Brian West

Geek Dad Report, Episode 31 – Tight Ends

Geek Dad Report, Episode 31 – Tight Ends

There has been an awakening…

 Kyle J. Steenblik

WPR Box Office Report: January 13th 2015

WPR Box Office Report: January 13th 2015

This is the first Box Office Report of 2015, I wanted to get at least a full week in before diving into what is happening in theatres.  The  past two weekends saw only two new openings, with others expending nationwide.  Most notably, Selma, which picked up the number two spot from Into the Woods.  The […]

 Alan Smithee

TMNT Sequel Set for 2016

TMNT Sequel Set for 2016

Yes, you read that right. There’s already plans for a sequel to the newly released Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, and it’s really, really soon. The statement released from Paramount Pictured on August 10 came off the heels of a wildly successful TMNT opening weekend where the movie raked in $65 million in ticket sales. […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Box Office Report Jan 31-Feb 2

Box Office Report Jan 31-Feb 2

In this week’s Box Office Report, Frozen jumps back to the number 2 spot, Ride Along stays at number one for the third weekend in a row, Gravity makes a comeback moving from 16th to 12th. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire finally falls off the top 20 list, along with The Legend of Hercules which is […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Box Office Report Jan 24-26

Box Office Report Jan 24-26

This weekend the box office report show Ride Along is the first clear box office hit.  The Nut Job breaks even, and Frozen is still in the top five after 10 weeks.  I, Frankenstein fails to find a spark of life, and The Legend of Hercules almost drops out of the top 20 after only […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Weekly Box Office Report

Weekly Box Office Report

What do this weekends numbers say in this box office report? They say the movie going audience is still looking for a new movie to binge watch.  Three of the top five are new, and  just over half of the top ten are more than 4 weeks old.  Is Ride Along the first king of […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Weekly Box Office Report

Weekly Box Office Report

Interested in how the box office is doing?  Do you want to know what everyone is going to see so you can judge them from the comfort of your home? As far as weekend box offices go, this weekend was a small one. Frozen has finally fallen from the number one spot to number two. […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Kyle’s 2013 movie wrap-up

Kyle’s 2013 movie wrap-up

2013 has ended and with it a string of some pretty good film releases.  Here is how things ended up on January 1st.

 Alan Smithee

Paranormal Activity 3 Sets Records

Paranormal Activity 3 Sets Records

The seminal horror franchise returns for its third part and manages to destroy three records in the process.

 James Helsby

WPR goes to the Movies; Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon

WPR goes to the Movies; Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon

I would start by saying that it has been a long time coming, but the truth is we knew a third Transformers film was in the works before the second was finished. And it shows.

 James Helsby

Paramount Pictures buys the rights to DC Comic, The Mighty

Paramount Pictures buys the rights to DC Comic, The Mighty

It’s an unfamiliar series for me, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t news worthy. DC has sold the rights to make a film version of The Mighty, to Paramount Pictures.

 James Helsby

Pirates had the lowest 3D percentage opening since Avatar, when 3D was new.

Pirates had the lowest 3D percentage opening since Avatar, when 3D was new.

If you take the total box office ticket quantity sales, and divide that by the number of tickets that were for a 3Dhttp://watchplayread.com/wp-admin/media-upload.php?post_id=42618&type=image&TB_iframe=1 screening, Pirates of the Caribean: On Stranger Tides had the lowest percentage in recent history.

 James Helsby

2010: The year Hollywood made a lot of money

Some startling news out of Hollywood today. Despite the very much noticed drop in total Movie Box Office ticket sales (down 5% to 1.34 Billion tickets sold in 2010, from 2009) The total worldwide Box Office sales set a new record of 31.8 Billion dollars. This is an 8% growth over last years box office […]