BOX OFFICE: Fathers & Sons Bond Over ‘Man…

In 2005 I was on the edge of 13, practically nonexistent in terms of cinematic intelligence, and typically distracted by anything big and flashy. The summer had already turned over mediocrity like Star Wars Episode…

BOX OFFICE: ‘Trek’ Sequel Warps to a Smaller…

[caption id="attachment_19634" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Are you my mother(ship)?[/caption] There's a lesson in the summer that I've found particularly evident in this weekend. We've seen a rise in emphasis on trailers over the past year, with…

BOX OFFICE: Marvel at the Glory of ‘Iron…

In case you're narcotically addicted to box office statistics, here comes the summer movie season to give you your fix of 9-digit cash-hauls. It took a while to get here after the not-terribly-exciting doldrums of…

Summer 2013 Box Office Predictions

Summer is typically the season dominated by sequels, prequels, and remakes with little room for original concepts. Last year, however, there were four original films among the top ten releases of the Summer. This year…

BOX OFFICE: A Record-Breaking Thanksgiving Weekend

With this weekend's top 12 films earning a total of $206.7 million, this is the biggest Thanksgiving weekend on record. That's a truly impressive feat, considering how these numbers were achieved through practically no help…

BOX OFFICE: ‘Paranormal’ Wins, Loses

Box Office is up 13% from last year, but not everybody is celebrating. Paranormal Activity 4, the latest in the low-budget/high-ROI horror series, was expected to take the top spot this weekend by a large…