Toy Story 4 Box Office

It should come as no surprise that Toy Story 4 topped the box office this past weekend. However, what is surprising is that the acclaimed sequel from Pixar Animation opened significantly lower than the studio projections heading into the weekend.

In its opening weekend, Toy Story 4 raked in $118 million, which would be a strong opening for any movie. But Walt Disney Pictures saw the sequel making around $140 million or more heading into the weekend. The number is still enough to give it the best opening in the franchise (without adjusting for inflation), and the third largest opening weekend of the year. But could this be a sign of audience fatigue when it comes to sequels, reboots and remakes? Read More »

men in black international box office tracking

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men in black international behind the scenes problems

There’s an ongoing trend when it comes to high-profile disappointments, box office or otherwise: damage control via a finger-pointing article in the trades. It happened with Suicide Squad. It happened with The Mummy. It happened recently with the Hellboy reboot. And now, it’s happened yet again – with Men In Black: International. The Men In Black sequel/reboot was met with lackluster reviews and tepid box office, which means its time for insiders to reach out to trade publications and try to explain just what the hell happened.

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Men in Black International Box Office

It’s a cruel summer at the box office this year. Avengers: Endgame may have started off the blockbuster season with loads of cash and John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum may be surpassing its predecessors on the charts with great success, but most of the other sequels are crashing and burning spectacularly. And despite topping the box office this past weekend, Men in Black International is another one of those disappointments.

The Men in Black International box office debuted with only $28.5 million from a whopping 4,224 screens. That’s massively disappointing, especially since it’s a record-low opening for the Men in Black franchise. It’s even below what analysts expected for the movie, showing that audiences aren’t attracted to summer movies simply because they have previously established intellectual property involved.  Read More »

Incredibles 2 Storyboard Comparison

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, see how the original storyboards for Jack-Jack’s fight with a raccoon in Incredibles 2 compares to the final sequence in the movie. Plus, watch as the cast of Men in Black International addresses certain fan theories about the movie, and Late Night stars Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson answer the web’s most searched questions about them. Read More »

Men in Black International Prank

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, Men in Black International scares the hell out of some unsuspecting car dealership customers with an impressive practical alien effect. Plus, Booksmart co-star Jason Sudeikis gives some life advice to cute little kids, and The Secret Life of Pets 2 voice actor Kevin Hart answers several interview questions while hooked up to a lie detector test. Read More »

Men in Black International Review

In the interest of honesty, I’ll freely admit that I’m not the kind of critic who takes notes during screenings. If I did take notes, though, I know that the words “adrift” and “lost” would have come up often in whatever I jotted down while watching Men in Black International, the fourth film in the science-fiction action-comedy franchise that extends more than two decades. In spite of a seemingly unbeatable new duo donning slick black suits, shiny sunglasses, and other fancy duds, Men in Black International is a particularly rough film to watch, genuinely unable to tell a good, even moderately entertaining story.

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a quiet place sequel

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Chucky can’t stop murdering Toy Story 4 characters.
  • Men In Black: International showcases Les Twins.
  • A Quiet Place 2 will wrap shooting in September.
  • The international Angel Has Fallen trailer has more scenes of Gerard Butler blowing stuff up.
  • Escape Plan 3 gets a red band trailer.

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dark phoenix reshoots

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, learn about all the Easter eggs you missed when you weren’t seeing Dark Phoenix last weekend. Plus, watch as Chris Hemsworth and Tom Holland playfully interview each other in a Men in Black International and Spider-Man: Far From Home cross-promotion, and listen to Jon Hamm break down some of his most memorable characters from film and television. Read More »

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Men in Black International - Chris Hemsworth

Men in Black International is coming to theaters next week. The scum of the universe is still giving Earth a hard time, and this time it’s up to seasoned Agent H (Chris Hemsworth) and newcomer Agent M (Tessa Thompson) to handle the problem. This is something MiB has never faced before, because there’s a mole in the agency. What their ultimate goal is, beyond destruction, we’re not sure, and the latest Men in Black International trailer isn’t telling us. Instead, it’s relying on the cool aliens, big action setpieces, and some fairly lame wisecracks. Read More »