Believe it or not, the first weekend of 2019 has already come and gone. Every year these first few weeks at the box office mostly consist of holdovers from the previous year, be it a holiday blockbuster or hopeful Oscar contender. Typically thrown into the mix, however, are the first sprinklings of what the new
By Jordan Peterson | @himynamesjordan The Meg didn’t just top the box office this weekend. It devoured the competition. Warner Bros’ giant, prehistoric shark movie over preformed, swallowing $44.5 million in its first three days of release. That more than doubles the early projections, which saw The Meg reeling in somewhere around $20 million domestically.
By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor According to Box Office Mojo, Avengers: Infinity War has assembled the largest opening weekend at the box office in history, both domestically and worldwide. Here in North America, the 19th film in the Marvel Studios cinematic universe shattered the record with a mighty $250 million in just three days, besting
By Jordan Peterson | @movieminreviews It’s good to be the king. Though he’s been an important figure in comics for decades, the Black Panther made his big screen debut with 2016’s Captain America: Civil War. The Warrior-King of Wakanda made such an impression that excitement for his own solo adventure has only since grown. Now
If you’d asked me how the box office was going to shake out this past weekend, I would have said that The Fate of the Furious takes the number one slot for the third week in a row. Predictably, it did, pulling in nearly $20 million and officially crossing the $1 billion benchmark. What I would not have foreseen, however, is How to
It was a disappointing weekend at the box office for new releases, of which there were five. None of them managed to crack the top five. Born in China, the latest Disneynature documentary, came the closest at number six with $4.7 million. In fact, this week’s top five performers are the same top five from last
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast continued to feast a top the box office this weekend. The film took in $88.3 million for the fourth largest second weekend ever. It’s also the fourth consecutive film from the studio to gross over $600 internationally. Sean Bailey, Disney Studio’s President of Production, recently spoke on the beastly success of