Holiday movie season rolls on this weekend as two more films vie for November moviegoers. Meanwhile, the reigning box office champion — Thor: Ragnarok — is expected to benefit from strong word of mouth as it aims for what should be an easy repeat finish at the top of the box office.
This week’s edition of the Long Range Forecast wraps up the outlook for wide releases in 2017 and sees the addition of initial projections for The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman and an ensemble cast in a musical drama about the life of P.T. Barnum. Should the film find critical success,
Holiday movie season is officially upon us as the first weekend of November promises to be once again kick-start a promising slate of movies to close out the year. Our forecast: PROS: During what has been a benchmark year for comic book films both commercially and critically, Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok is
The penultimate weekend of 2017 is the focus of this week’s Long Range Forecast, which is currently slated to see four films debut between Wednesday, December 20 and Friday, December 22 ahead of Christmas Day the following Monday. PROS: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has significant advantages in its favor: the
The final weekend of the fall box office season is upon us, but will any of this weekend’s openers click with audiences before the holiday season officially begins next week? Our final analysis: PROS: Jigsaw marks a return to a franchise that stood as a Halloween staple between 2004 and 2010.
This week’s Long Range Forecast welcomes the addition of the year’s most anticipated film, as well as the latest animated project from Blue Sky Studios. Our initial analyses and forecasts: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Disney / Lucasfilm PROS: It’s Star Wars. The family component remains as strong as ever now
The pre-holiday theatrical slate brings forth a handful of new releases this weekend, hoping to claim a piece of the autumn pie before November’s heavy hitters arrive. Our weekend forecast: PROS: Geostorm boasts Gerard Butler in a similar role that helped him drive the success of Olympus Has Fallen and its sequel. Twitter
This week’s Long Range Forecast again focuses primarily on several shifting trends across films opening in the next few weeks, in addition to a first look at one title opening on December 8 — one week before the juggernaut that is sure to be Star Wars: The Last Jedi. PROS: Just
This weekend marks the release of four new films, with two opening wide (The Foreigner and Happy Death Day) and two debuting in moderate release (Marshall and Professor Marston & the Wonder Women). Our analyses and forecast: PROS: Jackie Chan’s fans are eager for his return to live action in The Foreigner (STXfilms), the first
This week’s edition of the Long Range Forecast is shorter than usual as the typical eight-week window reaches out to a weekend currently vacant of new releases, that being Friday, December 1. TWC/Dimension’s Polaroid had previously been scheduled for that date, but earlier this week the studio bumped its opening up to