Showing posts from April, 2017

The rise of Baahubali.

Like every normal morning, I receive a bunch of stories to read on my Google now based on my current searches. Box office results are often among them. In today's news, I found a surprise newcomer.

This Friday, releasing all over the world is the Magnum opus from India, 'Baahubali: The Conclusion'. The prequel was a big hit and redefined the box office for Indian films and as far as I can see the latest entry will do even better. Originally in Telugu, this film will be dubbed into more Indian languages to cater to the several tongues in India.

Now the news that startled me.

Box office mojo predicts that the movie might make almost 10m$ from just 452 theatres in the USA. That's much more than the initial weekend collections of many Hollywood movies and also more than the lifetime collection of some. Last week we know newcomers like'Unforgettable' and 'Phoenix' barely touched 5m$, and they had far more theatre counts.

It would be no surprise that 'Ba…

Summer in Hollywood 2017

This is one of the most anticipated summers ever for every movie fans. Every week is bringing back something we hold dear. Most of it are sequels, but there might be a few original gems available to satisfy the 'no-sequel-nonsense' guys.

Two weeks earlier, 'Fate of the furious' broke into the box office and shattered all the worldwide collection records. That was supposedly late spring but seems like summer is upon us quite early.

After a hiatus, on May 5th, Hollywood is gearing up to welcome the summer officially, with a biggie like 'Guardians of the Galaxy, volume 2'. The first one was a surprise blockbuster about a group of misfits saving the Galaxy from Thanos' minions. The characters were from the Marvel's world of lesser knowns and they still made an impact. It grossed over 700m worldwide and made huge bucks even in the USA. The early reception for the sequel has been quite good and it would seem like a miss if you don't catch it in the theat…