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Box Score: Honest Thief cleans out The Empty Man

The domestic box office remains moribund as Honest Thief [HNSTF] repeated as the top draw with an estimated $2.35 million.  The actioner declined 35% in its second weekend to bring its total to $7.5 million.

The War with Grandpa [WARGP] held on to second place with $1.88 million.  The family film has earned $9.7 million after 3 weekends.

Tenet [TENET.BW] finished third with $1.30 million, declining just 15% in its eighth weekend with the help of newly opened theaters in New York.

The...

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By Antibody on Sunday, October 25, 2020 @ 09:42 AM        127 views




Whisper Numbers: The Empty Man to live up to its name

New York is finally allowing theaters to reopen in the state, except for New York City. However, studios are still not putting their best films forward to bring back moviegoers. With little competition, Honest Thief [HNSTF] could hold 60% in its second weekend and take in another $2.2 million, which may be enough to retain the top of the box office.

The Empty Man [EMPTY] is one of the Fox acqusition titles Disney is contractually obligated to release in theaters. Apparently, marketing...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, October 22, 2020 @ 03:45 PM        172 views




New trailer for The Last Vermeer

Sony has re-released the official trailer for the drama The Last Vermeer [LYREB], which was previously under their arthouse label Sony Pictures Classics. Guy Pearce [GPEAR], Claes Bang  [CBANG] and Vicky Krieps [VKRIE] star.  The Last Vermeer will now get a moderate wide theatrical release on November 20th.


While Joseph Piller (Bang), a Dutch Jew, was fighting in the Resistance during the Second World War, the witty, debonair aesthete, Han van Meegeren (Pearce) was hosting hedonistic soir...

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By Antibody on Thursday, October 22, 2020 @ 10:28 AM        117 views




New trailer for News of the World

Universal has released the official trailer for the western News of the World [NEWSW] starring Tom Hanks [THANK]. Written and directed by Paul Greengrass [PGREE], News of the World opens in theaters on Christmas. 

ive years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Hanks), a widower and veteran of three wars, now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and queens, glorious feuds, devastating catastrophes, and gripping...

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By Antibody on Thursday, October 22, 2020 @ 08:06 AM        149 views




First trailer for Raya and the Last Dragon

Walt Disney Animation Studio has debuted the teaser trailer for their next full-length feature Raya and the Last Dragon [RAYAD].  Kelly Marie Tran [KMTRA] voices the title character in the fantasy adventure set in mythical Southeast Asia.
Raya and the Last Dragon is currently set to open in theaters on March 12th.

Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. But when an evil force threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save...

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By Antibody on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 @ 07:45 AM        165 views




New trailer for All My Life

Universal has unveiled the domestic trailer for the romance All My Life [ALMLF] starring Jessica Rothe [JROTH] and Harry Shum Jr..  Based on a true story, All My Life will open in theaters on December 4th.


Based on the powerful true love story that inspired an entire nation, All My Life follows the journey of an engaged couple who make the difficult decision to accelerate their wedding in the wake of a devastating discovery. Jennifer Carter (Jessica Rothe) and Solomon Chau (Harry Shum Jr)...

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By Antibody on Monday, October 19, 2020 @ 09:04 AM        172 views




New Sports Options: LA Dodgers vs TB Rays

HSX is issuing new Sports Options for the 2020 MLB World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays. The Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series, coming back from trailing in the series 3-1 to capture the National League Pennant.  The Tampa Bay Rays held off the Houston Astros in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series, after leading the series 3-0 to win the AL Pennant.  Will the mighty Dodgers finally overcome their...

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By Antibody on Monday, October 19, 2020 @ 09:01 AM        161 views




Box Score: Honest Thief pulled off an easy win

The weekend box office remained muted as Honest Thief [HNSTF] led the way with an estimated $3.7 million opening.  Combined with its Canadian grosses from last week, the actioner has pulled in $4.2 million. Honest Thief attracted an audience that was 54% males and 78% over the age of 25.

Last weekend's top film, The War with Grandpa [WARGP] finished second with $2.5 million, holding an exceptional 69% from its debut.  The family film has earned $7.25 million.

In its seventh outing, Tenet...

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By Antibody on Sunday, October 18, 2020 @ 09:30 AM        250 views




Trailer for The Empty Man

20th Century has finally revealed the official trailer for The Empty Man [EMPTY], which is set to open wide next Friday in 1500 theaters.   James Badge Dale [JBDAL] stars in the long-delayed horror film.

“The Empty Man” is a supernatural horror film based on a popular series of Boom! Studios graphic novels. After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man. As a retired cop...

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By Antibody on Friday, October 16, 2020 @ 07:40 AM        280 views




Whisper Numbers: Honest Thief to beat 2 Hearts

As Hollywood studios pulled their major releases off the calendar,  independent distributors have stuck around to pick up the remaining business. Open Road, which declared bankruptcy two years ago and changed ownership, is back in the theatrical game with Honest Thief [HNSTF]. The PG-13 rated actioner stars Liam Neeson [LNEES] in another derivative of his avenging Taken character. Two months ago,Unhinged debuted to $4.0 million in 1823 theaters. With a lack of competition, Honest Thief...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 03:53 PM        248 views




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