Weekend Box Office: 'Wrinkle in Time' Flattened by 'Panther'

Share

"I watched closely from across the hall at Disney while working on Black Panther as my big sister inspired her crew with love and navigated the challenges of studio filmmaking, adapting a book that many people called unfilmable into a movie that explodes with hope, with love, and with women warriors".

Reuters/Andrew KellyFans rejoice in the diversity represented in both "A Wrinkle In Time" and "Black Panther". She made a show called "Queen Sugar" and mandated the use of female directors and key creatives a full two years before the great Frances McDormand shared with the world what an inclusion rider was.

The film also marks the first time a woman of color has directed a Hollywood action movie with a budget bigger than $100 million, and with such a multi-racial cast.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Denies Trump 'Chickened Out' on Gun Control
Rick Scott signed a bill last week that increased the age limit to 21 to buy firearms in the state, and the NRA quickly sued. DeVos has been a source of contention because of her stance on privatizing schools over of supporting public education.

The film adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's 1962 novel grossed about $10.2 million on Friday, making Ryan Coogler's "Black Panther's" $10 million gross on Friday move to second place.

"Black Panther", starring Chadwick Boseman as the titular king of the African utopia Wakanda, is the first movie since "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" to top the domestic box offices for four consecutive weekends. Directed by Johannes Roberts, the horror sequel to 2008's "The Strangers" stars Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison and Lewis Pullman.

Next was Fox espionage thriller "Red Sparrow", with Jennifer Lawrence as a Russian ballerina-turned-elite spy.

So How Are Michigan's Public Schools Doing, Anyway?
Stahl: Have the public schools in MI gotten better? Lesley Stahl: Now, has that happened in MI ? We're in Michigan. The real issue is that other countries are outpacing the United States at their rate of improvement.

In its third week of release, the comedy Game Night rounded out the top five earning $7.9 million. Dropping 52% in attendance to $8.1 million, the film was knocked it into the #4 spot.

Sixth place went to Sony's Peter Rabbit with $6.8 million, down 32% in its fifth weekend, and an impressive $93.5 million grossed just in North America so far. "We're feeling good about this start".

As far as other specialty releases, IFC Films' The Death of Stalin, directed by Veep creator Armando Ianucci and starring Steve Buscemi and Jeffrey Tambor, took in $181k in four theaters in NY and L.A., an impressive $45k per theater.

Kim Jong Un Wants a Peace Treaty With Donald Trump
What was not predictable and has always intrigued me is why several American soldiers defected to North Korea after the war. After Suh and the other envoys met Kim in Pyongyang on behalf of South Korean President Moon Jae In, both Moon and U.S.

Share