Six strangers become trapped in an extremely elaborate and deadly version of the popular puzzle-solving tourist attraction in Escape Room, kicking off 2019 at the box office during the first weekend in January.
Michael Myers returns to battle Laurie Strode in Halloween while Robert Redford heads off into the sunset with The Old Man and The Sea and The Hate U Give expands wide after getting lots of critical praise and a strong limited run this weekend at the box office.
A murderer’s (literally) row horror icons come together for next year’s Death House, where two special agents are touring a high tech and highly secretive prison when the power goes out and the deadly inmates being housed within are freed.
Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm of the Mexican ghost, La Llorona.
Young Alex discovers Excalibur and is able to pull the legendary sword from its stone, making him the next in line to wield its power and save the world from evil, like the sorceress Morgana, in next year’s The Kid Who Would Be King.
Nicole Kidman is almost unrecognizable as tough but haunted LAPD detective Erin Bell, who has to face her tragic past undercover work when people she knew from that assignment re-emerge in Destroyer.
Gina Rodriguez plays both sides when she’s kidnapped by a Mexican drug cartel and forced to stay undercover for the DEA in next February’s Miss Bala.
Ant-Man and The Wasp arrive this week on DVD and Blu-Ray along with a ton of smaller genre movies like the Danny McBride starring Arizona, some TV like Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and The Affair and more.
Venom and A Star is Born held off all comers and remained in first and second place with strong second weekend performances.
Inspired by seeing ET in 1982, Neil Diamond, along with songwriters Carole Bayer Sager and Burt Bacharach, wrote the song “Heartlight” that appeared on the album of the same name.