Dolittle tops China first weekend box office since pandemic reopening, followed by Bloodshot

Dolittle ⭐️⭐️⭐️ In their first weekend return to the box office, China moviegoers chose to see Robert Downey Jr’s Dolittle the most. “Dolittle,” from Universal, was the top title this weekend with a $4.71 million three-day debut, according to Chinese data provider Ent Group. Vin Diesel-starring “Bloodshot,” backed by China’s Bona Film Group, trailed in … Continue reading Dolittle tops China first weekend box office since pandemic reopening, followed by Bloodshot

Regal Cinemas Delays Reopening Once Again – Now Closed 126+ days – Tenet exploring outside US premiere first

As anticipated (see: Warner Bros. pulls plug on Tenet August 12 release, no 2020 release date announced), Regal Cinemas has delayed opening on July 31. Like Warner Bros. initially decided with Tenet, they haven’t set a specific date yet. While this might make sense today for Regal, they need to pick a date at some point … Continue reading Regal Cinemas Delays Reopening Once Again – Now Closed 126+ days – Tenet exploring outside US premiere first

AMC now targeting July 30 reopening due to Tenet and Mulan delays, Regal staying July 10 course

This makes sense — and yet it sort of doesn’t. The problem with theaters continuing to wait to reopen until they have new movies is waiting too long, not testing the moviegoer marketplace in current times with safety protocols in place. Wait too long, not enough screens are open, this spooks the studios who, in … Continue reading AMC now targeting July 30 reopening due to Tenet and Mulan delays, Regal staying July 10 course

Opening 3-12-2020 in Theaters: Bloodshot, The Hunt, I Still Believe

Wednesday! Week #11 of 2020 (3/12-3/15/2020). We get the 7-11 store equivalent of a Big Gulp of wide release movies this week. Vin Diesel starring as Valiant Comics superhero Bloodshot, the only non-Disney/Marvel and non-DC movie based on a comic book character. A movie that was dropped from release in 2019 for being too politically … Continue reading Opening 3-12-2020 in Theaters: Bloodshot, The Hunt, I Still Believe

Opening 3-5-2020 in Theaters: Onward, The Way Back, First Cow

Wednesday! Week #10 of 2020 (3/5-3/8/2020). This week we get an animated treat from Pixar involving a search for the top half of their father so they can spend one day with him, a basketball coach tries to rehabilitate his drinking problem and his team, and a movie about — and don’t have one (who … Continue reading Opening 3-5-2020 in Theaters: Onward, The Way Back, First Cow

Opening 2-20-2020 in Theaters: The Call Of The Wild, Brahms: The Boy II

Wednesday, here we are! Week #8 (2/20 – 2/23/2020) where we get to see Harrison Ford kicking it with a CGI dog in an adaptation of a classic novel and horror movie sequel involving a creepy doll. The Call Of The Wild[FIRST LOOK] I’m going back and forth with how interested in this movie I … Continue reading Opening 2-20-2020 in Theaters: The Call Of The Wild, Brahms: The Boy II

Opening 2-13-2020 in Theaters: Sonic The Hedgehog, Fantasy Island, The Photograph, Downhill

Wednesday! Week #7 (2/13-2/16/2020) which includes perhaps the biggest date night for couples of the year. Dinner and a movie, or maybe just a movie. We have date night every Thursday and there are several movies to choose from. A romance, two comedies and a horror film based on an iconic 70s TV show. First … Continue reading Opening 2-13-2020 in Theaters: Sonic The Hedgehog, Fantasy Island, The Photograph, Downhill

Opening 2-6-2020 in Theaters: Birds of Prey

Wednesday hump day week #6 in 2020 (2/6-2/9/2020) with one movie about birds flying over the horizon. Rather, comic book birds, a group of antiheroes taking on an even worse villainous character in Black Mask. Birds of Prey[FIRST LOOK] My anticipation couldn’t be any higher for this movie. As readers know, I’ve been reviewing all … Continue reading Opening 2-6-2020 in Theaters: Birds of Prey