‘The Nun’ Review: A Disappointingly Mediocre Outing in the ‘Conjuring’ Franchise

★★ ‘The Nun’ mostly disappoints with a weak script and minimal scares that make this a lackluster entry in ‘The Conjuring’ franchise. The film follows Irene, played by Taissa Farmiga, a young novitiate, who is teamed up with a priest with a haunting past (Demian Bichir) to investigate a mysterious suicide in a Romanian abbey. […]

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BOX OFFICE PROJECTIONS: CAN ‘CRAZY RICH ASIANS’ CHALLENGE HOLDOVER ‘THE MEG’?

After surprising almost everyone in Hollywood with its big opening, ‘The Meg’ will now compete in its second weekend with fellow Warner Bros. film, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, which is opening on a Wednesday. Warner has positioned ‘Crazy Rich Asians‘ in its marketing as a historic film for asian-american representation in film, boasting almost an exclusive […]

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Box Office Projections: ‘Ocean’s 8’ to Top the Weekend (and ‘Solo’ to Continue Plunging)

(Projections for the weekend for North America for the weekend of June 8-10) Last year, we were coming off the excellent opening of ‘Wonder Woman’ and a tremendous hold this weekend. It’s fair to point out that 2017’s summer ended up being one of the lowest grossing in recent memory, but as things are going, […]

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