box office

A Terrible Poster For AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Avengers: Age Of Ultron will likely make well over $1 billion at the global box office. It’s as if the marketing team got together and decided to kick-back and relax, safe in the knowledge that they didn’t have to do much work to create this [...]

February 26, 2015

Box Office: From THE LONE RANGER To The Loan Arranger

UPDATED: Anyone who knows me knows that I’ve been dying to make that pun for a long, long time. Disney took a $250 million gamble with The Lone Ranger, an expensive western – it didn’t pay-off. The 21st Century update of the iconic masked [...]

July 5, 2013

Liam Neeson Scores A $20 Million Payday For TAKEN 3

He was late to the party in the action hero stakes, but it looks like Liam Neeson is now officially one of the biggest action (and otherwise) stars in the world. The actor will pocket an up-front $20 million fee for Taken 3. It’s really not a [...]

June 25, 2013

BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Scores Box Office Gold In The UK

Steven Soderbergh’s Behind The Candelabra has long been one of Movies In Focus’ most anticipated films of 2013. The Liberace biopic is a top-notch production with sterling performances from Michael Douglas and Matt Damon (read the review). The [...]

June 12, 2013

Weekend Box Office Lowdown: 27th May 2013

Fast & Furious 6 exploded in its debut, grossing a Diesel-fuelled $98 million during its first three days at the US box office. That’s up on the $86 million that Fast Five grossed on its debut back in 2011. That film topped out at $209 million [...]

May 27, 2013

SKYFALL: James Bond’s Billion Dollar Box Office Bonanza

Skyfall has passed $1 billion at the global box office. The Daniel Craig starrer has grossed $289.6 million at the US box office and a further $710 million in other territories. The Sam Mendes directed film has now become the highest grossing film [...]

December 31, 2012

Will Kevin Costner’s WATERWORLD Be Remade?

It looks like Kevin Costner’s infamous post-apocalyptic adventure; Waterwold is going to get the remake treatment. Or at the very least, a new television series from Syfy. The 1995 film is often seen as one of Hollywood’s legendary bombs (even [...]

November 28, 2012

Weekend Box Office Lowdown: 5th November, 2012

Wreck It Ralph will score the top spot at the box office, grossing an impressive $49 million. That puts it in a good position to score some serious bank over the holiday season. Not that I care. Robert Zemeckis’ return to live action filmmaking, [...]

November 5, 2012

A Webb Is Spun Over THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

At one point it looked uncertain, but it has been confirmed director Marc Webb will be returning to direct the follow-up to The Amazing Spider-Man. Will it be called The Amazing Spider-Man 2? The Even More Amazing Spider-Man? The famously quaffed [...]

September 30, 2012

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