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‘Glass’ Fills Up with $40.58M Debut While ‘Dragon Ball’ Delivers Top Five Opening

Universal and Blumhouse’s Glass was unable to quite reach the lofty heights some had expected heading into the weekend, but the film still managed a solid #1 start, playing very similarly to its predecessor based on current estimates. Glass, however, might not be the biggest news of the weekend when you consider the monster debut […]

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‘Glass’ Revives Box Office With Top 3 All-Time Mlk Weekend Opening

Though it isn’t looking like it will have the opening weekend analysts expected, Universal’s “Glass” is still doing its job of reviving the box office as it moves out of the holiday season. M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film made $16 million on Friday, and is currently projected for a 4-day total of $48 million from […]

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Kevin Hart to Star in Paul Weitz’s ‘Fatherhood’

Kevin Hart is ready to show off his serious side.The comedian will star in Sony Pictures’ “Fatherhood,” a big-screen adaptation of the Matt Logelin bestseller “Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love.” The film, which centers on a widower who must raise his daughter after his wife dies in childbirth, is directed […]

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The Upside and the Downside of ‘The Upside’: An Analysis From a Disabled Writer

Putting it bluntly, it’s difficult to get excited anytime Hollywood wants to trot out a narrative on disabilities nowadays, especially as someone born and living with Muscular Dystrophy Type 2. They are stubbornly set on staying the feel-good course without necessarily saying anything meaningful or relevant. If you thought Green Book had nothing but safe […]

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‘The Upside’ dethrones ‘Aquaman’ in $19.6m North American launch

The Wife benefits from Glenn Close Golden Globe win; Bohemian Rhapsody to cross $200m this week.In the weekend it crossed $1bn worldwide, Warner Bros’ smash Aquaman finally relinquished its hold on North American box office as Stx’s buddy movie remake The Upside debuted top on an estimated $19.6m.Kevin Hart’s high-profile exit as Oscars host did […]

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‘The Upside’ Opened at #1, But Under $20 Million is Low for a Kevin Hart Movie

The opening weekend of “The Upside,” the Kevin Hart-Bryan Cranston remake of the worldwide French hit “Intouchables,” ended the three-week reign of “Aquaman.” It made just short of $20 million — besting estimates — and comes after a few weeks of controversy for Hart that suggested the long-delayed film might take a hit.The odd-couple pairing […]

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‘The Upside’ is #1 at the Weekend Box Office While ‘Aquaman’ Tops $1 Billion Worldwide

Outperforming expectations, STXFilms’s The Upside debuted atop the weekend box office, upsetting Aquaman‘s bid for a fourth straight weekend at #1. That said, Aquaman isn’t exactly focused on its runner-up position domestically as the film is now the first in the DC Extended Universe to top $1 billion at the global box office. As for […]

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‘The Upside’ Likely to Become STX Films’ First No. 1 Debut

There seems to be no downside to Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart’s comedy-drama “The Upside.”The Stx Films pic is on its way to becoming the entertainment company’s first No. 1 debut with an estimated $19.5 million from 3,080 North American sites, knocking Warner Bros.’ “Aquaman” into the second place slot. Stx Films’ previous biggest debut […]

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