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"I watchedWhere'd Ya Go Bernadette,it was entertaining enough but what did it all add up to in the end,not sure.I also watchedAngel Has Fallen,which was silly,made no sense in parts but who cares,it was a fun movie."-Rami

"Finally went to seeOnce upon a Time...in Hollywoodand boy did I find it pompous and underwhelming!"-FrenchToast

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Jun 12 2016

Patrick & Vera conjure up a big opening weekend

Don't be scared,Patrick.It's just money!

WhileThe Conjuring 2didn't quite equal its predecessor it came close which is saying a lot in this summer of underperforming sequels.It also helped that it's budget was only $40 million so it's already well on its way to profit.Contrast that to Warcraft's $160 million budget with a $24 million opening.Ouch.Still its foreign performance (nearing $300 million) should help it turn a profit.But one is reminded ofThe Golden Compass,another would be franchise that chose to end on a cliffhanger rather than telling a full story.Despite doing well overseas it never got a sequel.Maybe let your audience decide if they like your movie before ending with "to be continued..."?

None of the new limited releases did particularly well including our belovedThe Fitswhich earned $16K in just 4 theaters.EvenLove & Friendship&The Lobsterappear to have peaked last weekend but we'll see if they can hold screens or expand again next week.

Expect a ton of the current movies to lose all oxygen next weekend when probable behemothFinding Doryswims into town.

arrows indicate gaining or losing screens

01The Conjuring 2$40.3NEW
03Now You See Me 2$23NEW
▫️04TMNT: Out of the Shadows$14.8 (cum.$61)
05X-Men Apocalypse$10 (cum.$136.3))Review,Podcast
06Me Before You$9.2 (cum.$36.8)Review
07Angry Birds$6.7 (cum.$98.1)
08Alice Through the Looking Glass$5.5 (cum.$62.4)
09Captain America: Civil War$4.3 (cum.$396.8)Review
10The Jungle Book$2.7 (cum.$352.6)

Under 1000 screens.Excluding previously wide.
01Love & Friendship$1.5 (cum.$9.5)Review,Podcast
▫️02The Lobster$991K (cum.$5.1)Reviewish,Podcast
Maggie's Plan$690K (cum.$1.1)Review

Weiner$166K (cum.$760K)Review
06The Man Who Knew Infinity$161K (cum.$3.1)
The Meddler$135K (cum.$3.9)Review

08The Wailing$133K (cum.$551K)

09Sing Street$69K (cum.$2.9)Review,Who's the MVP?,Podcast

A Bigger Splash$60K (cum.$1.8)Reviewish,Podcast

WHAT DID YOU SEE THIS WEEKEND?I caughtWarcraft(don't judge) andThe Conjuring 2(fun scares and Patrick sings!!!!!) and the Lupita Nyong'o Tony-nominated playEclipsed(heartwrenching).Busy weekend.