Blumhouse and Universal have their second breakout hit of 2017 with the R-rated psychological thriller Get Out [GETOU] from writer-director Jordan Peele [JPEEL]. Daniel Kaluuya [DKALU] stars as a man visiting his girlfriend’s family for the first time and encounters racial tension that may be far more sinister. Get Out currently has a perfect RottenTomatoes score of 100% from critics. Much like Split, positive buzz has been spreading from those who have already seen the film in early...Read more »
STX has released the domestic trailer for the British dramedy Their Finest [TFHAH] set during World War II. Gemma Arterton [GARTE], Sam Claflin [SCLAF], and Bill Nighy [BNIGH] star as filmmakers who are brought together to create a propaganda movie in order to lift their nation's spirits during its darkest hours. Directed by Lone Scherfig, Their Finest begins its limited release on April 7th.
With London emptied of its men now fighting at the Front, Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) is hired...Read more »
Fox has revealed the teaser for the reboot of the family film franchise Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul [WIMP4] based on the Jeff Kinney book series. The Heffley family take a road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul arrives in theaters on May 19th
Fox has uploaded the official prologue to the sci-fi prequel/sequel Alien: Covenant [PRME2], which introduces the crew abroad the colonization ship Convenant as they gather for a final meal before entering cryosleep on its way to a remote planet. Michael Fassbender [MFASS] plays an android of the same model that appeared in Prometheus. Alien: Covenant lands in theaters May 19th.Read more »
Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for the fantasy King Arthur: Legend of the Sword [KARTH]. Charlie Hunnam [CHUNN] stars as the rightful heir to the throne who must rise from the streets to seize the Excalibur and take back the crown from his uncle who had his father murdered. Directed by Guy Ritchie [GRITC], King Arthur: Legend of the Sword opens on May 12th.
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The three new offerings for the Presidents Day holiday fizzled as The LEGO Batman Movie [LBATM] held the top spot with $42.5 million over the 4-day weekend. The animated film has amassed $107.1 million.
50 Shades Darker [50SH2] also remained in second place at $23.3 million. The romance sequel has whipped up nearly $92.0 million.
The Great Wall [GRTWL] debuted at the third position with $21.7 million over the long weekend. The fantasy set in medieval China attracted an audience that...Read more »
Three new films open on the Presidents Day holiday weekend, but none shall knock off The LEGO Batman Movie [LBATM] from its perch. The animated family film could pile up another $42.0 million over the 4-day period.
With Valentine’s Day falling this past Tuesday, Fifty Shades Darker [50SH2] will enjoy better legs than Fifty Shades of Grey, which was fronloaded by the combination of Valentine’s Day and Presidents Day on the same weekend two years ago. Fifty Shades Darker could steam up...Read more »
Neon has revealed the second trailer for the sci-fi comedy Colossal [COLSL]. Anne Hathaway [AHATH] stars as an alcoholic who returns to her hometown after being dumped. After one self-destructive bender, she discovers she is somehow linked telepathically to a giant monster that's destroying Seoul, South Korea. Colossal starts in theaters on April 7th.Read more »
Warner Bros. has unveiled the teaser trailer for the comedy The House [THOUS]. Will Ferrell [WFERR] and Amy Poehler [APOEH] star as parents who lose their daughter's college fund. They decide to start an illegal casino in the basement of his neighbor's house in order to earn it back. The House opens on June 30th.Read more »
Warner Bros. has released the trailer for the teen romance Everything, Everything [EVRYT] based on the Nicola Yoon novel. Amandla Stenberg stars as a teenager with an autoimmune disorder that forces her to stay indoors. Nick Robinson [NROBI] plays her new next door neighbor who will open her to the outside world. Everything, Everything arrives in theaters on May 19th.