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Starship Log: Chris Pine is Hot

May 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

(Left) Jeff Vespa/WireImage/Getty Images (Right) Hulton Archive/Getty Images Star Trek the movie opened May 7th and was #1 at the box office this weekend -totaling 76.5 million dollars .  Actor Chris Pine (pictured left) boldly...

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Bradley Kanaris / Getty Images The box office didn’t quite post the spectacular numbers of recent weeks, but the top ten was still comfortably above the comparable weekend in 2007. The weekend’s #1 pic was...

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Box Office: Hulk Smash At The Ticket Booth

June 17, 2008 | 1 Comments

David Cooper / UNIVERSAL TV / The Kobal Collection / WireImage/Getty Images A movie starring Edward Norton as an angry green giant who says stuff like “HULK! SMASH!” soared to the top of the U.S....

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Amy Graves / WireImage/Getty Images The box office was smokin’ hot over the weekend of June 6-8, as two new films debuted to stellar results on top of strong holdovers. The box office hasn’t seen...

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Anita Bugge / WireImage/Getty Images Last week, from my cubicle, I out-predicted all the major box office analysts by foretelling a $28 million opening day for a movie about four fortysomething women wandering Manhattan in...

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Box Office Gamble

May 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

Dimitrios Kambouris / WireImage/Getty Images Despite Manohla Dargis’s unadulterated savagery in The New York Times (really…what did you expect?), I’m prepared to make a rather obscene box office prediction. After asking the shoe gods for help in...

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Kevin Mazur / WireImage/Getty Images Box office analysts are facing quite a pickle with their projections for the Fab Four’s opening weekend. As every part of the industry is completely dominated by male stars, male...

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Box Office: Green Kingdom

May 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

Johnny Nunez / WireImage/Getty Images Despite being the slowest Memorial Day weekend at the box office in over five years, Steven Spielberg’s new franchise blockbuster cleaned up, grossing a commendable $127 million in four days...

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Jun Sato / WireImage/Getty Images Gee, I was way off with my box office predictions this time around. Perhaps it’s all the unbridled Indiana Jones anticipation in the air that’s making me crazy, thinking that...

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The Box Office Chronicles of Narnia

May 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

Jamie McCarthy / WireImage/Getty Images I’m pretty bullish on the box office prospects of Walt Disney and Walden Media’s second installment of their blockbuster Chronicles of Narnia franchise, Prince Caspian. Though it looks just as...

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Box Office: Big News, Big Yawn

May 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

John Shearer / WireImage/Getty Images Hollywood is giggly this first week of the lovely month of May, as the box office is finally showing signs of life. Cue the renewed editorials on blockbuster longevity, excitable...

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Superhero Grosses?

April 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

Hee Chul Kim / WireImage/Getty Images Nikki Finke at DHD posted an item the other day about the ridiculous expectations for the box office performance of Iron Man, the latest in a near-endless line of...

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Box Office: Blood-Soaked Mediocrity

April 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Frazer Harrison / WireImage/Getty Images I’ve been slow on the box office reports lately, primarily because nothing of interest is going on. The box has been down from 2007 eight of the last nine weekends,...

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Box Office: Horton Hears Cash Registers

March 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Gregg DeGuire / WireImage/Getty Images The box office continued its mild downturn as the 2008 Eastern weekend was the worst-attended in at least three years. Nonetheless, a few films had strong showings, especially the second...

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