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Market Heat Report – Baseball, Boxing, and Tonight’s U2/Lumineers Gig
In what will likely be a familiar sight for much of the summer, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr’s August showdown in Las Vegas is once again atop the TicketNetwork sales numbers for Monday, June 19th, but much of the rest of the Top 10 is dominated by summer’s... Read more
“Spinal Tap” Lawsuit Sheds Ugly Light on Industry Profit Math
A low-budget flop turned cult favorite, “This Is Spinal Tap” has spawned an entire movie genre and turned a fake band into a real touring act since its release in 1984. One thing it has never done, however, is make its creators any money, according to an article on... Read more
Billboard Hot 100 Festival Lineup Announced
Heading to Jones Beach, NY in late August, the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival has announced a lineup headlined by Big Sean, Major Lazer, Zedd, Camilla Cabello, DJ Khaled, and many more. Watch the announcement video: Read more
Tyler Perry does well as ‘I Can Do Bad’ tops the box office
Tyler Perry reprises his cross-dressing Madea character, and once again his loyal fans have lined up to buy tickets. The latest in Perry’s comedic franchise, “I Can Do Bad All By Myself,” earned $24 million its opening weekend, according to estimates released by studio trackers Nielsen EDI. In the... Read more
‘The Final Destination’ holds off the competition at the box office over the holiday weekend
Audiences once again selected a horror film as their choice for the holiday weekend, bringing teen slasher “The Final Destination” its second week on the top of the box office charts, according to estimates from studio trackers Nielsen EDI. The film grossed $15.4 on its second weekend out, again... Read more
‘Final Destination’ slays ‘Inglourious Basterds’ at the box office
Despite rave reviews and breathless hints of an Oscar for Quentin Tarantino’s Nazi revenge fantasy, “Inglourious Basterds” had to step aside for the teen horror franchise “The Final Destination.” The genre film hit a whopping $28.3 million at the nation’s box office this weekend, grabbing the number one spot... Read more
A glorious opening at the box office for Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds’
Writer-director Quentin Tarantino’s latest violence-infused epic “Inglourious Basterds” opened to jam-packed theatres and an estimated $37.6 million in gross receipts this weekend, surging it to first place among the nation’s box offices, according to studio estimates. The highly-anticipated film stars Brad Pitt as the nice-guy leader of a group... Read more
Robert Redford film festival and discussions planned for BAM
The Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, NY, will present a special Robert Redford retrospective film festival September 8-16 that will include the screening of 16 films and two discussion sessions. Tickets for BAMcinématek’s “Robert Redford: Artist & Activist” go on sale August 24. The films are priced at... Read more
Michael Jackson’s ‘This Is It’ movie tickets on sale September 27
Details about Michael Jackson’s much-anticipated upcoming movie, “This Is It,” have been revealed. The documentary will be released worldwide for a limited, two-week-only engagement beginning October 28, having been moved up two days early by Sony Entertainment and Sony Music Entertainment. Tickets go on sale beginning September 27 in... Read more
Sci-Fi epic ‘District 9’ invades the top spot at the movie box office
A critically acclaimed science fiction thriller featuring unknown actors and a first-time director invaded theaters this weekend, stealing the number one slot at the box office. “District 9” generated a healthy $37 million on its first weekend out, boosting it light years ahead of the second-place heavyweight “GI Joe:... Read more