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‘Halloween’ Set for Second Weekend at #1 as Holdovers Continue to Dominate

October 2018 is still running at a record pace. As of October 24, the month was pacing +49% higher than last year, not to mention +7.8% ahead of 2014, the largest October on record, though that’s about to change by the end of this weekend. That said, it won’t be the weekend’s new releases doing […]

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Film Review: ‘Hunter Killer’

It’s no trick for even the most ham-fisted global action thriller to achieve a ripped-from-the-headlines “topicality.” Just throw in a terrorist from the right enemy nation, or an American president with the right haircut. So it’s a weird and musty Twilight Zone indeed that one enters to watch “Hunter Killer,” a grindingly ponderous and bombastic […]

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Lionsgate Buys Gerard Butler-Gary Oldman Thriller ‘Hunter Killer’ for October Release

Lionsgate has bought the action-thriller “Hunter Killer,” starring Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Michael Nyqvist, and Common, and given it an Oct. 26 release date.The film is directed by Donovan Marsh from a script by Arne Schmidt and Jamie Moss from the 2012 novel “Firing Point,” by Don Keith and George Wallace. The story is about […]

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