‘Doctor Strange 2’ Tops Friday As ‘Firestarter’ Drops 65%

(left): Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange and Benedict Wong as Wong in Marvel Studios’ DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2022. All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of Marvel Studios In the residual news it’s not about Everything, Everywhere at Once (which yesterday crossed $50 million and will … Read more

A Growing Family Film Against the Scary ‘Strange’ Sequel

WESTWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 12: Jim Carrey and Lee Majdoub attend the “Sonic The Hedgehog” Special … [+] Screening at the Regency Village Theater on February 12, 2020 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures) Getty Images for Paramount Images In the weekend box office news it wasn’t about Doctor Strange … Read more

‘Everything, Everywhere’ Hits $40 Million, Survives ‘Multiverse Of Madness’

‘Bad Men’ Dream job In Friday’s box office news it wasn’t about Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, DreamWorks Animation Bad People earned another $2.3 million (-38%) on the third Friday for a possible $10.36 million (-36%). That would earn Universal’s $80 million caper animated comedy a domestic $58.162 million and (if the domestic/overseas … Read more

‘The Bad Guys’ Wins The Weekend With A Solid $24 Million Debut

‘Bad Men’ DreamWorks and Universal In a grim “times have changed” comparison, less than five years ago I was a little disappointed that DreamWorks was fun Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie opened with “only” $23 million. That’s way below “normal” for DreamWorks (Troll opened with $46.5 million in November 2016 and Boss Baby opened … Read more

‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ Becomes the Highest-grossing Video Game Movie

Knuckles (Idris Elba) and Sonic (Ben Schwartz) in Sonic The Hedgehog 2 from Paramount Pictures and Sega. © 2021 Paramount Pictures and Sega of America, Inc. All Rights Reserved. With $800,000 on Wednesday, and thus $148.9 million in new revenue over 20 days, Paramount and Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog 2 today will pass a total … Read more

‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ Falls 67% As ‘Batman’ Suffers HBO Max Hit

Sonic (Ben Schwartz) at SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 Photo Credit: Courtesy Paramount Pictures and Sega of America. In residual news for the weekend, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 placed second with $15,225 million (-48%) in the third weekend, bringing the 17-day total to $145.8 million. It’s right behind Uncharted ($145.9 million) and Sonic the Hedgehog ($148 … Read more