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Lin Shaye and Demián Bichir are terrorized by malevolent ghosts in the first-look images from The Grudge reboot. An Americanized take on the Japanese Ju-On franchise, The Grudge series was part of a wave of Hollywood J-horror re-imaginings that flooded theaters in the 2000s, following the success of Gore Verbinski’s The Ring in 2002. The first Grudge film,
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Refresh for latest…: New Line/Warner Bros’ It Chapter Two had its second reading at the global and international box office this weekend, after screaming to the 2nd highest worldwide opening ever for a horror movie last session. With the sophomore frame’s extra balloons, the franchise has now crossed $1B worldwide. The split on Chapter Two
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It’s over. Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY), the parent company of MoviePass announced today that they’re pulling the plug on the famed monthly movie ticket subscription service which offered unlimited tickets for $9.99/a month. HMNY today said that it formed a strategic review committee comprised of independent directors, to identify, review and explore all strategic
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Todd Phillips’ R-rated DC villain movie Joker arrived on tracking today with an indexed first choice among all audiences in the low 20s among moviegoers that exceeded a mix of both superhero movies and R-rated fare including Batman v. Superman, Suicide Squad, It, It Chapter Two, Logan, Venom, Halloween, Us, John Wick Chapter 3 and more. That’s a huge
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25 minutes ago Now that the X-Men are back under Marvel’s control, it feels like open season on the way Fox has handled the franchise over the past couple decades. Granted, it’s not as though folks held back their criticism during Fox’s tenure, but now that things have a real chance of changing with the
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Broadway box office was down nearly 10% from the previous week’s Labor Day holiday tourist bulge, with the 25 productions grossing a total $25,965,471. Attendance of 224,402 was steady with the prior week, though should have been better: The roster count was up by two over the previous week’s 23 shows. Just about every production
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Rupert Everett will take over for the previously announced Eddie Izzard as George in director Joe Mantello’s upcoming Broadway staging of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? co-starring Laurie Metcalf as Martha. The announcement was made today by producers Scott Rudin/Barry Diller/David Geffen, who said Izzard is leaving the production due to scheduling conflicts. The revival
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