‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Review: The Best Sequel to the Original Yet

★★★½ The sequel to the 2015 smash hit is the best installment of the franchise since the 1993 original. Picking up after the events of Jurassic World, the park is now abandoned, and the volcano on Isla Nublar is threateningly active. It’s now up to Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) and Owen (Chris Pratt) to save … Continue reading ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Review: The Best Sequel to the Original Yet

Box Office Actuals: ‘Incredibles 2’ Shatters Records With Huge $183M+ Weekend

While everyone expected a big weekend for the Pixar sequel, nobody saw this coming. ‘Incredibles 2’ not only unseated previous animated champ Finding Dory ($135M), but it also grossed more than juggernaut live-action superhero films ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. It turns out it was worth the 14-year wait … Continue reading Box Office Actuals: ‘Incredibles 2’ Shatters Records With Huge $183M+ Weekend

‘Incredibles 2’ Review: Pixar’s Sequel Almost Lives Up to The Original

★★★★ Pixar delivers a sequel to the 2004 classic that lives up to its name, and gets as close as good as the original. Picking right after the events of the first film, ‘Incredibles 2’ finds the Parr family having to deal with the aftermath of what their powers can cause and the debate that … Continue reading ‘Incredibles 2’ Review: Pixar’s Sequel Almost Lives Up to The Original

Box Office Projections: ‘Incredibles 2’ to Post Best Animated Feature Opening of All Time

Ever since ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ bombed during the Memorial Day weekend, the summer movie season has been craving for another hit, especially Disney. It’s up to ‘Incredibles 2’ now. Coming off a massive 14-year wait, Disney has been pulling no stops with the marketing of this film. The original, back in 2004, made … Continue reading Box Office Projections: ‘Incredibles 2’ to Post Best Animated Feature Opening of All Time

Box Office Actuals: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Opens Solidly; ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Opens Strong In Foreign Markets

The box office went mostly as expected this week, with 'Ocean’s 8', as predicted, held its own with a $41.5M opening, stealing the “Ocean’s” franchise record debut of the second entry back in 2004 — of course, not adjusted for inflation, which would actually make this the lowest opening of the franchise, but good thing … Continue reading Box Office Actuals: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Opens Solidly; ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Opens Strong In Foreign Markets

Box Office Projections: ‘Ocean’s 8’ to Top the Weekend (and ‘Solo’ to Continue Plunging)

(Projections for the weekend for North America for the weekend of June 8-10) Last year, we were coming off the excellent opening of 'Wonder Woman' and a tremendous hold this weekend. It’s fair to point out that 2017’s summer ended up being one of the lowest grossing in recent memory, but as things are going, … Continue reading Box Office Projections: ‘Ocean’s 8’ to Top the Weekend (and ‘Solo’ to Continue Plunging)