Sunday, May 17, 2009

Angels & Demons wins the weekend, barely

Box Office Mojo has estimated that Angels & Demons has won the week with an estimated $48 million, almost 30 million less than "Da Vinci Code" earned in it's first weekend.

Coming in second was the Star Trek reboot which earned $43 million dollars at the box office. Turns out this weekend was a slow weekend indeed.

Wolverine earned an estimated $14.8 million in its third weekend.

Coming up next weekend is the next installment of the Terminator franchise, Terminator Salvation and the sequel, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. Memorial Day weekend has the Pixar film, Up.

Considering the amount of flack I've read about JJ Abrams directing style in the new Star Trek film, a film I feel the need to mention that I have not seen yet, I offer a video that delves into the question of what would have happened had JJ Abrams directed "Space Seed":

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