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Sunday, January 29 2023

‘Avatar 2’ Now No. 11 Among Top-Grossing US Pics Of All-Time, Bests ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ – Box Office Sunday

Coming out of this weekend, by mid-week, Disney/20th Century Studios/Lightstorm’s Avatar: The Way of Water will easily surpass The Avengers as the No. 10 highest-grossing movie ever in U.S./Canada with $623.3M. The James Cameron-directed pic has made $15.7M in its seventh straight No. 1 weekend streak. Avatar 2‘s seven-weekend run at No. 1 ties with the original Avatar and the Henry Fonda-Katherine Hepburn multi-Oscar-winning movie, On Golden Pond. By the end of today, Avatar 2 at $620.58M flies past Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘s domestic take of $620.1M as the 11th-highest grossing movie of all-time in the U.S./Canada. With a worldwide take now of $2.116 billion, Avatar 2 is the 4th-highest global release of all-time, having passed Force Awakens’ $2.07 billion, putting Cameron with the top three of the of top 4 movies of all-time: Avatar No. 1 ($2.9 billion), Titanic No. 3 ($2.19 billion) and Way of Water No. 4. Avengers: Endgame is No. 2 worldwide with $2.799B.

'Infinity Pool' streaming: When and how to watch Mia Goth's movie

The horror genre keeps bringing one of the most interesting proposals in cinema right now. ‘Infinity Pool,’ starring Mia Goth and Alexander Skarsgard, shocked attendees at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival, where it premiered. Directed by Brandon Cronenberg, this NC-17 horror movie follows a couple that goes on vacation in the fictional island of La Tolqa, “when a fatal accident exposes the resort's perverse subculture of hedonistic tourism, reckless violence and surreal horrors,” per the official synopsis.

Shazam! Fury of the Gods' Trailer Turns Billy Batson's Greatest Strength Into a Weakness

The new trailer for Shazam! Fury of the Gods reveals the DC movie sequel's new villains, played by Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu. The "Daughters of Atlas" look to steal the power of Billy Batson and his friends, which they feel is theirs by right, and give the new movie a threat worthy of one of DC's most powerful superheroes. In the process, the trailer may have tipped the movie's hand about how they might go about it and revealed a potentially huge weakness of the hero in the bargain.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Tracking for Big Opening Wekend at the Box Office

February is nearly upon us, which means it's almost time for Marvel Studios' first film of the year. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is set to kick off Phase Five, and Marvel fans are eager to see Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) go up against Kang (Jonathan Majors). This week, Avatar: The Way of the Water became the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time, but it might finally have some box office competition when the third Ant-Man hits theaters next month. According to a new report from Deadline, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is on track to have a big opening weekend.