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MCN Weekend Reviews

Wilmington on Movies: Tomorrowland

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Watching Tomorrowlan—a great big film hunk of love and optimism and confusion from the Walt Disney Studio—you sometimes get the idea that director-writer Brad Bird and company are trying not just to create a new movie but maybe to found a new movement; Dianetics for Disneyphiles, or Pessimists Anonymous or Worldmakers. (Just kidding.)

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Wilmington on Movies: Pitch Perfect 2 / Pitch Perfect

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Any movie sequel that starts out by having its costar moon the President of the United States and the First Lady at Lincoln Center obviously doesn’t suffer from a lack of self-confidence.

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Wilmington on Movies: Mad Max: Fury Road

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Head-banging, car-crashing action movies with minimal dialogue and maximum carnage may make a lot of money, but they’ve also gotten (deservedly) a bad odor for some film-lovers, including, sometimes, me

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Wilmington on Movies: Hot Pursuit

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Wilmington on Movies: Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Wlmington on Movies: Black Souls

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Wilmington on Movies: Ex Machina

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  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • The Amazing Spider Man
  • Prometheus
  • Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
  • Snow White & the Huntsman
  • Men in Black 3
  • Dark Shadows
  • Girl in Progress
  • God Bless America
  • The Avengers
  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • The Five-Year Engagement
  • Chimpanzee
  • The Lucky One
  • Think Like A Man
  • The Cabin in the Woods
  • The Three Stooges
  • The Hunger Games
  • Haywire
  • Apollo 18
  • The Singing Planet
  • Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
  • The Descendants
  • The Muppets
  • Happy Feet 2
  • Immortals
  • Puss in Boots
  • The Three Musketeers
  • Footloose [2011]
  • The Ides of March
Leonard Klady's Friday Estimates
Friday Screens % Chg Cume
Pitch Perfect 2 9.7 3560 -65% 97.1
Tomorrowland 9.6 3972 NEW 9.6
Poltergeist 9.3 3240 NEW 9.3
Mad Max: Fury Road 6.7 3702 -60% 70.1
Avengers: Age of Ultron 5.3 4276 -47% 388.5
Hot Pursuit 0.95 2577 -47% 26.4
Far From the Madding Crowd 0.6 865 70% 3.8
Furious 7 0.5 1653 -46% 345.4
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 0.4 1878 -53% 64.2
The Age of Adaline 0.4 1643 -34% 38.8
Also Debuting
Tanu Weds Manu Returns 0.25 136
Chocolate City 43,300 15
Oh Yaara … Ainvayi Anvayi Lut Glut 9,900 16
When Marnie Was There 7,700 2
Sunshine Superman 3,800 3
Mosagallaku Mosagadu 2,700 22
Gueros 2,200 1
Farewell Party 1,950 2
Human Centipede 3 1,400 1
Love at First Fight 1,050 2
3-Day Estimates Weekend % Chg Cume
No Good Dead 24.4 (11,230) NEW 24.4
Dolphin Tale 2 16.6 (4,540) NEW 16.6
Guardians of the Galaxy 7.9 (2,550) -23% 305.8
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 4.8 (1,630) -26% 181.1
The Drop 4.4 (5,480) NEW 4.4
Let's Be Cops 4.3 (1,570) -22% 73
If I Stay 4.0 (1,320) -28% 44.9
The November Man 2.8 (1,030) -36% 22.5
The Giver 2.5 (1,120) -26% 41.2
The Hundred-Foot Journey 2.5 (1,270) -21% 49.4
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