‘Terminator: Genisys,’ ‘Minions’ Boost Foreign Box Office With Solid Performances Variety – Music

Launches of Paramount’s “Terminator: Genisys” and Universal’s “Minions” lifted the international box office this weekend as the tentpoles pulled in sturdy performances. Paramount saw $74 million from international markets for the weekend — led by Russia at $12.5 million, South Korea at $11.1 million and Mexico at $6.6 million — ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

July 4th Box Office Lacks Spark As ‘Terminator: Genisys,’ ‘Magic Mike XXL’ Fail to Draw Crowds Variety – Music

There weren’t many fireworks at the box office this Independence Day after “Terminator: Genisys” and “Magic Mike XXL” failed to deliver big crowds. The biggest sparks were made by a pair of veterans, “Inside Out” and “Jurassic World,” which have been in theaters for several weeks, but still managed to ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Arthouse Audit: 'Amy' Opens Strong on Congested Holiday Weekend Thompson on Hollywood

As expected, “Amy” (A24) dominated the new openings, with the best limited per theater average of any film in almost three months. Unlike two other recent festival-premiered pop-star documentaries (“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” and “What Happened Miss Simone?”) A24 launched “Amy” in theaters only, so its performance was crucial. ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more