‘Captain Marvel’ Sequel Lands ‘Candyman’ Director Nia DaCosta

While the anticipated Candyman reboot is among the unfortunate handful of films to keep getting pushed back due to the pandemic, Director Nia DaCosta’s career is still moving forward. Courtesy of Deadline, DaCosta is expected to direct the upcoming Captain Marvel sequel, making her the latest in a long line of talent to make the … Continue reading ‘Captain Marvel’ Sequel Lands ‘Candyman’ Director Nia DaCosta

Weekly Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Sinks ‘Titanic,’ Becomes No. 2 Highest-Grossing Film Ever

The story at the box office the last two weeks has been this little indie flick Avengers: Endgame. The film made an estimated $147.3 million at the domestic box office in its second week of release. That's just shy of second weekend record set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens with $149.2M. Endgame dropped -58.7%, … Continue reading Weekly Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Sinks ‘Titanic,’ Becomes No. 2 Highest-Grossing Film Ever

Weekly Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Smashes All Manner Of Records

There has never been a movie like Avengers: Endgame and this weekend's box office reflects that. The 22nd film in the Marvel cinematic universe become the first film in history to break $300 million in its first weekend and it did so handily, grossing a super-heroic $357 million on its way to claiming the best opening … Continue reading Weekly Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Smashes All Manner Of Records

Weekend Box Office: 5 Jaw-Dropping Stats About US’s $71 Million Weekend

Jordan Peele has five on the box office this weekend, plus a few extra zero's. His new film Us added to 2019's mammoth March, which helped make this the third straight weekend to outperform the same weekend a year ago. Us slashed the competition and expectations at the box office this weekend, taking in a … Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 5 Jaw-Dropping Stats About US’s $71 Million Weekend

Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Another weekend has come and gone which means it is now time to examine the weekend box office receipts for the top five performers. Here is how I've broken down the results for each film: Title | Weekend Gross (Domestic) | % Drop (From previous weekend) | Total (Domestic) 1.) Captain Marvel | $67.9M. | -55.7% | $264,884,063 Work-up: Captain … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Marvel Taps Director For First Asian-Led Superhero Film, ‘Shang-Chi’

Following the massive blockbuster successes of Black Panther and Captain Marvel, Marvel Studios is continuing to expand their cinematic roster of heroes to include previously underserved audiences. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel Studios has tapped Short Term 12 and The Glass Castle filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton to direct a feature adaptation of Shang-Chi: Master of … Continue reading Marvel Taps Director For First Asian-Led Superhero Film, ‘Shang-Chi’

From ‘The First Avenger’ To ‘Endgame’: Tracking The Tesseract’s Whereabouts In The MCU

*THE FOLLOWING POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR CAPTAIN MARVEL  Captain Marvel landed in theaters this past weekend and in a big bad way. The film was received well critically and judging by the numbers, audiences seem to dig it too. And why not? It's flashy, often exciting and consistently funny. It also boasts a couple big … Continue reading From ‘The First Avenger’ To ‘Endgame’: Tracking The Tesseract’s Whereabouts In The MCU

‘Captain Marvel’ Director Explains That Mysterious Continuity Gap

*THE FOLLOWING POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR CAPTAIN MARVEL  Captain Marvel landed in theaters this past weekend and in a big bad way. The film was received well critically and judging by the numbers, audiences seem to dig it too. And why not? It's flashy, often exciting and consistently funny. It also boasts a couple big … Continue reading ‘Captain Marvel’ Director Explains That Mysterious Continuity Gap

Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Marvel Studios has done it again. Captain Marvel, the twenty-first film from the hugely successful studio, landed with a powerful $153 million domestically and an unbelievable $455 million globally. The film made more money in its first three days than the combined totals of any three-day weekend so far this year and has already broken … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Film Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ Doesn’t Soar To Typical Marvel Heights

Captain Marvel is a frustrating film. It doesn't boast the signature wit or visual flare of a Guardians of the Galaxy nor the compelling narrative or emotional character development of an Iron Man or Captain America: The Winter Soldier. By comparison, Captain Marvel is a poorly structured and bland superhero origin story that harkens back to … Continue reading Film Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ Doesn’t Soar To Typical Marvel Heights