Box Office: ‘Men in Black: International’ Disappoints with $28.5-M

Box Office: ‘Men in Black: International’ Disappoints with $28.5-M

$DIS, $TWX, $AMZN, $CMCSA New Line’s ‘Shaft’ sequel opened soft at $8.3-M, while ‘Late Night’ expanded in its 2nd weekend and took in $5.1 million. The Summer 2019 box office has not been kind to studio sequels nor spinoffs. Disney/Fox’s Dark Phoenix crashed with a $33-M opening, while Warner Bros.’ Godzilla: Kong of the Monsters bowed to $47-M domestically. […]

Box Office:’Pets 2′ Best of Show at $47-M

Box Office:’Pets 2′ Best of Show at $47-M

$AMZN, $CMCSA, $DIS, $TWX, $CBS The Secret Life of Pets 2: Universal and Illumination’s animated family film Pets 2 collected $47.1-M on 4,561 screens. The pic received an A- CinemaScore. Pets 2 is the 10th team-up for animation studio Illumination and Universal, with its opening weekend landing in the lower end of those titles. While Pets 2 debuted far below the […]

Box Office: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Roared Up $49-M

Box Office: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Roared Up $49-M

$IMAX, $TWX, $VIA, $CMCSA, $DIS ‘Rocketman’ blasts off with $25-M, while Blumhouse’s ‘Ma’ scares up $18-M. Godzilla was the King of the box office this weekend, but not by much. Godzilla: King of the Monsters roared up $49-M in its debut at the North American box office at 4,108 screens below $50-M projections. The movie earned […]

Box Office: ‘Aladdin’ Bottles $112.7-M Memorial Day Weekend

Box Office: ‘Aladdin’ Bottles $112.7-M Memorial Day Weekend

$DIS, $LGF Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) live-action feature grossed $112.7-M in NA over the Memorial Day weekend, beating out estimates that the film would bow to $100-M. The rehashing of the studio’s Y 1992 animated pic has received a mixed response from critics, with a 57% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but earn a A CinemaScore from […]

Box Office: ‘John Wick’ Takes the Weekend with $57-M Opening

Box Office: ‘John Wick’ Takes the Weekend with $57-M Opening

$DIS, $MGM, $LGF, $CMCSA, After 3 weekends at the Top of the domestic box office, Avengers: Endgame‘s reign has come to an end, thanks to John Wick, a retired hit man. Lionsgate’s (NYSE:LGF) John Wick: Chapter Three — Parabellum had a huge debut weekend, earning $57.2-M stateside in 3,850 theaters, beating out Endgame‘s $29.4-M domestic take. […]

Superyachts Sailed into Cannes for the Film Fest

Superyachts Sailed into Cannes for the Film Fest

FLASH: Cannes Film Festival draws the who’s who of the film industry, along with their Superyachts, as 10 of the largest have been spotted on the French Riviera. The Cannes Film Festival unofficially is the opening of Superyacht season in France. The annual event 1 of the season’s destinations for many of the world’s wealthiest […]

Box Office: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Uncovers $58-M’

Box Office: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Uncovers $58-M’

$DIS, $LGF, $TWX MGM’s ‘The Hustle’, pulled in $13.5-M, and eOne and STX’s ‘Poms’, disappointed with $5.1-M. Avengers: Endgame has retained its #1 spotat the domestic box office for a 3rd week running. Marvel’s Endgame earning $61.3-M in NA. The movie’s cumulative global box office is now $2.485-B, now 2nd to James Cameron’s all-time earner, […]

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Passed $2.0-B

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Passed $2.0-B

$DIS The Marvel tenpole now sits as the 2nd-highest-grossing film of all time, only behind James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ with $2.189-B. It has surpassed James Cameron’s Titanic (1997), which earned $2.187-B. Endgame achieved this after collecting another $145.8-M domestically and $282.2-M overseas in its 2nd frame. The Top-grossing film of all time is Cameron’s Avatar (2009), […]

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Breaks All Records in $1.2-B Global Open

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Breaks All Records  in $1.2-B Global Open

$DIS, $IMAX FLASH: The film huge debut sets a new benchmark for how much the box office can expand. Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame hammers lots records in its $1.2-B worldwide launch. The opening came in nearly $600-M ahead of the previous mark set a year ago by Avengers: Infinity War. The Superhero pic […]

Archer Entertainment’s (OTCMKT:AEMC) CEO Agrees with Steven Spielberg

Archer Entertainment’s (OTCMKT:AEMC) CEO Agrees with Steven Spielberg

$AEMC, $NFLX, $FB “We disagree, respectfully, with The Academy of Motion Pictures,” Michael Selsman Steven Spielberg’s plan to ask the Academy’s board of governors to vote for a new rule that would combat simultaneous awards-contender releases on streaming platforms and in movie theaters, saying in a statement that he wants everyone to have access to great […]

Box Office: ‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Tops Easter Weekend with $26.5-M

Box Office: ‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Tops Easter Weekend with $26.5-M

$DIS, $CMCSA, $TWX FLASH: Revenue for the Easter Holiday weekend hit its lowest mark in 14 years. The Curse of La Llorona opened ahead of expectations at the domestic box office, scaring up $26.5-M to win the weekend. Poor reviews did not hurt La Llorona, nor a B- CinemaScore. However, the R-rated film could not rescue […]

Film Look: Judy Dench Stars in ‘Red Joan’

Film Look: Judy Dench Stars in ‘Red Joan’

$LGF, $AEMC By Michael Selsman, CEO Archer Entertainment Media (AEMC) Judi Dench is back in the world of espionage, and her latest film role is way adrift from James Bond’s unflappable MI6 Spy Boss, M. In “Red Joan,” Ms. Dench plays an elderly British woman whose quiet suburban life is upended when police come knocking, […]

Film Review: Claire Denis’ “High Life”

Film Review: Claire Denis’ “High Life”

