Posted Jul. 26, 2015, 10:36 am
A tiny superhero bested a pack of yellow "villains" to win the North American box office race for the second week in a row, according to projections released today by tracking firm Rentrack.
Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 9:17 am
"Minions" made mincemeat of the dinos at the movieplexes this weekend, as the yellow spinoffs from "Despicable Me" crushed "Jurassic World" in the North American box office race.
Posted Jun. 28, 2015, 9:06 am
"Jurassic World" crossed the half-billion dollar mark in domestic sales today, and the genetically re-engineered dinos dominated the box office returns for a third straight week.
Posted Jun. 24, 2015, 9:24 am
Santa Monica is a city that encourages creativity and innovation. Walking down the Third Street Promenade, you will see street performers galore. Behind in the alley, you have comedians in Westside Comedy Theater trying to present their original material to an audience. Santa Monica and West Los Angeles in general is a cradle of innovation.
Posted Jun. 21, 2015, 9:13 am
Dinosaurs beat out the latest Pixar confection at the box office this weekend. "Jurassic World" handed the Pixar Studios its first-ever debut in less than first place, as the dinosaur-bites-man sequel grossed $102 million this weekend, and "Inside Out" brought in $91 million.
Posted Jun. 14, 2015, 10:07 am
"Jurassic World" exceeded expectations and some records in its opening weekend, bringing in an estimated $204,596,380.
Posted Jun. 7, 2015, 9:55 am
Melissa McCarthy was box office gold for the third straight time, as her R-rated comedy "Spy" opened in first place with a $30 million take this weekend.
Posted May. 31, 2015, 8:53 am
"San Andreas" may be getting panned by seismologists, but it is number one at the North American box office, with an earthshaking $53.2 million in opening weekend receipts.
Posted May. 10, 2015, 2:11 pm
"Avengers - Age Of Ultron" was atop the heap at the North American box office again today, and it has grossed $875 million around the world so far.
Posted Apr. 12, 2015, 10:23 am
"Furious 7" and its departed star, Paul Walker, raced ahead of the competition this weekend, and clocked $60 million in its second lap at the North American box office circuit.
Posted Mar. 29, 2015, 10:21 am
An animated movie from Dreamworks, "Home," opened in the number one spot this weekend and proved that a PG-rated family movie can out-muscle the slew of recent raunchy comedies, an industry analyst said today.
Posted Mar. 15, 2015, 8:48 am
The remake of "Cinderella" opened this weekend with a strong-than-expected $70.1 million in estimated sales across North America.
Posted Feb. 22, 2015, 9:17 am
"Fifty Shades Of Grey" has the competition tied up in knots, and is the number one movie in North America again this weekend.
Posted Feb. 15, 2015, 9:46 am
"Fifty Shades Of Grey" is on track to see 81 million shades of green this weekend, as it shot into first place at the nation's box offices.
Posted Feb. 8, 2015, 10:33 am
"Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge Out Of Water" sopped up the loot at the continent's box offices this weekend, and opened with $56 million in estimated sales.
Posted Feb. 1, 2015, 12:07 pm
“American Sniper” neared the quarter-billion-dollar mark in domestic box office sales today, and remained in the number one spot with an estimated $31.9 million in sales this weekend.
Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 10:14 am
"American Sniper" continued to burn at the nation's box offices, and added $64.4 million to its kitty this weekend.
Posted Jan. 18, 2015, 10:32 am
"American Sniper" rode Academy Awards nomination buzz and great reviews, and "absolutely obliterated all expectations" with an estimated $90.2 million in domestic sales on its first weekend of wide exhibition, an industry analyst said today.
Posted Jan. 11, 2015, 9:19 am
"Taken 3" was choice one at the North American box offices this weekend, with $40 million in estimated ticket sales.
Posted Jan. 4, 2015, 10:59 am
"Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies" entered 2015 as the firm box office champion, with a $21.9 million weekend projected today.
Posted Dec. 28, 2014, 10:38 am
In a world where the Hollywood studios were thrown into turmoil by the Internet, the latest Hobbitt movie edged "Unbroken" aside to regain the number one spot at the weekend box office.
Posted Dec. 26, 2014, 2:23 pm
The Angelina Jolie-directed biopic "Unbroken" topped the North American box office on Christmas Day, just ahead of the musical "Into the Woods," according to final figures released today.
Posted Dec. 21, 2014, 9:03 am
"The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies" far exceeded analyst predictions, and will ring in the holiday season with an estimated $56.2 million weekend.
Posted Dec. 14, 2014, 9:48 am
A leading Hollywood industry watcher has called 2014 "the year of the Bible movie,'' as "Exodus: Gods And Kings'' ascended to the number one spot at the North American box office this weekend.
Posted Dec. 7, 2014, 9:09 am
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1'' is on its way to being the second-highest grossing film of the year, as it holds down the number one spot for the third straight weekend.