Opening 11-12-2020 in Theaters: Freaky

Wednesday, week #46 of 2020 (11/12 – 11/15/2020) This week a sliver of good news was delivered for movie theaters in that a vaccine from Pfizer has received 90% effectiveness in early testing (see: Bring On The Anti-COVID-19 Vaccine that’s 90% Effective, And That Nasal Spray, too, if It Works). It’s still months away for most of us, … Continue reading Opening 11-12-2020 in Theaters: Freaky

Opening 11-5-2020 in Theaters: Let Him Go

Wednesday, week #45 of 2020 (11/5 – 11/8/2020) The week following Halloween greets us with another new movie from Focus Features. They seem to be one of few studios taking advantage of all this cinematic spotlight. Hopefully soon others will join instead of going exclusively to streaming. Let Him Go[FIRST LOOK] Don’t test the depths of a … Continue reading Opening 11-5-2020 in Theaters: Let Him Go

Opening 10-29-2020 in Theaters: Come Play

Wednesday, week #44 of 2020 (10/29-11/1/2020) Halloween weekend is upon us and the theaters will see a LIMITED release of one movie. Maybe there will be others we don’t know about dropping but we have tickets already reserved the the movie below, so confident at least one is coming out this weekend. Come Play[FIRST LOOK] Kara isn’t … Continue reading Opening 10-29-2020 in Theaters: Come Play

Opening 10-23-2020 in Theaters: The Empty Man

Wednesday, week #43 of 2020 (10/23-10/25/2020) Only one new movie this weekend to see in theaters, unless others drop unexpectantly. Last week that happened with The Kid Detective having a limited release. Let’s get to that solitary wide theater release. The Empty Man[FIRST LOOK] Since posting that FIRST LOOK the first official trailer has been posted: Haven’t … Continue reading Opening 10-23-2020 in Theaters: The Empty Man

Opening 10-16-2020 in Theaters: Honest Thief, 2 Hearts

Wednesday, week #42 of 2020 (10/16-10/18/2020) It’s up to a thieving character seeking redemption and romance played by Liam Neeson in Honest Thief to set our popcorn munching stage this weekend. 2 Hearts will debut to tug at the romantics heartstrings. Also, there’s Robert De Niro and friends in The War With Grandpa and the music story … Continue reading Opening 10-16-2020 in Theaters: Honest Thief, 2 Hearts

AMC Reopening More Theaters – Shortened Theatrical Window Cited as Key Competitive Advantage

Maybe we will be able to watch new movies being widely released in theaters, after all. This is in encouraging news, thanks to AMC. They will be opening a local theater next Friday 10/16 (pictured above). Just in time for Honest Thief starring Liam Neeson. We’ll be at least a week behind watching War with … Continue reading AMC Reopening More Theaters – Shortened Theatrical Window Cited as Key Competitive Advantage

Opening 9-24-2020 in Theaters: The Last Shift [LIMITED]

Wednesday, week #39 of 2020 (9/24-9/27/2020) There are no movies set for wide release until October 9, two weeks from now, when, hopefully, the two movies planned will screen as scheduled: Liam Neeson in Honest Thief and Robert DeNiro in The War With Grandpa. This weekend a LIMITED release for The Last Shift, some classics including the … Continue reading Opening 9-24-2020 in Theaters: The Last Shift [LIMITED]

Opening 9-17-2020 in Theaters: Infidel

Wednesday, week #38 of 2020 (9/17-9/20/2020) The one wide release movie in theaters this week offers us Infidel. The financial temperature in movie theater land is lukewarm, buoyed by Tenet being on a gadzillion theater screens, so many that it’s hogging up space for other titles. Maybe that’s all in the cards, but we’d rather see more … Continue reading Opening 9-17-2020 in Theaters: Infidel

Opening 9-10-2020 in Theaters: The Broken Hearts Gallery

Wednesday, week #37 of 2020 (9/10-9/13/2020) The one wide release movie in theaters plan continues with a romcom this week. Tenet box office is still chugging away and passed $150 million worldwide to date with $20 million the opening weekend in the United States. Meanwhile, Mulan are seeing what kind of numbers they can carve in the … Continue reading Opening 9-10-2020 in Theaters: The Broken Hearts Gallery

Opening 9-3-2020 in Theaters: Tenet

Wednesday, week #36 of 2020 (9/3-9/6/2020): the first blockbuster tentpole to hit the partially reopened theater scene: Warner Bros. Tenet, which opened for early access on Monday 8/31 and internationally a week ago (see: Tenet opens internationally with $53 million box office, advance launch in US starts 8/31) Tenet[FIRST LOOK] Seeing this in IMAX would be ideal. Hopefully … Continue reading Opening 9-3-2020 in Theaters: Tenet