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Halloween has Killer Opening Weekend at the Box Office HALLOWEEN is already making a killing at the box office, and it's only Saturday. Universal reported early this morning that the Jamie Lee Curtis-led slasher scored a jaw dropping $33.34 million opening day on Friday, thereby setting a new October record and and stealing the spotlight from the massiely profitable VENOM, which only two weeks ago debuted to $32.5 on its first… Read More...

Those of you who enjoyed Venom can seemingly bank on getting to see a sequel become a reality because the latest box office projections point to its eventual worldwide haul being very impressive indeed.

Universal responds to First Man's less-than-stellar box office start FIRST MAN had a tough time launching into theaters this week, nabbing about $16 million and coming in at third place behind repeat winners VENOM ($32 million) and A STAR IS BORN ($29 million). That total was a bit under the $20-25 million projections heading into the weekend, especially with names like Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy and Oscar winner Damien Chazelle attached. But Universal isn’t… Read More...

Universal responds to First Man's less-than-stellar box office start FIRST MAN had a tough time launching into theaters this week, nabbing about $16 million and coming in at third place behind repeat winners VENOM ($32 million) and A STAR IS BORN ($29 million). That total was a bit under the $20-25 million projections heading into the weekend, especially with names like Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy and Oscar winner Damien Chazelle attached. But Universal isn’t… Read More...

Sony Pictures' Venom continues to exceed expectations, collecting $35.7 million in its second weekend and keeping its spot atop the worldwide box office where it's brought in over $378 million total.

Oscar Isaac says shooting Star Wars Episode IX feels "looser" than last two As each new Star Wars movie begins filming the pressure must certainly get heavier and heavier as fans expect more and more from each outing, demanding everything from an expansion of the lore to the perfect shade of blue and red on the lightsabers. But Oscar Isaac – who played Poe Dameron in THE FORCE AWAKENS and THE LAST JEDI, the best pilot to fly an X-Wing since Luke Skywalker… Read More...

Watch ‘First Man,’ Then Watch These Movies Damien Chazelle‘s last movie, La La Land, wore a lot of its influences on its sleeve. In fact, there were 24 movies I could recommend to fans of the Oscar-winning musical to watch afterward. With his Neil Armstrong biopic, First Man, the only earlier movie with blatant DNA visible and audible onscreen is 2001: A Space Odyssey, to which the new film pays homage. Of course, there are also tons of other precursors involving real-life and fictional space missions.

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