To their credit, Death on the Nile, Marry Me, and Blacklight all generally performed to expectations, but that’s really not saying much.
Let’s get out of the way right off the bat, I’m not a fan of most of these in the Best Picture lineup. It’s not that there are no good films here. In fact, I’ve enjoyed several of the nominees in theaters and, from a box office standpoint, it is heartening to see that three […]
For six years now, Warner Bros. has been trying desperately to get a Jungle Book adaptation off the ground. Cycling through names like Alejandro G. Iñárritu, the two-time Academy Award-winning director behind Birdman and The Revenant, and the talented and prolific Ron Howard, the studio had been developing a “darker” take on the classic Rudyard […]
The First Purge, a prequel to the popular Universal/Blumhouse Productions franchise, managed to bring in about $2.5 million from Tuesday night preview screenings. It’s a solid start for the picture going into the 5-Day 4th of July Weekend but also happens to be the lowest earner in the franchise in terms of preview grosses. The […]