By Michael Selsman, CEO Archer Entertainment Media (AEMC) “Fascinating, arresting, and beautifully hypnotic” “I think my movies have a certain tenderness, a certain humanity, and that’s what counts for me,” so says director Claire Denis ‘High Life’ is a 2018 science fiction film written and directed by French director Claire Denis with Robert Pattinson and […]

Box Office: ‘Shazam!’ Earns $25-M’s to Hold #1 on the Chart

Box Office: ‘Shazam!’ Earns $25-M’s to Hold #1 on the Chart

$DIS, $LGF, $CMCSA New Line and DC’s Shazam! easily stayed #1 in its 2nd outing at the box office, earning $25.1-M from 4,306 theaters. Shazam! fell a 53%. The pic’s 10-Day domestic take stands at $94.9-M. Overseas, it also topped the chart with $35.9-M for $258.8-M globally. Universal’s Little beat DOA Hellboy with $15.5-M from 2,667 locations for […]

Film: ‘Ford Vs Ferrari’ Coming in November

Film: ‘Ford Vs Ferrari’ Coming in November

$DIS, $RACE, $F FLASH: Fox Film Vice Chairman Emma Watts said movies like the studio’s “Ford v. Ferrari” are “an endangered species.” Disney (NYSE:RACE) inherited the film earlier this month when it acquired 21st Century Fox, and Ms. Watts along with it to continue in her role as production President and 1 of the Top […]

Box Office: ‘Unplanned’ the Controversial Anti-Abortion Pic Opens Strong with $6-M

Box Office: ‘Unplanned’ the Controversial Anti-Abortion Pic Opens Strong with $6-M

$TWTR FLASH: Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Reverses Ban of Pro-Life Movie ‘Unplanned’ The R-rated pic scored the 2nd-best start ever for faith-based distributor Pure Flix; tracking had suggested it would only earn around $3-M. Garnering the coveted A+ CinemaScore, the controversial anti-abortion drama Unplanned opened to a strong $6.1-M from 1,059 theaters at the US box office despite […]

Exclusive: Interview with Author Michael Selsman on His New Book ‘Lost on the Yellow Brick Road’

Exclusive: Interview with Author Michael Selsman on His New Book ‘Lost on the Yellow Brick Road’

$AEMC FLASH: On the life and times of Judy Garland. Lost on the Yellow Brick Road, co-written by Michael Selsman and Michael Simpson, published by Troika Publishing Group, says that, “Judy Garland is the story of a woman in terror much of her life, who had obstacles to climb, pitfalls that may as well have […]

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Opens to Austonishing $70.3-M

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Opens to Austonishing $70.3-M

$DIS, $CMCSA, $VIA, $CBS Us, the follow-up to ‘Get Out’ scored the 3rd-biggest horror opening of all time, while ‘Captain Marvel’ flew past $300-M in North America and $900-M globally. Us debuted to $70.3-M at the domestic box office over the weekend to scare up the 3rd-biggest horror opening ever. Overseas, Us took in $16.7-M from […]

Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ Take $153-M in US, $455-M World Wide

Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ Take $153-M in US, $455-M World Wide

$DIS, $IMAX Superheros rule the big screen these days, and biggest worldwide opening of all time for a female-fronted film is Captain Marvel, and the 2nd-largest for a comic book adaptation. Captain Marvel in it box office debut hauled in $455-M in worldwide ticket sales, including $153-M in NA In North America, Marvel and Disney’s […]

Why We Started Archer Entertainment Media Company Again

Why We Started Archer Entertainment Media Company Again

$AEMC A decade ago, a group of us were engaged in manufacturing filmed entertainment under the title of Archer Entertainment Media Communications. It was a publicly traded Company – its trading symbol AEMC. It still is. There were more important subjects then to occupy us – politics, regional conflicts, questions about inoculations, and a subject […]

Box Office: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ Takes a $60-M Bow

Box Office: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ Takes a $60-M Bow

$CMCSA, $FOX FLASH: The Toothless Dragon turned around a slump at the 2019 North American box office. Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Fighting With My Family’ pleased audiences in its domestic debut. DreamWorks Animation’s family offering How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World took off with $17.5-M Friday at the box office for a projected debut of $60-M or […]

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie 2’ Tops the List with $35-M, Cold Pursuit an Icy 3rd

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie 2’ Tops the List with $35-M, Cold Pursuit an Icy 3rd

$TWX, $FOX, $LGF, $DIS, $CMCSA Liam Neeson’s ‘Cold Pursuit‘ took in $10.8-M and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part failed to wow audiences with only $35-M from 4,303 theaters. Warner Bros. expected the family-friendly sequel to click together $50 to 55-M in its NA launch. But a bad case of franchise fatigue set in on […]

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Takes the Weekend with $19-M

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Takes the Weekend with $19-M

$CMCSA, $DIS, $FOX, $TWX, $SNE ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ opened weak at $7.3-M, ‘Serenity’ earned an even weaker $4.8-M to mark the worst opening of Anne Hathaway’s career and 1 of the worst for Matthew McConaughey. Glass in its 2nd weekend at the box office took $19-M from 3,844 theaters, putting the film’s 10-day […]

Steven Machat’s ‘Spiritual Insomnia’ Big Seller Worldwide

Steven Machat’s ‘Spiritual Insomnia’ Big Seller Worldwide

$AEMC Steven Machat, entertainment producer, author and provocateur Archer Entertainment Media’s (OTCMKT:AEMC) music division head give the intro read to his latest book Spiritual Insomnia Mr. Machat is the author of 6 books, including “Gods, Gangsters & Honor,” and his latest, “Spiritual Insomnia.” Mr. Machat spent the last 40 years representing The Rolling Stones, Peter Gabriel, Electric Light Orchestra, Genesis, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Ready […]

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Opens to $47-M Over Holiday Weekend

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Opens to $47-M Over Holiday Weekend

