Ava DuVernay on Why Hair Matters in A Wrinkle in Time
Mar 14, 2018, 05:56
A month after Black Panther showcased black excellence in the form of a superhero movie, A Wrinkle in Time is hoping to do the same through a beloved American children's novel. Nope... For the fourth weekend in a row, Marvel Studios' Black Panther dominated over any and all competition in movie theaters, even as the movie's director Ryan Coogler took to Twitter to recommend Disney's other movie A Wrinkle in Time, directed by Ava DuVernay.
Only 33 movies have ever exceeded a billion dollars in gross, according to Cinema Blend. As for its overall opening weekend haul, A Wrinkle in Time's total is expected to be between $44 million and $45 million.
The main cast includes Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe, Zach Galifianakis and Michael Peña.
For the first timeever, films directed by African-Americans have topped the USA box office.
The new horror film "The Strangers: Prey At Night" took third place with $10.5 million.
The poorly reviewed movie - Variety says it serves up "the same old meat-puppet gore and cattle-prod scares" - stars Christina Hendricks and Martin Henderson as a couple whose family is attacked by three masked men. That amount added greatly to the $100 million made internationally this weekend by the Chadwick Boseman starrer, which brought the movie's worldwide take up to $516 million. The movie, starring Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams, tells the story of six friends who get together around beers and stumble into a unsafe reality game. $8.2 million, down nearly 52% from its opening weekend with $31.1 million grossed so far.
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. MGM's second weekend of "Death Wish" followed in seventh with $6.6 million at 2,882 sites to give the Bruce Willis reboot almost $24 million in 10 days. The wide release of "Hidden Figures", starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae, opened at no. 1 in January of the same year with $22.8 million. The final new-release debut of the weekend, The Hurricane Heist, debuted at number eight with $3.2 million.
Time premiered on Facebook Watch on Monday. "I think it has been a great experience for me to try something different". Whatever Brady and the Patriots staff did to remedy that bad looking gash ahead of the Super Bowl clearly worked.
The Hammers are now in the thick of a relegation battle in the Premier League and sit just three points above the drop zone. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan condemned the violence and called on West Ham to take action.
In a January interview Trump said that he is not a feminist, because he's not exclusively supportive of women but of all people. Trump also attacked the new map, calling it "very unfair". "We have to build a wall", he said.
MI beat Purdue for the Big Ten title at Madison Square Garden, where more than 4,000 seats went unsold for the championship game. They're 143rd in the country in scoring (75.0 points per game) and rank 146th in effective field goal percentage (51.7 percent).
In the 1960s he held the Guinness world record for the longest joke-telling session: 1,500 jokes in three-and-a-half hours. His father then bought him a ventriloquist's dummy, and the young Dodd began putting on shows at a local orphanage.
The Cavaliers, on the other hand, dropped to fourth in the Eastern Conference, just a half game back of the Indiana Pacers . Cleveland was dominated on the glass during the game, with Los Angeles holding a 51-37 advantage on the rebounding front.
Trump's choice for Tillerson's replacement, Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo , is also vocally anti-Putin. Blessing said he believes the president will have Pompeo play on his knowledge of North Korea and Russian Federation .
Suh obviously has a ton of talent, but will need to land in the right situation for a prospective team to maximize his value. Though he was never the dominant pass rusher the Dolphins expected to be, accruing 15.5 sacks in three years with the team.