Movies

If there are any milestones worth noting this week, it’s that the Focus Features thriller Promising Young Woman crossed the $3 million in its fourth week in theaters. This weekend the Emerald Fennell-directed pic starring Carey Mulligan played in 1,333 theaters and added an estimated $430K to its box office till this weekend and is on track to earn $518K for the four-day Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend to bring its cume to about $3.4
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With the world living in quarantine, there have been plenty of Netflix releases that have taken over and offered some form of entertainment. One of which that recently came out last summer was The Kissing Booth 2, a sequel to the mega-hit that Netflix premiered the year prior, The Kissing Booth. The movie, starring Joey King, Joel Courtney, and Jacob Elordi took off, and now, everyone wants to know what’s next in the story of
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Refresh for updates and box office chart: In a continued pandemic marketplace such as this with close to 60% of all movie theaters still closed, whether you’re a distributor or an exhibitor, you have to be thankful for any amount of money you can get your hands on. Open Road has released the second Liam Neeson movie during the pandemic, The Marksman, over the MLK 4-day holiday and it’s opening to $3.7M. It’s the third Neeson movie
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Jones spoke about how “naturalistic” it was to film Rogue One, which clearly took some opportunities for practical effects and shots to match the ingenuity the classic Star Wars films displayed back before it was all about CGI. Rogue One most certainly had a load of visual effects, but they were done so impressively that they greatly convinced us it was shot in a practical environment (and sometimes it was).
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The IFC Films documentary MLK/FBI from filmmaker Sam Pollard (Two Trains Runnin’, Eyes on the Prize) makes its debut in select theaters today as well as on demand. The release aligns with Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 18 and it is super relevant to America’s wild inequity and racist treatment of the Black community — specifically Black activists. MLK/FBI made its world premiere last year at the Toronto International Film Festival and went on to
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