Tag Archives: Cinema of the United States

10Sep/17

Stephen King horror adaptation “It” obliterates box office

(WARNER BROS) – The film adaptation of the Stephen King novel “It” broke box office records during its opening weekend making an impressive $117.2 million at the North American box office, blowing away early expectations. The film broke the record for the largest September opening set by “hotel Transylvania 2” in 2015. The horror film’s global debut is expected to gross $179 million dollars. Continue reading

03Sep/17

‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ leads Labor Day Weekend

(LIONSGATE) – “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” held on to the top spot at the North American box office for a second week, according to Box Office Mojo, in what Variety reports was the slowest Labor Day weekend in two decades. Continue reading

19Aug/17

“The Hitman’s Bodyguard” set to top weekend box office

(LIONSGATE) – “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” is set to rifle its way to the top of the North American weekend box office from Friday (August 18) to Sunday (August 20). Continue reading

15Aug/17

Teen Choice honors Pratt, Zendaya, Fifth Harmony

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – The Teen Choice Awards were handed out in Los Angeles on Sunday (August 13). The show, which honored actors, singers, and social media stars, was highlighted by Chris Pratt, who made his first public appearance since his separation from his wife, Anna Farris. Pratt was honored with two awards, including Choice Sci-fi movie actor. Continue reading

14Aug/17

‘Annabelle’ sequel scares off competitors with $35 million debut

(WARNER BROS.) – Warner Bros.’ horror film “Annabelle: Creation”, a prequel to the 2014 ‘Annabelle’ and the latest in the Conjuring film series, made a $35 million debut to top the weekend box office in North America. Continue reading

29Jul/17

‘Dunkirk’ and ‘Atomic Blonde’ dominate weekend box office predictions

(WARNER BROS.) – Christopher Nolan’s WW2 drama ‘Dunkirk’ is projected to bring in another $28.3 million to top the North American box office for a second weekend. The film has already earned $50.5 million, according to boxofficemojo.com.
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27Jul/17

Smiley faces to rolling eyes: ”The Emoji Movie’ premieres in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SONY PICTURES) The cast of ‘The Emoji Movie’ turned out in Los Angeles for the world premiere of the animated film which rolls out in cinemas on Friday (July 28). Continue reading

27Jul/17

Jada Pinkett Smith talks ‘Girls Trip’ success

(MUST COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURES) – Actress Jada Pinkett Smith says that her new film Girls Trip is all about female empowerment. Continue reading

23Jul/17

‘Dunkirk’ makes debut at top of U.S. weekend box office

(UNIVERSAL PICTURES) – Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ topped the North American box office for the weekend ending July 23 with the War War Two movie bringing in an estimated $50.5 million in it’s debut, according to boxofficemojo.com.
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13May/17

Oscars chief Boone Isaacs steps down from governors board

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – The departing president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organizes the Oscars, said on Friday (May 12) she is also stepping down from the board of governors.
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