Movies

A24’s Lamb hit the top ten for the second week running (No. 8) at the North American box office, surging past $2 million. The Rescue expanded to 552 theaters, the widest documentary screen count since Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain, said distributor Greenwich Entertainment, anticipating it will ultimately top $1M. Holdovers outperformed newcomers this weekend,
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“By the end of this trilogy, in 20 years, you’re going to look back at these movies as the greatest history lesson of our times, and yet they’re slasher movies,” Halloween Kills star and actress in six pics in the franchise Jamie Lee Curtis tells us on Hero Nation today. The movie has already beat the preview
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Refresh for latest…: Sony’s Venom: Let There Be Carnage chomped on a big chunk of the international box office this weekend as it swallowed a $62.3M mouthful from 44 overseas markets. This follows from the symbiote’s record-breaking Russia and Latin America starts over the past few weeks. The Tom Hardy-starrer has now cumed $115.6M overseas
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Refresh for updates…Early exuberance in Hollywood surrounding news of a new IATSE contract has dimmed somewhat, as more details about the deal negotiated with the AMPTP have emerged. Among those walking back or contextualizing their initial reactions on Saturday evening was Yvette Nicole Brown, who initially tweeted “#UnionStrong!”, along with emojis depicting a raised fist
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Various members of the Keeping Up With the Kardashians family have reportedly continued to work with Lou Taylor, Britney Spears’ former business manager, within the year 2021. The Kardashian-Jenner family has had business ties with Lou throughout Britney’s conservatorship battle. Members of the Kardashian-Jenner clan have made supportive statements regarding Britney, but connections to Lou and others
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A day after the European premiere of season three of his HBO series Succession at the London Film Festival, the show’s creator, Jesse Armstrong, took to the stage with comedian Nish Kumar to discuss the art of screenwriting. In between dispensing pearls of wisdom for aspiring comedy writers (“Don’t write any jokes,” was especially memorable),
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NewFest, New York’s LGBTQ+ film festival, kicks off tonight with one of the most prominent documentaries of the fall. Mayor Pete, directed by Jesse Moss, goes behind the scenes and on the stump with Pete Buttigieg as he became the first openly gay major presidential candidate, vying for the Democratic nomination. Buttigieg’s campaign was unusual
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EXCLUSIVE: Jamie Lee Curtis revealed to us on today’s Hero Nation that while she’s not expecting a third season of Scream Queens, she is reteaming with that series co-creator Ryan Murphy on a new Netflix limited series tentatively titled Outfielder. (According to sources close to the matter, there are no deals for the project which is
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Universal/Miramax/Blumhouse’s sequel Halloween Kills, which is also available on Uni’s streaming service Peacock today to paid subscribers, made $4.85M from 7PM shows last night booked at 2,950 theaters. The rebooted franchise from filmmaker David Gordon Green, and starring the franchise’s legend Jamie Lee Curtis of six pics, is expected to open to mid-to-high $30Ms, for what is
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After nearly 60 years of heroics, James Bond today seems more revered than beloved. His newest iteration, No Time to Die, has delivered a welcome jolt to exhibitors worldwide, though to some filmgoers (and critics), the movie plays more like Daniel Craig’s Long Goodbye. Craig has bowed out gracefully, though, in contrast to some of
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EXCLUSIVE: Exhibition need not worry: After October’s vibrant box office, there is indeed more blockbuster business to come in November. Deadline has learned that advance ticket sales for Disney/Marvel’s Eternals, opening on Nov. 5, are already quite huge. Insiders say advance sales for the movie from Oscar winning filmmaker Chloé Zhao, is estimated to have racked up
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EXCLUSIVE: Mayans M.C. and The Terminal List star JD Pardo has joined Robert Rodriguez action-thriller Hypnotic, with Ben Affleck, Alice Braga, Dayo Okeniyi, William Fichtner and Hala Finley. Currently filming in Texas, Hypnotic follows a detective (Affleck) who becomes entangled in a mystery involving his missing daughter (Finley) and a secret government program – while investigating a string of
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