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20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios have released the first trailer for Ice Age: Collision Course, which is kind of a ripp-off of the Ice Age short Cosmic Scrat-Tastrophe, with a tiny bit of footage at the end. Yeah, that cute little short in front of The Peanuts Movie.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 was victor at the long Thanksgiving weekend, topping charts with $75.8 million, while Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur failed to capitalize on school holidays, leaving the overall box office softer than anticipated.
The final installment in The Hunger Games blockbuster franchise, verbosely-titled The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2, had the smallest debut in the series’ history. On the other hand, it was another top spot $100M+ debut for the movie with reluctant heroine Katniss Everdeen.
Yeah, that was under initial predictions of $120 million, and 16% behind Mockingjay – Part 1, and 36% behind Catching Fire.
Female-directed new releases at the multiplex this weekend were no match for Spectre and The Peanuts Movie who manage to hold on to the top spots for the second weekend in a row.
The 24th Bond installment took in $35.4 million, down 49% from last week, while the CGI-animated adaptation of Charles Schultz’s characters remained in second place with $24.2 million, down 45%.
New James Bond movie Spectre easily defeated Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang in their box office debuts. The latest 007 adventure took first place, opening to an estimated $73 million for the second-biggest Bond debut of all time.
Once again starring Daniel Craig as the dapper spy and directed by Sam Mendes from Skyfall,
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed a total of 16 films that will be competing in this year’s Best Animated Feature category for the 88th Academy Award. Based on the number of eligible films, a maximum of five can be nominated, but if some of the submissions not release in time then either three or four films will be nominated.
All three new titles tanked at the box-office for the frighteningly slow Halloween weekend, but the irony is that Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, bombed the hardest. 20th Century Fox’s space drama The Martian was No. 1 again in its fifth week of release.