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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        416 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        508 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        443 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        428 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        494 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        346 views




New trailer for Hot Tub Time Machine 2

Paramount has uploaded the greenband trailer for the comedy sequel Hot Tub Time Machine 2 [HTUB2].  Rob Corddry [RCORD], Craig Robinson [CROBI] and Clarke Duke [CDUKE] return from the original, while Adam Scott [ASCOT] joins the party in place of John Cusack. 

In the sequel, when Lou (Corddry) finds himself in trouble, Nick (Robinson) and Jacob (Duke) fire up the hot tub time machine in an attempt to get back to the past. But they inadvertently land in the future. Now they have to alter...

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By Antibody on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 @ 10:43 AM        402 views




New trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road

Warner Bros. has unleashed the theatrical trailer for  Mad Max: Fury Road [MMAX4], a reboot of the original post-apocalyptic franchise from visionary director George Miller [GMILL]. Tom Hardy [THARD] stars in the title role made famous by Mel Gibson.  Charlize Theron [CTHER] co-stars as the Imperator Furiosa, Nicholas Hoult [NHOUL] as Nux and known as The Wives are Zoë Kravitz [ZKRAV] as Toast, Riley Keough [RKEOU] as Capable, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley as Splendid, Abbey Lee as The...

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By Antibody on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 @ 10:33 AM        446 views




New trailer for Inside Out

Disney has released the full-length, second trailer for the Pixar animated Inside Out [NMIND] on Apple.  Pete Docter directed the film, which takes audiences inside the mind of a teenage girl as well as those of her parents.

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black)...

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By Antibody on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 @ 09:51 AM        467 views




First trailer for San Andreas

New Line has revealed the teaser trailer for the disaster film San Andreas [SANDR].  The infamous fault line finally unleashes the big one, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake on California. Dwayne Johnson [TROCK] stars as a search and rescue helicopter pilot with Carla Gugino [CGUGI] playing his estranged wife as they make their way from Los Angeles to San Francisco to find their only daughter while dealing with numerous aftershocks. San Andreas hits theaters on May 29th.

 

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By Antibody on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 @ 10:15 AM        708 views




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