Theater counts: Ghostbusters, Encanto dominate the Thanksgiving holiday

November 23, 2021 Heading into Thanksgiving weekend, three new wide releases catapult into theaters with Wednesday arrivals. The largest of the three is Encanto. Directed by Byron Howard and Jared Bush, and with original songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Encanto opens in 3,980 locations. Coming in next is the biographical crime drama, House of … Read more

The movie Ghostbusters Beyond is already number one at the US box office

The film Ghostbusters: Beyond has been crowned number one at the US box office during its first opening weekend. Soon we will be able to enjoy Ghostbusters: Beyond theaters in Spain, the third official installment of the popular franchise that will bring back much of the original cast. Meanwhile, the movie of Jason Reitman It … Read more

Aykroyd and Bill Murray explain the return of the original cast to ‘Ghostbusters More All’

The star of Ghostbusters and creator of the saga, Dan Ayrkoyd, has explained on why the original Ghostbusters returned for the Jason Reitman sequel, Ghostbusters: Ms all, which will be released in Spain next December 3 in theaters. The sequel, which featured an emotional trailer a few days ago, will focus on Callie and her … Read more

Weekend estimates: Ghostbusters comes to life with $44-million weekend

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is tearing into theaters this weekend with a strong $44-million opening, according to Sony’s Sunday-morning projection. That’s well ahead of our model’s pre-release prediction of $25 million, and comfortably exceeds the model’s prediction based on Thursday previews of $36.2 million. It’s also the studio’s second legitimate hit of the year after Venom: Let … Read more

Film: Benedict in cowboy mode, Will Smith as a tennis dad and Ghostbusters once again

There are a lot of new films this week and many are very good. But also have a look at a festival that draws from the Middle East and North Africa, MENA for short. It’s showing 40 films from 15 countries, offering discussions and an opening on Sunday with music and finger food. Some films … Read more

Weekend predictions: Ghostbusters headed for win with $30-million weekend (and maybe more)

Ghostbusters: Afterlife should easily win at the box office this weekend, becoming the first film in the franchise to do so since Ghostbusters II way back in 1989. It’s outperforming our model’s prediction going into the weekend, and could yet do better than Friday morning’s $30.5-million prediction. Here’s how things stand right now… As usual … Read more

Ghostbusters’ Mckenna Grace Explains How She Accomplished So Much at 15

Mckenna Grace is 15-years-old and already has dozens of credits and an Emmy nomination to her name. She broke out big starring opposite Chris Evans in Gifted, joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe playing a young Carol Danvers in Captain Marvel, is featured in the downright stellar Haunting of Hill House on Netflix, delivers a truly … Read more

Ghostbusters Beyond has a worse average score on Rotten Tomatoes than the 2016 movie

Ghostbusters Beyond, a sequel to the original films, divides critics and scores a lower grade than Paul Feig and Melyssa McCarthy’s controversial 2016 reboot. The Ghostbusters They’re back in Ghostbusters Beyond, a new reboot-sequel to the franchise directed by Jason Reitman, director of Juno and Up in the Air, and son of Ivan Reitman, director … Read more

Theater counts: Ghostbusters set for second-widest opening of the year

November 18, 2021 After an array of release date changes, Ghostbusters: Afterlife is final here. The latest in the Ghostbusters franchise is set to launch in 4,315 theaters, only trailing No Time to Die’s 4,407 venues as the largest opening this year, and overtaking both Jungle Cruise (4,310) and Shang-Chi and the Legend of … Read more

Ghostbusters add Paul Rudd and time jumps with Anya Taylor-Joy

The saga is safe. If the first reinvention of Ghostbusters was in a feminine tone and somewhat failed in repercussion, now it is relaunched with a format that refers to the beginning of the story, back in 1984. And it assumes it from the title in its version for Latin America: “Ghostbusters : the legacy”. … Read more