Author: Sonaiya Kelley

'Molly's Game' will replace 'All the Money In the World' as AFI Fest closer

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Box office booming as 'Thor: Ragnarok,' 'Daddy's Home 2' and 'Orient Express' all deliver

Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok” continues to reign supreme at the box office, with newcomers “Daddy’s Home 2” and “Murder on the Orient Express” also among the top five. Now in its second week, Disney’s big-budget action fantasy rained in an estimated $56.6 million in the United States and Canada,… Source: Entertainment

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'Thor: Ragnarok' hammers home a win for beleaguered box office

After a slow October, the premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok” reignited the box office like a clap of thunder. Disney’s big-budget action fantasy brought in an estimated $121 million in the U.S. and Canada, above analysts’ expectations of $115 million, according to figures from measurement… Source: Entertainment

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'Jigsaw' scores latest bull's-eye for horror at the box office and brings to end a sluggish October

Horror and Halloween-themed films led the weekend box office before the Oct. 31 holiday with Lionsgate’s latest, “Jigsaw,” coming out on top while the George Clooney-helmed “Suburbicon” proved to be a massive disappointment. “Jigsaw,” the eighth installment in the popular “Saw” franchise, scared… Source: Entertainment

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'Boo 2! A Madea Halloween' leads a lackluster box office

Newcomers dominated the box office this weekend as Lionsgate’s comedy “Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” and Warner Bros.’ sci-fi spectacle “Geostorm” debuted in the top two spots. Perry’s sequel debuted in first place, raking in an estimated $21.6 million in the U.S. and Canada, according… Source: Entertainment

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'Blade Runner 2049': Critics and fans propel film to No. 1, but ticket sales still disappoint

Warner Bros.’ “Blade Runner 2049” topped the box office charts this weekend, but despite strong reviews and positive audience reaction, ticket sales were estimated at only $31.5 million in the U.S. and Canada, according to the measurement firm ComScore, significantly below analysts’ projections. … Source: Entertainment

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'American Made' fails to beat 'It,' tying with 'Kingsman' for the No. 2 spot

New Line Cinema’s “It,” now in its fourth week, returned to the top spot at the box office after temporarily being unseated by 20th Century Fox’s spy sequel “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.” Despite a 42% drop in earnings this week, the $35-million film, now the biggest September release ever (not… Source: Entertainment

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'Kingsman' hits target, 'Lego Ninjago' disappoints as franchises hit and miss at box office

R-rated thrill rides continue to rule the box office with 20th Century Fox’s profane spy sequel “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” and New Line Cinema’s horror “It” dominating the top spots. A sequel to the 2015 hit “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” the $104-million film debuted just below analysts’ predictions… Source: Entertainment

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'It' scares up monstrous numbers to kick off fall box office

New Line Cinema’s Stephen King adaptation “It” floated to the top spot in this weekend’s box office charts, breaking the record for the largest opening of a horror movie ever, and blowing past analysts’ $55-million projections to the tune of $117 million in the U.S. and Canada. The historic opening… Source: Entertainment

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Labor Day weekend wraps up dismal summer box-office season

As Labor Day weekend ushers in the unofficial end of summer, Hollywood wraps up a dismal summer box office season with movie ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada the lowest they’ve been in a decade. Fittingly, the box office ranks remain virtually unchanged from last week with the two films premiering… Source: Entertainment

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