$CMCSA, $DIS, $TWX, $VIA, $SNE, $FOX Japanese anime pic ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ surprises, while ‘The Upside’ keeps audiences laughing! M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass is easily winning the long Holiday weekend at the box office with an estimated $47.1-M coming in behind expectations after middling audience scores and poor reviews. Financially, the movie is already in good […]

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ Beats ‘Aquaman’ With $19.6-M; ‘Replicas’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ Beats ‘Aquaman’ With $19.6-M; ‘Replicas’ DOA

$TWX, $SNE, $DIS, $VIA, $CMCSA ‘The Upside’ is a win for Kevin Hart and STXfilms; ‘Replicas’ marks a career worst for Keanu Reeves. Kevin Hart is proving his power at the box office again with the better-than-expected launch of The Upside. The dramedy beat Aquaman at the weekend with $19.6-M in a surprise victory. The Upside is also […]

Legendary Entertainment Entrepreneur Joins Archer Entertainment

Legendary Entertainment Entrepreneur Joins Archer Entertainment

$AEMC Steven Machat, entertainment producer. author and provocateur has signed up with Archer Entertainment Media Corp. (OTCMKT:AEMC) to manufacture entertainment properties, including movies, television, and to head the firms music division. Mr. Machat, the author of 6 books, including “Gods, Gangsters & Honor,” and his latest, “Spiritual Insomnia.” Mr. Machat spent the last 40 years […]

Box Office: ‘Aquaman’ at $31-M; ‘Escape Room’ Opens at $18-M

Box Office: ‘Aquaman’ at $31-M; ‘Escape Room’ Opens at $18-M

Globally, the swimming Superhero film hits $940.7-M; ‘Bumblebee’ buzzes to $83-M overseas to top the foreign weekend chart. $TWX, $SNE, $DIS, $VIA Superheroes dominate at the box office, where Aquaman stayed atop the chart in its 3rd weekend running with a domestic take of $30.7-M, for a domestic take of $259.7-M and global box office of […]

Box Office: ‘Welcome to Marwen’ DOA, a $50-M+ Loser, ‘Aquaman’ Opens to $67-M; ‘Mary Poppins’ Flies Past ‘Bumblebee’

Box Office: ‘Welcome to Marwen’ DOA, a $50-M+ Loser, ‘Aquaman’ Opens to $67-M; ‘Mary Poppins’ Flies Past ‘Bumblebee’

$CMCSA, $TWX, $DIS, $VIA, $SNE, $AMZN, $FOX Robert Zemeckis’ dramedy starring Steve Carell came DOA on hammering by critics Robert Zemeckis’ Welcome to Marwen came DOA at the weekend in its domestic box office debut with a scant $2.4-M from 1,191 cinemas marking the worst opening of Y 2018 for a major Hollywood studio release. The film […]

Box Office: ‘Spider-Verse’ Spins $35-M; ‘The Mule’ Opens Strong $17-M

Box Office: ‘Spider-Verse’ Spins $35-M; ‘The Mule’ Opens Strong $17-M

 Peter Jackson’s tentpole ‘Mortal Engines’ stalled. $SNE, $TWX, $CMCSA In another win for Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Marvel films, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse swung to $35.4-M in its domestic open the best December opening ever for an animated film laying the course for a strong run over the year-end holidays. Traditionally, most movies do noy score big mid-December openings. […]

Box Office: ‘Ralph 2’ Tops Pre-Holiday Weekend

Box Office: ‘Ralph 2’ Tops Pre-Holiday Weekend

Creed II’ strong, ‘Green Book’ gets boost from Golden Globe nominations  $DIS, $CMCSA, $VIA, $TWX, $IMAX For the 1st time ever, a pair of animated pictures; Ralph Breaks the Internet and The Grinch claimed the Top 2 spots at the box office for the 2nd weekend running, showing the buying power of the family. Disney Animation Studios’ (NYSE:DIS) Ralph 2 stayed […]

Box Office: Family Films Dominate, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Wins Again With $25.8-M

Box Office: Family Films Dominate, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Wins Again With $25.8-M

Box Office: Family Films Dominate, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Wins Again With $25.8-M $DIS, $SNE, $TWX, $CMCSA, $LGF Family films dominate, as ‘The Grinch’ places #2 in its 4th outing, while the’The Possession of Hannah Grace’ only debuts to $6.5-M. Disney Animation Studios’ Ralph Breaks the Internet a big winner in its 2nd weekend, taking another $25.8-M […]

Box Office: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Takes $84.5-M; ‘Creed II’ Wins $56-M

Box Office: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Takes $84.5-M; ‘Creed II’ Wins $56-M

Box Office: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Takes $84.5-M; ‘Creed II’ Wins $56-M $DIS, $TWX, $LGF, $VIA, $CMCSA, $SNE, $NFLX The Feast at the 2018 box office continued over the Thanksgiving Holiday as a pair of sequels: Ralph Breaks the Internet and Creed II drove record Holiday revenue at the North American box office. Ralph Breaks the Internet topped the Wednesday-Sunday […]

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ at #1 with $62-M for $253-M Global Debut 

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ at #1 with $62-M for $253-M Global Debut 

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ at #1 with $62-M for $253-M Global Debut $TWX, $SNE, $VIA, $CMCSA Mark Wahlberg’s comedy ‘Instant Family’ opened in 4th place with $14.7-M, followed by Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’ with $12.3-M In North America, the Harry Potter spinoff  from Warner Brothers’ debuted to $ 62.2-M from 4,163 theaters, saw poor reviews and […]

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA $CMCSA, $SNE, $FOX, $AMZN, $NFLX Christmas came early for Illumination and Universal, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) as The Grinch, the 2nd big-screen adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss holiday tale opened to $66-M from 4,414 North American theaters. Voiced this time out […]

Box Office: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Takes a $50-M Bow, ‘Nutcracker’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Takes a $50-M Bow, ‘Nutcracker’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Takes a $50-M Bow,’Nutcracker’ DOA $FOX, $DIS, $TWX, $CMCSA, $SNE Tyler Perry’s R-rated comedy ‘Nobody’s Fool,’ opens in 3rd spot. Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is a box-office champion, rose to a $50-M launch in North America, the 2nd-biggest start of all time for a music biopic when adjusted for inflation. Overseas, the pic opened […]

