How ‘Halloween’s Ending Puts the Franchise In a Tricky Place

Oct 24, 2018, 15:47
How ‘Halloween’s Ending Puts the Franchise In a Tricky Place

"Biggest horror movie opening with a female lead", Curtis tweeted, reeling off a list of the movie's achievements. Earlier in the month, superhero movie "Venom" was the biggest-ever October debut, with $80.3 million. Even when adjusting for inflation, the film is already the fourth highest grossing in the series and will likely challenge the 1978 original for the top spot in the franchise.

Two of the most exciting milestones include biggest horror movie opening with a female lead and biggest movie opening with a female lead over 55.

Sadly it looks like Bad Times at the El Royale will be going down as a box office flop. Until this weekend, Curtis' biggest opening was for Beverly Hills Chihuahua at $29 million.

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Elsewhere, Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke has raised millions of dollars in his bid to unseat Texas Sen. He said a 55-55 partisan split in the chamber is a "likely possibility" next year.

Universal Pictures said Sunday that "Halloween" took in an estimated $77.5 million in ticket sales from North American theaters. Carpenter served as an executive producer and composed the score with his son, Cody Carpenter, and godson, Daniel Davies. "Halloween" also notched the second-best start for an R-rated horror film following "It's" $123 million launch. Plus, the critics have liked it, the film now at 80 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

The rebooted Halloween movie has struck a timely chord with audiences this season, who've rewarded Laurie Strode's time-jumping return to Haddonfield with a massive opening weekend at the box office.

Directed by David Gordon Green from a script co-written by himself, Jeff Fradley and Danny McBride, the film stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, Miles Robbins, Dylan Arnold, Drew Scheid, and Nick Castle.

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You see, it might be nice for the President of the United States of America to be leading the way with regards to climate change. Late-night hosts took aim at Kanye West and Donald Trump's much-hyped lunch , criticising them both for "ranting and raving".

A Star is Born nabbed the No. 2 global spot, bringing its global gross to $74.7 million and shooting past the $200 million mark for its total worldwide tally. In its third weekend in theaters, it collected $18.1 million, bringing its domestic total to $171.1 million.

First Man's lack of success may have been a result of the film's seemingly anti-American message, with Chazelle choosing to downplay the moon landing mission as an American achievement as well the historic image of Armstrong planting the flag on the moon.

And that's not including the $14.3m (£10.9m) made in overseas box offices, either.

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And some details: "The bride wore an ivory silk crepe Vera Wang custom gown and was escorted by her father and grandfather". Bush . "And at one point we were all praying and Poppy ran and nearly tackled Barbara and gave her a huge hug".

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