Box Office: From seasonal cheer, to Oscars season

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Let's look at the cruelly overlooked, the chronically successful, and the criminally overconfident releases that showed on our screens this weekend.

There are signs of the season all over the releases this week; Playmobil are clearly going for the school holiday crowd, and a piece of Lego’s huge media success, with Playmobil Movie launching on Australian screens this week. The marketing strategy didn't seem to fit together quite right, however; despite showing on 207 screens in its first weekend, the film brought in just $120,526, for a screen average of $582.

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