A Thanksgiving Movie Feast

 

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My Thanksgiving is perpetual.” Henry David Thoreau
If great philosopher Henry were alive today, I’m sure he would agree it’s a great time to be a movie lover! Creed II is sure to make us believers, Robin Hood will help us find the (questionable) hero lurking within us all, Ralph Breaks the Internet, which initially seems like a bad thing, but is destined to fix our lack of arcade animation (sure, that’s a thing).
The Green Book promises to make for a great “read” while those Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald will surely remain, well, fantastic, for the foreseeable future, with a sweet assist from The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. An Instant Family intends to make even more friends during the long holiday weekend, including those anything-but-lonely Widows, who are experiencing too much action to truly feel alone. Ever faithful to history, The Grinch, hardly a family man, is set to inspire all ages, while the folks within Bohemian Rhapsody will keep movie lovers under their spell a bit longer.
Turkey with all the trimmings followed by a feast of the finest films!
Which of our inspiring tales will make your holiday more thankful?
Happy Thanksgiving!

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A Fantastic Movie Time

 

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald offered more entertainment than the law allows, coming in (legally) first at the domestic box office this weekend. The Grinch continued to add crankiness and color to our movie world as Bohemian Rhapsody had us once again singing from our movie seats. An Instant Family made friends quickly while Widows put aside their grief to create their own instant success story
Fantasy and family found a happy home this weekend at the movies, making the best of friends with music and movie legends, with audiences in grateful attendance.
Which of our fantastic tales made you grateful this weekend?
Estimated Domestic Box Office Results:
1. Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald $62.2 million.
2. The Grinch $38.2 million.
3. Bohemian Rhapsody $15.7 million.
4. Instant Family $14.7 million.
5. Widows $12.3 million.

The Grinch Gets Reel

 

All of Whoville, and many other locations, turned out to turn The Grinch’s heart to gold, making him the most popular cynic in town. Bohemian Rhapsody was still hitting the sweetest notes, having us singing a never-forgotten song. Horror never takes a holiday, apparently, as The Overlord arrived to take on the Michael Myer’s survivors while The Nutcracker and the Four Realms once again transported us to a magical movie land. Finally, The Girl in the Spider’s Web found herself in one twisted but profitable conundrum.
The classics were well represented this weekend, the music was in tune and a tangled web was woven as we witnessed the horrors of war and the wonders of a mystical world destined to inspire even the biggest pessimists.
Which of our inspiring wonders made you an optimist this weekend?
Estimated Domestic Box Office Results:
1.The Grinch $66 million.
2. Bohemian Rhapsody $30.9 million.
3. Overlord $10.1 million.
4. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms $9.6 million.
5. The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story $8 million.

The Grinch Gets Ready to Steal all the Cinematic Joy

 

While The Grinch prepares to take on everyone in Whoville, and everywhere else for that matter, will last week’s champion, Bohemian Rhapsody play the sweetest song, destined to inspire A Star is Born to change her destructive ways, encourage Nobody’s Fool to find the good, even in the biggest fools, while waving a wicked goodbye to the folks who survived Halloween? Fighting for her own movie survival, might The Girl in the Spider’s Web be able to untangle herself from all that government corruption in time to enjoy the cinematic  sights or will the Overlord tower over them all?

Who will be the victor this weekend?

 

Bohemian Bliss

 

 

Our enthusiasm for music-inspired movies knew no bounds this weekend, with Bohemian Rhapsody hitting the best notes within our musically-inspired movie theaters, bringing a bit of the past to the present moment. Presently speaking, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms found a magical place within movie theaters, with real results, setting a surreal stage for Tyler Perry’s Nobody’s Fool, who was everybody’s favorite new friend.  A Star is Born, continued to create a melody within us all while Halloween didn’t care that the horror holiday had passed, as Michael Meyers persisted in his reign of terror, albeit to a smaller, yet still bloodthirsty crowd.
As autumn rolls by and the stories play on, music made for the best friends, the make-believe world was beautifully believable, and everybody was welcome to enjoy the fun, thankfully all season long!
Which of our believable beauties made you feel welcomed this weekend?
Estimated Domestic Box Office Results:

1. Bohemian Rhapsody $50 million.
2. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms $20 million.
3. Tyler Perry’s Nobody’s Fool $14 million.
4. A Star is Born $11.1 million.
5. Halloween $11 million.

Rhapsody and the Four Realms

 

As Halloween gets ready to take its final curtain call, we’re slowing heading toward the most magical time of year, with The Nutcracker and the Four Realms leading the way while promising a departure from the deadly courtesy of a trip to a fantastical universe. Fantastic in its own way, Bohemian Rhapsody gets ready to rise in the movie ranks, clearly inspired by the drama and melody within A Star is Born. Who will sing the loudest this weekend? Will Venom be replaced by Tyler Perry’s Nobody’s Fool, who really isn’t kidding around? What about Johnny English Strikes Again? Will he be a Hit or a Miss this weekend? Will The Fog prevent us from seeing the light emanating from all those stars, making it more difficult for Suspiria to successfully dance its way around all this action? On the dramatic side of town, might The Boy Erased make his mark in our movie town?
What side of movie town might you find yourself this weekend?

The Wicked Wonders of Halloween

 

“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” William Shakespeare
The wicked offered the most profitable of wonders this weekend at the movies, as Halloween continued to kill its competition in the most cinematically horrifying of ways. A Star is Born to musically light the way for the lesser stars among us, including the non-melodious Venom, who continued to vie for everyone’s superhero attention. Nighttime remained the best time to visit Goosebumps: Haunted Halloween while the Hunter Killer had audiences sitting up and taking notice (despite his lack of interest in all things Hallow’s Eve).
May your Halloween offer you equal parts happy and horrifying, in the cinematic sense, of course, complete with tons of candy and the coolest characters!

Estimated Domestic Box Office Results:
1. Halloween $32 million.
2. A Star is Born $14.1 million.
3. Venom $10.8 million.
4. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween $7.5 million.
5. Hunter Killer $6.7 million.