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Shyamalan’s ‘Old’ Beats G.I. Joe’s ‘Snake Eyes’ As The Box Office Hits A Speed Bump

As far as brand names go, it looks like G.I. Joe is no match for M. Night Shyamalan. Many were expecting the weekend to be won by Snake Eyes, which is essentially a reboot of the G.I. Joe series, but Old, the latest from Shyamalan, snuck past it, despite not setting the box office on […]

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Why ‘Snake Eyes’ Missed Its Mark at the Box Office — and What It Means for the ‘G.I. Joe’ Franchise

At the box office, “Snake Eyes” is ringing true to its moniker.The latest “G.I. Joe” installment, an origin story starring Henry Golding of “Crazy Rich Asians” fame, fell short of expectations, collecting a paltry $13.3 million in its first three days in North American theaters. Those ticket sales put “Snake Eyes” in second place on […]

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At $16.5 Million, ‘Old’ News Isn’t Good Enough for Box Office Recovery

M. Night Shyamalan’s self-financed “Old” is the director’s seventh film to open at #1. It made $16.5 million, about 40 percent of the openings earned by his last two films “Glass” and “Split.”That 40 percent also reflects this weekend’s overall performance (about $66 million) compared to 2019 ($163 million). That reduces the rolling four-weekend comparison […]

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‘Snake Eyes’ Review: Henry Golding’s ‘G.I. Joe’ Origin Story Is Fun Enough to Survive Unforgivably Bad Fight Scenes

Japan: Where undead Hollywood franchises go to get a new lease on life. It worked for “The Fast and the Furious” with “Tokyo Drift.” It worked for “X-Men” with “The Wolverine.” It even worked for “3 Ninjas” with “3 Ninjas: Kick Back,” at least so far as that movie paved the way for Hulk Hogan […]

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‘Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins’ Review: Henry Golding Rules in a G.I. Joe Movie as Sleek Ninja-Combat Dynasty Thriller

“Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins” is probably about as good a movie as you’re going to get that has the words “G.I. Joe” in the title. Maybe that’s because it seems to have very little to do with anyone’s conventional idea of G.I. Joe. It’s not a square-jawed, mildly jingoistic heavy-weapons combat orgy, like “G.I. […]

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‘Snake Eyes’ Final Trailer: Henry Golding Tells The Origin Story Of The Deadliest ‘G.I. Joe.’

“Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origin” opens this Friday, July 23, and Paramount Pictures is making a final push for seeing the movie in theaters with a final trailer. Directed by Robert Schwentke, “Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origin” is a reboot of Paramount’s “G.I. Joe” universe that began with “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” in […]

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How to Watch ‘Snake Eyes’ at Home

(Welcome to How to Watch, where we get down to brass tacks and tell you “Hey, here’s how you can watch this thing.” In this edition: Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins.) We wouldn’t hold it against you if you’ve sort of glazed over all the finer details regarding the previous two attempts to bring G.I. […]

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‘Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins’ Trailer: Henry Golding Gets into Ninja Warrior Mode

Paramount Pictures is taking a different approach to the G.I. Joe franchise after letting it lie dormant nearly 10 years. Rather than focusing on a whole team of characters from the toyline, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins is shining the spotlight on one of the fan favorite characters by giving the ninja warrior an origin […]

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