Category: Editorial

  • A Much Needed Update

    A Much Needed Update

    By Matthew Moorcroft Definitely think we could use more of these, just so people know what’s going on. We are about a month into 2023 and life already seems to have, both metaphorically and literally, decided to make itself tough. Lots of emotional baggage and personal stuff have come to a head this month, along […]

  • What to Look Forward to September 2022

    By Matthew Moorcroft Awards season isn’t fully in swing just yet, but some hopefuls are still trying to get in early as they compete for your attention with other more high profile releases as well as several re-releases. Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. (September 2nd) One of the major leftovers from Sundance, this film […]

  • What to Look Forward to in August 2022

    By Matthew Moorcroft The tail end of the summer movie season is upon us, and while that means it’s mostly the scraps of what is left, there is always a ton to look forward to movie wise as we progress through the summer! Bullet Train (August 5th) Probably the last big summer movie, Bullet Train […]

  • Box Office Report: ‘Thor’ Wins Second Weekend Despite Massive Drop, ‘Crawdads’ Overperforms

    Box Office Report: ‘Thor’ Wins Second Weekend Despite Massive Drop, ‘Crawdads’ Overperforms

    By Matthew Moorcroft Despite a massive drop in it’s second weekend, Thor: Love and Thunder managed to win the weekend, but at what cost? Let’s break it down. 1 – Thor: Love and Thunder ($46.6 million) While it’s $144.2 million opening was impressive, Thor: Love and Thunder has clearly struggled since then to maintain it’s […]

  • Box Office Report: ‘Minions’ Breaks Fourth of July Records With $108 million

    Box Office Report: ‘Minions’ Breaks Fourth of July Records With $108 million

    By Matthew Moorcroft While it’s been rough for animated films recently, Minions: The Rise of Gru ended up overperforming in it’s opening weekend and letting animation have a much needed win. Let’s break it down. 1 – Minions: The Rise of Gru ($108 million) Initially predicted for $60-80 million in it’s opening weekend, Minions‘ lowball […]

  • Box Office Report: ‘Elvis’ Barely Defeats ‘Maverick’ In Competitive Weekend

    Box Office Report: ‘Elvis’ Barely Defeats ‘Maverick’ In Competitive Weekend

    By Matthew Moorcroft In this later then usual report, Elvis and Top Gun: Maverick are nearly neck and neck as the two must now face off into the 4th of July weekend. Let’s break it down. 1 – Elvis ($31.2 million) Props to Warner Bros., whose extensive marketing campaign aimed at older audiences paid off […]

  • Box Office Report: ‘Lightyear’ Disappoints As ‘Jurassic World’ Stays On Top

    Box Office Report: ‘Lightyear’ Disappoints As ‘Jurassic World’ Stays On Top

    By Matthew Moorcroft On Father’s Day weekend, it seems like families decided to stay away from Lightyear in favour of older releases, and leaving it in the dust. What happened here? Let’s break it down. 1 – Jurassic World Dominion ($58.7 million) It seems negative reviews do nothing to stop the march of the dinosaurs. […]

  • Box Office Report: ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Roars to $143 Million, ‘Maverick’ Holds Fierce

    Box Office Report: ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Roars to $143 Million, ‘Maverick’ Holds Fierce

    By Matthew Moorcroft The movies are back indeed! Jurassic World Dominion and Top Gun: Maverick fight it out for the top slot as movie theaters are the real winner this weekend. Let’s break it down. 1 – Jurassic World Dominion ($143.4 million) Going into the weekend, Dominion was a massive wild card. Thanks to early […]

  • Box Office Report: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Breaks Second-Weekend Record

    Box Office Report: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Breaks Second-Weekend Record

    By Matthew Moorcroft After it’s already impressive first weekend, Top Gun: Maverick flies away with the competition once again with record-breaking drops. Let’s break it down. 1 – Top Gun: Maverick ($86 million) The already amazing performing Maverick continued it’s early summer dominance into it’s second weekend. Bolstered by a lack new of releases, fantastic […]

  • Box Office Report: ‘Top Gun’ Soars to Career Best for Tom Cruise

    Box Office Report: ‘Top Gun’ Soars to Career Best for Tom Cruise

    By Matthew Moorcroft Despite it’s numerous delays, Top Gun: Maverick ends up on top thanks to an impressive showing that may hold the key to figuring out what film will be the big hit of the summer. Hint, it’s not a Marvel film this time! Let’s break it down. 1 – Top Gun: Maverick ($126.7 […]