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up $32-M at the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up $32-M at the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up $32-M at the Weekend $CMCSA, $TWX,$IMAX, $SNE, $FOX, $AMZN Domestic October box-office revenue hits a record $790-M Thanks to Venom, A Star Is Born and now Halloween, domestic box office revenue has marked a record for the month, or $790-M, above the prior best set in Y 2014 at $757-M.A sequel to the classic […]

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up  $77.5-M to Top the List

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up  $77.5-M to Top the List

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up  $77.5-M to Top the List $CMCSA, $TWX, $SNE, $FOX, $AMZN Halloween marks the 2nd-best debut of all time for an R-rated horror film, as well as the 2nd biggest ever for the month of October. Trick or Treat took on a new meaning at the weekend box office, where Blumhouse […]

Box Office: ‘Star Is Born,’ ‘Venom’ Out Pace ‘First Man’ Weak Open at $16.5-M

Box Office: ‘Star Is Born,’ ‘Venom’ Out Pace ‘First Man’ Weak Open at $16.5-M

Box Office: ‘Star Is Born,’ ‘Venom’ Out Pace ‘First Man’ Weak Open at $16.5-M $USMCA, $SNE, $TWX, $FOX, $AMZN, $NFLX ‘Venom’ Top’d the chart in its second outing with $35.7-M, while ‘A Star Is Born’ pulls in another $28-M. Universal’s, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) critically acclaimed astronaut drama First Man sputtered in its box-office open, grossing […]

Box Office Revenue in North America Marks Record High in October

Box Office Revenue in North America Marks Record High in October

Box Office Revenue in North America Marks Record High in October $SNE, $TWX, $CMCSA, $LGF, $FOX ‘Venom’ take $80-M ‘A Star Is Born’ takes $42.6-M Overseas, ‘Venom’ take $125.2-M for a global bite of $205.2-M, revenue in North America hits a record high for the month of October thanks to the combined power of the […]

Box Office: ‘Night School’ Books Open with $28-M

Box Office: ‘Night School’ Books Open with $28-M

Box Office: ‘Night School’ Books Open with $28-M $CMCSA, $TWX, $LGF, $CBS New animated pic ‘Smallfoot’ opens to $23-M, while National Geographic’s doc ‘Free Solo’ sees record-breaking numbers at the specialty box office ahead of ‘Old Man & the Gun.’ The comedy Night School laughed its way to the Top of the box-office chart, beating the overall […]

Box Office: ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ Rings $27-M; ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ DOA

Box Office: ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ Rings $27-M; ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ DOA

Box Office: ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ Rings $27-M; ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ DOA $SNE, $AMZN, $LGF., $TWX  Dan Fogelman’s ‘Life Itself’ and ‘Assassination Nation’ DOA too! ‘Colette’ and ‘The Sisters Brothers’ win at the specialty box office. At the weekend 3 high-profile fall festival films opening nationwide came DOA the weekend box office: Michael Moore’s […]

Box Office: ‘The Predator’ #1 with Soft $24-M Opening

Box Office: ‘The Predator’ #1 with Soft $24-M Opening

Box Office: ‘The Predator’ #1 with Soft $24-M Opening $LGF, $TWX, $FOX, $SNE, $VIA ‘White Boy Rick’ debuts to lite numbers, while Paul Feig’s black comedy ‘A Simple Favor’ . Shane Black’s reboot The Predator led the weekend at the domestic box office with $24-M, Top the chart but behind estimates from Fox marketing. Overseas the movie […]

Box Office: ‘The Nun’ Opens to $53.5-M in US, Taking $131-M Globally

Box Office: ‘The Nun’ Opens to $53.5-M in US, Taking $131-M Globally

Box Office: ‘The Nun’ Opens to $53.5-M in US, Taking $131-M Globally $TWX, $VIA ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ edged out Jennifer Garner’s new action pic ‘Peppermint’ for the #2 spot; ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout’ passed the $700-M globally to become the Top-grossing title in the franchise. Continuing Warner Bros.’ , a unit of Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) […]

Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Closes Summer Season with $28-M

Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Closes Summer Season with $28-M

Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Closes Summer Season with $28-M $TWX, $DIS, $VIA, $LGF ‘Operation Finale’ and ‘Searching’ open to solid numbers, SyFy action pic ‘Kin’ DOA, ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout’ tops overseas with $77.3-M China debut. Warner Bros.’ Crazy Rich Asians dominated the Labor Day box-office earning an estimated $28-M to boast the best gross for […]

Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Take $25-M; ‘Happytime Murders’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Take $25-M; ‘Happytime Murders’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Take $25-M; ‘Happytime Murders’ DOA $DIS, $TWX, $IMAX ‘The Happytime Murders’ a career low for Melissa McCarthy in a lead role Jon M. Chu’s Crazy Rich Asians took home $25-M in its 2nd frame almost as much as it earned in its 1st weekend and representing one of the best percentage holds […]

Box Office:’Crazy Rich Asians’ Earns $25.2-M for $34-M 5-Day Launch

Box Office:’Crazy Rich Asians’ Earns $25.2-M for $34-M 5-Day Launch

Box Office:’Crazy Rich Asians’ Earns $25.2-M for $34-M 5-Day Launch $SNE, $TWX, $VIA Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Mile 22’ saw muted action, Kevin Spacey’s ‘Billionaire Boys Club’ Dead on Arrival But, Jon M. Chu’s romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians led the weekend box office 3-day North American debut of $25.2-M and a 5-day open of $34-M. The Warner Bros. […]

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary Sugar Crash” documents the story of 1 family, including a couple in their 40’s who are not overweight but admit to eating sugary treats on a regular basis ‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary details the havoc that excess sugar consumption is causing for the people of Ireland, a country that ranks #4 […]

