We deliver a weekly Box Office Report that’s a little different. Rather than focusing on the money, FSR senior editor Christopher Campbell is more interested in the estimated attendance — or number of tickets sold. Because the value of money changes over the years, but the value of actual moviegoers remains the same.
By Bethany Wade
With ‘Baywatch’ bending genre, it’s hard to define its success as a summer blockbuster. So let’s compare it across all three genres it tries to be.
The female superhero movie also just broke through what was once No Women-Director’s Land.
‘Pirates’ is sunk, ‘Baywatch’ drowned, and the traditional start of the summer has fizzled out.
The new prequel sequel posted the fourth best opening for the franchise.
As far as sophomore slumps go, Amy Schumer’s isn’t so bad. Also: what does the ‘King Arthur’ flop mean for two Disney live-action remakes?
Analysts claiming the summer box office is doomed to die fail to paint a convincing portrait of the designated killer.