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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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Bernie Sanders: Disney should ‘reassemble’ the ‘Avengers Endgame’ profits to pay staff more

Class warfare and income redistribution are two of the key elements in the Bernie Sanders platform and he is now taking aim at the Avengers, more specifically, the profits Disney will earn from the blockbuster success More...

By Red Diogenes On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Ryan Reynolds attached to new ‘Clue film with ‘Deadpool creators

While questions abound over how Twentieth Century Fox’s feature assets will integrate into Disney, Fox still has a three-year first look deal with Reynolds’ Maximum Effort to develop projects for the studio. Now More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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‘Wonder Woman’ breaks box office records with $100.5 million opening

It is now official: Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman has scored the top domestic opening of all time for a female director. Warner Bros reported that the DC Comics heroine’s first solo adventure has taken More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, August 11th, 2016
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‘Suicide Squad’ smashes August box office records, now over $300 million globally

Despite mediocre reviews and strong criticisms from many fanboys, Suicide Squad jumped out to a great start, earning over $65 million in the opening weekend and now crossing over $300 million globally. The opening More...

By Sierra Jones On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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‘Batman v Superman’ sets March box office record, will cross $500 million this week

Warner Bros. new film, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice, may have had some mixed reviews, but shattered the March box office record with over $166 million, passing The Hunger Games. At this writing, the film More...

By Sierra Jones On Monday, March 21st, 2016
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‘Allegiant’ tanks as ‘Zootopia’ win tops box office, ‘Miracles From Heaven’ opens strong

Disney’s animated hit Zootopia has claimed a top box office spot for the third straight weekend in a row, topping Allegiant, the third film in the Divergent series. With an estimated $38+ million this weekend, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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‘Star Wars 8’ delayed as new ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film moves up to May of 2017

The Walt Disney Studios announced new release dates for upcoming films from two of its major franchises. Star Wars: Episode VIII, originally scheduled for release on May 26, 2017, will now debut on December 15, More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, December 24th, 2015
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James Cameron: Christmas 2017 is ‘target’ release date for ‘Avatar 2’

Avatar smashed the box office records in 2009 and surprised fans with amazing visual effects and 3-D technology. Now 20th Century Fox announced that there would be three sequels arriving in 2017, 2018 and 2019, More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, December 24th, 2015
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‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’ tops $300 million US with record Tuesday

Star Wars: The Force Awakens hauled the biggest Tuesday in history at the domestic box office with $37.3 million from 4,134 theaters, more than the previous record-holder The Amazing Spider-Man made on its opening More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
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‘Star Wars Force Awakens’ IMAX, preview and box office records

John Boyea and Daisy Ridley Experts have been analyzing and predicting the box office performance of Star Wars: The Force Awakens for months, but now we have hard numbers that give the sci-fi sequel the biggest More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, December 18th, 2015
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‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’ set to smash several box office records

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has finally arrived and fans across the globe now have a chance to experience the first Star Wars film in over ten years and anticipation couldn’t be higher. Among the interesting More...

By Zach Jones On Sunday, July 26th, 2015
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‘Jurassic World 2’ set for 2018, dinosaurs unleashed on the earth

Jurassic World dominated the box office, becoming the third largest grossing movie of all time after a record breaking opening. Universal Pictures has announced that a Jurassic World sequel will hit theaters More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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‘Minions’ toy credited with saving Colorado girl who fell out of a window

A stuffed animal from the new animated movie Minions has been credited with breaking the fall of a 5-year-old Colorado girl who suffered only minor injuries after falling from a third-story apartment window, police More...

By Adam Lee On Saturday, July 18th, 2015
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Comic Con 2015 the Place to See First Looks at Amazing New Films

It’s Comic-Con 2015, July 9th through the 12th, and it’s a fine time to partake in the delightful nerd culture that will soon be unveiled at the event. 2015 has been a great year for geek media, which has been More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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‘Avengers Age of Ultron’ opens with second biggest debut ever

Avengers: Age of Ultron ruled the box office this weekend with a huge $187.7 million, which is the second-biggest debut ever, but may have been a disappointment to some, falling short of its predecessor, Marvel’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Bill Maher on ‘American Sniper’: Chris Kyle is ‘psychopath patriot’ as film smashes box office

On Friday night’s Real Time with Bill Maher, the abrasive liberal host and his panel discussed last week’s big box office news and the runaway success of Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper. Maher ultimately More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, August 4th, 2014
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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ opens with $94M big opening box office weekend

The early estimates for Guardians of the Galaxy were $50-60 million, then $60 million or more and then raised again to $75 million. Marvel Studios won even bigger than expected with a $94 U.S. opening weekend, crushing More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 1st, 2013
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‘The Hunger Games Catching Fire’ and Disney’s ‘Frozen’ lead the way to biggest Thanksgiving box office of all-time

Cue the headlines which will include the words feast, famine, Thanksgiving and the record breaking box office for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Frozen. Catching Fire opened to $158.1 million, which is the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, May 5th, 2013
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‘Iron Man 3’ opens with second biggest box office total of all-time at $175.3 million, ‘Mud’ success absent from lists

The opening was going to be big, but how big was the key. Now the estimates are in  and Iron Man 3 finishes a strong second,  but well short of The Avengers opening over $200 million last summer. In just three More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, April 25th, 2013
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‘Iron Man 3’ opens to box office records in Taiwan, Philippines and France

Iron Man has exploded at the box office and doesn’t open in the US for a couple of weeks. The new Marvel Studios film opened in 12 countries this past Wednesday, raking in $13.2 million dollars, Deadline More...


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