wilson, the founder of the Beach Boys, the quinessential California surf rock band.  The singer struggled with substance abuse and mental illness throughout his career.  Love & Mercy arrives in theaters on June 5th. 

 

   Read more »



By Antibody on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 @ 10:58 AM        308 views




Trailer for Frozen Fever

Walt Disney has unveiled the teaser for the animated short "Frozen Fever", which will play in front of Cinderella [CINDE] opening on March 13th.  The beloved characters from the 2013 blockbuster Frozen return in a new story celebrating Anna's birthday.

   Read more »



By Antibody on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 @ 10:35 AM        462 views




AwardOptions predicted the Oscar winners

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony provided little drama this year as the winners mostly followed the script of the guilds. Host Neil Patrick Harris [NPHAR] provided some light-hearted comedy while Common and John Legend stole the show with their powerful rendition of "Glory", their Oscar-winning original song from Selma.  HSX offered traders AwardOptions of nominees in the top 8 categories and the HSX collective wisdom correctly predicted the winners in 7 of them.

 

Best Picture
Fox...

   Read more »



By Antibody on Monday, February 23, 2015 @ 10:18 AM        779 views




Box Score: Fifty Shades of Grey stays on top

Despite tumbling down 73% from from its debut, the erotic romance Fifty Shades of Grey [50SHD] struck an estimated $23.2 million to remain in first place.  The cumulative total stands at $130.1 million.

Kingsman: The Secret Service [TSSRV] stayed in the same spot with another $17.5 million, down 52% from its opening weekend.  The spy actioner has banked $67.1 million.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water [SPBO2] also remained in third place with $15.5 million to bring its total to...

   Read more »



By Antibody on Sunday, February 22, 2015 @ 11:29 AM        492 views




Final stretch of AwardOptions

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony is this Sunday so here’s your last chance to play AwardOptions of the Oscar nominees in the top 8 categories and profit from your predictions before trading halts on Sunday at 1 p.m. Pacific Time.

Best Picture
With the exception of the January breakout American Sniper [A5PAMS], the eight nominees in Best Picture this year have mostly been an arthouse affair. The main race has wound down to between early favorite Boyhood [A5PBOY] and late surging Birdman...

   Read more »



By Antibody on Thursday, February 19, 2015 @ 05:55 PM        842 views




Whisper Numbers: Forecast remains Fifty Shades of Grey

As Hollywood’s biggest stars prepare for the Academy Awards ceremony this weekend, three new movies will target specific demographics while ceding the top spot to Fifty Shades of Grey [50SHD]. After its record-breaking opening, the erotic romance is losing steam fast similarly to other female-targeted adaptations. The two Sex and the City films tumbled more than 60% in their second weekend, while the non-summer Twilight sequels have dropped 70% in their sophomore weekend. Fifty Shades of...

   Read more »



By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, February 19, 2015 @ 03:36 PM        515 views




New trailer for Far From the Madding Crowd

Fox Searchlight has revealed the full-length, theatrical trailer for the romance Far From the Madding Crowd [FFTMC] based on the Thomas Hardy novel. Carey Mulligan [CMULL] plays a woman in 19th Century England who is wooed by three very different suitors: a sheepherder, a military officer and a wealthy aristocrat.   Who would you select?  Far From the Madding Crowd opens in theaters on May 1st.

 

   Read more »



By Antibody on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 @ 09:58 AM        382 views




Weekend Box Score: Fifty Shades of Grey dominates long weekend

Moviegoers turned out in record numbers to be turned on by the S&M sex-filled Fifty Shades of Grey [50SHD], which set a new President's Day weekend record with $94.4 million over 4-days.  The romance also earned $36.7 million on Valentine’s Day to record the biggest single day ever in February.  Women made up 68% of the audience while 5% were over the age of 25.

Kingsman: The Secret Service [TSSRV] debuted in second place with an estimated $42.0 million.  The spy actioner also benefited...

