Box Office

Hollywood in crisis? Summer box office projected to be the lowest since 2007

The film industry has had a confused and difficult summer so far. They’ve experienced some undeniable successes in the likes of Wonder Woman and Dunkirk, but overall it seems Hollywood has done little to combat the downward trend affecting summer movies in recent years.<p>This summer season has …

Movies

German Box Office Recovers in First Half of 2017

The live-action 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Fifty Shades Darker' and 'Fate of the Furious' boost revenue while video sales dip<p>German box office revenue …

Movies

Oprah Reveals She Dealt With A Bout Of Depression

"I felt like I was behind a veil."<p>Oprah Winfrey recently revealed she is one of the millions of people who has felt the crippling effects of depression.<p>Winfrey opened up about her experience with the mental health condition in Vogue for their September issue. In the extensive interview, she …

Healthy Living

I'm Buying EPR While It's On Sale

I take a look at recent pricing movements for EPR Properties.<p>I review key metrics and analyze on-going results.<p>The August sell-off in EPR stock has …

Stocks

Upscale Theater Chain iPic to Go Public This Year

Company looks to raise up to $30 million in late fall offering<p>High-end cinema chain iPic theaters is going public in late fall of this year, …

Entertainment

The 5 biggest winners and losers at the box office this summer — including 'Wonder Woman,' Rotten Tomatoes, and sequels

Movies

Poor Thang: Oprah Says She Battled Depression After ‘Chucky’ Beat ‘Beloved’ At The Box Office

<i>Photograph by Annie Leibovitz</i> <br>Someone we actually LOVE…Oprah Opens Up About Depression BattleOprah is peaceful and prosperous. The media giant …

Will smartphone games cause the tent pole franchises of movie studios to collapse?

“It’s not show friends. It’s show business.”<p>That expression shows how the business in show business inevitably dominates and oppresses the …

News (China)

Exhibition Stocks Hit 1-Year Lows After Tepid Weekend Box Office | Deadline

Exhibition company stocks’ summer swoon continued today following another weekend of ho-hum box office sales.<p>All of the major chains touched 52-week …

Movies

Small, Oscar-worthy films for grown-ups just aren’t doing it at the box office anymore

Kathryn Bigelow’s potent new drama about the 1967 Detroit riots has many of the makings of an Oscar contender: solid reviews, timely and controversial subject matter, and a hard-hitting story. Hardly anyone watched it.<p>The R-rated film from <i>The Hurt Locker</i> director brought in $7.7 million at the …

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Insider Q&A: Scary forecasts at the box office

NEW YORK – It's been a rough summer at the box office, and movie theater chains are feeling the pain. It got worse last week when AMC Entertainment said U.S. box office grosses are sinking. Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst for comScore who has followed the industry for more than 20 years, …

Business

'Annabelle' scares up $35M, jolting sleepy box office

https://www.thespec.com/whatson-story/7499994--annabelle-scares-up-35m-jolting-sleepy-box-office/<p>'Annabelle' scares up $35M, jolting sleepy box office<p>…

Film Industry

In a weak summer at the box office, bright spots abound | Miami Herald

Movie ticket sales in North America are running 12.4 percent — or roughly $500 million — behind last summer box office, making this one of …

Business

Box Office News: Scary Doll Makes Millions - Annabelle Makes Double Her Budget Over Three Days

In a rather disappointing big budget box office summer, many sequels and prequels have landed with a thud. Numerous other expected hits have also …

Movies

Hollywood’s Summer From Hell

Hollywood’s cold, wet American summer is pretty much over already.<p>Domestic box office revenue for the season is trailing last year by 11 percent and …

Movies

Mayweather Promotions CEO: 'We have over $60M in the box office'

Tom Szczerbowski / USA TODAY Sports<p>While the fight hasn't yet sold out, Floyd Mayweather's and Conor McGregor's paychecks are not in doubt.<p>After an …

Sports

Here Is How Badly 'The Emoji Movie' Beat Al Gore's New Climate Change Movie at the Box Office

Sony Pictures, Graham Wilson/Getty Images<p>Al Gore wants you to spend more money to see another one of his climate change screeds. Last weekend, the …

Movies

Box Office Bummer: Why Movie Theater Companies Like AMC Just Lost $1.3 Billion

Second-quarter revenues were surprisingly weak — and fall isn’t looking promising<p>Last week, AMC Theatres fired the shot heard ’round the popcorn …

Movies

Time to Panic: Inside the Movie Business’ Summer of Hell

Adam Aron sounded exhausted.<p>SEE MORE: From the August 8, 2017, issue of Variety<p>The AMC Entertainment CEO had suffered a bruising week, watching the …

Movies

Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot Sings to Celebrate Box Office Milestone

<b>Wonder Woman</b> star Gal Gadot burst into song to celebrate the film crossing $400 million at the domestic box office. It’s been the ultimate summer …

Movies

Wonder Woman crosses $800 million at worldwide box office - that’s over Rs 5000 cr

The Princess of Themyscira is in no mood to stop her golden run. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wonder Woman muscled past the $400 million mark …

Movies

Cineworld profits boosted by strong film list

The British cinema operator said group revenue was up to £420.2m, compared with £356.7m a year ago.<p>Box office revenue was up 17.7% to £267.2m for the …

UK News

Mubarakan Winning Over Jab Harry Met Sejal! 2nd Wednesday Box Office Collections

<i>Mubarakan</i> is not in the mood to fall or crash. The 2nd week of <i>Mubarakan</i> is proving out to be a real surprise of 2017. After starting on an average …

India

New Disney and Netflix deals are about streaming — but they take cues from box office

<b>ANIMATED FILMS,</b> live-action adaptations of animated classics and superheroes dominate the global box office each year. So it’s no real surprise this week that the burgeoning streaming-service industry is steering hard to attract fans of those films.<p>Netflix, which already is in business with Marvel …

Entertainment

Why did ‘The Dark Tower’ flop so hard at the box office?

When a movie flops as hard as Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey’s new film <i>The Dark Tower</i> just did, everyone becomes a coroner. What went wrong? Was …

Movies

Dunkirk still afloat at top of the UK box office as Valerian dodges disaster

Christopher Nolan’s war epic stays strong in its third week, while Luc Besson’s expensive sci-fi saga exceeds pessimistic expectations<p><b>The winner: Dunkirk</b><p>Following a very gentle 18% fall in its second weekend of UK play, Dunkirk now drops a heftier 44% for the third session, pretty much in line with …

Movies

The Khan factor in despair at the Box Office!

Is this the end of an era? Two of the most anticipated movies of 2017, <i>Tubelight</i> and <i>Jab Harry Met Sejal</i>, reportedly have failed to deliver at the box …

Bollywood

Avatar: Does Anyone Really Want to Book A Return Trip to Pandora?

James Cameron's Avatar is the highest grossing film of all time, but will Pandora remain a premiere destination for audiences when the sequel finally …

Movies

Race Message Film 'Detroit' COLLAPSES At Box Office, Finishes 8th

In one of the most non-shocking developments of the year, the box office showed critical favorite <i>Detroit</i> completely tanking this weekend.

Conservative View

Wonder Woman soars past $400 Million at U.S. box office

Wonder Woman has become only the third Warner Bros. movie to pass $400 million at the U.S. box office.<p>The film, starring Gal Gadot as the titular …

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