‘Glass’ Tops the Box Office, But Fails to Shatter the Mlk Weekend

M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass,” completing a loose trilogy preceded by “Unbreakable” and “Split,” easily topped the first three days of the Martin Luther King holiday weekend. Its $40.5 million total nearly beat the totals for the next three films combined.However, grosses overall continue to decline when put beside comparable periods last year. Though the full […]

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Andy Gruenberg, Longtime Film Distribution Executive, Dies at 68

Andy Gruenberg, a longtime film-distribution executive who most recently oversaw theatrical distribution for Netflix, died suddenly on January 18. He was 68.Born in St. Paul, Minnesota on March 10, 1950, Gruenberg spent his childhood in Milwaukee and his working life in the film industry; his tenure included stints at Warner Bros., Columbia, MGM, and Miramax, […]

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Scoot McNairy On His ‘True Detective’ Role and ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Season 2

Created by Nic Pizzolatto, the HBO series True Detective has returned for an eight-episode third season that plays out in three separate time periods, as it explores the case that has haunted Detective Wayne Hays (Mahershala Ali), throughout the years. When a young Arkansas boy and his sister mysteriously vanish in 1980, enduring questions about […]

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‘Smilf’ Does ‘Atlanta’s Social Surrealism For Struggling Single Moms With Similar Shimmering Brilliance [Season 2 Review]

Someone should coin a specific term for the unusual mélange of magical realism, biting social-commentary and the surreal existential absurdism of “Atlanta,” if only so I can reapply said term to Showtime‘s fierce and funny “Smilf,” a series that came to similar ideas on its own, but filtered through an unapologetically raw feminist lens of […]

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‘Who Will Write Our History’ Opens Strong as Oscar Contenders Await Nominations

Abramorama release “Who Will Write Our History,” a detailed account of the Warsaw Ghetto during Nazi occupation, showed intense interest in its initial exclusive Manhattan date ahead of special event screenings next weekend. It’s a small release to celebrate; in the pre-Oscar nominations limbo, any signs of life are welcome in the specialized world.The leading […]

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‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Trailer Breaks Sony’s Record for Most YouTube Views in 24 Hours

It turns out Spider-Man is feeling more than a little fine. The Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer views broke Sony Pictures’ records for the most YouTube hits in its first 24 hours, making it the studio’s biggest digital launch ever since the record set by Spider-Man: Homecoming. Deadline reports that in its first 24 hours […]

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‘Glass’ Fills Up with $40.58M Debut While ‘Dragon Ball’ Delivers Top Five Opening

Universal and Blumhouse’s Glass was unable to quite reach the lofty heights some had expected heading into the weekend, but the film still managed a solid #1 start, playing very similarly to its predecessor based on current estimates. Glass, however, might not be the biggest news of the weekend when you consider the monster debut […]

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Box Office: ‘Glass’ Dominates MLK Weekend With $47 Million

M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” topped box office charts during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, collecting $40 million over the weekend for a four-day sum of $47 million.If estimates hold, “Glass” will come in behind “American Sniper” ($107 million) and “Ride Along” ($48 million) as the third-best showing for both January and Mlk holiday weekend.The […]

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Box Office: ‘Glass’ Dominates Mlk Weekend With $47 Million

M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” topped box office charts over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, collecting $40 million over the weekend for a four-day sum of $47 million.If estimates hold, “Glass” will come in behind “American Sniper” ($107 million) and “Ride Along” ($48 million) as the third-best showing for both January and Mlk holiday weekend.The […]

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