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‘Glass Onion’: Why Netflix’s One-Week Theatrical Release Was Smarter Than It Looked

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” ended its one-week run last night. Netflix, as always, did not disclose grosses but it will finish its 696-theater engagement in fine form. Competitor estimates suggest it will end up with about 15 million in domestic gross — good enough for #2 behind “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” and ahead […]

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‘Avatar: The Way Of Water’ Final Trailer: James Cameron Lays It All On The Line Once Again

Just today, James Cameron himself essentially said the odds are stacked against him with “Avatar: The Way Of Water” because of its insane cost. “[We’d have to be the third or fourth highest-grossing film in history. That’s your threshold. That’s your break even.” Those figures, my friend, mean in the 2 billion range given that’s […]

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‘Black Panther 2’ Tops the Box Office Without Major Challengers, But a TV Show Takes the #3 Slot

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” (Disney) fell 63 percent on its second weekend to dominate weekend box office with 67.3 million, representing nearly two thirds of the 101 million total. That’s a better hold than the two most recent Marvel releases.“Wakanda Forever” now has a 10-day domestic total of 288 million (546 million worldwide), which is […]

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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ To Rule In 2nd Weekend, Counterprogramming ‘The Menu’ & ‘She Said’ Expected To Open Soft

The overall box office last weekend was 209 million, with 87 of that coming from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’s 181 million opening. This weekend will be dominated once again by the MCU film, which has a good shot of topping the charts until Avatar: The Way of Water opens on December 16. The main question […]

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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Opens to 180 Million and a Month of Box Office Ownership

Among the many impressive opening-weekend statistics for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” (Disney) is a per-theater average of 40,946, higher than what “The Fabelmans” (Universal) earned in four.The MCU sequel fell short of the year’s best opening; that remains “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” last May, which debuted to 187 million. However, it’s 36 […]

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How ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Score Pays Tribute to the Franchise’s Late Composer James Horner

Thirteen years ago, composer Simon Franglen worked with James Cameron and composer James Horner on “Avatar.”But Horner’s 2015 death left a big hole for the music team to fill for the upcoming sequel “Avatar: The Way of Water.”“In the gaping absence that Horner left, we kept the core of his ‘Avatar’ music team together, completing […]

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James Cameron Is Prepared To Wrap Things Up With Avatar 3 If The Sequels Aren’t Profitable

Considering that the first “Avatar” film is the highest-grossing picture of all time worldwide, one would assume that its long-awaited sequel “The Way of Water” will also blow up the box office when it is released on December 16, 2022. I don’t expect it to match the original film’s take. Expecting a movie to be […]

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‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Trailer: James Cameron Opens Up The Underwater Majesty Of Pandora

Water seems to be on the brain in big franchises of late, a final frontier not that many films have been able to pull off. DC struck 1 billion with “Aquaman,” defying the odds, and soon, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” will introduce audiences to Namor and the underwater world of Talocan. But perhaps no one […]

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