Tag: Box Office

Ant-Man and the Wasp is Finally Hitting Key International Markets. How’s That Working Out So Far?

Every four years, the majority of the world – other than the U.S., of course – goes crazy over the World Cup, which lands smack dab in the middle of the summer and runs for […]

Why Do We Care So Much About Box Office?

I’m a guy. I’m in my 30s. I have a college degree. And I’m currently a member of a fantasy sports league. Such a cliche, right? According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, the average […]

Box Office: Ant-Man and the Wasp, or, What It Looks Like When Marvel Studios Comes Back Down to Earth

Black Panther and Infinity War each soared into the rarified air of a domestic opening north of $200m. Ant-Man and the Wasp, however, just opened so low it might barely eclipse $200m across its entire […]

Box Office: Incredibles 2 Benefitted From Being the First New Animated Movie in 3 Months

Incredibles 2 broke all the box office records for an animated movie this weekend. You can read an exhaustive detailing of the various records here. Heck, Incredibles 2’s $180 domestic debut is objectively amazing for […]

Tell Me How to Feel About Ant-Man and the Wasp’s Low Box Office Tracking

Everything about Ant-Man is small, at least by Marvel Cinematic Universe standards. That goes for the budget ($130m), box office ($180m domestic/$519m worldwide), stakes (it’s a family friendly heist film about orchestrating a break-in to […]

Ocean’s 8 & The Ladies Getting Shit Done at the Box Office in 2018

Going through the various weekend box office reports just now, the following observation over at BoxOfficeMojo jumped out to me: Elsewhere in the top ten, STX’s Adrift dipped a disappointing 56.5% for a sixth place […]

Box Office: How Low Is Too Low for Solo: A Star Wars Story?

Let me be the first to say the following about Solo: A Star Wars Story’s box office: I’ve got a bad feeling about this. Ah, classic movie quote. [Leaves to check the rest of the […]

Career Box Office Milestones for Directors Will Soon Morph Into Simple Reflections of Who Made the Most Marvel Movies

Steven Spielberg, as the internet has been happy to report, just became the first director to cross $10 billion at the worldwide box office. That’s neat. What does it mean, exactly? Not much. It simply […]

Box Office: Black Panther & The Myth That Black Films Don’t Travel

Another February. Another black-led film breaking box office records. Last year, it was Jordan Peele’s Get Out; this year, it’s Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther. At this point, we shouldn’t be surprised anymore. When underserved audiences […]

Box Office: What About Everything Not Named Star Wars: The Last Jedi?

When it comes to this weekend’s box office, this picture from Twitter just about nails it: One for I, TONYA, please. pic.twitter.com/Po737Uv6m2 — ʙʀʏᴀɴ✨ᴄʜᴏᴊɴᴏᴡsᴋɪ (@BryanInSpace) December 15, 2017 It was Star Wars, Star Wars, and, […]