Men in Black Prepare for their International Debut

Surrounded by so much cinematic light, does the Dark Phoenix have a shot at rising in the movie ranks? Can she soar past the Rocketman, who’s been pretty busy keeping in soulful tune? Seriously tone deaf, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, naturally, is determined to tower over them all, egomaniac that he is.
On colorful ground, Aladdin and his genie make a great team. Who will be granting their movie wishes this weekend? Will our champion The Secret Life of Pets 2 reveal our best friends most secretive wishes?
Can a Late Night result in a bright, box-office day, where The Dead Don’t Die, but wait for the sequel? Knowing a thing or two about second acts, Shaft is back, looking to uncover the latest mystery.
Always mysterious, Men in Black: International are hoping to reach a wide range of moviegoers this weekend. Will they receive universal devotion?
Finally, a couple devoted to land preservation falls unexpectedly in love in Hampstead, hoping their (movie) love will be contagious.
Which of our universal tales will you be feeling the love for this weekend?

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Secret Lives and a Slow Phoenix Rise

The Secret Life of Pets 2 revealed a double dose of its covert, colorful world to a welcoming crowd, coming in first at the domestic box office. Dark Phoenix followed the movie light to box office profits, Aladdin and ever-present genie brought nothing but goodness and light while Godzilla: King of the Monsters ruled over the less-monstrously royal. Rocketman continued to follow the beat to his own drum
Among animated secrets and (movie) lies, a phoenix rose out of the cinematic ashes, audiences were still seeking the tunes and monsters were mixing it up.
Which of our in-tune tales held the secret to movie success for you this weekend?
Estimated Domestic Box Office Results:
1.The Secret Life of Pets 2 $47.1 million.
2. Dark Phoenix $33 million.
3. Aladdin $24.5 million.
4. Godzilla: King of the Monsters $15.5 million.
5. Rocketman $14 million.

A Phoenix Gets Ready to Rise

 

 

Ready for a Late Night (or early afternoon, depending on your preference) at the movies, where the most fascinating characters are ready to come to life? Aladdin, in all his live-action glory, is ready to party like its 1992. How many modern-day movie members will he be attracting this weekend? Can the dangerously attractive Dark Phoenix rise among such lively competition? Speaking of rising, will the Rocketman be soaring to new heights during these tuneful times? Can he drown out the rather loud sounds created by champion Godzilla: King of the Monsters? Who will the beast soon be leading astray? Certainly not the Booksmart girls, who these days are all about the hunt for the biggest party. Pokemon: Detective Pikachu can relate to that, as he continues searching for, well, who knows what? He’s sure to pick up some handy tips courtesy of The Secret Life of Pets 2, who know how to keep things classified. Will their secret be exposed anytime soon? Is the Avengers: Endgame officially over before summer technically begins? What about off-her-rocker Ma? Will she make for the ultimate party killer? Might killer John Wick: Chapter 3-Parabellum open up a whole new world to explore, cover to cover?
Which of our pre-summer delights will be the life of the party this weekend?

Monsters, Melodies and Ma

Godzilla: King of the Monsters had an opening fit for royalty, stomping all over his competition to take the top spot at the domestic box office. Aladdin and genie remained on everyone’s movie wish list, Rocketman melodiously soared and Ma provided an invitation to one horrifying party while John Wick: Chapter 3-Parabellum continued to be an edge-of-your-seat page turner.
It was a monster of a movie weekend, with live-action competing with even livelier music, which, strangely blended well with animation, alleged killers and one awesomely evil mama.
Which of our monstrous tales blended well with your weekend?

Estimated Domestic Box Office Results:
1.Godzilla: King of the Monsters $49 million.
2. Aladdin $42.3 million.
3. Rocketman $25 million.
4. Ma $18.3 million.
5. John Wick: Chapter 3 -Parabellum $11.1 million.

Monsters and Melodious Movie Mayhem

Aladdin, courtesy of everyone’s favorite genie, hopes once again to grant wishes and gather a huge crowd. How long will his live-action tale live on? How much more life does Avengers: Endgame possess? Living life to the fullest, Pokemon: Detective Pikachu has been successfully making his case all pre-summer season long. Who will figure out how to take him down?
During these days of natural sunlight and warmth, will Brightburn blaze on or burn out? Will the cool, calculating ladies leading The Hustle ever get on the right side of the law?
Tired of always doing the right thing, can those Booksmart almost graduates outsmart their hardly well-read competitors? Will they be taking a page out of John Wick: Chapter 3- Parabellum’s book in an effort to “hit” it off with all of the right people?
Soon to hit town and welcomed by the melodious among us, will Rocketman be flying high?
Also soon to be stomping around creating untold chaos, Godzilla: King of the Monsters plans on cinematically crushing them all.
Who will reign supreme this weekend?

Aladdin Aims High

 

Aladdin and his trusty genie were granted the greatest wish this long weekend at the movies, coming in first at the nostalgia-loving domestic box office. John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum continued to hit it off with his loyal following, Avengers: Endgame showed no end to the Marvel game they were playing as Pokemon: Detective Pikachu unraveled the movie mystery for his longtime fans. Brightburn, meanwhile, lit one seriously frightening flame.
Wishes were granted within our neighborhood movie theaters for “staycationers” and travelers alike, with one celebrated tale after another creating the biggest holiday party. Sequels hit just the right nostalgic note, with all of our stars contributing to one bright, memorable weekend.
Which of our holiday tales made your weekend more memorable?

Estimated Domestic Box Office Results:
1. Aladdin $86.1 million.
2. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum $24.4 million.
3. Avengers: Endgame $16.8 million.
4. Pokemon: Detective Pikachu $13.3 million.
5. Brightburn $7.5 million.

Movies Mix with Memorial Day

A long, memorable weekend will soon be upon us, with a visit to our local movie theaters, where legends are naturally born, sure to be on our To Do List. The legendary Aladdin (and genie) is back, ready to grant our every entertainment wish. Will he be living a street urchin’s dream come true? How much fun will our Booksmart almost graduates be having? Will they reach the head of the class or settle for a lowly box-office local?
Following the theory that stars burn their brightest before they’re gone, what can we expect to be going on courtesy of that sinister child creating Brightburn? Will he follow his ever-present darkness into the cinematic light, where The Tomorrow Man is searching for love in the present? Walking along on A Dog’s Journey, however, might provide them both with a bit of much-need PG perspective.

The girls pulling off The Hustle could probably use a more virtuous outlook as could John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum, who’s always on the lookout no matter what movie stage we find him.
Living happily in the present, profitable moment, Pokemon: Detective Pikachu, perceptive observer that he is, is constantly on watch, checking out his competition while solving whatever blockbuster-worthy case crosses his path. Avengers: Endgame, also keen competitors, are firmly on guard and determined to remain in the game and scope out the competition all while keeping the movie world safe. A tall order, but luckily, a huge film.
Which of our tall tales will you cross paths with this long, holiday weekend?