Week two in the box office, and the Avengers go right on avenging. It should come as no surprise to anyone who lives near a screen of any kind that Age of Ultron will take the weekend again. And not just by a little; possibly by a factor of 5.
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Elementary returns to its second-favorite theme in a spotlight episode for Detective Bell. I’ve been asking for more Bell and Gregson, and tonight, Elementary at least gave us more Bell. That’s probably the best thing that can be said of “The Best Way Out Is Always Through”: It delivered some real substance for one of the characters Elementary has been short-shrifting, of late.
This weekend’s winner will be… oh, you already know. The question isn’t whether Age of Ultron will win the weekend, the only interesting question that has yet to be answered, so far as the box office goes, is whether Age of Ultron will specifically break the record for highest-grossing opening weekend that was set by The Avengers.
Neither “Age of Adaline” nor “Ex Machina” can move “Furious 7” from the top of the stack.
Elementary stalls with an episode focused on the wrong character.
A new crop of releases brings some life to the box office, but Furious 7 will likely drive away with it all for the third week.
“Furious 7” wins again, but the real race is for second place.
Elementary puts forward a lot of ideas, and mostly follows up on the wrong ones.
Furious 7 burns rubber.
Tonight’s Girl Meets World is more about Cory than Riley. But then, it almost always is.
“Get Hard” dukes it out with the second week of “Insurgent.”
Insurgent is dauntless at the box office.
Contributor Madelyn Glymour’s recap of the Jane the Virgin panel!
Contributor Madelyn Glymour’s recap of the Modern Family Panel!
Cinderella’s poised to be the belle of the box office.
Elementary is lovely when the characters are losing.
It’s another low-grossing weekend this time, with three new releases — Chappie, The Second Best Marigold Hotel, and Unfinished Business — only one of which is poised to make much impact.
“Focus” is the strong frontrunner, while everyone else grapples for a half-million here, a half-million there.
Elementary stretches its wings with this week’s mystery, but it doesn’t get much lift.
Second verse, same as the first, except the overall box office is about 40 percent lower.
Elementary solves the Problem of Joan, and looks good while doing it.
Love “Fifty Shades of Grey” or hate it. There is no third option.
Just say no to Farkle, kids.