Vin Diesel said Friday that the latest “Fast & Furious” film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy — it’s an action flick and it’s a sequel.
The second installment in the science fiction franchise, Divergent, Insurgent, starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet, earned an estimated $54-million on its opening weekend to take the box office crown.
The new live-action version of the classic fairytale, Cinderella, starring Lily James and Cate Blanchett, earned an estimated $70-million to run away with the box-office crown.
After one weekend in first place at the box office, the Will Smith con-artist thriller, Focus, dropped to the runner-up spot, taking in an estimated $10-million in its second weekend.
This is a place where Jeb Bush will get a tepid response at best but Rand Paul will be a rock star.
On this Oscar weekend, the erotic drama earned an estimated $23-million, giving it another first-place win at multiplexes.
The Oscars are often a den of crazy, from rambling speeches and mangled names to some truly terrible host routines. But do you remember Sacheen Littlefeather? Or the streaker?
With advance ticket sales through the roof, ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ ran away with the box-office crown for Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day weekend.
When I see a headline that says “Movie Theaters Tell Patrons to Leave Whips at Home,” I know that I have to talk about it. This directive was given to those going to see “Fifty Shades of Grey.” I think that will be a very interesting crowd.
The new animated comedy sequel, ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Fish Out of Water,’ opened to an estimated weekend total of $56-million.
The runaway hit, American Sniper, made it three weekends in a row in first place at the box office by earning an estimated $32-million, setting a record for Super Bowl Weekend.
The all-new, all-female “Ghostsbusters” are here.
Oscar-nominated American Sniper hit its target for a second weekend in a row, earning an estimated $64-million and remaining in first place at the box office.
The Oscar-nominated, Clint Eastwood-directed combat drama starring Bradley Cooper earned an estimated, whopping $90-million on its first weekend.
With only eight films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, we point out five additional films that deserved a spot in this prestigious Academy Award category.