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October 19, 2020 - 0 Comments

This year has been terrible for theaters across the world. The pandemic forced them to shutdown for several months, and even now with most reopening, studios aren’t releasing any big films until 2021. But just...

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September 25, 2020 - 0 Comments

You probably know Ice Cube as a rapper, but your kids? Well, they know him as an actor. Cube is a legit movie star. After the success of his ‘Ride Along‘ films, Universal has decided...

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July 24, 2020 - 0 Comments

Do you all remember hearing about the crazy report back in May? You know, the report claiming Tom Cruise and filmmaker Doug Liman were hoping to make a movie in space? Well, it looks like...

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June 1, 2020 - 0 Comments

In the past, Ryan Gosling has avoided joining the big blockbuster franchises. We’re sure he’s had multiple offers to star in superhero films, but for the most part, he’s remained in the indie space. But...

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April 29, 2020 - 0 Comments

Universal came out a week or so ago to announce that their digital release of ‘Trolls World Tour‘ was a success, but they didn’t provide any numbers. Now, we’re getting data, and it’s pretty impressive....

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April 14, 2020 - 0 Comments

Most major studio film releases have been pushed back several months due to the coronavirus, but Universal made a risky choice to digitally release ‘Trolls World Tour’  They released the film on premium video on...

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December 30, 2019 - 1 Comments

We told you last week that Universal’s big-screen adaptation of ‘Cats‘ was not performing well at the box office. The reviews for this movie have been terrible. It sits at a 19% rating on Rotten...

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August 19, 2019 - 0 Comments

I’ll be honest, I did not see this coming. Universal has been pushing ‘Good Boys‘ hard. I think I was invited to at least three or four screenings for the movie. Usually, that’s a bad...

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July 9, 2019 - 0 Comments

Netflix has taken a few risks in the past year or two with big budget action films. Most recently you had the Will Smith-starring Bright, which had a budget of $90 million. But because of...

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December 17, 2018 - 0 Comments

The biggest flop of the year will likely be Universal’s steampunk fantasy adventure, Mortal Engines. The budget for this film was between $100 and $150 million and it just had a terrible opening weekend at...

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