Godzilla

Godzilla is King of the Box Office with $179 Million Worldwide

Godzilla

Godzilla

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters opened at the #1 spot at the domestic box office, debuting with $49 million. Internationally the film opened with $130 million for a worldwide total of $179 million. Though the film saw a significant drop in the US as the 2014 Godzilla reboot opened with $93 million in May of 2014, the film opened higher internationally than the previous movie ($130 million to $103 million in 2014). The film had a similar drop domestically and rise internationally compared to Kong: Skull Island, which opened with $61 million in the US but $81.6 million internationally. Godzilla and Kong will do battle in 2020.

Aladdin slipped into second placed, dropping 54% and bringing in $42 million domestically for a US total of $...

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Luther

Luther

Over the past few years, Neil Cross has continued to cultivate a particular brand of gritty, bleak storytelling that has more or less become his signature style. While he’s written for Doctor Who and even NBC’s ill-fated Crossbones, he’s likely best known for his collaboration with Idris Elba as the titular hardbitten detective in Luther. Since Elba’s star has been on a precipitous rise, the series has only intermittently appeared on television since 2010, with the last outing airing in 2015. And during that time, Cross has written increasingly dark stories, like the 2013 horror film Mama, and 2018’s dreary, semi-sci-fi drama Hard Sun, which was so persistently gloomy and brutal it made Luther look like Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

In other words, Cross has staked a claim in a par...

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Oceans 8

Oceans 8

Oceans 8

Oceans 8 throws us back in to the action with the release from prison of Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock), Danny’s (George Clooney) younger sister. After five long years in the penitentiary, Debbie reunites with her former partner in crime Lou (Cate Blanchett) to formulate a monster plan to remove $150 million dollars worth of jewels from the neck of actress Daphne Kluger (Anne Hathaway) at the iconic Met Gala. In true Oceans fashion, it takes an army, and the pair recruit jewellery maker Amita (Mindy Kaling), profiteer Tammy (Sarah Paulson), pickpocket Constance (Awkwafina), hacker Nine Ball (Rihanna) and fashion designer Rose Weil (Helena Bonham Carter) to help them pull off the diamond snatch of the century.

Let me be level headed for a hot second first...

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Transformers: The Last Knight

Transformers: The Last Knight

The Transformers movies have always been films that have divided opinions, but were always very successful at the Box Office. I am one of the people who have enjoyed the Transformers films whilst growing up, and on many occasions found myself defending them, but sadly when it comes to Transformers 5: The Last Knight, I am unable to defend it. I struggle for words when it comes to describing the 5th installment of the robots in disguise, but I am going to try!

The Last Knight starts off well, with it going back into the medieval days, where we see another twist on the legendary wizard, Merlin, and how he came to getting his magical powers – they happened to be given to him by a Transformer who was hiding on planet Earth...

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Avengers Endgame

Avengers Endgame

Avengers Endgame

Avengers Endgame

Avengers Endgame is not the end of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe), but it is the culmination of 11 years and a 22-movie arc that began in 2008 with Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark declaring to the world, “I am Iron Man.” Marvel built and built to 2012’s The Avengers where Iron Man, along with Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) fought back an alien invasion over New York City. That film also teased a pending clash with Thanos (Josh Brolin) over the Infinity Stones. Since then, more characters, too many to list here, were introduced to the MCU...

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The Walking Dead Season 10

The Walking Dead apparently doesn’t need Rick Grimes to survive AMC’s apocalyptic ax. It’s doing well enough on its own, according to the network, as evidenced by the existence of season 10.

The renewal should quiet skeptics who have been wondering since the beginning of season 9 whether the show still has the legs to shamble on. It’s no secret that the last few years have been rough for The Walking Dead in terms of viewership. After the show posted its weakest ratings for a season premiere since season 2, with only 9.36 million viewers watching the season 9 opener, the viewership only continued to decline over the weeks, falling to 4.79 million during episode 7 before a slight improvement during the midseason finale, which posted 5.09 million viewers. The season finale scored 5...

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The Batman

The Batman

The Batman

The Batman

It would be fair to say the DCEU has been through some major changes since The Batman solo movie was originally announced. Back in 2015, before Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice and Suicide Squad, and well before Wonder Woman, Justice League, Aquaman, and Shazam, Warner Bros. had planned a Batman movie to star, and be directed by Ben Affleck.

Back then Zack Snyder was overseer of the DCEU, but after disappointing reactions to BvS, Suicide Squad, and Justice League, Warner Bros. decided to change tack, and Affleck found “a graceful and cool way to segue out of it.”

The movie is still going ahead, but Ben Affleck is out, both in front of and behind the camera.

So what can we expect from The Batman (the title remained, at least for now)? Here’s everything we know so f...

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