After an impressive four-week run on top of the box office — a winning streak that was bound to end eventually — The Hunger Games has finally been defeated. And surprisingly, the new champ is Think Like a Man, an ensemble romantic comedy based on a self-help book by comedian Steve Harvey. The film grossed a higher-than-expected $33 million over the weekend, even though it boasts no A-list stars, no special effects, and received decidedly mixed reviews.
The Hunger Games a huge win for the idea of female-fronted blockbusters and the concept that females don't have to be regulated to romantic comedies. But arguably as important, it's a win for the idea of franchise originality. Read Post
With “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” still breaking records at the box office and the new animated film “Frozen” off to a strong start, consumers showed an appetite for moviegoing that should carry through to robust five-day gross... Read Post