Box Office: ‘The Meg’ Has Surprisingly Huge Bite With $44.5M U.S. Debut

Box Office: ‘The Meg’ Has Surprisingly Huge Bite With $44.5M U.S. Debut

Box Office: ‘The Meg’ Shark Movie Takes $44.5-M in US Debut $IMAX, $DIS, $VIA Warner Bros. shark film The Meg is its’ biggest North American box office opening YTD debuting to $96.8-M overseas for a global take of $141.3-M. Movie goers like Shark pics. The Meg beat all expectations in its domestic debut at the weekend […]

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ Wins the Weekend with $35-M

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ Wins the Weekend with $35-M

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ Wins the Weekend with $35-M $VIA, $DIS, $LGF, $FOX, $SNE, $CMCSA Christopher Robin’ opened to $25-M. ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’  with $12.3, and Dinesh D’Souza’s doc ‘Death of a Nation’ took $2.3-M Paramount’s Mission: Impossible — Fallout fell just 43% in its 2nd outing to $35-M from 4,395 North American theaters […]

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible- Fallout’ Opens to Franchise-Best

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible- Fallout’ Opens to Franchise-Best

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Opens to Franchise Best $VIA, $IMAX, $CMCSA, $SNE, $DIS  ‘Teen Titans!’ and Timothee Chalamet’s ‘Hot Summer Nights’ DoA, ‘Incredibles 2’ prepares to cross $1-B at the worldwide box office. The latest Mission: Impossible feature it Star, Tom Cruise, 56 anni, skydiving from perilous heights or bounding across buildings.Bolstered by glowing reviews and […]

Box Office: ‘Equalizer 2’ takes the Weekend with $35.8-M

Box Office: ‘Equalizer 2’ takes the Weekend with $35.8-M

Box Office: ‘Equalizer 2’ takes the Weekend with $35.8-M $SNE, $DIS, $CMCSA, $AMZN Denzel Washington’s R-rated action sequel outgunned the $34.4-M debut of ‘Mamma Mia 2.’ In a Summer box-office upset, Sony’s R-rated The Equalizer 2 came in ahead of expectations to top the star-studded Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again with an estimated $35.8-M launch in North America. […]

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper $SNE, $AMZN, $DIS, $CMCSA ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’ opened to $44.1-M in the US, Topping out above ‘Skyscraper’ $25.5-M Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation placed #1 in North America with $44.1-M from 4,267 theaters, compared to $25.5-M from 3,782 theaters for Skyscraper.Overseas, Hotel Transylvania 3 likewise beat Skyscraper for the weekend with […]

Nick Loeb’s ‘Roe v. Wade’ Film Shooting in New Orleans

Nick Loeb’s ‘Roe v. Wade’ Film Shooting in New Orleans

Nick Loeb’s ‘Roe v. Wade’ Film Shooting in New Orleans $FB Producer/Writer/Director Nick Loeb and his production partner, Cathy Allyn, began shooting their pro-life feature film on 15 June in and around New Orleans. There has been little information about the filmmaker’s new project, except for some articles 5 weeks ago alleging that Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) […]

Box Office: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ‘Roaring’ to the $1-B Mark

Box Office:  Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ‘Roaring’ to the $1-B Mark

Box Office: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ‘Roaring’ to the $1-B Mark $CMCSA, $DIS, $LGF, $SNE Universal’s, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ruled in its 2nd frame, grossing $60-M in North America as it roars toward the $1-B mark at the global box office. The film will join the Billion-Dollar Club this week. […]

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend $CMCSA, $DIS, $FOXA,$TWX, $SNE ‘Jurassic World sequel takes the weekend, ‘Gotti’ DOA, and ‘Boundaries’ bit player, Peter Fonda made a fool of himself, he should know you do not do well in a PR dust up with President Trump. Universal, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and […]

 Ford Vs Ferrari Le Mans Movie

 Ford Vs Ferrari Le Mans Movie

 Ford Vs Ferrari Le Mans Movie $RACE, $F A feature film telling the true story of Ford (NYSE:F) and Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) epic racing rivalry of the 1960’s has been in the works for a long time now. But with Director James Mangold attached and a new round of casting negotiations, a Variety report signals the Green Flag […]

Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Opens with $180-M

Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Opens with $180-M

Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Opens with $180-M $DIS, $CMCSA, $TWX, $SNE Pixar does it again. Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Pixar’s Incredibles 2 flew to a record-shattering $180-M from 4,410 theaters at the domestic box office at the weekend. The sequel score the biggest launch ever for an animated film it scored the 8th-biggest opening of all time, not […]

Box Office: ‘Solo’ Fades, off 65% in 2nd Frame on Star Wars Burnout

Box Office: ‘Solo’ Fades, off 65% in 2nd Frame on Star Wars Burnout

Box Office: ‘Solo’ Fades, off 65% in 2nd Frame on Star Wars Burnout $DIS, $FOXA, $VIA, $LGF Solo: A Star Wars Story, in its 2nd frame, continued to fade. The space adventure from Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Lucasfilm took in $29.3-M in North America, down 65% from the $84.7-M in claimed in its 1st outing. The […]

 Box Office: ‘Deadpool 2’ Tops ‘Infinity War’ With $125-M US Open

 Box Office: ‘Deadpool 2’ Tops ‘Infinity War’ With $125-M US Open

 Box Office: ‘Deadpool 2’ Tops ‘Infinity War’ With $125-M US Open $FOXA, $DIS, $VIA Superheroes dominate the box office Over is past weekend as Fox’s Deadpool 2 opened to $125-M domestically and $301-M globally after scoring the biggest foreign debut ever for an R-rated title. Playing in 4,349 theaters in North America, the widest release in Fox […]

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Dominates Worldwide

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Dominates Worldwide

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Dominates Worldwide $DIS, $LGF, $VIA, $TWX Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War continued to dominate the early Summer box office at the weekend, earning $112.5-M domestically from 4,474 theaters to score the 2nd-biggest 2nd frame outing ever as it topped the $1-B mark globally faster than any film in history. Overseas, […]

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Continues to Dominate

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Continues to Dominate

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity War” Continues to Dominate $DIS, $LGF, $VIA, $TWX Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War continued to dominate the early Summer box office at the weekend, earning $112.5-M domestically from 4,474 theaters to score the 2nd-biggest 2nd frame outing ever as it topped the $1-B mark globally faster than any film in history. Overseas, […]

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity Wars” Debuts at $250-M, a Record High Domestic Open !

