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Mary Poppins Returns
Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019
"Aquaman" is still the champ at the box office three weeks in, but the high-concept thriller "Escape Room" also drew some substantial crowds in its debut weekend.
Warner Bros. on Sunday says that "Aquaman" has added an estimated $30.7 million from over 4,000 North American theaters. That...
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019
Editor Patrick J. Don Vito’s latest collaboration with director/writer/producer Peter Farrelly is quite a departure from what’s been their comedic norm. But this new turn in some respects wasn’t all that surprising to Don Vito who recalled telling his wife when he was working on the Farrelly TV...
Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018
In the final weekend of 2018, "Aquaman" still led the pack at the box office, but other films like "Mary Poppins Returns," ''The Mule" and "Second Act" enjoyed post-holiday bumps too, even amid an onslaught of new Christmas offerings like "Vice," ''Holmes and Watson," ''On the Basis of Sex" and...
Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018
In a flood of new releases, "Aquaman" easily swam past "Mary Poppins Returns" and "Bumblebee" to lead the busy pre-Christmas weekend with an estimated $67.4 million over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Without a "Star Wars" film on the December schedule for the first...
Monday, Dec. 17, 2018
Everyone involved in the making of "Mary Poppins Returns " felt the pressure to do justice to the original 1964 film.
Rob Marshall worked on it for three straight years. Animators came out of retirement to do hand-drawn animation in the style of the first. Sets were built. Cast members...
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
In the half-century since the original "Mary Poppins" debuted, we've learned a lot about refined sugar, frankly none of it good. Doctors tell us it can lead to obesity, heart disease and all sorts of other detriments to our health.
But let's face it, there are times when a little sugar —...