Daily Archives: April 2, 2017
It was a weekend of surprises at the box office, as a new release managed to take down this season’s biggest hit. Here’s what went down:
Surprising virtually all pundits, The Boss Baby managed to unseat Beauty and the Beast from the top of the box office. The Alec Baldwin-voiced film from DreamWorks Animation brought in an estimated $51.6 million, an outstanding debut. Baldwin is certainly part of the current cultural zeitgeist thanks to his Saturday Night Live appearances, which made the film even more appealing for adults with children, even if reviews have been less than favourable.