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Past articles by Scott:

Box Office: ‘Black Adam’ Tops $250 Million As ‘Terrifier 2’ Kills Again

Will Art the Clown go to Hawaii for Terrifier 3, or will he skip straight to space? → Read More

Superman Returns: What Henry Cavill’s Comeback Brings To DC Films

Henry Cavill may be the closest thing Warner Bros Discovery can manage to casting a movie star as Superman. → Read More

Box Office: ‘Black Adam’ Nabs $7.6 Million Thursday

'Ticket to Paradise' earned $1.1 million in Thursday previews. → Read More

Box Office: Horror Rules As ‘Smile’ And ‘Terrifier 2’ Thrive Against ‘Halloween’

'Ticket to Paradise' has earned $73 million overseas while 'Top Gun: Maverick' spent its 21st consecutive weekend in the domestic top ten. → Read More

Box Office: ‘Halloween Ends’ Begins With Strong $5.4 Million Thursday

'Halloween Ends' earned more via Thursday previews than 'Halloween Kills' ($4.85 million) but less than 'Halloween' ($7.7 million). → Read More

Marvel Shuffle: ‘Blade’ Delay Impacts ‘Fantastic Four,’ ‘Deadpool 3’ And ‘Avengers 6’

As goes Blade, so goes the entire MCU release schedule which all got rearranged this afternoon. → Read More

Box Office: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Finally Exits Top 10 (For Now)

Tom Cruise's 'Top Gun' sequel spent 19 weekends in the top ten and 15 non-consecutive weekends in the top five. → Read More

Weekend Box Office: ‘Lyle, Lyle’ Stumbles, ‘Amsterdam’ Flops And ‘Terrifier 2’ Tops $1 Million

Cate Blanchett's acclaimed and buzzy 'Tar' opened with $160,000 in four theaters in advance of its October 28 wide release. → Read More

Box Office: ‘Smile’ Tops With Mere 22% Drop As ‘Ticket To Paradise’ Passes $60 Million Overseas

Tom Cruise's 'Top Gun: Maverick' fell out of the top ten in its 20th weekend of domestic release, bringing its domestic cume to $714.5 million. → Read More

‘Glass Onion’: Netflix’s Thanksgiving Release Feels Like A Trojan Horse

Netflix will offer Rian Johnson and Daniel Craig's 'Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery' for one week on an already jam-packed Thanksgiving weekend. → Read More

Box Office: ‘Smile’ Tops Friday With $8.2 Million As ‘Bros’ Bombs

The Tamil-language action epic 'Ponniyin Selvan I' will earn around $4 million this weekend in just 510 theaters. → Read More

Nielsen’s: ‘Rings Of Power’ Tops ‘House Of Dragons’ With Huge SVOD Debut

'Rings of Power' marks the first time an Amazon show has debuted atop the Nielsen chart, although 'Coming 2 America' topped in April of 2021. → Read More

Review: ‘Smile’ Barely Earns More Than A Shrug

'Smile' is too thin to run as long as it does, but it offers some fun scares and gross-out images amid a subtext-becomes-text riff on trauma-focused horror movies. → Read More

Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine Brings Added Value To Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Deadpool 3’

The third ‘merc with the mouth’ adventure, which will (at least somewhat) be part of the MCU, arrives 6.5 years after Deadpool 2. → Read More

‘Halloween Ends’ Trailer: Can Michael Myers Win Scary Movie Zeitgeist War?

Universal just dropped the second trailer for Halloween Ends, the third and concluding chapter in Blumhouse’s retconned post-Halloween (1978) Laurie Strode vs. Michael Myers trilogy. → Read More

Box Office: Last Weekend Proved That Audiences Still Care About ‘Avatar’

James Cameron’s Avatar opened with $10 million domestic and $30.5 million worldwide this weekend, once again topping the worldwide box office. → Read More

Box Office: ‘Woman King’ Drops Just 42% As ‘Ticket To Paradise’ Expands Overseas

George Clooney and Julia Roberts' 'Ticket to Paradise' continued to slowly open overseas in advance of its October 21 domestic debut. → Read More

Box Office: ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ And ‘Avatar’ Both Earn $30 Million Global

The Olivia Wilde-directed and Florence Pugh-starring thriller opened with exactly the over/under $20 million it would have with or without the months of tabloid gossip. → Read More

Walt Disney’s ‘Strange World’ Must Succeed Where ‘Atlantis’ Failed

'Strange World' needs to prove that Walt Disney's animated films can still compete against Illumination and DreamWorks. → Read More

‘Hellraiser’ Reboot Gets A Heavenly Trailer (With A New Pinhead)

In one of the skewed ironies of corporate consolidation, we just got a new trailer for the upcoming Hellraiser reboot courtesy of... Walt Disney. → Read More