‘Chi-Raq’s’ weekend box-office results; see which movies made top 10

Despite, or maybe because of, the controversy surrounding his latest film, Spike Lee’s musical drama, Chi-Raq, did exceptionally well at the weekend box office. Playing in just over 300 theaters nationwide, Lee’s modern-day take on Aristophanes’ classic play Lysistrata took in an impressive $1.2 million dollars to narrowly miss making the top 10. Even more impressive, and […]

‘Creed’ puts up a good fight but still places 3rd at the weekend box office

It was a pretty topsy turvy Thanksgiving weekend at the box office. Despite good efforts from both Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur and the Michael B. Jordan-led Creed, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2 managed to remain on top despite a 50 percent dip from last week. The Good Dinosaur had the third worst opening ever for a Pixar film, but […]

‘Mockingjay 2’ dominates weekend box office despite franchise low opening

Imagine a film having an opening weekend of more than $100 million and still being considered somewhat of a disappointment. That is precisely the predicament that Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 is in though it made easy work of its box office competition and is a hit with fans who have given it an A- […]

‘Spectre’ and ‘The Peanuts Movie’ stay atop weekend box office

Though not as much of a cake walk as last week, Spectre, the latest James Bond installment, continued to hold off The Peanuts Movie to remain atop this weekend’s box office. Peanuts was able to close the gap between it and Spectre this week to just over $11 million in comparison to last week when the […]

‘Spectre’ has 2nd biggest Bond opening ever; dominates weekend box office

Daniel Craig’s fourth go-round as James Bond went off without a hitch as Spectre obliterated the competition to easily take the top spot at the weekend box office. Spectre’s $73 million take marks the second highest-grossing for a Bond film after Skyfall, which opened to over $88 million back in 2012. The week’s other big opening […]

Black actresses from James Bond films to be honored by the AAFCA

Spectre, the 24th installment in the James Bond 007 franchise, is hitting U.S. theaters Nov. 6, but first, the Black women who have played an instrumental role in the world-famous films will be acknowledged. The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) is teaming up with Essence magazine, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Columbia Pictures and Terry Hines and […]

Most anticipated movies of 2015

2015 offers a huge variety of movies, all duking it out to be the biggest blockbuster of 2015. From Star Wars to Avengers to new films from Steven Spielberg and Disney Pixar, the upcoming year will offer a variety of new films. For a list of the highly anticipated titles in 2015, hit the flip.

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