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‘Malcolm & Marie’ Soars at Netflix as ‘Greenland’ Continues to Score at a Premium VOD Price

Just as the Super Bowl traditionally inhibits studios from releasing new titles to theaters, there were few fresh films available on home platforms. As a result, four titles — all previously ranked #1 on multiple charts — took the top spots again. The exception was Netflix, which debuted “Malcolm & Marie” February 5. Starring Zendaya […]

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Holiday Cheer, New and Old, Leads VOD and Netflix Charts

Even as Covid-19 reduces travel, the public is in a holiday mood. Along with anecdotal reports of near-record Christmas tree sales and an increase of home-lighting displays, we say 11 Christmas-related films flourish this week on VOD and streaming charts. This includes some overlap between home viewing and theaters, as well as some oddball trends […]

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‘Croods’ and ‘Half-Brothers’ Lead Universal-Dominated Box Office Weekend to Less Than $9 Million

Few titles open at the North American box office post-Thanksgiving weekend, which usually is one of the weakest of the year. In 2019, that meant it fell short of $100 million. This year, it will see less than $9 million. Fewer than half of domestic theaters are open, of course, but the biggest barrier remains […]

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‘The 355’: Simon Kinberg Femme Action Ensemble Heads To MLK Weekend 2022

Universal’s domestic release of Simon King’s directorial The 355 is jumping from its MLK 2021 weekend release to MLK weekend Jan. 14, 2022.While Universal has committed a number of fresh wide releases during the pandemic to exhibition during Q4, i.e. Focus Features’ Come Play, Let Him Go, Blumhouse’s Freaky, Dreamworks Animation’s The Croods: A New […]

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Focus Features scores consecutive number one weekends at North American box office

Company achieves new distinction after Come Play debuted top last weekend.The North American number one debut of Kevin Costner and Diane Lane drama Let Him Go delivered a second table-topping debut in consecutive weekends for Focus Features, marking a first for the company.Let Him Go opened on an estimated $4.1m from 2,454 sites, which was […]

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Focus Features Wins Box Office With ‘Let Him Go’ and ‘Come Play’

“Let Him Go,” a modern-day western with Kevin Costner and Diane Lane, gave Universal’s boutique unit Focus its second straight #1 for the weekend, after “Come Play” on Halloween weekend. That horror title took second place, giving Focus both top spots.Universal overall may hold #1 for the foreseeable future. With the parent company releasing “Freaky” […]

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Kevin Costner, Diane Lane Thriller ‘Let Him Go’ Tops Election Week Box Office

Focus Features’ “Let Him Go” provided a few sparks at an otherwise lifeless box office, opening over the weekend with an estimated $4.1 million.In these Covid times, that was good enough for a first place finish. Focus also took second place with the sophomore weekend of its horror film “Come Play.” Co-produced with Amblin Partners, […]

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New Movies to Watch This Week: ‘Let Him Go,’ ‘Kindred,’ ‘Proxima’

As if sensing that the election would provide enough nail-biting excitement to last Americans for days, distributors have largely backed off the first weekend in November.Focus Features is releasing a solid Kevin Costner-Diane Lane thriller with serious Red State appeal in “Let Him Go,” for those with access to theaters, and there are a number […]

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Film News Roundup: Kevin Costner-Diane Lane Thriller ‘Let Him Go’ Set for August

In today’s film news roundup, “Let Him Go” will open against “Bill and Ted Face the Music”; “Paradise Found” is in the works; “The Irishman” leads the way for Aacta International Awards nominations; and principal photography has wrapped on “Quiet in My Town.”Release DateFocus Features has set an Aug. 21 release date for the Kevin […]

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Kevin Costner, Diane Lane to Reunite in Suspense Thriller ‘Let Him Go’

Focus Features has tapped Kevin Costner and Diane Lane to star as a husband and wife in the suspense thriller “Let Him Go.” The two also collaborated on “Man of Steel” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” as the parents of Superman.Thomas Bezucha (“The Family Stone”) is set to direct his own screenplay, based […]

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