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity Wars” Debuts at $250-M, a Record High Domestic Open !

Box Office: “Avengers: Infinity Wars” Debuts at $250-M, a Record High Domestic Open! $DIS, $IMAX, $VIA “Avengers: Infinity Wars” opened with a $250-M box office at the weekend and edging past “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” to set the highest opening weekend of all-time. “Infinity War,” brings together about 24 superheroes in the 10-year culmination […]

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ #1 in its 3rd Frame

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ #1 in its 3rd Frame

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ #1 in its 3rd Frame $TWX, $VIA, $FOX, $LGF, $CMCSA ‘A Quiet Place’ reclaimed the No. 1 spot in its 3rd weekend, as ‘Rampage’ became the weekend’s Top worldwide grosser. STX Entertainment’s I Feel Pretty, Amy Schumer’s latest DOA at $16.2-M from 3,440 locations at the domestic box office at the […]

Box Office: Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Rampage’ Roars With $34.5-M Open

Box Office: Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Rampage’ Roars With $34.5-M Open

Box Office: Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Rampage’ Roars With $34.5-M Open $TWX, $IMAX, $VIA, $CMCSA, $FOX, $SNE Friday afternoon, pundits were saying that New Line’s Rampage appeared DOA at the US box office, with 1st projections suggesting the $120-M tentpole movie might not earn much more than $28-M in its launch. But hang on, thanks to the star power […]

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ Crushed R-rated ‘Blockers’ With $50-M Open

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ Crushed R-rated ‘Blockers’ With $50-M Open

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ Crushed R-rated ‘Blockers’ With $50-M Open $VIA, $CMCSA, $CBS, $TWX, $DIS It was a good weekend all around for movie-going in the US as revenue spiked more than 36% over the same frame last year. ‘Blockers’ fought off the R-rated comedy curse with a $21.4-M debut, while Ted Kennedy scandal […]

Box Office: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ Won Easter

Box Office: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’  Won Easter

Box Office: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ Won Easter $TWX, $IMAX, $DIS, $SNE, $CMCSA, $FOX The sci-fi adventure marks director Steven Spielberg’s biggest opening in 10 years with $41-M, and Tyler Perry’s ‘Acrimony’ placed #2 with $17-M for the holiday weekend.   The sci-fi adventure also marks Director Spielberg’s biggest domestic bow since Indiana Jones and the Kingdom […]

Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Beats ‘Black Panther’

Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Beats ‘Black Panther’

Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Beats ‘Black Panther’ $CMCSA, $DIS, $LGF, $VIA, $TWX, $SNE Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ barks at the specialty box office. Legendary and Universal’s Pacific Rim Uprising dethrone Black Panther at the domestic box office upon opening to a mild $28-M from 2,850 theaters over the weekend. Overall revenue for the weekend was down 37% […]

Box Office: ‘Tomb Raider’ Falls to the ‘Black Panther’

Box Office: ‘Tomb Raider’ Falls to the ‘Black Panther’

Box Office: ‘Tomb Raider’ Falls to the ‘Black Panther’ $DIS, $LGF, $TWX, $FOX, $SNE The faith-based ‘I Can Only Imagine’ beats ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ and ‘Love, Simon.’ Black Panther continued to make history in its 5th outing at the domestic box office with a $27-M take becoming only the 7th film ever to cross the […]

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Growls with $65.7-M in 3rd Frame

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Growls with $65.7-M in 3rd Frame

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Growls with $65.7-M in 3rd Frame $DIS, $FOX, $SNE Jennifer Lawerence’s ‘Red Sparrow’ debuts to $17-M, as Bruce Willis’s ‘Death Wish’ takes in an estimated $13-M. Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel’s Black Panther, which amassed another $65.7-M in its 3rd frame to past the $500-M mark in North America and earn nearly $900-M […]

Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Came with $137-M Global Open

Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Came with $137-M Global Open

Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Came with $137-M Global Open $CMCSA, $TWX, $SNE ‘Peter Rabbit’ opens to $25-M in US, Clint Eastwood’s ‘The 15:17 to Paris’ debuts to $12.6-M critics blocked the tracks. Universal’s Fifty Shades Freed grossed $136.9-M driving franchise past the $1-B mark in global box-office ticket sales go become 1 of the most profitable […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Movie from 2oth Century Fox in the Works

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Movie from 2oth Century Fox in the Works

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Movie from 2oth Century Fox in the Works $RACE, $F, $FOX James Mangold to direct Ford Vs. Ferrari movie for Fox Monday, Variety reported that director James Mangold has set up another project at 20th Century Fox with an untitled “Ford Vs. Ferrari” feature film about the creation of the world’s fastest racing cars. […]

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ on Top, ‘Winchester’ #3 at $9.3-M

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ on Top, ‘Winchester’ #3 at $9.3-M

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ on Top, ‘Winchester’ #3 at $9.3-M $SNE, $FOX, $LGF, $DIS, $CBS In the US, Super Bowl Weekend is one of the quietest frames of the year in terms of movie-going. Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has scored again, reclaiming the Top 1 spot in its 7th outing at the North American box […]

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ Beats ’12 Strong,’ ‘Den of Thieves’ Takes $20-M

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ Beats ’12 Strong,’ ‘Den of Thieves’ Takes $20-M

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ Beats ’12 Strong,’ ‘Den of Thieves’ Takes $20-M $SNE, $TWX, $FOXA, $DIS ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ is now 1 of the Top-grossing Sony titles of all time in North America as it crosses $300-M domestically. Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle stayed on Top at the box office in its 5th frame, […]

