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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 […]

  The Christmas movie season is already underway even though it isn’t even December until tomorrow. You may have already seen THOR: RAGNAROK, JUSTICE LEAGUE, or COCO, but they are just the start of a very packed schedule over the coming weeks. Here is a quick look at just a few of the cinematic treats […]

The US Thanksgiving long weekend is the traditional start to the Christmas movie season and, once again, Walt Disney dominated. COCO, the latest from Pixar, topped the chart with a five day total of $71.2 million. That, coupled with an A+ Cinemascore, pretty much guarantees this will play right until January on a large number […]

THOR: RAGNAROK repeated at the top of the North American box office, declining 55%, but still bringing in $56.6 million. The picture is also drawing in big crowds overseas for a worldwide total to date of $650 million. Its reign as box office king will likely end as Warner/DC’s JUSTICE LEAGUE opens in a few […]

To the surprise of no one, THOR: RAGNAROK reigned supreme at the domestic box office, bringing in a thunderous $121 million and getting the holiday movie season off to a solid start. The good news didn’t stop there: the movie’s simultaneous opening in China also exceeded expectations with $55.6 million. Overall, the foreign markets (some […]

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 […]

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