Newswire: Weekend Box Office: The Force Awakens isn’t out yet

A sleepy weekend short on new releases found the American moviegoing public split between going to see that Hunger Games half-movie again or maybe that one with the ship, or staying home while wondering why they keep running ads for that new Star Wars if it’s not playing anywhere. Mockingjay—Part 2, the final Hunger Games movie until Lionsgate is done figuring out how they can make more, topped its fourth consecutive weekend with a very modest $11.3 million, doing only marginally better than In The Heart Of The Sea, which took the No. 2 spot with an even $11 million. That makes the totally fine whaling movie a costly flop, leading box office reports far and wide to indulge in the kind of godawful “sinks”/“runs aground” nautical wordplay that this publication refuses to be a party to.

Given that Star Wars: The Force Awakens will begin …

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