Box Office: Global Expanded, Domestic Contracted in 2017

Box Office: Global Expanded, Domestic Contracted in 2017

Box Office: Global Expanded, Domestic Contracted in 2017 $DIS, $CMCSA, $TWX Revenue in North America for Y 2017 dipped 2.3%, but growth at the international box office resulted in a 3% uptick worldwide box. The performance of the Y 2017 worldwide box office was a roller-coaster ride. Attendance fell in North America to a likely […]

Hollywood Film Director Ridley Scott Supports Trump Tax Cuts

Hollywood Film Director Ridley Scott Supports Trump Tax Cuts

Hollywood Film Director Ridley Scott Supports Trump Tax Cuts Rasmussen: Trump’s Approval Rating at 46% High Acclaimed film director Ridley Scott, 80 anni, has broken ranks with some of Hollywood’s elite, lauding the GOP’s tax code overhaul as a chance for “unselfish” businesses to plow their profits into job growth. The Trump tax cuts, for […]

Box Office: ‘Last Jedi,’ ‘Jumanji’ Rule Christmas; ‘Downsizing’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Last Jedi,’ ‘Jumanji’ Rule Christmas; ‘Downsizing’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Last Jedi,’ ‘Jumanji’ Rule Christmas; ‘Downsizing’ DOA $DIS, $CMCSA, $SNE, $FOXA. $VIA, $TWX Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle are the Big Winners of the Holiday box-office feast, while at the other end of the Christmas table Alexander Payne’s Downsizing and Father Figures came DOA. Disney (NYSE:DIS), and Lucasfilm’s The Last Jedi is pacing to gross […]

Box Office: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ takes $104.8-M on Day 1

Box Office: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ takes $104.8-M on Day 1

Box Office: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ takes $104.8-M on Day 1 $DIS, $IMAX, $FOXA ‘The Last Jedi’ is just the 2nd film in history to earn $100-M or more on Day 1. Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi is headed for $215-M+ North American launch after delivering $104.8-M Friday its opening day.So far, Last […]

Cinemas to be Allowed in Saudi Arabia from Early 2018

Cinemas to be Allowed in Saudi Arabia from Early 2018

Cinemas to be Allowed in Saudi Arabia from Early 2018 Cinemas have been banned in the Kingdom since the early 1980’s Saudi Arabia lifted a 35-year-old ban on cinemas Monday, prompting celebrations from film fans, directors and movie chains eyeing the last untapped mass market in the Middle East. The first theatres could start showing […]

Film Review: Documentary Goes ‘Along for the Ride’ with Dennis Hopper

Film Review: Documentary Goes ‘Along for the Ride’ with Dennis Hopper

Film Review: Documentary Goes ‘Along for the Ride’ with Dennis Hopper Director Nick Ebeling circles around the life and legacy of actor, artist and filmmaker Dennis Hopper, the documentary “Along for the Ride” uses the standard tools of the medium, it follows his renegade spirit, and we see something entirely unique. With its atmospheric score […]

Box Office: Light Weekend Sees ‘Coco’ at # 1 with $26.1-M

Box Office: Light Weekend Sees ‘Coco’ at # 1 with $26.1-M

Box Office: Light Weekend Sees ‘Coco’ at # 1 with $26.1-M $DIS, $FOX, $AMZN Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel stars Kate Winslet and Justin Timberlake opened at speciality box office in NY and LA Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ also faring well in its debut at the specialty box office as awards season heats up. Nothing […]

Thanksgiving Box Office: ‘Coco’ Takes ‘Justice League’ with $71.2-M

Thanksgiving Box Office: ‘Coco’ Takes ‘Justice League’ with $71.2-M

Thanksgiving Box Office: ‘Coco’ Takes ‘Justice League’ with $71.2-M $DIS, $TWX, $SNE Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour staring Gary Oldman opened to rave reviews in NYC and LA Pixar’s Coco is the latest title from the Disney (NYSE:DIS) animated empire to win the annual Thanksgiving box office, posting a 5-day debut of $71.2-M from 3,987 theaters to score […]

Box Office: ‘Justice League’ Opens Soft, ‘Wonder’ Stole the Thunder

Box Office: ‘Justice League’ Opens Soft, ‘Wonder’ Stole the Thunder

Box Office: ‘Justice League’ Opens Soft, ‘Wonder’ Stole the Thunder $TWX, $LFG, $VIA, $SNE The Superhero collapse is a major blow for the DC Extended Universe in North America, though it pulled in $185.5-M overseas for a global launch of $281.5-M. A small feel-good movie named Wonder stole the thunder with $27.1-M after galvanizing elementary school kids […]

Hollywood Looking for Bitcoin Film Financing

Hollywood Looking for Bitcoin Film Financing

Hollywood Looking for Bitcoin Film Financing $BTCUSD Hollywood feature film may soon be financed with cryptocurrencies. Christopher Woodrow, who has helped produce or finance movies for the past decade, says the distributed-ledger technology known as blockchain is about to disrupt the film industry and he wants to be a part of it. The producer the Oscar-winning […]

Box Office: ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Steams Past ‘Orient Express’ With $30-M

Box Office: ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Steams Past ‘Orient Express’ With $30-M

Box Office: ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Steams Past ‘Orient Express’ With $30-M $DIS, $FOXA, $VIA ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ tops overall with a 2nd frame take of $56.6-M, ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Three Billboards’ shine at the specialty box office. Daddy’s Home 2 and Murder on the Orient Express, which took in $30-M and $28.2-M respectively, at the weekend provided a much-needed […]

Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Breaks ‘Sequel Curse’ with $121-M Open

Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Breaks ‘Sequel Curse’ with $121-M Open

Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Breaks ‘Sequel Curse’ with $121-M Open $DIS, $IMAX, $AMZN, $LGF Sequel ‘Bad Moms Christmas’ DOA, while Greta Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ soars at the specialty box office; globally, ‘Thor’ take $427-M worldwide. At a time  when many tentpole franchise movies have stalled Thor: Ragnarok is wielding nothing short of a Golden Hammer at the […]

