Documentaries often earn a fraction of what their fictional counterparts generate, at least those without the names “Moore” or “D’Souza” attached.
“Fauci,” a film detailing the scientific life of the nation’s preeminent infectious disease expert, appeared to be an exception.
Dr. Anthony Fauci has his detractors, particularly on the political right, but he’s still the biggest name in medical science thanks to his leadership on the COVID-19 pandemic and near-constant media presence.
The timing of the film’s Sept. 10 limited release, in cities including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, D.C. and New Orleans, seemed fortuitous given the aggressive Delta variant.
Except we’re still waiting on the box office tally. Read More
Stormtroopers, droids and celebrities from galaxies near and far hit the red carpet in the shadow of a giant AT-AT assault vehicle Saturday at the glittering world premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — although one star almost didn’t make it. John Boyega, who plays the heroic stormtrooper-turned-rebel Finn,… Read More
Spy comedy “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” dominated North American box offices on its debut weekend, industry figures showed Monday. It ousted horror hit “It”, which had held the crown for two weeks. With a star-studded cast featuring Colin Firth, Channing Tatum, Halle Berry and even Elton John, “Kingsman” raked in… Read More
Summer attendance at the box office has hit a 25-year low. This year’s total gross numbers have fallen by over six percent from last year, and this past Labor Day weekend had the worst box office numbers in 17 years. Movie theater chains are watching their stock values drop. Everybody… Read More
LOS ANGELES — Competing with a presidential inauguration, multicity marches and big-budget Hollywood productions, M. Night Shyamalan’s creepy psychological thriller “Split” pulled off a surprising opening weekend victory, pulling in an estimated $40.2 million. The low-budget “Split,” which cost a reported $9 million to make, blew away predictions that it… Read More
— Only comScore Provides the Official Global Movie Results — LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR) today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of January 22, 2017, as compiled by the company’s theatrical measurement services. As the trusted official standard for… Read More