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Julio Torres’s directorial debut Problemista from A24 posted the highest per-screen average of the weekend with a solid limited opening, grossing $140.9k on five screens in New York and LA with multiple sold out Q&As. The film starring Torres and Tilda Swinton saw a PSA of $28k and strong exits at all locations. A surreal
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Two well-reviewed indies are taking a bow in limited release in the shadow of Dune, A24’s Problemista by Julio Torres, and Shayda from Sony Pictures Classics, the feature debut of Noora Niasari. Torres, the comedian, actor and writer, in his directorial debut, stars with Tilda Swinton as Problemista gets its release at last after being
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When movies come out, we grade them with reviews, define them by box office returns or eyeballs on streaming services, and maybe trophies down the line. But every successful, ambitious film starts with a dream, followed by compromise and adversity. Deadline offers the occasional peek into the creative aspirations, and the sweat and blood that
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Eduardo Acuna, who’s kept a low profile since taking the top job at Cineworld last summer, took a bow in NYC this week to showcase the world’s largest 4DX auditorium at the renovated Regal Times Square. The exhibitor partnered with CJ 4DPLEX, a cinema tech innovator of cutting-edge formats like this one that uses immersive
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Warner Bros/Legendary Entertainment’s much awaited Dune: Part Two is off and storming the international box office. The Denis Villeneuve-directed sequel began its overseas rollout on Wednesday in 13 markets with $5.2M for the day as the No. 1 Hollywood film in each. Including previews, the offshore cume through yesterday is $7.6M. Wednesday’s release markets included
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AMC Entertainment’s much talked about preshow commercial starring an earnest Nicole Kidman in a glittery pantsuit will have three new iterations, CEO Adam Aron said today, as the exhibitor plans to start rotating a trio of 30-second spots in theaters nationwide on March 1.   That campaign “took on like a cult-like nature, and became
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Imax saw sales dip in the fourth quarter to $86 million from $98 million, in line with Wall Street forecasts, as the company focused on the full year and its accelerated global expansion. The stock has popped more than 8% in after-market trading on the numbers and outlook. Adjusted ebitda (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation
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Broadway box office held its own following the Presidents Day holiday highs, slipping only about 3% in overall receipts and keeping steady with a total attendance for 24 shows at 205,020 (about 94% of capacity). In all, the productions grossed $26,049,492 for the week ending February 25. Average ticket price of $127.06 was down from
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Refresh for latest…: Paramount’s Bob Marley: One Love continued to sing sweet tunes in its sophomore session, adding $15M from 59 international box office markets for a drop of 37% from its above-expectations stellar opening. The overseas cume is now $49.4M for $120.6M worldwide. We’ll dig into more about the reggae icon below, but for
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With no new bust-out limited releases, repertory continues to do its part for the specialty box office, the latest a 4k restoration of Nostalghia. Kino Lorber said the Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1983 film, which opened Wednesday, will gross an estimated $22.87k at Film Forum in NYC for the five days. It’s currently the top performer at the
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Italy’s Best International Feature Oscar-nominated Io Capitano starts its U.S. run today in ten market on 21 screens, a bit wider than usual for Cohen Media Group but with Academy final voting just started, reviews are gold for the odyssey that director Matteo Garrone calls “a movie about human rights. About the rights of everybody
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EXCLUSIVE: Amazon MGM Studios is opening their $15M Sundance pick-up, My Old Ass, on Aug. 2 in a limited rollout. The LuckyChap and Indian Paintbrush production comes from director/scribe Megan Park and stars Maisy Stella, Aubrey Plaza, Maddie Ziegler, Percy Hynes White and Kerrice Brooks. Pic follows bright-yet-irreverent Elliott (Stella) the summer before college as
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View gallery Image Credit: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Haute Living/Kevin Mazur/WireImage Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos have Wendy Williams to thank (or blame?) for their relationship becoming public almost 30 years ago. During the February 22 episode of Live with Kelly & Mark, the couple talked about their upcoming episodes that will be taped in Las Vegas, which Mark, 52, described
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View gallery Image Credit: Courtesy of Sami Sheen/Instagram Sami Sheen is enjoying Kauai this weekend! The 19-year-old daughter of Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards shared new photos from her island getaway, and she chose a white thong bikini with a cowboy hat for the day out. “My new fav island,” she captioned her Instagram post
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