In the multiplex battle between fantasy and reality, fantasy won.
It was supposed to be a close race this weekend, with openings in the mid-$20-million range for both "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" -- the latest scary-but-sweet fable from Tim Burton -- and "Deepwater Horizon" -- the Mark Wahlberg action drama about the 2010 BP oil rig explosion. One was a dark fairy tale from a popular director, albeit one who's been off his game in recent years.
It wasn't a great weekend, but "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" and "Deepwater Horizon" managed to break out to the top of the box-office charts with... For more, visit our blog !
“Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children,” from 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment, bested fellow new release, Lionsgate’s “Deepwater Horizon” and expelled last week’s victor, “The Magnificent Seven.” “Miss Peregrine” br...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tim Burton’s “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” topped a feeble crop of new releases to pick up first place at the weekend box office, opening to $28.5 million. That’s a mediocre start given th...
The Weekend Warrior looks at the movies opening on Friday, September 30, including Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Mark Wahlberg’s Deepwater Horizon and the comedy Masterminds.