The final weekend before summer movie season (yes, in April) officially kicks off next week with Avengers: Infinity War will see the release of Amy Schumer’s latest headliner, a long-awaited sequel to a cult classic comedy, and a low-key thriller hoping to counter-program. Schumer’s I Feel Pretty boasts the most commercial potential among
This week’s report takes a first look at Ocean’s 8, the anticipated continuation of Steven Soderbergh’s rebooted 2001-2007 trilogy, which is currently slated for release on June 8. The main attraction for the film has thus been far been the decision to shift toward an all-female ensemble led by Sandra
Following last weekend’s breakout debut from A Quiet Place, the April market is shaping up to be far more lucrative than already expected as this weekend adds Rampage and Truth or Dare to the marketplace. The former of the two stands likely to open in first place this weekend as leading Dwayne Johnson anchors the
This week’s report takes an early look at the first weekend of June 2018, currently set for the wide release of Johnny Knoxville’s Action Point and the romance-survival drama Adrift, starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin. Fans of Jackass and Bad Grandpa will be the target crowd for Knoxville’s return to the big screen in Action Point, with
Paramount’s A Quiet Place continues to build momentum ahead of its opening this weekend, which is likely to dethrone Ready Player One as the top film at the North American box office. Writer/director John Krasinski co-stars with real life spouse Emily Blunt in the original horror/thriller which has been marketed strongly for several months,
For the first time since Revenge of the Sith in 2005, a new Star Wars movie will open in May — just in time for Memorial Day weekend, which can often be a very lucrative time for the film industry as schools begin their summer break. In fact, Solo‘s release date will mark the exact
Steven Spielberg’s awaited adaptation of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One novel hits theaters this Easter weekend, aiming to benefit from the book’s huge popularity and 1980s pop culture nostalgia that has permeated entertainment over the past decade. Across 124 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, the film stands at a strong 82 percent as
Deadpool 2 represents this week’s headline addition to Long Range Tracking. The anticipated sequel is slated to hit North American theaters on May 18, alongside Open Road’s Show Dogs and Paramount’s Book Club. Two years ago, the first Deadpool shattered February box office records (recently eclipsed by Black Panther) when it wowed the industry with a $132 million
March’s penultimate weekend should again be a fairly quiet one compared to this time last year when a string of blockbusters and overperformers were dominating the market. Still, this weekend boasts a handful of new releases that will look to attract a variety of audiences ahead of Easter next week.
This week’s report sees the addition of Life of the Party and Breaking In, both currently set for release on Friday, May 11 ahead of Mother’s Day. The weekend has proven to be a solid launching pad for female-targeted films over the years, although with varying degrees of box office and critical success.