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Blade Runner 2049 movie

BLADE Runner 2049 was anticipated to blow up the box office but the sci-fi flick has struggled on its opening weekend. The film itself has received consistently positive reviews from critiques and audiences alike scoring an average of 87% on IMDb and 82% on Rotten Tomatoes, but it has failed …

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Geostorm box office

GEOSTORM, a big-budget global warming film featuring frozen Afghan towns and deadly ice waves in Rio de Janeiro, is bombing at the box office. The film could lose more than $US100 million, according to The Wrap. Starring Gerard Butler, Geostorm envisions a world with an “International Climate Space Station” and …

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Harvey Weinstein scandal

THE Weinstein Company’s film Amityville: The Awakening grossed a minuscule US$742 (AU$967) total at 10 locations on Saturday, two weeks after the haunted house sequel began streaming for free on Google Play. Bella Thorne, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jennifer Morrison, and Cameron Monaghan star in Amityville: The Awakening, which was directed …

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Suburbicon

GEORGE Clooney’s new movie Suburbicon didn’t just struggle at the box office. It sank. The film last weekend became one of Paramount Pictures’ worst performing wide-releases in the US ever, and it marked a new box office low for Clooney as a director and for star Matt Damon. Suburbicon, which …

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Home Alone 2

THERE are so many reasons why Home Alone 2 is inferior to the original Home Alone. It’s set in New York City and yet is 90 per cent filmed in either a) a hotel room, b) the set of a mid-renovation townhouse that could be anywhere, or c) a fakey-fake …

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The Last Jedi

TAKE a glance at Rotten Tomatoes’ page for The Last Jedi and you’ll quickly discover a huge divide. An incredible 93 per cent of critics loved the new Star Wars movie. The audience? Not so much. But there could be more to the 55 per cent fan score than meets …

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Life, mother!

2017 WAS a great year for movies. Films such as IT and Wonder Woman broke box office records — IT made more than $155 million on its opening weekend, quickly becoming the highest-grossing R-rated horror flick of all time, and Wonder Woman became the highest-grossing superhero origin story film, as …

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Star Wars

THE force was with Disney as the latest Star Wars movie The Last Jedi beat out the competition to top the Christmas weekend box office, according to industry estimates released on Sunday. The eighth instalment of the blockbuster space saga topped the charts in North America for a second week, …

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