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    Couple hours ago thinking Dunkirk 22, I think for now I'll keep it at that, GT 13, Val 6.5 , SMH 6, Apes 5.5
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    I'm going to end my night with this.....and I hope all of you feel the way I do. @GiantCALBears sent me a very heartfelt and sincere private message apologizing for calling me names and belittling me and so on. He says he was in the wrong and that he doesn't know why he does things like this at times. I won't get into other specifics, but just know that it takes guts to admit you are wrong and to admit that you acted a bit out of line. He also donated $200.00 to the site. That is incredibly honorable of him. He says he won't be back as he has some personal things to take care of. I told him that I sincerely hope he returns and that his apology was accepted and it's water under the bridge. He's a stand up guy for doing what he did. We all make mistakes....it's how we deal with those mistakes that define us. I hope that if he does come back, we all welcome him with open arms.
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    It has come to my attention that a user recently foolishly accepted a bet where he would donate $1,000 to the site. It's no surprise this user has told the person he made the bet with he doesn't intend to pay. We are a not for profit site that runs on donations. We use these donations solely to pay for site expenses and do not profit from it. For this reason we allow, although do not encourage, bets between users that involve donations to the site. The $1,000 bet is a significant sum that while paid for a significant portion of next year's server cost (I believe we are already paid for this year), is too large for us to ask for any user especially when they can't afford it. I am therefore placing the following restriction on bets involving money donated to the site from this moment forward (it does not affect current bets): A cap of $100 is instituted. This is a hard rule. I also encourage users do make sure both sides are good for the money. Getting into a bet you have no intention of paying if you lost (like we believe the user who bet $1,000 did) is a douchebag move. I would check on the user's reputation with the community at large. Users entering into bets involving money must also be at least 21 years old.
  20. 28 points
    Just saw it (had some critics in the screening with me as well). Wow. That was a intense experience and a half. I'm still kind of processing it. The marketing certainly lowered my expectations, but the movie completely took them and smashed it. They weren't kidding about the score. That was quite possibly one of the best Hans Zimmer's scores I've ever listened to, at least in the top 5 of his scores.
  21. 27 points
    In the spirit of determination and dedication, herein I present the list of article that Forbes(almost all were from Scott Mendelson) has presented for WONDER WOMAN!! if Scott Mendelson didn't get any cameo chance in WW2, it's biggest DCEU snub!! https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/01/box-office-wonder-woman-snags-6-3-million-overseas-in-two-days/#630f55141e90 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Snags $6.3 Million Overseas In Two Days https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/02/box-office-wonder-woman-nabs-marvel-ous-11m-thursday/#5e565a7e4f7a Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Nabs Marvel-ous $11M Thursday https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/03/box-office-wonder-woman-soars-to-record-breaking-39m-friday/#1136e9af4fb9 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Soars To Record-Breaking $39M Friday https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/04/box-office-wonder-woman-just-topped-green-lanterns-total-gross-in-one-weekend/#86a8f4f19b6e Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Just Topped 'Green Lantern's Total Gross In One Weekend https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/05/weekend-box-office-wonder-woman-opened-even-bigger-than-we-thought/#3698a35b2528 Weekend Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Opened Even Bigger Than We Thought https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/06/box-office-wonder-woman-earns-super-11-7m-monday-for-115m-cume/#72bc4e1c337d Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Earns Super $11.7M Monday For $115M Cume https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/07/box-office-wonder-woman-earns-boffo-14m-tuesday-for-129m-cume/#4eaced5a7c61 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Earns Boffo $14M Tuesday For $129M Cume https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/08/box-office-wonder-woman-soaring-past-300-million-worldwide/#12ad9da3b6d3 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Soars Over $300 Million Worldwide https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/09/box-office-wonder-woman-ends-first-week-just-under-150-million/#235d88061670 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Ends First Week Just Under $150 Million https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/10/box-office-wonder-woman-wins-again-with-huge-16m-friday/#13cac6541d3e Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Wins Again With Huge $16M Friday https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/11/box-office-wonder-woman-takes-smallest-superhero-drop-since-batman-begins/#7f9b7cb62910 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Drops Just 45% For $57M