Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Jamie Lee Curtis makes history as ‘Halloween’ crushes the box office

'Halloween' Slices Up a Monster $77.5 Million Opening Halloween slashes its way to the top of the box office with $77.5M
Guillermo Jimenez | 22 October, 2018, 16:39

It also marked the second-best showing of all time for the month of October, trailing slightly behind the record of $80 million, set by Venom earlier in the month. In reality, it did over seventy-five million dollars and counting, grossing more in its opening weekend than any other Halloween film has in their entire run.

So not only does Halloween continue Hollywood's streak of very successful horror movies, but it proves yet again that (pay attention, executives!) audiences will pay lots of money to see female-led films.

Internationally, Halloween went on to earn $14.3 million from 23 markets. It's also the second-highest start for an R-rated horror movie, behind only the killer clown movie It ($123.4 million).

Brexit deal is 95% settled, UK's May to tell Parliament
He said: "I think it's understandable there are jitters on all sides of this debate and we need to hold our nerve. Tory Eurosceptic Nigel Evans said yesterday: 'My strong view is that she should come along and explain herself'.

"Halloween" made a killing at the box office, prompting its star, Jamie Lee Curtis, to cut right to the horror movie's breakthroughs for women. Just last week, Halloween producer Jason Blum had to apologize after an interview, in which he said there are few female horror movie directors because "there are not a lot of female directors period, and even less who are inclined to do horror".

Rounding out the top five this weekend are Warner Bros'. music-driven romance A Star Is Born, with about $19.3 million; Sony's superhero movie Venom, with about $18.1 million; Sony's kid-friendly chiller Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, with about $9.7 million; and Universal's Neil Armstrong biopic First Man, with about $8.6 million. The Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga drama has grossed $126.4 million from North American theaters and is cruising to break $200 million worldwide Sunday.

"The Hate U Give", now in 2,303 locations, placed sixth with $7.5 million, and "The Old Man & The Gun" took 10th with $2.1 million from 802 locations.

Anu Malik removed from Indian Idol
In an interview with Mid-Day, the two survivors narrated the story of being assaulted and harassed by Anu Malik . Anu Malik then drove into a dark, empty maidan where he dropped his trousers and asked her to lick him.

October has never been a particularly strong box office month, but 2018 has helped to change that. The film totaled $8.6 million on its second weekend in cinemas and ended up in a awful fifth place behind Goosebumps 2.

The movie cost just $10 million to make, before marketing costs, and was projected to debut to as much as $70 million, according to Box Office Mojo.

Another surprisingly strong showing puts October 54.5 percent ahead of the same frame past year, as well as 12 percent ahead of 2014's record month, according to comScore.

Spurs battle past combative West Ham to continue winning ways
Different types of club have the possibility to sign because it is so healthy, the financial [situation] in the Premier League". Spurs were without six players against Cardiff earlier this month, while Rose limped off with a groin problem.

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