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Study Shows Online Piracy is Good for Showbiz Study Shows Online Piracy is Good for Showbiz

A new study by The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) says that online piracy isn’t hurting the entertainment industry, but is actually helping it. The study, authored by Bart Cammaerts, Robin Mansell and Bingchun Meng, also asks …

Insidious Sequel Scares Competition At Box Office Insidious Sequel Scares Competition At Box Office

Insidious: Chapter 2, the sequel to the popular horror film Insidious in 2010, is scaring away its competition at the box office. The film was released this past Friday and it seems that people still love to watch horror on …

‘Jobs’ Had a Pretty Terrible Opening Weekend ‘Jobs’ Had a Pretty Terrible Opening Weekend

While I’m sure that most of you spent your weekends texting friends on your iPhones, playing games on your iPads, and jamming with your iPods – there wasn’t a whole lot of you who went to see the movie about …

Despicable Me 2 Blows Lone Ranger Away Despicable Me 2 Blows Lone Ranger Away
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Despicable Me 2 opened on Wednesday and promptly shot straight to the top of the box office. The Dreamworks sequel brought in $34.4 million on opening day, and a total of $142 million for the whole weekend, claiming the coveted …

Man of Steel Breaks Summer 2013 Box Office Records Man of Steel Breaks Summer 2013 Box Office Records
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Though critics can’t decide whether Zach Snyder’s Superman movie franchise reboot is good or not, fans of the superhero have spoken. According to Reuters, Man of Steel has set a new record for June opening weekend box office totals. The …

Google Can Predict Movie Sales With 94% Accuracy Google Can Predict Movie Sales With 94% Accuracy

Google this week released a new whitepaper that claims Google searches can predict box office totals with incredible accuracy. The paper, authored by Google analysts Reggie Panaligan and Andrea Chen, claims that Google data can predict box office results with …

Die Hard Wins Box Office. How About Twitter? Die Hard Wins Box Office. How About Twitter?

The latest Die Hard sequel, A Good Day To Die Hard, won the weekend box office, debuting at $25 million, according to CBS News. It looks like the movie will remain in the theaters for a while, and plenty of …

Django Unchained, Les Miserables Lead Christmas Box Office Django Unchained, Les Miserables Lead Christmas Box Office

It may surprise people who never think to go to the movies on Christmas, but the day is one of the largest movie-going days of the year. My pet theory is that after the presents are opened and the brunch …

Dark Knight Rises Brings in an Estimated $160 Million in Ticket Sales Dark Knight Rises Brings in an Estimated $160 Million in Ticket Sales
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“Dark Knight Rises”, the last installment of director Christopher Nolan’s epic big-budget trilogy, reportedly enjoyed more than $160 million in ticket sales over the weekend. As a result, the film is now considered to have the third highest-grossing debut ever, …

Pixar’s “Brave” Wins The Box Office Pixar’s “Brave” Wins The Box Office

The box office has been fairly quiet this summer after the colossus known as the “Avengers” has come and gone. “Men in Black 3″ underperformed, as did “Prometheus”, and “Battleship.” Because all of these movies have not really lived up …

Battleship Sinks At The Box Office Battleship Sinks At The Box Office
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It looks as though hollywood just might be out of good ideas. The highly advertised, highly touted(by the studio) movie based on a game, “Battleship,” completely bombed at the box office this weekend. The summer blockbuster stars Liam Neeson, Brooklyn …

“The Avengers” Stays Atop The Box Office “The Avengers” Stays Atop The Box Office

Marvel’s Disney’s “The Avengers” had a rather strange journey to get where it is today. When Disney bought Marvel in 2009 for $4 billion. Done mostly for it’s iconic characters, the move has finally paid off for the Disney. They …

The Avengers Hulk-Smashes Box Office Records, and My Expectations The Avengers Hulk-Smashes Box Office Records, and My Expectations

I can’t stop thinking about The Avengers; every time I try, some scene will randomly pop up in my head which immediately leads to me smiling. Have you ever had that first date where everything about it completely exceeded expectations? …

The Avengers Makes Almost $200 Million Overseas The Avengers Makes Almost $200 Million Overseas
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If you’re living in the U.S. and just can’t wait any longer to see The Avengers, there’s an alternative: you can always dust your passport off an head out to somewhere like France or Australia and catch it a few …

American Reunion Fails To Win Box Office Battle American Reunion Fails To Win Box Office Battle

For the third week in a row, the post apocalyptic film “The Hunger Games” is the king of the box office. This is in spite of the “American Reunion” crew putting up a strong showing. “The Hunger Games” pulled in …

The Hunger Games Tops Box Office Again The Hunger Games Tops Box Office Again

The Hunger Games tops the box office again. The book adaptation starring Jennifer Lawrence as protagonist Katniss Everdeen, had a huge opening weekend raking in over $150 million. The total was the third highest opening ever and the highest non-summer …

“The Hunger Games” Has Devoured The Box Office! “The Hunger Games” Has Devoured The Box Office!

The young teen book “The Hunger Games” has proven to be a box office stud, opening with the 3rd highest opening of all time and the highest non summer release of all time. The Hunger Games has devoured the box …

21 Jump Street Remake Is The New Box Office Champ 21 Jump Street Remake Is The New Box Office Champ

The 21 Jump Street remake is the new box office champ! The movie has dethroned the CGI message movie Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. Movies based on popular shows form Americas past have been popping up with more frequency leading many …

John Carter Big Flop At Box Office John Carter Big Flop At Box Office

Disney put a lot into their newest big box office hope the sci-fi action flick “John Carter!” With a huge advertising budget and a famous $250 million dollar budget, Things didn’t turn out the way they had hoped. John Carter …

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Tops Weekend Box Office Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Tops Weekend Box Office
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The new CGI film Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax dethrone’s last weekends winner “Act of Valor.” “The Lorax” pulled in $70.7 million easily beating the second place film “Project X” which pulled in $20.75 million. Rounding out the top 5 is …

Act of Valor Assaults Box Office Act of Valor Assaults Box Office
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In what was a very slow weekend for new releases, the Navy SEAL action flick “Act of Valor” took the top spot with $24,700,000 beating “Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds” with $16,000,000 , and “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” with $13,475,000. …