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  The Christmas holidays proceeded more or less along expectations, though the negative rumblings among STAR WARS fans over THE LAST JEDI took a greater toll than expected. The Disney feature plunged 69% in weekend 2, followed by a more manageable 26% drop in weekend 3. While no one’s idea of a flop, the film […]

The latest entry in the STAR WARS saga is finally here and the fans were certainly ready for it. After an incredible $45 million gross from preview screenings on Thursday, the film went on to pull in $220 million, which places it second to only STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS as the highest opening weekend […]

      Pixar’s COCO retained the #1 spot for the third weekend in a row. Of course, this was not a surprise given that there was only one new wide release and it was not widely publicized. That lack of new competition will change in a big way during the next frame when STAR […]

Yesterday, I posted about how the Han Solo film was in need of a new director, and that veteran Ron Howard was one of the names Lucasfilm was considering for the job. Today, we learned that Howard has indeed accepted the responsibility of finishing the picture. Filming was reportedly 2/3rds completed when original helmers Phil […]

When it was announced that Disney had bought Lucasfilm and was reviving STAR WARS, two things were made apparent: some of the movies would continue the narrative of the previous pictures, while others would be prequels or standalone efforts. Furthermore, the latter would have a different tone, providing a look at the STAR WARS universe […]

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