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Friday Estimates: Mamma Equalized 2

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15 Responses to “Friday Estimates: Mamma Equalized 2”

  1. JS Partisan says:

    What happens when women see one movie, and men see the other movie? THIS WEEKEND! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

  2. Christian says:

    Another good Kore-eda movie that no one’s going to see.

  3. Aaron Aradillas says:

    Question: Where does one go for news on the entertainment industry? I really don’t want to go to Hollywood Elsewhere. I try to avoid toxic environments. MCN used to be my one-stip shop.

  4. Jspartisan says:

    Aaron, I usually find stuff on twitter, or via io9. It’s just the easiest way to do it.

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  6. Shane says:

    Has there ever been this many sequels out at once? Just crazy,,,

  7. Jspartisan says:

    Never forget that weekend, SB. When the third chapters of three movies were on the top three.

  8. palmtree says:

    Mojo says it’s the first time 8 of the top 10 movies were sequels. Seems plausible given how crazy that stat really is.

  9. PcChongor says:

    Sad to see SORRY peter out. Really thought it was going to take off, but perhaps nowadays the only way to Trojan Horse interesting original material into a wide release is via horror. The ending was a bit shaky for my tastes, but really enjoyed the flick overall. Wonder what A24 or Blumhouse could’ve done with it.

  10. movieman says:

    Mojo has “Equalizer” narrowly beating “Mia” this weekend.
    Nobody saw that coming.
    I wonder if those same totals will hold by tomorrow afternoon.
    Denzel Power!

  11. Dr Wally Rises says:

    Bizarre release timing for both MM2 and E2. I can’t fathom why Mamma Mia wasn’t released until AFTER the World Cup is over, thus cleaning up as counterprogramming for soccer widows (not such a big deal in the US, but most definitely a big deal overseas). And Mission is going to destroy Equalizer next week. The Denzel / Fuqua firm always seem to go for an early – Fall slot, so timing this for July seems odd.

  12. movieman says:

    The “Mia” date makes a certain sense: (it’s almost exactly 10 years from the opening of the original which bowed the same day as “TDK”), but it was definitely a mistake to slot “E2” a week before “MI.” You’re right, Wally: fall would have made more sense.
    At least STX finally came to their senses and pushed “Mile 22” back a few weeks to distance itself from Cruise.

  13. Warren says:

    The World Cup is over–the final between France and Croatia was played last Sunday.

  14. GdB says:

    I’ve had a hard time reading io9 lately because their Disney/SW coverage reads like they will say anything Disney wants to stay on the screening list.

    That shit didn’t happen when CJA and Newitzz ran the ship.

  15. palmtree says:

    To be fair though, I don’t think anyone anticipated the sixth MI would be setting the world on fire.

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