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July 25, 2016

Ghostbusters Falls Off 50% from Already-Disappointing Opening Weekend

Not terrific. Really not very good. Sad!


Sonyís Ghostbusters took a tumble on its second weekend. The $144 million comedy earned $21.6m (-53%) to give it a new $86.8m ten-day cume. Thatís a sharp fall for a comedy, and dreams of a 3.8-4x multiplier are now out the window. Itís about on par with Pixels and The Boss. So now itís a question of which of those two precedents matches up. Itís still looking like a cume of $135m-$150m by the time itís done.

Um, compare to how the media reported on Pixels' box-office. The media hates Adam Sandler.

So they portrayed it as a box office bomb.

So if Ghostbusters -- with a much, much better known IP than Pixels -- is doing about as well as Pixels, is it not a bomb as well?

Or are we just not saying, because that would be anti-Woman?

Are facts now Anti-Woman?

Answer: Yes, of course they are, they always have been. Any fact a liberal doesn't like is "anti-[some member of the liberal coalition]."


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