Sinister Signs of Halloween

Horror gave us something to smile about last weekend as we celebrated a horrifying but HAPPY DEATH DAY, systematically dulling the creeping spotlight previously hanging over IT. This weekend, TYLER PERRY’S BOO 2! A MADEA HALLOWEEN promises to add a bit of comedy to all that happy horror while THE SNOWMAN pledges to bring his own brand of malevolence. Can he bring the heat?
ONLY THE BRAVE will survive!
For those looking for something even more surreal, will audience relate to the SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME or prefer something more run of the mill?
Branching out, can we ever get over THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US and discover an entertaining world on the other side? Might entertaining THE FOREIGNER be mixing it up with moviegoers of all nationalities or will he be left in the dust by ahead-of-his-time BLADE RUNNER 2049?
Audiences will soon find themselves in a rather bizarre GEOSTORM, heading straight toward their neighborhood, climate-controlled movie theater.
What movie will you be heading to see this weekend?


Death Happily has its Movie Day

It was a HAPPY DEATH DAY, indeed, at our neighborhood movie theaters this weekend, at least for the biggest audience, who seem to find joy in the dearly departed. Seeking a more lively form of entertainment, BLADE RUNNER 2049 was still on the fast track, outpacing the rest of the competition. Competing with no one, THE FOREIGNER felt right at home among the movie-loving locals.
IT continued to celebrate the deranged while THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US brought moviegoers together.
Posing as a united front, our favorite fall characters celebrated the dead in pure cinematic style, a sequel gave everyone a run for their money while Jackie Chan proved he’s still got that indefinable It! There was just no describing all the happiness and horror currently taking place on the big screen!
Could anything come between us and our make-believe world?

Estimated Domestic Box Office Results:
1. Happy Death Day $26.5 million.
2. Blade Runner 2049 $15.1 million.
3. The Foreigner $12.8 million.
4. It $6.1 million.
5. The Mountain Between Us $5.7 million.

Another Run for the Movie Money

BLADE RUNNER 2049 took off in movie theaters last weekend at a fast and furious pace, but can they maintain that speed in our fast-paced universe? Will the universally-loved MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE become a bigger success? How much longer can the AMERICAN MADE for cinematic success hold our short attention spans? Easily distracted by all things entertaining, can THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US continue to connect us to their harrowing tale of survival? Can KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE help us find our way through all this? Might we be surviving IT and all” it” brings for the foreseeable future?
Looking ahead (i.e. this weekend), MARSHALL is ready to take matters into his own legalized hands. Will audiences be placing judgment on him?
Friday the 13th, naturally, wouldn’t be complete without a HAPPY DEATH DAY, at least from a happy movie viewer’s perspective.
Which of our deadly tales will make your weekend happier?

Blade Beats all at the Box Office

BLADE RUNNER 2049 brought some excitement to 2017, sending the biggest audience on a mad dash to their local movie theater. THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US couldn’t keep us away from the latest survival-in-the-wild story as MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE was seen galloping colorfully behind. IT, meanwhile, still had the best pre-Halloween disguise, hiding in plain cinematic sight. For some, however, the world was still revolving around KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE.
A sci-fi flick experienced a successful, Ford/Gosling-inspired revival, a pony won the animated movie prize, a downed plane resulted in movie profits while a King and a Kingsman were having a good time coasting through the cinematic trails.
From coast-to-coast, audiences were having quite the good time at their local movie theater. Which of our action-fueled tales was worth the trip for you this weekend?

Estimated Domestic Box Office Results:
1. Blade Runner 2049 $31.5 million.
2. The Mountain Between Us $10.1 million.
3. It $9.7 million.
4. My Little Pony $8.8 million.
5. Kingsman: The Golden Circle $8.1 million.

A Runner Enters the Movie Race

The afterlife and animation strangely collided last weekend, as THE LEGO NINJANGO MOVIE was seen mixing it up with a bunch of dead weight FLATLINERS. Will they keep our cinematic community alive this weekend or is IT still where it’s at? Maybe MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE is what’s needed to bring a bit of color to those lifeless characters.
Might BLADE RUNNER 2049 have moviegoers sprinting to the nearest, modern-day movie theater, or will an AMERICAN MADE for the movies be more to their liking?
What’s not to like about KINGSMAN: (who lives in) THE GOLDEN CIRCLE reserved for Hollywood’s most elite? How much longer will the movie world revolve around that guy? Perhaps the aforementioned IT will once again keep the biggest audience spellbound (since everyone is too scared to tell them to go away).
Happily, not even A MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US can keep determined moviegoers away from movie theaters, which clearly bring us all together!
Happily, a spell bounding weekend for us all is just around the next corner!

Clowns Continued to Kill

IT was still giving clowns a bad (but profitable) name this weekend at the movies, rudely shoving everyone out of their destructive path. There were still many, however, in our movie world revolving around KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE while AMERICAN MADE was made complete thanks to star Tom Cruise. Cruising along, FLATLINERS brought moviegoers back to life. Not to be entirely outdone, THE LEGO NINJANGO MOVIE managed to keep it together for the youngest audience.
Cruise was rubbing elbows, cinematically speaking, with clowns, Americans and the no-longer living were well represented, animation was still colorfully on display while a king had us traveling in the most entertaining circles.
Which of our well-rounded tales added color to your weekend?

Estimated Domestic Box Office Results:
1. It $17.3 million.
2. American Made $17 million.
3. Kingsman: The Golden Circle $17 million.
4. The LEGO Ninjango Movie $12 million.
5. Flatliners $6.7 million.

An All-American Movie Weekend

Might our reigning champion KINGSMAN: (maintain) THE GOLDEN CIRCLE moviegoers like hanging around within? Within their own pieced-together circle, is there room for THE LEGO NINJANGO MOVIE? How much longer can we make those colorful pieces fit?
Now that it’s officially autumn, can we expect IT to stick around and win the prize for creepiest Halloween costume? Perhaps creepy FLATLINERS can revive the cinematic universe.
Within that odd universe, should we expect our AMERICAN ASSASSIN to clash with an AMERICAN MADE character (who bears a striking resemblance to an All-American Tom Cruise?)
Will MOTHER! be setting a strict curfew for all those crazy characters, sending them HOME AGAIN (or at least to a homey movie theater?)
The answers, naturally, can be found at your nearest movie theater…