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New in Theaters: “The Lion King” Remake

New in Theaters: “The Lion King” Remake

1.  “The Lion King“  (PG)  Trailer The “live-action” remake of the 1994 Disney classic stars Donald Glover as Simba and Beyoncé as Nala.  It’s directed by Jon Favreau and features all the songs from the original, plus a new song called “Spirit“ that Beyoncé wrote for this movie.     James Earl Jones is the only…MORE

“Spider-Man: Far from Home” Won the Box Office for the Second Week

“Spider-Man: Far from Home” Won the Box Office for the Second Week

“Spider-Man: Far from Home” won the box office for the second straight week, raking in another $45.3 million. “Toy Story 4” was second with $20.7 million in its fourth week out. The new thriller “Crawl” and the R-rated comedy “Stuber” stumbled out of the gate, making only $12 million and $8 million.  Here’s this weekend’s Top 10 at…MORE

“Toy Story 4” Won the Box Office for the Second Straight Week

“Toy Story 4” Won the Box Office for the Second Straight Week

“Toy Story 4” easily held off “Annabelle Comes Home” to win the box office for the second straight week.  “Toy Story 4” made another $57.9 million, while “Annabelle Comes Home” debuted with about a third of that, $20.4 million. Also, “Aladdin” made another $9.3 million, and has officially passed “Independence Day” to become Will Smith’sbiggest movie.  He…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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