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Box Score: The Jungle Book is still King

With three new entrants underperforming at the weekend box office, The Jungle Book [JNGLB] retained the top spot with $42.4 million.  Disney's live-action remake has earned $252.1 million.

The Huntsman: Winter's War [SHWT2] remained in second place at $9.4 million, down 52% from its debut.  The prequel to Snow White has banked $34.0 million.

Keanu [KEANU] opened in third place with $9.4 million.

Mother's Day [MTHRS] grossed $8.3 million to debut in fourth place. 

Ratchet & Clank [RATCL]...

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By Antibody on Sunday, May 1, 2016 @ 10:40 AM        152 views




New trailer for Me Before You

Warner Bros. has released a second trailer for the romance Me Before You [MBFYU] set to the song "Not Today" by Imagine Dragons, which plays up the film as more of a tear-jerker rather than a romantic comedy.  Emilia Clarke [ECLAR] and Sam Claflin [SCLAF] couple up in Me Before You, which hits theaters on June 3rd.

 

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By Antibody on Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 09:20 AM        333 views




Whisper Numbers: Keanu takes on big cats of The Jungle Book

With another lull before the coming superhero storm next weekend, The Jungle Book [JNGLB] should easily prevail for a third time with around $38 million.

Keanu [KEANU] stars sketch comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key [KMKEY] and Jordan Peele [JPEEL] in their first film together. Warner Bros. hopes their TV success translates to the big screen and brings out the young male moviegoers. The humor in the R-rated action comedy has really come across in the marketing and reviews have been trending...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 02:57 PM        382 views




First trailer for Tulip Fever

The Weinstein Co. has revealed the trailer for the period romance Tulip Fever [TULPF] based on the Deborah Moggach novel.  Set against the backdrop of the booming market for tulip bulbs during  17th Century Amsterdam, Dane DeHaan [DDEHA] stars as a painter who falls for a young married woman, played by Alicia Vikander [AVIKA]. Christoph Waltz [CWALT] plays her older husband who had commissioned him to paint their portrait. After spending years in development, Tulip Fever will finally...

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By Antibody on Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 09:07 AM        351 views




New trailer for Snowden

Open Road has uploaded the full-length trailer for the biographical thriller Snowden starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt [JGORD] as "the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others."  Directed by Oliver Stone [OSTON], Snowden hits theaters on September 16th.

 

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By Antibody on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 @ 09:26 AM        539 views




New trailer for Florence Foster Jenkins

Paramount has unveiled the domestic trailer for the bioc Florence Foster Jenkins [FLORN].  Directed by Stephen Frears [SFREA], Florence Foster Jenkins opens wide on August 12th.

Set in 1940s New York, Florence Foster Jenkins is the true story of the legendary New York heiress and socialite (Meryl Streep [MSTRE]) who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice she heard in her head was beautiful, but to everyone else it was hilariously awful. Her "husband" and...

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By Antibody on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 @ 09:23 AM        324 views




New trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse

Fox has unleashed the final trailer for the superhero adaptation X-Men: Apocalypse [XMEN6].  Oscar Isaac [OISAA] stars as the titular super-villain joined by Olivia Munn as Psylocke [OMUNN], Nick Robinson [NROBI] as Cyclops, Sophie Turner [STURN] as Jean Grey, Alexandra Shipp [ASHIP] as Storm and apparently Wolverine, back from the Weapon X program.  X-Men: Apocalypse begins on May 27th.

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful...

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By Antibody on Monday, April 25, 2016 @ 09:46 AM        685 views




Box Score: The Jungle Book swallows up The Huntsman

With little competition in the marketplace, The Jungle Book [JNGLB] retained the top spot with an estimated $60.8 million.  The remake trailed off just 41% from its debut to bring its total to $191.5 million.

The Huntsman: Winter's War [SWHT2] opened in second place with just $20.1 million, less than half of Snow White & The Huntsman.  

Barbershop: The Next Cut [BSHO3] finished third at $10.8 million, down 46% from its opening weekend..  The comedy sequel has earned $36.0 million.

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By Antibody on Sunday, April 24, 2016 @ 10:24 AM        555 views




New trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence

Fox has beamed up the second, full-length trailer for the sci-fi action sequel Independence Day: Resurgence [IDAY2].  Jeff Goldblum [JGOLD] and Bill Pullman [BPULL] reprise their roles from the first film, while Will Smith's character was killed off in a traning exercise and replaced by his pilot son, played by Jessie Usher.

Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the...

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By Antibody on Friday, April 22, 2016 @ 09:07 AM        853 views




Whisper Numbers: The Huntsman may be lost to The Jungle Book

Disney once again proved the value of its branded property as The Jungle Book [JNGLB] connected with a broad demographic and exceeded all box office expectations. Last year, Cinderella slipped 49% in its second weekend. With its talking CG animals and superior word of mouth, The Jungle Book should hold more like a Disney animated film. The Jungle Book could retain 55% of its opening for another $57 million.

While Disney has a vault of classics to remake, Universal has to make up a...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, April 21, 2016 @ 03:21 PM        568 views




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