BOX OFFICE: ‘Carrie’ Cannot Defy ‘Gravity’

It was another weekend of potently visceral thrillers holding focus with audiences this October. I suppose since there's a notable lack of horror titles people are scrambling for whatever near-death thrills they can get. At…

BOX OFFICE: ‘Insidious: Chapter 2’ Haunts Viewers Away…

[caption id="attachment_21439" align="aligncenter" width="623"] Enough with the damn sequels!!![/caption] The festival season is officially winding down, meaning that we're finally reaching the end of that long stretch of dreadful releases that critics have been just…

BOX OFFICE: ‘2 Guns’ Shoots Down ‘Smurfs 2’

[caption id="attachment_20654" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Man, you think Heisenberg's gonna knock us off for stealing all this cash?(BTW, 'Breaking Bad' returns next Sunday!)[/caption] The box office has taken a significant downswing recently, and it actually has…

BOX OFFICE: ‘Grown Ups 2’ Takes a Dump…

[caption id="attachment_20289" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Whatever we did to deserve this, we're sincerely sorry![/caption] So if we've learned anything from this summer, it's that familiarity often sells while new properties struggle. No clearer evidence for that…