Box Office: Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Scared up $21.7-M

Box Office: Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Scared up $21.7-M

Box Office: Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Scared up $21.7-M $LGF, $TWX, $SNE, $VIA, $CMCSA ‘Geostorm’ and ‘Only the Brave’ DOA at Domestic Box Office Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF) and Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween had no trouble scaring up a #1 finish in its big-screen debut over the weekend with $21.7-M from 2,388 theaters. The biggest box […]

Box Office: ‘Happy Death Day’ Kills ‘Blade Runner’ With $26-M Open

Box Office: ‘Happy Death Day’ Kills ‘Blade Runner’ With $26-M Open

Box Office:  ‘Happy Death Day’ Kills ‘Blade Runner’ With $26-M Open $SNE, $CMCSA, $FOX Jackie Chan’s ‘The Foreigner,’ ‘Marshall,’ and ‘Professor Marston and the Wonder Women’ opened the Friday the 13th weekend alongside the horror film. In another win for the horror genre, the film is killin off the competition at the domestic box office for […]

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences ’86’d’ Harvey Weinstein

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences ’86’d’ Harvey Weinstein

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences ’86’d’ Harvey Weinstein Harvey, you will never work in this town (Hollywood) again. The Board of Directors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has stripped disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein of his membership in the organization. The move comes after a NY-T’s report that alleged […]

Box Office: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Opens Light With $31.5-M

Box Office: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Opens Light With $31.5-M

Box Office: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Opens Light With $31.5-M $SNE, $TWX, $FOX, $LGF, $HAS, $FDX Strong reviews plus an A-CinemaScore, had director Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 sequel placing #1 on a soft movie-going weekend The follow-up to Ridley Scott’s Y 1982 cult classic grossed $31.5-M from 4,058 theaters, a soft start for a movie that cost […]

Box Office: ‘It’ ties (?)with ‘American Made,’ ‘Kingsman’ at $17.3-M

Box Office: ‘It’ ties (?)with ‘American Made,’ ‘Kingsman’ at $17.3-M

Box Office: ‘It’ ties (?) with ‘American Made,’ ‘Kingsman’ at $17.3-M $TWX, $SNE, $CMCSA, $FOX According to the estimates Sunday, horror blockbuster It narrowly beat Kingsman: The Golden Circle and American Made starring Tom Cruise, with $17.3-M, compared to an estimated $17-M for the other 2 films. The official order will not be known until Monday morning when final weekend takes […]

Anti-Antifa Movie to Premiere at UC Berkeley

Anti-Antifa Movie to Premiere at UC Berkeley

Anti-Antifa Movie to Premiere at UC Berkeley ‘America Under Siege: Antifa’ will be shown for the 1st time at the event where conservatives are expected to gather for 4 days. Antifa, a group of organized Left-wing protesters whose name is derived from the anti-fascist movement, are the subject of a documentary film that is not […]

Box Office: ‘Kingsman 2’s’ Fun, Beat ‘It’s Horror with $39-M

Box Office: ‘Kingsman 2’s’ Fun, Beat ‘It’s Horror with $39-M

Box Office: ‘Kingsman 2’s’ Fun, Beat ‘It’s Horror with $39-M $TWX, $FOX, $LGF, $VIA Kingsman: The Golden Circle topped in NA at the weekend, grossing $39-M from 4,003 theaters, the sequel scored 1 of the best openings for September, as well as came in ahead of the first Kingsman: The Secret Service ($36.2-M). The big letdown was Warner Bros., […]

Box Office: ‘It’ Scares Up $60-M, ‘mother!’ a Much Better Film DOA

Box Office: ‘It’ Scares Up $60-M, ‘mother!’ a Much Better Film DOA

Box Office: ‘It’ Scares Up $60-M, ‘mother!’ a Much Better Film DOA $VIA, $TWX, $CBS, $LGF ‘American Assassin’ beat ‘mother!’ that earned an F CinemaScore and marked the worst wide opening of Jennifer Lawrence’s career with $7.5-M. Director Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ came DOA in it NA box-office debut, grossing an estimated $7.5-M from 2,368 theaters […]

Box Office: Steven King’s ‘It’ Takes in $117.2-M in US

Box Office: Steven King’s ‘It’ Takes in $117.2-M in US

Box Office: Steven King’s ‘It’ Takes in $117.2-M in US $TWX, $LGF ‘It’, the film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel shattered records, marking the biggest opening ever for a horror film But, ‘Home Again’ stalls, while Charlie Sheen drama ‘9/11′ is DOA New Line Cinema and Warner Bros.’ It, grossed $117.2-M from 4,103 theaters in […]

Box Office: Ticket Sales Dive, New Offerings DOA

Box Office: Ticket Sales Dive, New Offerings DOA

Box Office: Ticket Sales Dive, New Offerings DOA $LGF, $TWX, $SNE None of the new offerings cleared more than $5-M, so holdover ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ beat ‘Leap’ and ‘The Birth of a Dragon’ to win the weekend with $10-M. Domestic box office revenue fell to its lowest level since the days following the 9/11 terrorist […]

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M $LGF.A, $TWX The domestic Summer box office continues to fall as Hollywood and theater owners endured the lowest-grossing weekend YTD. Hitman’s Bodyguard, a Lionsgate’s (NYSE:LGF.A) action comedy debuted to a better-than-expected $21.6-M from 3,377 theaters to Top the weekend box-office chart. Audiences gave the R-rated pic a B+ […]

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over?

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over?

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over? $VIA, $AMC, $BABA Billions of USDs have been thrown into question as Chinese regulators crack down on overseas investments, Paramount’s, a unit of Viacon (NYSE:VIA), backer skips a payment, and both President Trump and some Democrats have taken a protectionist stance. For almost 5 years, Hollywood has been bolstered […]