'Maze Runner' & 'Hostiles' Debut as Oscar Nominees Hope for Oscar Bump

At this time last year Universal's Split was entering its second weekend after a breakout debut while this year we're coming off a soft third weekend and the week's two new wide releases aren't looking to bring much heat. Fox's Maze Runner: The Death Cure is arriving nearly a year later than originally intended as a result of star Dylan O'Brien's onset injury, while Entertainment Studios is going big with their expansion of Hostiles, though it doesn't look like it will have too much of an impact. As a result, a lot of eyes will turn to this year's Oscar nominated features looking for an Oscar bump, and while there should be some strong showings don't look for any of them to have the kind of impact La La Land had last year. Set to top the weekend box office and dethrone Jumanji, Fox's Maze Runner: The Death ...

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