Transformers: Age of Extinction, Industry News

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Transformers 4 Passes $1B at Global Box Office

ign.com – While it's so far made significantly less domestically than its predecessors, it's been a different story at the global box office for Transformers: Age Of Extinction. The fourth Michael Bay-directed Transformers movie has now passed the $1 billion milestone worldwide, making it the first film of 2014 to reach that mark. 5 years 10 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Chinese Tourism Company Sues Paramount Over 'Transformers 4' Snub

feedproxy.google.com – Chongquing Wulong Karst Tourism Co is suing film's backers for failing to show logo in scenes shot in Wulong and breaking the terms of $770,000 product placement contract. 5 years 12 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Apes’ Rule for Second Weekend

6:01 PM 7/20/2014 by Logan Falk
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
This really isn’t all that shocking—the new releases this weekend didn’t win the hearts of any critics, and last weekend’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes was the darling of the box office. It was only inevitable that the apes would conquer this weekend’s charts as well.

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Tops Charts

4:53 PM 7/13/2014 by Logan Falk
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
There were absolutely no surprises in the way this weekend’s charts played out. The only new release this weekend was the first quality release in several weeks, and it is one of the bigger titles dropping this summer—there was really no contest. This weekend belongs to Dawn of the Planet .
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Chinese Tourism Company to Sue Paramount Over ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’

thewrap.com – “Transformers: Age of Extinction” may be breaking box office records in China, but not everyone there is happy about the film. A tourism company has announced their intentions to file suit against Paramount Pictures over the film, according to the Associated Press. Also read: ‘Transformers’ Tramples ‘Tammy’ as Holiday Box Office Tanks In a statement sent to the AP, Chongqing Wulong Karst Tourism Co. 5 years 15 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Transformers’ Holds the Fort

5:58 PM 7/6/2014 by Logan Falk
Transformers: Age of Extinction
With the explosive debut this film made in the box office last weekend, and considering the lackluster round of new releases that entered theaters this weekend, it comes as little surprise that Transformers: Age of Extinction, as poorly rated as it was, was able to keep its spot at the top of the charts easily.
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Chinese Audiences Bemused by 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Product Placement

feedproxy.google.com – In a full theater on a working Monday afternoon, a Beijing audience smiled at the proliferation of familiar products in the movie, but some were confused about people drinking Chinese energy drinks in Texas. 5 years 16 weeks ago via jackiechan

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Transformers’ Takes the Weekend By Storm

5:13 PM 6/29/2014 by Logan Falk
Transformers: Age of Extinction
Critics can lament the utter lack of quality in this film (and any other, for that matter) all that they want, but if anything can be learned from how this weekend’s charts played out, it’s this: a lack of quality can be utterly negated by enough hype and notoriety in this film industry.

New in Theaters: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

8:00 PM 6/27/2014 by Logan Falk
Transformers: Age of Extinction
This weekend looks like it’s bringing back the onslaught of big-budget summer releases with a veritable hurricane of CGI action. Unfortunately, if critics are to be believed, the trend of quality new releases looks like it will be on continued hiatus.
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As Paramount And Pangu Settle China ‘Transformers’ Beef, Jiaflix Chides Pangu For False Claims

deadline.com – Even though studios only reap about 25% of all ticket sales there and no ancillaries (less if the films are not co-productions), China can mean a significant boost to the global bottom line on a movie like Transformers: Age Of Extinction. Those high stakes, coupled with the uncertainty in mixing film capitalism in a bureaucracy controlled by a communist government means that Hollywood studios and other companies doing movie business in this fast growing region find themselves walking on eggshells, tip toeing around and trying not offend the wrong person. 5 years 17 weeks ago via jetli
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Transformers: Age of Extinction

Transformers: Age of Extinction
The film begins after an epic battle that left a great city torn, but with the world saved. As humanity picks up the pieces, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history... while an ancient, powerful new menace sets Earth in its crosshairs. With help from a new...
Michael Bay
PG-13
165mins
June 27, 2014
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