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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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Box Office Twist: M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Old’ Beats ‘Space Jam’ and ‘Snake Eyes’

In a twist fitting for an M. Night Shyamalan thriller, “Old” is the No. 1 movie at the domestic box office with $16.5 million in ticket sales.Heading into the weekend, reigning champ “Space Jam: A New Legacy” and fellow newcomer “Snake Eyes” were projected to lead North American charts. Instead, “Space Jam 2” had a […]

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Box Office: ‘Old’ Slithers Past ‘Snake Eyes’ to Win Slow Weekend

M. Night Shyamalan is scoring another No. 1 win at the domestic box office, where his thriller Old is slithering past fellow new offering Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins to win the spoils of an overall quiet weekend.Old — about a family whose tropical vacation turns into an age-accelerating nightmare — grossed $6.9 million Friday […]

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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’ Featurette Digs Into the Comic Book History of the Silent Ninja

Following the debut of the first teaser trailer for Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, a new featurette takes a look at the history of the ninja warrior played by Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians). Even though Snake Eyes is one of the most popular characters from the G.I. Joe universe, general audiences probably aren’t familiar […]

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‘Snake Eyes’ Trailer: ‘G.I. Joe Origins’ Commando Story Hits Theaters On July 23

“G.I. Joe: Retaliation” may have come out eight years ago, but the series isn’t quite over yet. A third film in the series is on the way, but another standalone movie comes out before that: a look into the past of one of the most popular characters in the G.I Joe team, the silent ninja […]

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