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New in Theaters October 19: Halloween, The Hate U Give

Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/18/18 at 06:47 AM CT

October has been off to a blazing start, with records and strong openings all over the place. This week it looks like the good times are going to continue to roll with the return of Michael Myers in a holiday-appropriate murder spree and the expansion of a film that has proven exceedingly popular in its limited-release run. If both films manage to perform as expected, I see no reason why this …

Possession of Hannah Grace, Train Your Dragon: Hidden Kingdom in This Week's MPAA Ratings Bulletin

Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/17/18 at 10:19 PM CT

Another impressive list of MPAA Ratings this week - but not so impressive in the wide release movies. In fact, the list only has two major films of note - the next entry in the popular How to Train Your Dragon franchise and a creepy-looking horror film about working the graveyard shift at your local morgue. I can't complain too much, for as long as I have something to write about, it keeps …

New on DVD and Blu-ray Week of October 16-October 22

Harley Lond - wrote on 10/16/18 at 08:11 PM CT

FROM THE BIG SCREEN:
"Ant-Man and the Wasp": 2015's "Ant-Man" was a welcome relief from all the heaviness of the regular Marvel Universe movies (Avengers, we mean you), what with a spirited action adventure, an exciting premise, spectacular special effects (not involving explosions) and the presence super-snarky Paul Rudd. This sequel con tunes the skein. Scott Lang (Rudd) is grappling with the …

Weekend Box Office: Venom, A Star is Born Continue to Shine; First Man, Goosebumps 2 Try to Survive

Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/14/18 at 10:47 PM CT

It was a very familiar-looking box office as last week's champs Venom and A Star is Born bested on newcomers and once again took the first two spots over the weekend. First Man just edged out Goosebumps 2 for third and fourth place while Bad Times at the El Royale fell outside the top five and The Hate U Give had another solid expansion. All in all, it was mostly good news as October continued …

New in Theaters October 12: First Man, Goosebumps 2, Bad Times at the El Royale

Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/11/18 at 06:40 AM CT

It was an opening October weekend for the record books last week when Venom and A Star is Born packed a whallop of a 1-2 punch and started the month off in record fashion. If that isn't enough excitment, this week brings us Ryan Gosling in a much-talked about biopic, a sequel to a family-friendly Halloween worthy film and what looks to be a Tarantino-esque thriller about a group of …

Creed II, Vice and More in This Week's MPAA Ratings Bulletin

Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/10/18 at 02:56 PM CT

It's a pretty short updates this week, but at least there are some decent films in the mix to shake things up. We have a boxing legend and a new potential boxing legend teaming up for what is sure to be an exciting sequel. Then we have Christian Bale turning in yet another spectacular performance (and transformation) in a political figure that is reviled as much as respected. All in all, I'm not …

New on DVD and Blu-ray Week of October 9-October 15

Harley Lond - wrote on 10/09/18 at 10:30 PM CT

FROM THE BIG SCREEN:
"Hotel Transylvania 3": Who would have thought that an animated feature about vampires and bats and slimy creatures -- rated PG, no less -- would spawn a delightful franchise for kids of all ages. The animation isn't as top notch as, say, a Pixar offering, but who cares when it's so much fun to watch creepy crawlys deal with all the minutiae of everyday life that we normals …

Weekend Box Office: Venom, A Star is Born Open to October Record Numbers

Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/07/18 at 05:41 PM CT

It's true that both Venom and A Star is Born were tracking big heading into the opening October weekend, but wow, what a weekend it was. Despite the critics savaging it, Venom didn't struggle with audiences and meant it not only easily topped the weekend, but did so in a record-smashing way. Meanwhile, the well-received Star is Born landed in second in equally-impressive fashion and both …

New in Theaters October 05: Venom, A Star is Born

Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/04/18 at 06:41 AM CT

Even though September wasn't the most exciting of month, it was still the second-best September on record. Thus we'll see if October can match or exceed those expectations. Things are starting off with a bang with two pretty big films hitting: Tom Hardy brings Venom to life - even if it's not part of the MCU (yet) while Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga hope for some awards-season love with the buzzy …

Glass and More in This Week's MPAA Ratings Bulletin

Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/03/18 at 10:51 AM CT

The ratings board has another busy week, but this time around the quantity did not make for much action, as there is just a single wide release (at least with a solid release date) to talk about. It is at least a good one as M. Night Shyamalan followup to Unbreakable and Split comes together in a hopefully satisfying conclusion with Glass. And that is it - though there are plenty of limited …



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