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  1. box office
    Godzilla vs. Kong Stomps Off With the Biggest Opening of the Pandemic EraThe movie grossed $48.5 million over its first five days to become the “next big step toward theatrical recovery,” even while streaming on HBO Max.
  2. obtainium
    Pandora’s Box Office: Avatar Once Again the Highest-Grossing Movie Over EndgameWe’re starting to think this James Cameron guy was onto something.
  3. at the box office
    You All Dropped the Cat-and-Mouse Game and Saw Tom and Jerry in TheatersThe movie had a very encouraging opening weekend in theaters, all pandemics considered.
  4. box office
    Wonder Woman 1984 Earns Highest Box-Office Opening of the Pandemic EraDespite middling reviews, Patty Jenkins’s superhero sequel hauled in $16.7 million at North American movie theaters.
  5. box office
    Christopher Nolan Is ‘Thrilled’ With Tenet’s Box Office, ActuallyThe update you wanted and needed.
  6. box office
    What Exactly Does Disney’s ‘Reorganization’ Mean for the Movie Industry?Hollywood’s most dominant box-office force is shifting emphasis away from the blockbuster biz to try to eat Netflix’s lunch.
  7. fall movies fantasy league
    The Only Thing That Can Stop Tenet Is Old GuysDon’t look now, but it appears we may have our first serious challengers to Tenet’s fantasy league hegemony — vehicles for grizzled male stars!
  8. 007
    2020 Is No Time to See No Time to Die As New Bond Gets Pushed to 2021The new release date is April 2, 2021. That’s the time to die.
  9. box office
    The Problem With Calling Tenet a FlopIn the midst of a pandemic, nobody wants to use the F word. Yet Christopher Nolan’s movie is coming to be viewed as a theatrical misfire nonetheless.
  10. box office
    Tenet Rakes in $200 Million at Global Box Office, Struggles StatesideThe Christopher Nolan film pulled in $6.7 million domestically in its second weekend in wide release.
  11. box office
    Tenet Could Be Chasing Profits at the Movie Theater for Months to ComeThe movie did resoundingly okay at the American box office opening weekend, and if Nolan’s past films are any indication, this is just the beginning.
  12. box office
    Lots of People Actually Braved the Coronavirus to See Tenet in TheatersThe Christopher Nolan caper racked up $53 million in over 40 countries across its opening five days in release. It hasn’t even opened in the U.S. yet.
  13. the movie
    Unhinged Is Still Hell-bent on Becoming the First Post-Lockdown Movie in AmericaThe Russell Crowe thriller wants to “ride the notoriety” of arriving in theaters at a time when moviegoers aren’t guaranteed to show up.
  14. what happens now?
    Is 2020 the End of the Domestic Box Office As We Know It?Due to the ineffectiveness of COVID-19 measures in the U.S., Americans must wait to see Christopher Nolan’s Tenet. Is this the new normal?
  15. behind the numbers
    The Rise of the Netflix HitNearly 100 million people watched at least two minutes of Extraction. In the past, we could scoff at such numbers. Now, it’s all we have.
  16. rip blockbusters
    A Summer Without Movie Theaters Is InevitableTenet’s continuing absence from the big screen could have a chilling effect on the theatrical moviegoing business.
  17. box office
    What to Expect When Movie Theaters Reopen This SummerThe box office is coming back, with or without Tenet. But the industry’s measure of success is going to look a lot different.
  18. $$$$
    The Box Office Had Its Worst Weekend in Two DecadesSitting super close to strangers in a dark room? In this coronavirus climate?
  19. coronavirus
    How Mulan’s Delayed Release Will Alter the Movie Industry“With Disney postponing Mulan, you get every studio basically scrubbing their release calendar for the next few months.”
  20. box office
    Coronavirus Will Have ‘Disastrous’ Effects on the Movie Business“It’s going to change viewing patterns. It’s going to change behavior. It’s going to change the way people consume entertainment.”
  21. box office
    Sonic the Hedgehog Breaks Box Office Record Set for Video Game MoviesIt’s official: you guys love his little teeth.
  22. meowdy
    Cats Flopped and Then Things Got InterestingIn special movie-theater screenings across the country, a film that is considered a financial disaster thrives.
  23. box office
    Dolittle Is 2020’s First Official MegaflopExperts project a loss of $100 million for Universal — the studio’s second consecutive box-office failure after Cats.
  24. $$$$
    Frozen 2 Defeats Frozen to Become Highest Grossing Animated Film EverEntertainment conglomerates, rejoice!
