Thursday, December 20, 2018

Aquaman vs Mary Poppins Returns vs Bumblebee vs Second Act vs Welcome to Marwen

Here we go... A slew of new movies hit theaters this pre-Christmas Holiday season.

Aquaman
Hit Factor: Seems like they've been hyping this movie up for a long time.
Flop Factor: The DCU success factor has been a bit spotty.



Mary Poppins Returns
Hit Factor: Perfect family film for the Holidays.
Flop Factor: Disney box office wasn't bulletproof this year (see A Wrinkle in Time or The Nutcracker and the Four Realms).



Bumblebee
Hit Factor: Not only the best reviewed of the Transformers universe, but one of the best of the year.
Flop Factor: A bit of a change in targeted audience.



Second Act
Hit Factor: Jennifer Lopez in a Jennifer Lopez comedy.
Flop Factor: box office competition.



Welcome to Marwen
Hit Factor: From the director of Back to the Future, Castaway, Forrest Gump
Flop Factor: This movie needs strong word of mouth to last in this Holiday line up.




My Predictions:

Movie
Aquaman
Mary Poppins Returns
Bumblebee
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Second Act
Weekend Gross (millions)
$80
$55
$45
$28
$10


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