Box Office

2023 Summer Box Office Predictions

My favorite time of year at the movies is the summer, and while the field has shifted in recent years as far as when summer season starts and ends and when big-budget films get released, the term “blockbuster” is still synonymous with the season, as seen with “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” kicking things… Continue reading 2023 Summer Box Office Predictions

Box Office · Lists

Biggest Summer Box Office Flops of All-Time

Since 2020 will have an (at best) abridged summer movie season, and blockbusters typically go hand-in-hand with this time of year, I thought it would be fun to do a list of the biggest bombs in the history of Hollywood’s biggest season. For this list, I will be exposing the biggest money losers released between… Continue reading Biggest Summer Box Office Flops of All-Time

Box Office · Lists

Biggest Box Office Bombs of 2020

If you’re like me, you’re fascinated not only with movies but with the box office. It’s fun to see surprise hits (“Get Out”), Cinderella stories (“Parasite”) and record-breakers (“Avengers: Endgame”), but for me it is far more interesting to dissect when things go wrong. Not that I wish harm on any film, making movies is… Continue reading Biggest Box Office Bombs of 2020

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2019 Summer Box Office Predictions

Some people love Oscar season but for me, nothing will ever beat the summer movie season. It’s hard to beat going into an air-conditioned theater in the middle of the summer heat and seeing a blockbuster on the big screen. And with the summer season comes another big aspect: box office draws (and flops). Here… Continue reading 2019 Summer Box Office Predictions

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2017 Summer Box Office Recap

Back in April I made box office projections for this summer. Now that we’re wrapping up the heat and enter into awards season–ending on the lowest-grossing weekends in 15 years, I should add–let’s look back and see how I did (in order of release date). For each film, I’ll list my Projections for the film’s… Continue reading 2017 Summer Box Office Recap

Box Office · Opinion

What a Movie Should Cost: A Look at Box Office Bombs

With “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” becoming the latest big-budget bomb at the box office this weekend, opening to $17 million against its $209 million budget, it got me thinking. How much is too much for a film to cost? What films should get the six digit budgets and moreover what goes… Continue reading What a Movie Should Cost: A Look at Box Office Bombs