After the awe-inspiring events of Avengers: Endgame earlier this year, Spider-Man: Far From Home feels like the vacation that guides the plot of the movie, fun and funny but also still dealing with the lingering effects of Endgame.
It’s the end of one chapter of the MCU and the beginning of another this weekend with Spider-Man: Far From Home while Hereditary director Ari Aster delivers another horrific journey into madness with Midsommar.
Men in Black: International was at the top of the box office but it was another weekend of new entries in established franchise vastly underperforming compared to their predecessors while Dark Phoenix continues to fall off a cliff and dropped almost 75% from last weekend.
It seems like both the Men in Black and Shaft franchises should have stayed dormant, as both of this weekend’s new entries have been panned by critics.
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Peter Parker is recruited by Nick Fury to help him and a mysterious visitor from another Earth stop The Elementals, a group of powerful villains that are wreaking havoc on cities across Europe.
Before we find out if she is the key to defeating Thanos in Avengers: Endgame, Carol Danvers makes her MCU debut in the 90’s throwback, Captain Marvel
The first MCU movie of 2019 is here this weekend with the 90s flashback Captain Marvel.
Three generations of Shafts come together this summer as cybersecurity expert John Shaft Jr (Jessie Usher) recruits his bad-ass father John Shaft (Samuel L. Jackson) and the OG Shaft (Richard Roundtree) to help solve a murder.
The third entry in what’s now a trilogy, Glass brings together the characters of Unbreakable and Split as David Dunn, Mr. Glass, and Kevin Wendell Crumb find themselves in a mental asylum run by Dr. Staple, who tries to convince the trio they do not have superpowers but are simply suffering from a mental delusion.
Although it didn’t quite meet the studio’s predictions, Glass took the top spot at the box office with M. Night’s third-best opening of all time and, surprisingly, the best ever opening for Bruce Willis.