Scream scares Spider-Man off of the No. 1 spot with $36M opening over holiday weekend

Scream, the fifth installment of the slasher franchise of the same name, nabbed the No. 1 spot at the box office over the four-day holiday weekend with a projected $36M gross across 3,664 theaters. It’s an impressive debut for the old horror movie series originated by late, great Wes Craven way back in 1996. And … Read more

Why the Dance-Filled Peacemaker Opening Credits Are a Must-Watch

You won’t be reaching for the Skip Intro button on these. Leave it to James Gunn to come up with one of the best title sequences in TV history for his new “Suicide Squad” followup series “Peacemaker.” Starring John Cena as the titular anti-hero and picking up a few months after the events of Gunn’s … Read more

Ava Phillippe Shuts Down Trolls After Opening Up About Sexuality

The daughter of Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe recently told a follower when asked if she likes boys or girls, “I’m attracted to… people! (Gender is whatever).” Perhaps it shouldn’t be that much of a surprise that within days of telling a follower that “gender is whatever” when asked about whether she’s into men or … Read more

Despite Pandemic, ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Nabs 3rd Best Box Office Opening Of All Time

Never underestimate your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, even with a mutating virus afoot. Despite rising concerns over the omicron variant, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” not only shattered pandemic-era box office records; it became the third best opening of all time behind “Avengers: Endgame” ($357.1 million) and “Avengers: Infinity War” ($257.7 million). The Sony and Marvel blockbuster … Read more

No Way Home’ Beating ‘Force Awakens’ As 3rd Best US Box Office Opening – Deadline

SATURDAY PM UPDATE: As we told you, once an event film like this catches fire and has momentum, there’s no stopping it, and tonight industry estimates are pegging Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home with a $72M-$74M Saturday, -40% from the 2nd best opening day ever of $121.5M, which will put the Tom Holland-Zendaya-Benedict Cumberbatch movie at $253M+. … Read more

‘Red Rocket’ Latest To Post Solid Opening As Arthouse Films Prep For Awards Closeups – Specialty Box Office – Deadline

Sean Baker’s Red Rocket, the highest-profile specialty opening to report numbers this weekend (i.e. not distributed by a streamer) posted a solid $96,953 for a per screen average of $16,158 in six theaters in New York/Los Angeles. Critics are calling the film about a washed up porn star returning to his hostile Texas hometown audacious … Read more

‘Encanto’ Eyes $38.6M Five-Day Opening; ‘House Of Gucci’ Seeing $21.7M – Deadline

UPDATED, Friday AM: Refresh for more analysis and chart Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, films in the top 10 dropped by an average of -23% from Wednesday. Moviegoing is expected to surge today on Black Friday, a gift the entire exhibition industry will gladly take after a 2020 pandemic that brought it to its knees. Disney … Read more

Simu Liu Talks ‘Shang-Chi’ & More In Opening Monologue – Deadline

Simu Liu tonight made his hosting debut on SNL, kicking off his opening monologue with reference to Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the history-making comic book film released back in September, in which he stars. “I am officially Marvel’s first openly Chinese superhero. I’m also the first Chinese host on SNL,” … Read more

Birkenstock & Opening Ceremony Collab Features Clogs

Although it may seem like a surprising influence, this is actually the second time the two brands used the artwork of Magritte in their designs. Back in 2014, Opening Ceremony and Birkenstock released a Boston clog featuring “The Lovers,” “Sheherazade,” and “Double Reality.” The artist, who died in 1967, has previously inspired other fashion designers … Read more