Weekend, $205M Total https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/12/wonder-woman-box-office-the-smallest-superhero-drop-since-spider-man/#2aacaf8a5f18 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Nabs Smallest Superhero Drop Since 'SpiderMan' https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/13/box-office-wonder-woman-nabs-6-3m-monday-for-213m-cume/#668d7a3b17f1 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Nabs $6.3M Monday For $213M Cume https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/14/box-office-wonder-woman-soars-over-450-million/#10fec57270de Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Soars Over $450 Million https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/16/box-office-wonder-woman-crossing-500-million/#5dc19d492b98 Box Office: Today's The Day 'Wonder Woman' Tops $500M Worldwide https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/17/box-office-wonder-woman-soars-past-500m-tom-cruises-the-mummy-drops-69/#4c21a8eb867c Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Soars Past $500M, Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' Drops 69% https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/18/box-office-wonder-woman-drops-just-30-for-41m-weekend-275m-total/#4242d99b4ca0 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Drops Just 30% For $41M Weekend, $275M Total https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/20/box-office-wonder-woman-has-topped-300-million-overseas/#1cf4510636d3 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Soars Past $300 Million Overseas https://www.forbes.com/sites/markhughes/2017/06/17/wonder-woman-has-all-time-4th-best-third-weekend-for-superhero-movie/#8f72179166de 'Wonder Woman' Has All-Time 4th-Best Third Weekend For Superhero Movies https://www.forbes.com/sites/markhughes/2017/06/09/wonder-woman-charges-toward-420-million-to-become-8th-biggest-film-of-2017/#391a481016fb 'Wonder Woman' Charges Toward $420+ Million To Become 8th Biggest Film Of 2017 https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/21/box-office-wonder-woman-is-about-to-cross-600-million-worldwide/#536c18573ee0 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Is About To Cross $600 Million Worldwide https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/22/box-office-wonder-woman-soars-past-600-million-worldwide/#74ed251c34af Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Just Topped $600 Million Worldwide https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/23/box-office-wonder-woman-flies-past-man-of-steel-with-293m-cume/#58ce2ec92f62 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Flies Past 'Man Of Steel' With $293M Cume https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/24/box-office-patty-jenkins-wonder-woman-is-now-biggest-live-action-hit-ever-from-a-female-director/#75efa6013978 Box Office: Patty Jenkins' 'Wonder Woman' Is Now Biggest Live-Action Hit Ever From A Female Director https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/25/box-office-wonder-woman-is-the-energizer-bunny-of-superhero-movies/#fd1703528eeb Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Is Still The Energizer Bunny Of Superhero Movies With $653M Worldwide https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/27/box-office-wonder-woman-might-just-leg-it-to-400-million/#62826b403aa5 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Might Just Leg It To $400 Million https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/29/box-office-patty-jenkins-wonder-woman-is-the-biggest-hit-ever-from-a-female-director/#7e64bb73108b Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Is The Biggest Hit Ever From A Female Director https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/06/30/box-office-wonder-woman-tops-batman-v-superman-nears-700m-worldwide/#10149eadff8e Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Just Passed 'Batman V Superman' https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/01/box-office-wonder-woman-may-top-700-million-worldwide-today/#3f3d55f07691 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' May Top $700 Million Worldwide Today https://www.forbes.com/sites/markhughes/2017/06/30/wonder-woman-to-top-700-million-this-weekend/#6b0960e02e53 Wonder Woman' To Top $700 Million This Weekend https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/03/box-office-wonder-woman-will-make-justice-league-a-bigger-hit-and-a-safer-bet/#54d78bb586db Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Will Make 'Justice League' A Bigger Hit (And A Safer Bet) https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/05/box-office-wonder-woman-tops-715-million-pushes-dc-films-past-3-billion/#7e20fe9e237d Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Tops $715 Million, Pushes DC Films Past $3 Billion https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/04/box-office-the-two-downsides-of-wonder-womans-blowout-success/#36084a22db07 'Wonder Woman': The Two Downsides Of Its Box Office Blowout https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/07/box-office-wonder-woman-will-top-360-million-in-36-days/#6ba3ca2a2954 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Will Top $360 Million In 36 Days https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/08/box-office-wonder-woman-ignores-spider-man-crosses-360-million/#3984cf012ebe Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Ignores 'Spider-Man,' Crosses $360 Million https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/12/box-office-wonder-woman-soars-past-750-million-worldwide/#5ee5e7eb2ceb Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Soars