Monthly Archives: September 2018

Weekend Box Office: ‘Night School’ Shoots to Head of Class With $28M Debut

Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish’s raucous comedy Night School laughed its way to the top of the box-office chart, beating the overall comedy curse in opening to $28 million from 3,010 theaters.

Box Office Milestone: ‘Black KkKlansman’ Hits $80M, ‘Mission Impossible: Fallout’ Crosses $789M, Beating ‘Fast & Furious 6′

Focus Features’ BlacKkKlansman has now earned $47.8 million domestic and $80m worldwide on a $15m budget. In other Focus triumphs, Johnny English Strikes Again (presumably the Before Midnight of the Johnny English series)

Box Office Milestone: ‘The Nun’ Becomes Top ‘Conjuring’ Film With $330 Million

The Nun earned another $5.435 million (-45%) in its fourth weekend for a $109m 24-day total. That will put The Nun past every Conjuring sequel or spin-off even when adjusted for inflation.   And it will end

CBS Films’ ‘Hell Fest’ An Excellent Horror Film That Bombed At The Box Office With Abysmal $5M US Opening

CBS Films Halloween horror film was really good, but alas, audiences stayed away. Go  Hell Fest, the Gregory Plotkin-directed slasher, bombed at the box office during its opening weekend earning an abysmal estimated $5M

Box Office: ‘The Nun,’ ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Fuel Near-Record Breaking September Revenue Of $660M

The month of September is traditionally considered a sleepy month at the multiplex following the crush of summer movies at the box office.   But thanks to a diverse bumper crop of

Box Office Milestone: ‘The Meg’ Hits $521M, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Crosses $218M

Crazy Rich Asians (the most romantic chapter in the Conjuring Universe) earned another $4.15 million (-34%) in its seventh weekend for a new $165.8m domestic cume. That puts it past Sandra Bullock’s The Proposal ($164m in 2009) to

Philadelphia Eagles’ Chris Long Donates $400K to Child Literacy

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long announced on Friday morning that he’s donating a quarter of his post-tax 2018 salary – about $400,000 – to child literacy. Last year, Long donated his

TV Ratings: ‘Last Man Standing,’ ‘The Cool Kids’ Open Big for Fox

The return of Last Man Standing after a year away — and to a new network — was a strong one. The Fox comedy delivered big ratings for its return Friday night, scoring a 1.8

SNL’ Premiere Ratings Spike 10 Percent, Are Up From 2017

The weekend’s Saturday Night Live premiere was second only to the records 2016 when stacked against recent ratings performances. The episode managed to improve from 2017 in early returns. Saturday’s episode, which

Kellyanne Conway Reveals She is a Victim of Sexual Assault

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, revealed she is a victim of sexual assault during an interview on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday morning. “I feel very empathetic, frankly,