Category Archives: Entertainment

18Sep/17

“It” scares off competition at the box office for second week

(WARNER BROS) – After shattering September records, last week in it’s debut, “It”, a horror film based on the Stephen King novel of the the same name topped the North American box office for the weekend ending September 17. The movie brought in $60 million in weekend gross brining its total gross up to some $219 million. Continue reading

18Sep/17

Film stars dominate television’s biggest event

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 17, 2017) (REUTERS) – The annual Emmys took place on Sunday (September 17) but with its big name Hollywood stars, like Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, Reese Witherspoon and Susan Sarandon parading the red carpet, it seemed more like a film awards ceremony than television. Continue reading

18Sep/17

Trump lampooned, Spicer surprise appearance at Emmys

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 17, 2017) (TELEVISION ACADEMY / CBS TELEVISION NETWORK) – The Emmy awards show was peppered with political jokes and pointed speeches on Sunday (September 17), as host Stephen Colbert took shots at U.S. President Donald Trump and Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance. Continue reading

10Sep/17

Stephen King horror adaptation “It” obliterates box office

(WARNER BROS) – The film adaptation of the Stephen King novel “It” broke box office records during its opening weekend making an impressive $117.2 million at the North American box office, blowing away early expectations. The film broke the record for the largest September opening set by “hotel Transylvania 2” in 2015. The horror film’s global debut is expected to gross $179 million dollars. Continue reading

10Sep/17

Mexican director Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy wins Venice Film Festival

VENICE, ITALY (SEPTEMBER 9, 2017) (REUTERS) – Taking home the top prize at the Venice Film Festival felt like winning a marathon, director Guillermo del Toro on Saturday (September 9). Continue reading

05Sep/17

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ re-released in 3D during Venice Film Festival

LOS OLIVOS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (UNRESTRICTED POOL) – Music video “Thriller” was made because pop star Michael Jackson wanted to be a monster, the production’s director John Landis said at the Venice film festival on Monday (September 4).
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03Sep/17

‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ leads Labor Day Weekend

(LIONSGATE) – “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” held on to the top spot at the North American box office for a second week, according to Box Office Mojo, in what Variety reports was the slowest Labor Day weekend in two decades. Continue reading