Friday, July 10, 2015


No doubt about it. Audiences are getting tired of the swarm of animated features now infesting neighborhood multi-plexes.

... Minions is on course to earn a massive $45 million-plus on Friday for a weekend opening in the $115 million range, the second-best showing of all time for an animated film, not accounting for inflation.

Friday's estimated take includes $6.2 million from Thursday-night previews.

Overseas, where the Illumination Entertainment and Universal prequel began rolling out in select markets two weekends ago, Minions is already a blockbuster and will cross the $200 million mark on Friday. It has opened No. 1 in 43 territories. ...

Funny how Minions is getting only so-so reviews, yet its box office projections keep going up ... up ... UP.

Yup. There is definitely cartoon fatigue setting in.


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