Just two years after Sony Pictures got slimed with $719 million in losses thanks to misfires like “Ghostbusters,” the studio has recovered with a banner $1.2 billion year at the domestic box office. Due to the end-of-2017 hit “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” and the Spider-Man spinoff “Venom,” the studio leapfrogged ahead of 20th Century Fox in market share to 10.7 percent, its biggest slice of the North American box office since 2014. “Sony has a knack for aligning with the right stars and picking the perfect franchises to draw huge crowds, and they hit the jackpot with this strategy in 2018,” comScore analyst Paul Dergarabedian said.
2018 has been an incredible year for superhero movies. Putting them in order has honestly been a bigger challenge than wrestling Thanos’ glove from his evil paw, but somehow we managed it. Click above for all the comic-book movies released this year – including a couple you almost definitely haven’t seen – that we’ve definitively ranked from the very worst, to the absolutely incredible. Read more The worst movie plot holes of 2018 Movie franchises that jumped the shark in 2018 10 amazing overlooked 2018 movies
Sony Pictures is staking out two significant dates in 2020 for their piece of the Marvel pie, the Spider-Man universe. An untitled Sony-Marvel project will hit theaters on July 10, 2020, with an untitled Sony-Marvel sequel following on Oct. 2. While no specifics were provided in the studio’s announcement, the July project is likely “Morbius,” […]