Free Market v. Socialism's Pawn -- Box Office Sinks to Historic August Slump

empty movie theater getty 640x480(Breitbart) Box office revenue this weekend is expected to hit a 15-year low — thanks to an August schedule devoid of any must-see films, theater closures in Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey, and Saturday’s much-hyped Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor pay-per-view fight.

So far, the animated film Leap! has hauled in an estimated $1.6 million in its Friday debut, Box Office Mojo notes and is expected to finish the weekend with a disappointing $4.8 million to $5 million from 2,575 theaters. ... more...