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  1. I need to go back and rewatch this in light of Logan now. I remember being pleasantly surprised upon the initial viewing. Great score too.
  2. saw this being filmed in London today... couldn't see much but managed to get a few photos on my twitter
  3. STID was a fine movie, but wasn't the sequel I wanted (or felt was promised) after ST09 (which remains one of my all time favourite holy-shit-that-was-fun-I-wanna-see-it-again experiences in a cinema). Anyway, thinking Antman-ish numbers. Slightly higher OW, slightly lower total. 65/175/475
  4. Not quite as good as TWS but a lot more satisfying than AOU. I think Bruhl may have been the MVP for me... his presence added a lovely level of depth, bleakness & realism that helped to rein in the 'bigger' elements of the film.
  5. Saw it yesterday at Cineworld West India Quay at 12:50. I'd say it was about 40% full - pretty busy for an earlier showing. OT(ish) but some of that 40% appeared to drug dealers & customers (doing deals there and then in the screening). Apparently that's a thing now.
  6. I don't think STID is nearly as loathed by the GA as it is by trekkers (myself included). Most of my friends who saw it really liked it. I guess if you don't re-watch Wrath of Khan on a weekly basis (like me), those groansome lines of dialogue lifted wholesale don't feel nearly as clunky. That being said, I think we're mostly looking at a SKYFALL > SPECTRE type situation here. Slightly milder opening and legs. I know we're 3 months away but the buzz and awareness for this compared to a lot of other summer tentpoles feels thin. In fact, Spectre's OW and total ($70m / $200m) feel like realistic targets right now. OS is another matter. ST09 was at $127m, STID nearly doubled this to $235m. Ex rates will hold back a similarly exponential growth this time round but $300m feels do-able (is this planned for a China release?)
  7. Why are we throwing about $200m OW predictions for CW and Rogue One like it's nothing? If this weekend has proved anything, it's that $200m remains a very tought barrier to crack. Not saying that either of those films can't make it, but I would hardly call it a foregone conclusion either. I'm thinking CW will have a $160ish opening. Rogue One I still have no idea.
  8. I was super excited for MoS. Watched the trailers a million times. I was super stoked to see it come opening weekend. And then.... I should be foaming at the mouth for this movie but I don't give two hoots. The trailers never really turned me on and I just can't muster enough interest to drag my arse to the cinema. The reviews have cemented this for me. I'll still check it out sometime - I'm intrigued to see Batfleck if nothing else. I can't believe I'm alone in staying away from this. That's got to have had an impact on the weekend (vs potential upper grosses).
  9. I hope I'm wrong but CW feels more like a $150m opener than an uber $200m one.
  10. I know it's early days and all, but if the overall reception to BvS ends being lukewarm overall, that's gotta help Civil War right?