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Box Office Report: 'Jack the Giant Slayer' Wipes Out on Friday, May Not Hit $25 Million

feedproxy.google.com – Hollywood is bracing for another down weekend as new entries "21 and Over" and "Last Exorcism Part II" also turn in soft performances, while independent thriller "Phantom" is looking at one of the worst openings of all time. 8 years 47 weeks ago via donnieyen

Box Office Report: 'Jack the Giant Slayer' Soft on Friday, Eyeing Meek $25 Million Weekend

feedproxy.google.com – The first big-budget tentpole of 2013 hopes not to suffer the same fate as last year's "Battleship" and "John Carter"; "21 and Over" and "The Last Exorcism Part II" also off to soft start. 8 years 47 weeks ago via jackiechan

New in Theaters: 'Jack the Giant Slayer,' '21 and Over,' 'The Last Exorcism Part II'

11:50 AM 3/1/2013 by Logan Falk
Jack the Giant Slayer
Once again, we have a week offering an interesting variety of films—an epic reimagining of a classic tale, a raunchy, drunken comedy, and a horror film sequel. Opening today is another film putting a darker spin on an old tale—Jack the Giant Slayer. In this reimagined fable, an unwitting farm boy reignites an ancient war with a fearsome race of giants, and must fight to defend his kingdom from the eldritch threat.

Box Office Report: 'Jack the Giant Slayer' Grosses Tepid $400K in Midnight Runs

feedproxy.google.com – Bryan Singer's revisionist take on the classic "Jack and the Beanstalk" fairy tale hopes to pick up the pace once older kids and parents become available. 8 years 47 weeks ago via donnieyen

Critics Consensus: Jack the Giant Slayer is Fee-Fie-Fokay

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rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got fairy tale swashbuckling (Jack the Giant Slayer, starring Nicholas Hoult and Ewan McGregor), submarine suspense (Phantom, starring Ed Harris and David Duchovny), excessive partying (21 and Over, starring Miles Teller and Skylar Astin), and devilish doings (The Last Exorcism Part II, starring Ashley Bell and Spencer Treat Clark). 8 years 48 weeks ago via jetli

Review: Jack the Giant Slayer (Jack is This Year’s John Carter)

4:10 PM 2/28/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
X-Men provided director Bryan Singer a career expansion that’s finally imploded on him. The savvy he lent The Usual Suspects seems a distant memory in the face of his newest film, a remake of 1962’s cult-y Jack the Giant Killer. He preserves that film's awkwardness but not much else.

Could 'Jack the Giant Slayer' be 2013's first big-budget bomb?

feedproxy.google.com – Fee-fi-fo-fum — Hollywood smells the blood of a box office bum. 8 years 48 weeks ago via jetli

"Jack the Giant Slayer" Tracking Softly, But Early Reviews Are Decent

7:58 PM 2/27/2013 by Senh Duong
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I saw a screening of "Jack the Giant Slayer" on Monday, and although the theater was mostly filled, there were some empty seats. Based on the relatively low number of Likes the film has received on Facebook so far, that wasn’t much of a surprise.

Popcorn Index: Huge Week for "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" and "Fast and the Furious 6"

2:57 PM 2/22/2013 by Senh Duong
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
With its release coming next month, looks like Paramount Pictures is putting its marketing into high gear for John Chu’s “G.I. Joe: Retaliation.” Last week, the actioner that teams up Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum, and Bruce Willis collected 840,832 Likes on Facebook, by far the most for any film in our database in one week.

New 'Jack the Giant Slayer' Trailer Emphasizes That Whole "Slayer" Thing

2:18 PM 2/11/2013 by Jeff Giles
Jack the Giant Slayer
After a release delay, a title switch, and an underwhelming trailer, it seems more or less safe to assume that Bryan Singer's Jack the Giant Slayer is headed for a chilly critical reception when it reaches the box office on March 1. But if you're still on the fence about whether to head out and see a revisionist take on the legend of a simple farmboy (Nicholas Hoult) who unwittingly reawakens a war between humans and their giant-sized, sky-dwelling ancient antagonists, Warner Bros.

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Jack the Giant Slayer

Jack the Giant Slayer
"Jack the Giant Slayer" tells the story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the...
Bryan Singer
Warner Bros.
March 01, 2013