  25. box office
    Star Wars: Rise of the Skywalker Crushes the Christmas Day Box OfficeLittle Women and Uncut Gems also made strong Christmas Day debuts!
  26. $$$$
    Cats Is a Jellicle Box-Office BombWas the digital-fur technology really worth it?
  27. 25 days of cats
    Make the Cats Kiss, You CowardsOut of an extensive list of perverse elements, the cat nuzzling in Cats is perhaps the most disturbing.
  28. the industry
    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Opens to $176 Million, Force Ghosts and AllThe movie failed to surpass the opening-weekend numbers of The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. But it’s still on course to make a billion dollars.
  29. box office
    Knives Out Marks a Win for the Original Murder-Mystery GenreThe murder mystery just became one of the top-grossing original, live-action movies to debut during the coveted Thanksgiving release corridor.
  30. $$$$
    Frozen 2 Thawed a Whole Lot of Money This Weekend$350.2 million to be precise.
  31. $$$$
    Don’t Tell Bosley How Terribly Charlie’s Angels Is Doing at the Box OfficeIt didn’t even break double digits.
  32. box office
    Joker’s Unlikely Path to Becoming the Highest-Grossing R-Rated Movie EverEarly in development, studio executives wondered: Does Todd Phillips’s movie even need to be about the Batman villain?
  33. j’accuse
    How High-Frame-Rate Technology Killed Ang Lee’s Gemini ManIt would be silly to blame the film’s failure on the tech, but I’m going to go ahead and blame the tech.
  34. box office
    Joker Wildly High-Kicking Its Way to Biggest R-Rated Worldwide Box Office EverWho’s laughing now? You have three guesses, and the first two don’t count.
  35. box office
    Parasite Is Getting Rave Reviews. So When Can You Actually See It in a Theater?The Korean film feels somehow ubiquitous and conspicuously absent at the same time.
  36. box office
    Joker’s Movie Theater Attendance Records Are More Than a Box Office WinAfter a strategic six-week marketing campaign, the R-rated film’s record-breaking opening affirms the superhero genre once again.
  37. box office
    Todd Phillips’s Joker Maniacally Dances Its Way to New October Box Office RecordIf only he had gotten these numbers before, he might never have become Joker in the first place. Really makes you think.
  38. $$$$
    Downton Won the Box Office This Weekend, Much to the Dowager Countess’ ConfusionYou know, a weekend? Those two days?
  39. box office
    Hustlers Beat the Odds at the Box Office to Become a Rare Non-Franchise HitAfter coming dangerously close to not being made at all, Hustlers proves big for its studio — and Jennifer Lopez.
  40. box office
    It: Chapter 2 Has Second Biggest Horror Opening Ever Behind Previous ItWho here didn’t run out to see if the clown won?
  41. box office
    Let’s Hear It for the Boys: Good Boys Comes In Number One at the Box OfficeThe first R-rated comedy to do so since 2016.
  42. box office
    The Bet on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Is Paying OffSony “essentially gave the world away to get a Quentin Tarantino movie.” But does its success really mark a win for original stories?
  43. box office
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Is Tarantino’s Biggest Box Office Opening EverIt didn’t beat The Lion King but it still did great.
  44. box office
    The Lion King Mauls Harry Potter’s July Box-Office RecordIt’s the ciiiiircle of liiiiiifeee.
  45. step sequels
    What Summer 2019’s Step-Sequels Can Learn From Spider-Man: Far From Home“Audiences will pay to go to see sequels — as long as they’re good.”
  46. box office
    Toy Story 4 Won and Lost at the Box Office. What Does That Mean for Toy Story 5?The third film felt like the last in John Lasseter’s franchise. Then a fourth arrived. What about a fifth?
  47. the industry
    Dark Phoenix Has Worst Box-Office Debut in X-Men Series History. What Happened?The X-Men movie spent a year and a half in postproduction, had its release date pushed back twice, and its third act underwent significant reshoots.
  48. james cameron
    James Cameron Writes, Uh, Moving Tweet to Endgame, Which Broke Titanic’s RecordAvatar is still sitting pretty.
  49. box office
    Avengers: Endgame Has the Biggest Opening Weekend EverThe movie obliterated box-office records with a $1.2 billion global debut.
  50. box office
    Avengers: Endgame Is Moving at Hyperspeed Toward $100 Million In A DayAnd it’s about to make so, so much more money this weekend.
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