Past $750 Million Worldwide https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/09/box-office-wonder-woman-soars-to-745-million-worldwide/#4a76a8762ca4 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Is Now All But Certain To Win The Summer https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/11/box-office-wonder-woman-will-be-just-the-third-biggest-female-led-hit-of-2017/amp/ Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Will Be Just The Third-Biggest Female-Led Hit Of 2017 https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/10/wonder-woman-box-office-nevertheless-she-persisted/#573d40ab3f62 'Wonder Woman' Box Office: Nevertheless, She Persisted https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/14/wonder-woman-box-office-the-leggiest-superhero-movie-since-blade/#2f1ee30e270b 'Wonder Woman' Box Office: The Leggiest Superhero Movie Since 'Blade' https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/13/wonder-woman-mixes-the-best-elements-of-the-best-superhero-films-into-an-original-stew/#672051495a7a Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Mixed The Best Elements Of The Best Superhero Films https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/15/box-office-wonder-woman-has-passed-375-million-in-north-america/#6fae349b1f80 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Has Passed $375 Million In North America https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/17/yet-another-daily-wonder-woman-box-office-update/#486f8ad7a7d1 Yet Another Daily 'Wonder Woman' Box Office Update https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/18/box-office-wonder-woman-dips-below-1-million-for-the-first-time/#27e44a6139b8 Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Dips Below $1 Million For The First Time A wonderful tribute to his work and amazing phenomenal run for WW *Took me an hour and half to trace back his articles, might miss out one or two, hope you all like it
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    WW doesn't care about alien, the mummy, TF5 nor cars 3 and DM3, she doesn't even care about SMH, she just want to find her way to $400m! WW be like
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    So this weekend is shaping up to be a great one. All the hold overs are doing fantastic except for TF5(LOL). Spidey fever has taken over and looks like is here to stay. I leave for my trip to Malaysia tomorrow morning so sadly I will not see what the actuals are but I know Spider-man is going to hold well and out perform expectations. Go Spidey Go! PS I need some good luck wishes. I'm gonna ask my girl friend to marry me while I'm on the trip so here's hoping she says yes
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    $15.4M!!!! http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/box-office-spider-man-homecoming-swings-154m-thursday-1019145
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    Interestingly, that shot's a great example of why I get frustrated at some of the TF visuals. For sure, it's impressive, shows scale, and so forth, but the design and color of the Decepticon doesn't stand out from the background buildings. Your eye has to work a lot more to distinguish the various elements, and a lot is lost in the process.
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    WONDER WOMAN : $1.2M/$382.7M (Up 37%) Down 27% from last Tuesday (Forbes) https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/07/19/box-office-wonder-woman-is-playing-like-a-leggy-batman-sequel/
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    Ah realised 34 should be more like 37. probably see soon if 37 is actually in play it should be
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    Yep! Once Wonder Woman hits ~$365 million it will be the leggiest live action comic book film of the 21st century, beating out Guardians of the Galaxy's 3.53 multiplier from 2014, which itself beat Spider-Man's 3.52 multiplier from 12 years earlier in 2002. Once Wonder Woman hits ~$369 million, it will be the leggiest $40+ million opening comic book film since Batman in 1989. (This is among Friday openers only, obviously -- those few dratted weekday openers aren't comparable, unfortunately.) If Wonder Woman can hit $391 million (or higher) for its total domestic gross, it will have the 6th best multiplier of ANY film that opened to $70+ million (Friday openers only): Best Multipliers Ever for $70+ Million Opening Films: Avatar (2009) — 77.0 million (9.73) Finding Nemo (2003) — 70.3 million (4.84) Zootopia (2016) — 75.1 million (4.55) Inside Out (2015) — 90.4 million (3.94) American Sniper (2015) — 89.3 million (3.92) Wonder Woman (2017) — 103.3 million (3.79+) — IF IT CAN HIT $391M Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) — 248.0 million (3.78) Toy Story 3 (2010) — 110.3 million (3.76) The Incredibles (2004) — 70.5 million (3.71) Finding Dory (2016) — 135.1 million (3.60) Wonder Woman will have achieved this off a $100+ million opening weekend in the summer. Phenomenal stuff. Even if it falls short, it will still be in the top 10. As can be seen, the list is dominated by animated films. Of the films with better multipliers than Wonder Woman (presuming it can hit $391M), three are animated films, one is Avatar (at #1 with its incredible juggernaut of a performance), and the other is American Sniper with its patriotic dominance. I have the full list of multipliers for the 101 films that have ever opened to $70+ million, in order of opening weekend gross, for those who are interested. Peace, Mike
