Another new week, another new #1 film. This time it was Matt Damon and director Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi/action film "Elysium" that took the top spot with 30.4 million. The film about a man’s (Damon) mission to a man-made space station where only the wealthy live on, received fairly positive reviews by fans and critics alike and was considered to be on par with Blomkamp’s other sci-fi blockbuster, “District 9”. While
Another week, another new #1 film at the box office. This week Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington’s action/comedy “2 Guns” managed to take down “The Wolverine” with a debuting 27.3 million over the weekend. The film about a DEA agent and naval intelligence officer on the run from a drug cartel learning that both were undercover got mixed reviews from critics and audiences alike, but with the star power of
After five films playing the iconic character. Audiences proved they still love Hugh Jackman (X-Men, Les Miserables) as The Wolverine with its debut at number 1 this week, bringing in $55 million dollars. With a 120 million budget, the newest adventure of Logan going to Japan brought in the same amount opening weekend as X-Men: First Class (finished with $146 million) and the original 2000 film (finished with 157 million).
Well this came out of no where. With an animated snail, a group of “A” list action stars, and a PG-13 “Men In Black” look-a-like coming to theaters, audiences drove to the horrific scares of “The Conjuring” which opened this weekend to a shocking $41.5 million. Based on a true story, the film follows two paranormal investigators as they help a family being terrorized by an otherworldly presence in their
In a weekend battle of style vs. big named stars, the winner turned out to be… the movie that was number one last week. Despicable Me 2 continued it’s box office reign another week, cashing in on 44.7 million in it’s second week of release. The Universal Studios kids film about an ex-super villain (Steve Carell- The Office) raising his three kids while helping a secret agent (Kristen Wiig- SNL)
“Despicable Me 2” is a direct sequel to the first film. This time, former super villain Gru (Steve Carell- “The Office” ) now a father to 3 children is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help stop a new super criminal. Along with Agent Lucy (Kristen Wiig- “SNL”), the two must put a stop to the new villain before they can take over the world. The first film focused mainly
In one of the more interesting yet overrated battles at the cinema, the kids film Despicable Me 2 destroyed Disney action/comedy The Lone Ranger. Despicable Me 2 (a sequel to the 2010 film), managed to grab audiences of all ages this 4th of July weekend, garnering 82.5 million this weekend, and 142 million since Wednesday. It certainly shows that the Despicable Me franchise is really taking off, but one can’t