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Whisper Numbers: Joker to beat a pair of Smiths and a full house of Addams

After its record haul at the box office table last weekend, Joker [JOKER] will continue to have the winning hand for a second consecutive tournament. A year ago, Venom dropped 56% in its second weekend. With much better reviews and Oscar buzz, Joker should be able to hold better near 48% for a sophomore session around $46 million.

Will Smith faces off against a younger Will Smith in Gemini Man [GEMAN]. The project had been in development for decades before technology finally caught....

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 02:41 PM        234 views




New trailer for Onward

Pixar has unveiled the full-length trailer for the animated suburban fantasy Onward [ONWRD].  Chris Pratt [CPRAT] and Tom Holland [TOHOL] voice teenage elf brothers who embark on an epic quest to rediscover magic and bring back their father. Onward hits theaters on March 6th.

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By Antibody on Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 08:07 AM        312 views




First trailer for The Turning

Universal has unleashed the official trailer for the horror film The Turning [HAUND] inspired by the Henry James novela 'The Turn of the Screw'.  Mackenzie Davis [MCDAV] stars as the new nanny at an estate in the Maine countryside where she is charged with the care of two orphans, played by Finn Wolfhard [FWOLF] and Brooklynn Prince [BPRIN].  The Turning arrives January 24th.

 

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By Antibody on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 @ 09:17 AM        338 views




New trailer for Zombieland: Double Tap

Sony has uploaded a redband trailer for the comedy sequel Zombieland: Double Tap [ZMBL2].  Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone reprise their roles as slayers who must battle many new kinds of zombies that have evolved in the decade since the first movie. Zombieland: Double Tap opens on October 18th.

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By Antibody on Monday, October 7, 2019 @ 09:27 AM        361 views




Box Score: Joker hits October record jackpot

Turning up an estimated $93.5 million at the weekend box office, Joker [JOKER] surpassed Venom's $80.3 million last year to set the new highest October opening record.  It could easily top Justice League's $93.8 million debut when the actual number comes in.   The audience skewed 64% male and 68% under the age of 25.

Last weekend's champ, Abominable [EVERS] was second with $12.0 million.  The animated film declined 42% in its sophomore weekend to bring its total to $37.8 million.

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By Antibody on Sunday, October 6, 2019 @ 09:44 AM        451 views




Whisper Numbers: Joker about to go wild

No longer set in a shared universe for its DC comics movies, Warner Bros. unveils a stand-alone Joker [JOKER], about the most iconic villain in Batman’s rogue gallery. Joaquin Phoenix [JPHOE] stars in the origin story of how an ordinary man becomes the killer clown prince of crime in Gotham. Directed by Todd Phillips [TPHIL], the R-rated film is set during the 1980s when Bruce Wayne is but a child and his father still alive. Joker premiered to great acclaim at the Venice Film Festival...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, October 3, 2019 @ 02:52 PM        440 views




New trailer for 1917

Universal has revealed the second trailer for the war drama 1917 [1917], which will play as one continuous shot.  Directed by Sam Mendes [SMEND], 1917 opens in limited theaters on December 25th before expanding wide on January 10, 2020.

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (George MacKay) and Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will...

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By Antibody on Thursday, October 3, 2019 @ 01:55 PM        505 views




First Trailer for Richard Jewell

Warner Bros. has dropped the official trailer for the true-story based drama Richard Jewell [RJEWE] directed by Clint Eastwood [CEAST].   Paul Walter Hauser stars as the security guard who finds a bomb at Centennial Park during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.  His heroics saved lives that night, but he soon became the FBI's number one suspect in the case.  Sam Rockwell [SROCK] co-stars attorney Watson Bryant who defended Jewell's innocence against law enforcement and the U.S. government. ...

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By Antibody on Thursday, October 3, 2019 @ 08:23 AM        428 views




First trailer for The Gentlemen

STX has released the official trailer for the crime drama The Gentlemen [TOFFG] written and directed by Guy Ritchie [GRITC].  Matthew McConaughey [MMCCO] stars as an American expat in London who built a highly profitable marijuana empire. When word gets out that he's looking to cash out, rivals attempt to move in and steal his business domain. The Gentlemen is currently scheduled to open January 24th.

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By Antibody on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 @ 08:56 AM        409 views




New trailer for Birds of Prey

Warner Bros. has revealed the official trailer for the DC Comics adaptation of Birds of Prey [GOTCS].  Margot Robbie [MROBB] reprises her Suicide Squad role as Harley Quinn, who has broken up from her man, the Joker. Mary Elizabeth Winstead [MEWIN] joins the cast as the Huntress while Jurnee Smollett-Bell plays the Black Canary.  Directed by Cathy Yan, Birds of Prey lands in theaters on February 7th. 

 

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By Antibody on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 @ 10:03 AM        468 views




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