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    Wonder Woman walking through the wreckage of these Summer films:
  38. 23 points
    I said this on here before at some point, but studios did this to themselves this summer. They had way too many well reviewed movies shoved into a very small window and nothing had a chance to breathe. The movie going public only has so much money theoretically, and asking people to come out and support about 10 good to brilliant films in a 4 week period is idiotic. Baby Driver made it even worse when it moved dates and shoved itself into that late June and early July window. Some of it is bad luck of scheduling, but too much high quality ended up right on top of each other. I think it also shows this summer, and hopefully we see it continue next weekend, that audiences rewarded "new" or original films and didn't exactly reward a lot of the sequels and rehashes no matter how good they were. Spider-Man: Homecoming is about to drop 70% or so. Cars 3 and Despicable Me 3 were toast very quickly. War of the Planet of the Apes might have the worst opening of the trilogy. Fate of the Furious fell way off. Transformers and Pirates were rejected. The Mummy and Alien: Covenant were rejected. King Arthur was rejected. Obvious copycat formula movies like Baywatch,Rough Night and The House were rejected. Wonder Woman was "new" and rewarded in a huge way. Guardians 2 was still fresh enough it wasn't penalized. Baby Driver was rewarded. The Big Sick is being rewarded. I hope that Dunkirk and Girls Trip will be rewarded next week. Detroit should be rewarded as should Logan Lucky. Lots of factors at work here, but add this to Split and Get Out doing huge numbers and a fresh take on super hero movies with Logan, then maybe audiences are embracing original movies or fresh takes in a bigger way. There is the outlier of Beauty and the Beast, but that one was simply a freight train that wasn't going to be stopped. Will be interesting to watch the rest of the year.
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    Just saw it. Wow, that was quite an experience. I felt like I was watching the movie high, but I wasn't. The visuals, jesus fucking christ, are absolutely insane. Forget the trailers on your small screens, this DESERVES TO BE SEEN ON THE BIGGEST SCREEN EVER. I could rant for days about how colorful this movie was. Absolutely gorgeous. You can definitely tell where the budget went into. The use of color was pretty fascinating to watch. SO MUCH MY EYES ARE AMAZED. I sound kind of hyperbolic here, but the visuals are well worth at least a watch. As for the story... It was kind of okay. Delevingne was excellent and DeHaan was good as well, they were pretty much a team and both had their quirks. But I felt like the story fell flat, especially in the third act when it suddenly decided to start to dump info on you. Had a good time though, and I'm glad to see space operas are still around. Never read Valerian btw, maybe I'm missing something extra. I'm still not sure how this will do against Dunkirk (which I'm also seeing soon btw). Won't be surprised if Dunkirk does like 45m OW and this does like 30-35m OW.
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    I just think it's incredibly rude to come to someone else's home and the first thing you do when you walk in the door and tell them how awful the place it is. No one asked you to come here. You're more than welcome to stay of course and enjoy your stay here but don't come here and tell us how moronic we all are.
  44. 22 points
    We have had these exact discussions about "Low presales, will it have walkups" in 2014 To be fair though the last movie had weak presales also. The walk ups came in force though. Yeah, but in theory, the sequel to a successful and popular reboot would have more interest.
  45. 22 points
    I told you bastards this thing would blow people away with the unexpected timeline presentation. I've never seen anything like it, not even the Inception timelines that some are comparing it to because they have nothing else to compare it to. Flat out brilliant and Nolan and his editor should be right in the mix for Best Director and Best Editing.
  46. 22 points
    Tele Jr and I finished watching AVATAR. Man, it was intense for a six-year-old (in a good way). He was furious at the "bad guys" when they destroyed Hometree. He was screaming at the TV. He shrieked with delight and did his own little war dance when Jake and his fighters dove out of the sky to start the battle. After the movie, he declared that when he grows up, he wants to become an alien just like Jake.
  47. 22 points
    Haven't read through the comments since I last posted (just got back from my screening), but this is going to make sooooo much money. It's as crowd-pleasing as WW. I don't know if it's the best SM film (between this and 2), but it certainly has a different feel than the previous iterations, which will help it stand out a bit. Legit impressed at the direction too, it sustains a really fun vibe the whole way through, Watts deserves major props.
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    I legitimately can not get over that hold though. All of a sudden HC's opening has taken a backseat to WW's SIXTH weekend.
  50. 21 points
    Theater managers have got to be LIVID right now. This got 3-4 screens at basically any theater with over 10 screens when it might have only needed 1. Theaters cleared their house for a 30M opener

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