Box office: Denzel Washington has a Magnificent weekend


Denzel Washington scored one of the biggest openings of his career this week, with a film that proved remakes of classic movies don’t have to be flops.

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Box office: Three new wide releases flop in North America, but Bridget Jones’s Baby is a hit overseas


Three new movies — including a couple of long-delayed threequels — got off to a poor start in North America this week, but one of them was a hit overseas, at least.

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Box office: Sully soars high as the fall awards season begins


A tale of real-life heroism got the fall awards season off to a good start this week.

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Box office: A few new milestones in an otherwise slow week


The summer tentpole season is over and the fall awards season has yet to begin, but a few films hit significant milestones at the box office in an otherwise slow week.

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Box office: Don’t Breathe succeeds where epics have failed


An inexpensive horror flick succeeded where pricier movies have failed this week.

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Box office: Ben-Hur is one of the summer’s biggest flops


Ben-Hur turned out to be an even bigger flop than many people expected this week.

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