   Read more »



By Antibody on Monday, February 16, 2015 @ 10:23 AM        761 views




Page 1 of 221 Go to page < Previous | Next >





Cantor Exchange

@HSXMOVIES on Twitter





Follow HSX on Twitter!

Tomb Raider (TOMB3) 50000 17.96 (+2.85)         Rob Marshall (RMARS) 5999 124.68 (+1.14)         Ted 2 (TED2) 10000 127.24 (+0.74)         Rob Marshall (RMARS) 5999 124.68 (+1.14)         Kill Me Three Times (KM3TM) 25000 1.23 (+0.07)         The Lazarus Effect (LAZAR) 40000 27.30 (-2.49)         The Lazarus Effect (LAZAR) 80000 27.30 (-2.49)         Margot Robbie (MROBB) 300 58.50 (+0.30)         Margot Robbie (MROBB) 100 58.50 (+0.30)         The Invisible Man (INVSB) 1 0.01 (-0.05)         Fantastic Beasts and Where to Fi (FBSTS) 10000 86.44 (-0.66)         Blade Runner 2 (BLAD2) 100000 35.13 (+15.12)         Fantastic Beasts and Where to Fi (FBSTS) 15000 86.44 (-0.66)         Blade Runner 2 (BLAD2) 100000 35.13 (+15.12)         The 9th Life of Louis Drax (9LOLD) 100000 8.14 (-0.03)         Avengers: Infinity War Part I (AVNG3) 121 390.47 (+2.71)         Sebastian Stan (SSTAN) 2000 92.37 (-0.81)         Blade Runner 2 (BLAD2) 326 35.13 (+15.12)         Keeping Up With The Joneses (KUWTJ) 10000 24.48 (-0.19)         The Bronze (BRONZ) 99 11.06 (+4.08)         Keeping Up With The Joneses (KUWTJ) 40000 24.48 (-0.19)         The Bronze (BRONZ) 9 11.06 (+4.08)         Thunder Run (THNDR) 22694 0.18 (-0.07)         The Crow (TCROW) 100000 15.36 (+4.75)         The Crow (TCROW) 100000 15.36 (+4.75)         Focus (FOCUZ) 100000 56.65 (+2.23)         Russ and Roger Go Beyond (RARGB) 10000 10.30 (-0.01)         Russ and Roger Go Beyond (RARGB) 39991 10.30 (-0.01)         Skin Trade (SKTRD) 100000 2.00 (0.00)         Blade Runner 2 (BLAD2) 395 35.13 (+15.12)         Paul Thomas Anderson (PTAND) 20000 23.17 (+0.45)         Sherlock Holmes 3 (HOLM3) 5000 25.90 (+0.16)         Skin Trade (SKTRD) 500 2.00 (0.00)         Sausage Party (SAUSG) 14999 49.72 (+0.18)         Chappie (CHAPI) 1099 71.15 (-0.31)         Brimstone (BRMST) 1 6.00 (0.00)         Beverly Hills Cop (BHCP4) 19999 25.00 (+0.18)         The Lazarus Effect (LAZAR) 4358 27.30 (-2.49)         Beverly Hills Cop (BHCP4) 39991 25.00 (+0.18)         The Lazarus Effect (LAZAR) 4358 27.30 (-2.49)         The Danish Girl (DANSH) 100000 4.45 (+0.20)         The Lazarus Effect (LAZAR) 118 27.30 (-2.49)         The Danish Girl (DANSH) 99999 4.45 (+0.20)         Hot Pursuit (DMWTX) 6000 49.09 (+0.37)         Paul Thomas Anderson (PTAND) 10000 23.17 (+0.45)         Tomb Raider (TOMB3) 99990 17.96 (+2.85)         Brimstone (BRMST) 1323 6.00 (0.00)         Untitled Star Wars (SW16) 7000 226.36 (+1.16)         Paul Thomas Anderson (PTAND) 10000 23.17 (+0.45)         The Crow (TCROW) 5473 15.36 (+4.75)