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'Black Adam' tops box office again on quiet weekend

Nov. 06, 2022 13:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — On a quiet weekend in movie theaters before the upcoming release of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” Warner Bros.' “Black Adam” topped the box office for the third straight weekend with $18.5 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. ...

‘Black Adam’ takes top spot at box office again

Oct. 30, 2022 12:15 PM EDT

“ Black Adam,” the Dwayne Johnson-fronted DC superhero film, kept its hold on the No. 1 spot at the North American box office in its second weekend in theaters. Down 59% from its launch, and facing little new competition, “Black Adam” added $27.7 million in ticket sales, bringing its...

'Black Adam,' with Dwayne Johnson, debuts with $67M

Oct. 23, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Warner Bros.' “Black Adam” opened with an estimated $67 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, handing Dwayne Johnson his biggest box-office weekend as a leading man and launching the D.C. Comics character he spent a decade to bring to the big screen. ...

Review: Roberts, Clooney reunite in 'Ticket to Paradise'

Oct. 17, 2022 19:36 PM EDT

It's often said that the movies that were fun to make never turn out great. Well, George Clooney and Julia Roberts look like they had a grand time making the Bali-set “Ticket to Paradise." The film, directed and co-written by Ol Parker ("Mama Mia! Here We Go Again"), isn't the...

Review: 'Amsterdam' wastes incredible talent on a dull story

Oct. 07, 2022 08:57 AM EDT

The stars appear one after the other — a banquet of talent, a glut of inventiveness — and yet nothing clicks. Hollywood's most famous squirm in a slog. Welcome to “Amsterdam,” writer and director David O. Russell's answer to the question: Can some of the top actors in the...

Horror pic ‘Smile’ happy at No. 1; ‘Bros’ starts in 4th

Oct. 02, 2022 12:30 PM EDT

Moviegoing audiences chose the horror movie over the romantic comedy to kick off the month of October. Paramount’s “ Smile ” topped the North American charts with $22 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday, leaving Billy Eichner's rom-com “Bros” in the dust. ...

Kid Cudi's songs come to life in 'Entergalactic' TV feature

Sep. 30, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi recorded the bulk of his new album, the melodic rapper wanted to visually highlight the project’s songs without depending on short music videos. The Grammy winner initially thought about turning his concept album into an...

Review: 'Bros' makes rom-com history and then joins in it

Sep. 28, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

“Bros,” the latest romantic comedy to hit theaters, is absolutely revolutionary. And totally conventional. It's a film where both extremes can be true at the same time. The revolutionary part comes from it being the first gay rom-com produced and distributed by a major American...

Billy Eichner made a great rom-com. Now its audiences' turn.

Sep. 27, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — At the Toronto International Film Festival world premiere of “Bros,” Billy Eichner exhorted the crowd to keep cheering. “Keep it going!” implored Eichner. “I want a longer ovation than ‘The Whale! ’” In the whistle-stop lead-up to the...

Review: 'Catherine Called Birdy' is a medieval delight

Sep. 21, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

Passion projects can go all sorts of wrong ways, but Lena Dunham has made something of a triumph in “ Catherine Called Birdy,” a medieval coming-of-age story that’s part “Bridget Jones’s Diary," part Mel Brooks and all joy. The film is based on a book she discovered at age...