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

Theater counts: Eternals stays the widest release

November 11, 2021 Last week saw the debut of Walt Disney’s latest Marvel blockbuster in Eternals. The film captured a superb opening weekend of $71.3 million domestically and $90.7 million overseas, and currently enjoys a six-day domestic total of $85 million. It will keep its opening weekend theater count of 4,090 heading into this … Read more

In Brooklyn, Will Smith Unofficially Launches His Best Actor Oscar Campaign

If Will Smith had a greatest hits tour, this would be it. In celebration of his new memoir, Will, written with co-author Mark Manson, the performer sat down with Oscar-winning filmmaker Spike Lee at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre on Tuesday evening for a retrospective on his life and career. Each person in the around 3,000-seat venue … Read more