Archive for September 3, 2017

Batman V Superman: WB Planned to Release Ultimate Edition in Theaters [UPDATED]

Batman V Superman Ultimate Edition trailer

A leaked IMAX scene from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice suggests that the Ultimate Edition was originally set for a theatrical release. Even before the theatrical debut of DCEU’s showdown between their two most iconic characters, a longer, R-rated cut of the film had been classified, promising a deeper experience for fans down the line.

The Ultimate Edition eventually came packaged with the Blu-ray and added an extra 30 minutes to the film, including deleted scenes and extensions of certain beats. While still incredibly divisive – it’s the same base film, Martha and all – it’s overall considered a better ...

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Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: September 3, 2017

Samuel L Jackson as Darius Kincaid in The Hitman's Bodyguard

It was the worst Labor Day box office weekend since 1999, signaling the end of a down summer at the multiplex.

In first for the third consecutive week is The Hitman’s Bodyguard, which brought in $10.2 million. The action-comedy is now up to $54.9 million domestically, nearly doubling its $30 million production budget just in the States. Lionsgate was certainly smart in where they positioned the film, which has been able to post decent numbers despite a mostly negative critical reception.

Coming in second is Annabelle: Creation with $7.3 million. The horror spinoff/prequel raised its domestic total to $88.9 million. It’s earned a whopping $253.3 million worldwide, becoming a ...

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Close Encounters 40th Anniversary Review: This Means Something

The 40th anniversary of Close Encounters of the Third Kind sees the Steven Spielberg classic once again light up the big screen in stellar 4K.

Dunkirk Lands Impressive $30M Debut at Chinese Box Office


Writer-director Christopher Nolan’s harrowing World War II rescue tale Dunkirk continued to impress audiences worldwide over the weekend, grossing $30 million in its opening frame at the Chinese box office. Far from a conventional summer movie release, Dunkirk defied box office expectations out of the gate, overperforming in its domestic release with more than $50.5 million in ticket sales in its first weekend alone. Early projections for the film estimated that it would debut in the neighborhood of $40 million.

Since then, the film has caught on both here and abroad, and crossed a major box office milestone last weekend by eclipsing the $400 million mark in ...

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2017 Fall Movie Preview: Everything You Need to See

Between this weekend's IT and Star Wars: The Last Jedi this December there are plenty of new movies to keep everyone happy.
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