Movies

After emerging from bankruptcy in the U.S. last summer, Regal parent Cineworld is exploring options for its UK business which could include a potential sale or restructuring, Sky News reported over the weekend. According to the report, the world’s second largest cinema operator has enlisted AlixPartners, which helped its lenders navigate bankrupcty, as consultant and
0 Comments
Broadway is heading into its final pre-Tony weeks doing robust business, with box office for last week up 7% over the previous week, nine shows selling out (including the two most-nominated productions) and ticket-buyers for two nominated musicals shelling out more than an average $200 per seat. In all, the 35 shows grossed a total
0 Comments
Before Marvel movies would fill slots on a schedule, Jerry Bruckheimer productions did, and still do. Similar to 2003 when the blockbuster producer had Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Bad Boys II, Veronica Guerin and Kangaroo Jack on the calendar, Bruckheimer counts a four feature-spree this spring and summer with
0 Comments
So we got Inside Out 2 potentially reaching $90M this coming weekend, Paramount’s Quiet Place: Day One north of $40M+ on June 28, and the July 3rd release of Illumination/Universal‘s Despicable Me 4 targeting a $100M+ over 5-days, likely more. Fingers crossed, but it’s momentum at the summer box office. Why a Wednesday opening? Because
0 Comments
Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out 2 had its first full day of play at the international box office on Wednesday with No. 1 starts in each of its eight material markets, including strong debuts in majors Korea and Germany as well as the Philippines. The total through day one overseas is $4.9M. Majors joining through Friday include
0 Comments
We got a hit on our hands as Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out 2 clocked $13M from Thursday previews that began at 3 p.m., the best so far in 2024. beating Dune: Part Two‘s $12M. The current Rotten Tomatoes scores are a 93% Certified Fresh rating from critics and 95% from moviegoers, setting up the movie for
0 Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Disney/Marvel Studios‘ Deadpool & Wolverine hit six week tracking this morning and, man, does it look amazing. The Quorum, which actually monitors pics six weeks ahead, is reporting a projection of $200M-$239M, which the service actually believes is conservative. Let’s give this an asterisk: There has never been an R-rated movie before that has
0 Comments
Jake Gyllenhaal filled in some very big shoes remaking Patrick Swayze’s badass movie, Road House, for Amazon. To better prepare him for the role of UFC middleweight fighter-turned-bouncer, the Prisoners actor looked to John Wick’s Keanu Reeves for inspiration. But as Gyllenhaal has never been a stranger to fight scenes, he channeled the Canadian actor
0 Comments
Upon its debut in 2020, Bad Boys for Life set box office milestones with a pretty huge opening weekend, and an impressive overall haul. With a sequel quickly greenlit as a result, the 2024 movie schedule saw Bad Boys: Ride or Die set to be one of its potentially huge hits.  Of course, a lot
0 Comments
There are a lot of great war movies out there, and a lot about military life. Movies about the Navy are especially interesting because there is such a tremendous diversity of what is told on the big screen. Whether it’s life as a pilot, a SEAL, or on a 19th-century ship, the stories are endless
0 Comments
Earlier this year, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire arrived on the 2024 movies schedule, arriving three years after the release of Godzilla vs. Kong and just two months after the end of the TV series Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, which can be streamed with an Apple TV+ subscription. The latest MonsterVerse movie has done
0 Comments
Last fall, the announcement of Eruption, the latest of author Michael Crichton’s posthumous works, had fans amped to dig into another tale of science and action. This latest offering from the author behind some of the biggest best-sellers, including the origins of the Jurassic Park universe, has sparked a massive bidding war for the rights
0 Comments
In the wake of Dune: Part Two, Kung Fu Panda 4 and Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, Legendary/Warner Bros‘ Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire continues to provide momentum to the box office following a lack of event titles in Q1 due to the strikes. Tonight, sources tell us that the Adam Wingard directed monster mash movie
0 Comments
Warner Bros/Legendary Entertainment’s Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is out and roaring at the international box office, generating $15.9M from 49 markets through its first two days overseas. Not included in that total is the strong China opening day today which came in at an estimated RMB 96.9M ($13.4M). Among highlights through Thursday, Latin
0 Comments
Almost 10 years ago, the modern reboot of Godzilla became a hit so massive,  I don’t think anyone could have predicted it. Throughout the decade that ensued after Gareth Edwards’ efforts, Warner Bros.’ MonsterVerse franchise has steadily grown into another cinematic universe that could rival that of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Star Wars. At
0 Comments
Florence Pugh was part of Oppenheimer’s stacked cast playing the famed theoretical physicist’s love interest Jean Tatlock. Her role may have been small in this year’s Academy Award-winning film, but all the more memorable. As the bond between the cast of the Christopher Nolan film continues through an “Oppenhomies” group chat, Pugh apparently isn’t in
0 Comments