Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Oblivion:’ One Release, One Top Spot The weekend was very kind to last week’s one and only new release, Oblivion. Otherwise, the charts have remained more or less static since last weekend. Oblivion did quite well in the box office, making over $38.1 million; while this is at the bottom end of its predicted range for its opening weekend gross, it’s still a respectable sum, and the film can probably expect similarly impressive numbers in later weeks. More
Weekend Box Office Report: ’42’ Is Number 1 Both of last week’s new releases did very well in the box office this weekend—even despite the arguably vast disparity in quality between the two releases. Making the top of the charts is 42, which outdid its modest expectations (even for a heartwarming based-on-a-true-story yarn), earning revenues in the ballpark (ha) of $27.2 million on its opening weekend. More
Weekend Box Office Report: A Good Weekend for ‘The Call,’ Not So Good For ‘Burt’ This weekend’s box office turnout yielded a bit of a surprise for this last week’s new releases—whether or not this was a good surprise certainly depends on who you ask. What didn’t come as a surprise was the continued success of Oz: The Great and Powerful, which earned another $42.2 million over the weekend, for a tidy sum of $145 million so far. More
'Hunger Games' tops N. American movies - China Post Girl Power Dominates Weekend Box Office - Time 12/2/2013 - 1:45 pm | View Link
'Catching Fire' tops U.S. box office with an estimated $74.5M - UPI 'Frozen' can't catch 'Fire,' but both feast over holiday - USA Today 12/1/2013 - 4:45 am | View Link
Big 12 power rankings: Texas gaining momentum heading into pivotal ... - Dallas Morning News ... to root for the Sooners next weekend. ... Worth opening up Pandora’s box in ... Rodolfo Gonzalez/Austin American ... in rushing yards ... 12/1/2013 - 4:12 am | View Link
Epic Thanksgiving–Black Friday Shopping Weekend: The Essential ... - Time ... which sales over the Black Friday weekend are truly tops, the Top 25 ... can’t be found in big-box stores ... Saturday offer from American ... 11/28/2013 - 2:22 pm | View Link
Epic Thanksgiving-Black Friday Shopping Weekend: The Essential Guide - Time ... which sales over the Black Friday weekend are truly tops, the Top 25 ... can’t be found in big-box stores ... Saturday offer from American ... 11/28/2013 - 2:14 pm | View Link
'Catching Fire' tops U.S. box office with an estimated $74.5M LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," starring Jennifer Lawrence, took first place at the U.S. box office for the holiday weekend with an estimated $74.5 million. 12/1/2013 - 4:38 pm | View Link
Thanksgiving Box Office Record Falls: 'Catching Fire' Earns $75M; 'Frozen' Grosses $67M The previous record-holder for the five-day Thanksgiving weekend was 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer Stone' by GlobalPost "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" earned a prodigious $75 million, while 3-D animated musical "Frozen" opened with $67 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Both films bested the previous Thanksgiving record holder, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," which ... 12/1/2013 - 3:11 pm | View Link
"Catching Fire" tops North American box office-Eastday LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24 -- Lionsgate's sequel "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" was off to a marvelous start at the North American box office, easily beating last weekend's winner "Thor: The Dark World." 11/24/2013 - 9:46 pm | View Link
‘Thor’ tops ‘Best Man Holiday’ at the box office In an unlikely battle of sequels, “Thor: The Dark World” bested “The Best Man Holiday” at the box office. Disney’s “Thor: The Dark World” continued its box-office reign with $38.5... 11/18/2013 - 2:08 am | View Link
Thor Sequel Tops Box Office For Second Week In A Row Thor: The Dark World has scored a hammer blow on the North American box office for the second week in a row.The superhero film took in $38.4 million... 11/17/2013 - 6:11 pm | View Link
‘Ender’s Game’ tops N. American box office LOS ANGELES – “Ender’s Game,” Harrison Ford’s science ... knocking wacky Jackass comedy “Bad Grandpa,” ($20.5 million) into second place. “Last Vegas,” starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline, on a ... 11/3/2013 - 8:27 am | View Link
'Cloudy' sequel tops weekend box office LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" slurped up the box office. The animated Sony sequel featuring the voices of Bill Hader and Anna Faris opened in first place and earned $35 million in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates ... 09/30/2013 - 8:38 pm | View Link
Kidnap drama 'Prisoners' tops N. American box office Crime thriller "Prisoners," about a father whose daughter is mysteriously kidnapped, took the top spot at the North American box office in its debut weekend, industry figures showed Monday. The film, starring Hugh Jackman as a desperate parent in search of ... 09/23/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
'Skyfall' Tops Weekend Box Office in Best Bond North American Opening Daniel Craig‘s Skyfall has topped this weekend’s box office with the best James Bond North American opening to date, according to THR. The flick brought in $87.8 million domestically, bringing its worldwide total to a whopping $500 million for its two ... 11/11/2012 - 2:02 am | View Link
'Ted' tops N. American weekend box office LOS ANGELES, July 2 (UPI) -- "Ted," the R-rated comedy starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and a stuffed bear, topped the North American box office this weekend, Rentrak said. The film raked in $54.1 million in its debut weekend. Coming in at No, 2 is ... 07/2/2012 - 1:01 am | View Link
Actor and comedian Will Ferrell told students he was "literally in a glass case of emotion" Wednesday as Emerson College temporarily named its School of Communication after Ron Burgundy, his character in "Anchorman."
Ferrell appeared as Burgundy, the fictitious television anchorman he plays in the 2004 hit movie as well as its sequel, Anchorman 2:
Many people had asked why the school would name itself after Burgundy, even for a day, said Phillip Glenn, professor and interim dean of the School of Communication.
The National Board of Review named the futuristic romance “Her” best film and Spike Jonze best director in its annual awards. The honors announced Wednesday give Jonze’s film some early support in an awards season that’s shaping up to be unpredictable.