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Careening off the international tightrope of ‘Mulan’

2/10 $30. This ugly, fascy movie costs $30. China has been on track for several decades to become the dominant economy in the world. This has affected the film industry like any other, as China’s burgeoning theatrical distribution system has … Continue reading

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Why ‘Tenet’ is coming out now

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic closed theaters around the globe in the winter, Warner Bros. has held firm that Tenet would hit the big screen, the clarion call that would summon audiences back to the movies in droves. Over a … Continue reading

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‘Angel’ falls forward onto weekend crown, Disney looms over Sony

Lionsgate’s Angel has Fallen rose high above industry expectations with an opening of $21.4 million, nearly matching its 2016 predecessor London has Fallen. It’s the series’ worst opening, but the first entry to spend time at no. 1. Other new … Continue reading

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‘Good Boys’ wins weekend, ‘Mulan’ facing calls for boycott

Universal’s Good Boys outperformed expectations, coming away with the weekend crown with $21.4 million. Of the four other new releases, only The Angry Birds Movie 2 with $10.4 million for a no. 4 place finish drew more than $10 million. … Continue reading

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New releases baffle analysts, ‘Business Insider’ tells all on Moviepass

As expected, Hobbs & Shaw spent the second of what could be many weekends atop the box office with $25.3 million, but the bevy of new wide releases surprised analysts last weekend. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark led … Continue reading

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