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“Good Boys” Won the Box Office

“Good Boys” Won the Box Office

“Good Boys” won the box office this past weekend with a $21 million take.  It’s the first original R-rated comedy in three years to be #1, and it’s only the second original movie of any kind to open at #1 this year. The only other ORIGINAL movie to top the box office this year was the Jordan…MORE

“Hobbs & Shaw” Ended “The Lion King’s” Two-Week Run at #1

“Hobbs & Shaw” Ended “The Lion King’s” Two-Week Run at #1

The “Fast & Furious” spin-off “Hobbs & Shaw” knocked “The Lion King” from the throne, winning the box office this weekend with a $60.8 million take.  It was the only new movie to crack the Top 10. “The Lion King” was the runner-up, earning another $38.2 million. Here’s this weekend’s Top 10 . . .   1.  NEW:  “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw”, $60.8…MORE

“Venom” Won the Box Office, but “A Star is Born” Had a Strong Second-Place Opening

“Venom” Won the Box Office, but “A Star is Born” Had a Strong Second-Place Opening

“Venom”crushed the record for an October opening, by debuting with $80 million this weekend.  The previous record-holder was “Gravity”, with $55.8 million.  Meanwhile, “A Star is Born” had a respectable second-place opening, with $41.3 million.  Here’s this weekend’s Top 10 . . . 1.  NEW:  “Venom”, $80 million. 2.  NEW:  “A Star is Born”, $41.3…MORE

New in Theaters: “Smurfs: The Lost Village” and “Going in Style”

New in Theaters: “Smurfs: The Lost Village” and “Going in Style”

1.  “Smurfs: The Lost Village“  (PG)  Trailer Smurfette joins Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty Smurf on a quest through the Forbidden Forest to find a lost Smurf village before Gargamel does.  Demi Lovato is the new voice of Smurfette and Rainn Wilson is Gargamel. The rest of the cast includes Mandy Patinkin as Papa Smurf, Jack McBrayer from “30…MORE

THE OSCAR NOMINEES

THE OSCAR NOMINEES

“La La Land” Tied an All-Time Record for the Most Oscar Nominations The Academy announced this year’s Oscar nominees yesterday, and the musical “La La Land” with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone led the way 14 nominations.  That ties the all-time record. The other movies to get 14 are “Titanic” in 1998 and “All About…MORE

“Star Wars 8” Tops a List of the Most Anticipated Movies of 2017

“Star Wars 8” Tops a List of the Most Anticipated Movies of 2017

RottenTomatoes.com surveyed hundreds of movie critics to determine the most anticipated movies of the year . . . even though your mother-in-law could’ve just TOLD them it was “Fifty Shades Darker”.  They crunched the numbers, and “Star Wars 8” came out on top, obviously.  The Top Five broke down like this:   “Star Wars: Episode…MORE

New in Theaters:  “London Has Fallen” and “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”

New in Theaters: “London Has Fallen” and “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”

1.  “London Has Fallen“  (R)  Trailer Gerard Butler returns as his secret service character from “Olympus Has Fallen”.  In this one, the President is attending the funeral of the British Prime Minister when five other world leaders are assassinated and the rest of their detail is killed. So he and the president go on the run, and…MORE

“Star Wars” Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide, But Drops to Third at the Box Office

“Star Wars” Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide, But Drops to Third at the Box Office

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” crossed the $1 BILLION mark overseas, giving it $1.9 billion in worldwide box office revenue.  But it dropped to #3 in the U.S., behind “Ride Along 2” and “The Revenant”.  Here’s the Top 10:     NEW: “Ride Along 2”, $34 million.   “The Revenant”, $29.5 million. Up to $87.7…MORE

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