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Novembers Top Box Office Openings

30 Nov

Last weekend, ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ set a November box office record with the highest opening for the month ever with a little more than $158 million brought in. With November coming to an end and ‘Catching Fire’ setting records, I thought it would be cool to see what other movies make up Novembers top ten all time box office openings list. Just a little heads up, you might see two popular franchises dominate this list and maybe even another movie from 2013 will appear too.

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‘Thor’ Sequel Beats ‘The Avengers’

11 Nov

The opening weekend numbers for ‘Thor: The Dark World’ are still being finalized but it’s looking like the sequel will be number one at the box office domestically with $86.1 million. That amount is better than its predecessors opening but it’s not even close to the opening for ‘Marvel’s The Avenger’. So I bet your wondering how exactly it beat ‘Marvel’s The Avengers’.

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‘Catching Fire’ Headed For Gigantic Opening?

3 Nov

Its looking like when ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is released on November 22nd, all of its competition should prepare to be annihilated.  ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is projected to open with between $140 million and $150 million. Some even believe the sequel could reach up to $185 million. The latter opening would be more than ‘The Hunger Games’, which opened with $152.5 million (which is still pretty great).

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Movie Theaters Near Athens

29 Oct

Want to go see a movie near Athens, Ohio? Well checkout the map below to see the  movie theaters in and some that are around Athens.

 

Comment below and tell what your favorite theater is out of the listed ones or just your favorite movie theater in general.

Batman Shows No Sign Of Slowing In Games Or Movies

27 Oct

With the release yesterday of both Batman: Arkham Origins  and Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate for handhelds, it appears that the Batman brand is now more popular than ever before. Both Batman’s games and his movies have had very big ups and downs. Most fans of the Caped Crusader died a little inside when Joel Schumacher took Tim Burton’s film series and destroyed it with an overly campy tone and nippled costumes, and well, this was once a Batman game.

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Controversy Surrounding Captain Phillips And The Fifth Estate

17 Oct

With the numerous “based on a true story” movies being released in the past few years, there have been quite a few controversies surrounding them. Recently, The Fifth Estate and Captain Phillips have both been had their truthfulness challenged by those portrayed in the movie.

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Have any thoughts on movies that are based on a true story? Then leave a comment below with your thoughts.

Smallest Second Weekend Drop in Ticket Sales for 2013 Films

15 Oct

‘Gravity’ just got done with its second weekend at the box office. The movies critical acclaim and positive word of mouth definitely was beneficial for it as it barely took a hit at the box office.  According to Box Office Mojo. ‘Gravity’ brought in $43.2 million in its second weekend, which is only a 22.6% drop from its opening weekend numbers of $55.8 million.

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