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The Möbius strip: Big movies hover around $10 million each as the film world holds its breath

Movies raked in a total of $77.4 million this weekend, the year’s second lowest total only to traditionally glacial Halloween weekend. It’ll probably bounce back next weekend. But for now, almost every major moneymaker simply hovered around a sad $10 … Continue reading

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Holiday flick too tame for a B movie

From Jurassic World to Minions to Straight Outta Compton, Universal Pictures has been very nice this year, and it looks like the studio just found a small franchise in its stocking. Krampus follows an unhappy extended family celebrating Christmas together. The main character, a young boy named … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: Krampus surprises, awards start rolling in

As with last week, part two of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay took the crown with an unimpressive total — $18.9 million — but the real story is the surprising runner up, Krampus. The weekend’s only wide release was expected to settle for the no. 4 … Continue reading

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Applying Chaos Theory: Krampus looks like Christmas movie we deserve

The only Christmas-themed movie on the slate this year is Krampus, a horror about the anti-Santa monster of German legend. The trailer dropped a couple of days ago, and this movie looks like everything. The trailer establishes Krampus as a biting, whimsical satire. There … Continue reading

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