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New in Theaters: “Dolittle” and “Bad Boys for Life”

New in Theaters: “Dolittle” and “Bad Boys for Life”

1.  “Dolittle“  (PG)  Trailer Robert Downey Jr. is Doctor Dolittle, a widowed veterinarian who learned to speak with animals after withdrawing from human society.  But when Queen Victoria falls ill, he agrees to go on a quest with his animal friends to find a cure to save her. Emma Thompson is his parrot Polynesia, and “Spider-Man” star Tom Holland is his faithful dog Jip.  Standing in their…MORE

“1917” Dethroned “Star Wars” at the Box Office

“1917” Dethroned “Star Wars” at the Box Office

“1917” was the surprise winner at the Golden Globes last week, and over the weekend, it dethroned “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” at the box office. “1917” made $36.5 million, more than double the $15.1 million that “Star Wars” made.  “Like a Boss” was the highest-grossing new movie.  It made $10 million and came in fourth.  Here’s this weekend’s Top 10:  …MORE

Six Movies Opening over the Holidays

Six Movies Opening over the Holidays

Here are the biggest movies coming out over the holidays . . .   1.  Opening Christmas Day . . . “Spies in Disguise“ (PG) . . . an animated movie starring Will Smith as a legendary spy and Tom Holland as the tech nerd who teams up with him to save the world after accidentally turning Will into a pigeon. The…MORE

New in Theaters: “Cats” and “The Rise of Skywalker”

New in Theaters: “Cats” and “The Rise of Skywalker”

1.  “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker“  (PG-13)  Trailer J.J. Abrams returns to direct the final movie, and uses old footage he filmed of Carrie Fisher for “The Force Awakens” to insert her into “The Rise of Skywalker”.  That included scenes that now give Billie Lourd a chance to play opposite her mom again. Keri Russell joins the cast as a helmeted spice smuggler named Zorii Bliss.  You should also look…MORE

“Jumanji: The Next Level” Won the Box Office

“Jumanji: The Next Level” Won the Box Office

“Jumanji: The Next Level” raked in $60.1 million at the box office in its first weekend, easily making it the #1 movie at the box office.  “Frozen 2” was a distant second, making another $19.2 million in its fourth week. Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell”, tanked, with only $5 million.  It’s one of the worst openings in his career as a…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

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