So who’s #1 this weekend? Even if you tried, you couldn’t stop the second coming of a Medea monster mash.
Blumhouse’s latest, “Happy Death Day,” arrives on Friday the 13th and prospects couldn’t be darker for the $5M flick. Pure black, in fact.
By all accounts Denis Villeneuve knocked it out of the park with “Blade Runner: 2049.”
Tom Cruise returns to theaters in American Made, while Sony, the jack of all retreads and redos, tries to find a reboot pulse, yet again, with Flatliners.
Two new sequels splash across screens. The Kingsman: The Golden Circle and to a lesser degree, The LEGO Ninjago Movie, both arrive with considerable fanfare.
Unfortunately for Darren Aronofsky, and his cast to die for, his macabre thriller, “Mother!,” opens this Friday, smacking down in the middle of Clown Town.
Time to bring in the clowns. The real deal. Enter: Stephen King’s Pennywise, to be precise.
If the summer of 2017 will be remember as one thing, it’ll be the season that Hollywood officially became second-tier entertainment to streaming content.
This summer can’t get any worse at the box office, right?
“The truth is, this summer has been a big-time box office bummer, and August has only accentuated that fact.” — Jeff Bock