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“Onward” Won the Box Office, Which Was Decimated By Covid-19

“Onward” Won the Box Office, Which Was Decimated By Covid-19

As expected, the coronavirus pandemic kept a lot of people away from movie theaters this past weekend.  In fact, ticket sales in North America hit the lowest levels in more than TWO DECADES, generating just $55.3 million total. The Pixar movie “Onward” did the best . . . with just over $10 million, but that’s down 73% from last weekend. …MORE

“Onward” Won the Box Office, But Was It Impacted by the Outbreak?

“Onward” Won the Box Office, But Was It Impacted by the Outbreak?

The latest Pixar movie “Onward” made $40 million this past weekend, which was enough to cruise to a box office win in its first week out. The coronavirus scare probably impacted the box office to some degree, but “Onward” was projected to get $45 million a month ago . . . so it wasn’t TOO…MORE

THE OSCARS

THE OSCARS

“Parasite” became the first foreign-language film to win Best Picture at last night’s Oscars.  Other winners included Brad Pitt, Joaquin Phoenix, Renee Zellweger, and Laura Dern.  And Eminem made a surprise appearance to sing his Oscar-winning song “Lose Yourself”. “Parasite” had a huge night at the Oscars, becoming the first Foreign-language movie to win Best Picture. It also won Best International Feature and…MORE

THE OSCARS

THE OSCARS

“Green Book” won Best Picture at the Oscars last night, while RAMI MALEK won Best Actor for“Bohemian Rhapsody” and OLIVIA COLMAN won Best Actress for “The Favourite”.  ALFONSO CUARON won Best Director for “Roma”. LADY GAGA and SPIKE LEE both picked up their first Oscars.  Spike won for Best Adapted Screenplay for“BlacKkKlansman”, although he was also up…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

Check Out All the Trailers That Premiered at Comic-Con

Check Out All the Trailers That Premiered at Comic-Con

Trailers that debuted at Comic-Con included “Aquaman”, “Shazam”, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”, “Glass”, and the new season of “The Walking Dead”. Here’s a rundown of all the important trailers that debuted during Comic-Con this weekend . . .   Movie Trailers: DC brought us “Aquaman“ and “Shazam“ . . . plus the streaming series “Titans”,…MORE

The 10 Most Shazamed Songs of All Time

The 10 Most Shazamed Songs of All Time

The music-identifying app Shazam released a list of ‘The 10 Most Shazamed Songs of All Time.’  So, these are the songs that are playing at the mall when you see people holding up their phones trying to figure out what they are.   Here’s the list, along with the number of times they’ve been tagged…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

Tour Dates, Tour Dates, Tour Dates!!!!!

Tour Dates, Tour Dates, Tour Dates!!!!!

JOHN LEGEND announced the dates for his 2017 Darkness and Light Tour. Check out the dates here. We’ve got new tour dates from Blink-182  We’ve got new tour dates from Santana We’ve got new tour dates from Deftones with Rise Against We’ve got new tour dates from Muse with Thirty Seconds to Mars  And we’ve…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

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