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New in Theaters March 06: Onward, The Way Back, Emma and First Cow

Chris Kavan - wrote on 03/04/20 at 10:34 PM CT

With The Invisible Man giving 2020 the horror hit it deserves, this week brings a bevy of new releases led by Pixar's latest, Onward. The surefire family hit isn't alone, as Ben Affleck brings the drama with The Way Back, Anya Taylor-Joy brings some romance with Emma and we get another stunning Pacific Northwest drama from director Kelly Reichardt in First Cow. While Onward will certainly be …

New Mutants, A Quiet Place Part II and More in This Week's MPAA Ratings Bulletin

Chris Kavan - wrote on 03/04/20 at 11:10 AM CT

Hollywood must be in a horror-happy mood. With The Invisible Man finally providing the good news the genre needs this year, this week's MPAA Bulletin is also all about scaring people. First up, X-Men meets horror in the long-gestating New Mutants and, on the other side, we get a sequel to a hit horror in which, in the words of the erudite Elmer Fudd, we must remain "vewwy, vewwy quiet". So if …

New on DVD and Blu-ray Week of March 3 - March 9

Harley Lond - wrote on 03/03/20 at 06:26 PM CT

"Dark Waters," starring Anne Hathaway, Mark Ruffalo, William Jackson Harper, Tim Robbins and Bill Pullman in the story of a corporate defense attorney who takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution. From Universal... and "Queen & Slim," starring Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Chloe Sevigny and Bokeem …

Weekend Box Office: The Invisible Man Revealing in Top Spot; My Hero Academia Lands in Top Five

Chris Kavan - wrote on 03/01/20 at 10:33 PM CT

It was bound to happen - and horror fans can now rejoice for the fact there is finally a worthy film for 2020. The Invisible Man kicked had a scary good opening, with both critics and audiences responding well to the socially-grounded horror film. It was also a good weekend for Anime, as My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising hit the top five, while an expanding Impractical Jokers also had a decent …

New in Theaters February 28: The Invisible Man

Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/26/20 at 10:50 PM CT

Call of the Wild managed a decent debut even in the face of a feisty hedgehog. Family films have been all the rage recently - with action a close second, but one genre that hasn't gotten much love this year is horror. Hopefully that's all about to change because The Invisible Man is here to give us an updated take on a classic horror story that looks both incredibly creepy and quite keeping with …

Spiral and More in This Week's MPAA Ratings Bulletin

Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/25/20 at 07:02 PM CT

It's another quiet week for ratings updates with but a single wide release to talk about. At least the new entry looks intriguing - with Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson joining the Saw franchise in a continuation of the series with Spiral. Other than that, however the short list is full of the typical limited and streaming releases, but not other big, bombastic theatrical releases. Oh well, …

New on DVD and Blu-ray Week of February 25 - March 2

Harley Lond - wrote on 02/25/20 at 06:51 AM CT

"Frozen II," the billion and a half dollar worldwide grossing sequel to Disney's 2013 "Frozen" ... and "Knives Out," a big hit homage to Agatha Christie all-star murder-mystery movies, here starring Christopher Plummer, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana De Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden …

Weekend Box Office: Sonic Dashes Call of the Wild's Hope; The Boy II Another Mediocre Horror Debut

Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/23/20 at 07:56 PM CT

As February crawls to an end the big news this weekend is what movie families were going to support as a fast-as-lightning Sonic the Hedgehog found a new competitor in Harrison Ford and a very good boy good CGI doggo in Call of the Wild. It turns out, Sonic just has more gas, though Call of the Wild was no slouch. On the other hand, Brahms: The Boy II continued to trend of middling horror …

New in Theaters February 21: Call of the Wild, Brahms: The Boy II

Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/19/20 at 10:00 PM CT

Bad Boys for Life has been burning up the screen all year and, finally, after a string of disappointing debuts, Sonic the Hedgehog become the next hit that 2020 needed. The blue-haired video game star topped $70 million in just four days. This weekend brings a family-friendly challenger in the form of Harrison Ford and CGI companion in Call of the Wild. And we'll see if there's room for yet …

Mulan, No Time to Die, The Hunt, Artemis Fowl and More in This Week's MPAA Ratings Bulletin

Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/19/20 at 09:41 AM CT

It looks like the board agrees with that groundhog and is ready to deliver us an early spring as well - or at least an impressive MPAA Ratings update. We've got four wide releases here - and there are some major contenders including the last outing for Daniel Craig as 007, Disney's next live-action remake, a long-delayed horror film and another attempt at delivering a popular YA book series to …

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