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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 …

New on DVD and Blu-ray Week of February 18 - February 24

Harley Lond - wrote on 02/18/20 at 09:56 PM CT

"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood," starring Tom Hanks as the irrepressible Fred Rogers of PBS TV fame ... "JoJo Rabbit," an wacky, off-beat black comedy about a lonely German boy (Roman Griffin Davis) and his imaginary sidekick Adolf Hitler whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl in …

Weekend Box Office: Sonic Races to the Record Books, Fantasy Island Tops The Photograph

Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/16/20 at 07:33 PM CT

It was no race to the top this time around as Sonic the Hedgehog had no problem leaving the competition in its dust. And it did so in record fashion, topping Detective Pikachu to become the biggest opening for a video game adaptation to date. Fantasy Island, despite earning bad review and an equally tepid audience reaction, was still top among newcomers, beating out The Photograph while Will …

New in Theaters February 14: Sonic the Hedgehog, Fantasy Island, The Photograph

Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/12/20 at 08:34 PM CT

With Birds of Prey failing to provide the blockbuster spark the year needs, we'll still have to wait a bit longer to see if any films before the summer season can truly breakout. Bad Boys for Life is currently the only big film of 2020, and it is a standout. This weekend, a fast, furry blue hedgehog looks to make an impact. We also have a Valentine's romance along with a horror-centric …

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