Tag Archive

Tag Archives for " The Force Awakens "

‘Star Wars’: The Franchise’s Highest-Grossing Films Are The Ones That Give Female Characters More Screen Time

The latest round of “Star Wars” canon films have only further bolstered the franchise’s interest in creating compelling, singular female characters, from the continued legacy of Leia and Padme to new stars like Rey, Rose, and Captain Phasma, and a new study makes a case for the connection between female-led screen time and box office […]

Continue reading

Box Office: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Stumbles With $103 Million Holiday Opening

The force was not with “Solo: A Star Wars Story” at the box office.The latest installment struggled over the Memorial Day weekend, securing $103 million in 4,381 North American locations over the four-days, according to Monday estimates. It came in way under projections, opening with $84.7 million over three days, and just $148 million globally.“Solo” […]

Continue reading

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Poised for Second Weekend Domination as ‘Overboard’,’ Tully’ & ‘Bad Samaritan’ Debut

Disney and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War will dominate yet again this weekend, and while it’s unlikely it will have much of a shot at the largest second weekend ever, a shot at the second largest is well within reach as it pushes toward $450 million domestic and over $1 billion worldwide. In terms of new […]

Continue reading

‘Star Wars’ Composer John Williams to Quit Franchise After Episode IX

John Williams says that “Star Wars: Episode IX” will be the last movie in the franchise he will score. “We know J.J. Abrams is preparing one now that I will hopefully do next year for him,” Williams said on radio station Kusc. “I look forward it. It will round out a series of nine, that […]

Continue reading