Movies

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Studio’s Prime Video is charging into the fall season with a bevy of awards contending and crowd pleasing movies, the list of dates which you can find below. Many of these will be having splashy world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival, i.e. My Policeman, Lena Dunham’s Catherine Called Birdy, with the
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EXCLUSIVE: Germany has long been a powerhouse in football (aka soccer), winning four World Cups between 1954 and 2014. Now the country is developing a taste for American football. Germany’s got its own American football league, the GFL. Among the teams are the Munich Cowboys (not to be confused with the Dallas Cowboys), the Berlin
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Warner Bros’ DC League Of Super-Pets started wagging its tail overseas this weekend, barking up an estimated $18.4M in 63 markets That’s in line with expectations and places it 37% ahead of family comp The Bad Guys in like-for-likes. The global debut was $41.4M. Outside the pooches, this was notably another holdover weekend for the
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For millennials, there are few animated villains considered more iconic than Ursula, the sea witch from the 1989 Walt Disney Animation classic film The Little Mermaid. Thirty-three years after that memorable performance, the actor who brought the character to life has died. Pat Carroll, who was also an Emmy and Grammy Award winner, passed away
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SATURDAY AM UPDATE: The expected summer slowdown is taking its expected course with Warner Bros. animated film DC League of Super-Pets grossing a $9.3M Friday, for an expected $23M+ opening at 4,314. Warners was initially eyeing around $25M for the film, and some earlier week industry speculation higher, so hopefully there’s some lift from matinees
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Families weren’t scared to return to the box office during the pandemic and have shelled out $300.9M to date on Illumination Entertainment and Universal’s Minions: The Rise of Gru, making it the first animated movie to cross the three century mark stateside during Covid, and since Frozen 2 opened back in November 2019. Rise of Gru, through 25
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UPDATE, writethru: Hollywood movies had another solid holdover session at the international box office this weekend, with slight drops essentially across the board — and some new or near milestones as audiences continue to flock to cinemas for varied fare (it helps that the mercury mercifully let up in certain areas). There were no new
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