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“My bad, but on the other hand, Farmville!” Alex Moffat, impersonating the Facebook CEO, said. Alex Moffat impersonated Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg during “Weekend Update” on Saturday Night Live, addressing Facebook’s privacy issues. He started out by deliberately making direct eye contact with desk co-host Colin Jost. “Nailed it!” he exclaimed, calling Jost
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Faith-based film ‘I Can Only Imagine’ — the huge surprise of the weekend — and ‘Love, Simon’ each earn a coveted A+ CinemaScore. Unless Alicia Vikander’s Tomb Raider unearths unexpected treasure, it’s on course to lose the weekend box-office crown to ruling champ Black Panther, according to early Friday returns. The female-led action-adventure won the
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Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time was unable to defeat Black Panther after opening to a muted $33.3 million from 3,980 theaters in North America. Both Black Panther and A Wrinkle in Time — the latter based on Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved book and targeting young girls — have been heralded for their diversity, both in front
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It remains to be seen whether Ava DuVernay’s adventure-fantasy can beat ‘Black Panther,’ now in its fourth weekend. Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time — based on Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved book — has finally transported into theaters. The fantasy-adventure grossed $1.3 million in Thursday-evening previews for a projected debut in the $35 million-$40 million range,
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Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘Red Sparrow’ debuts to $17 million, while Bruce Willis-starrer ‘Death Wish’ takes in an estimated $13 million; select Oscar nominees enjoy a last-minute surge before Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony. Movies from Jennifer Lawrence and Bruce Willis were no match for Disney and Marvel’s Black Panther, which amassed another $65.7 million in its third
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Ryan Coogler’s groundbreaking superhero pic Black Panther continued to defy all expectations in its sophomore outing, grossing $111.7 million from 4,020 theaters to score the top second weekend of all time behind 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens and finish Sunday with a domestic haul of $403.6 million, according to final numbers. The weekend tally
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With the Oscar ceremony less than two weeks away, the movie is among a number of best-picture nominees parlaying awards attention into box-office gains, including ‘Darkest Hour’ with a mighty $131.6 million in global grosses. In its fifteenth weekend in release, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri continued to impress at the Presidents Day weekend box
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‘Peter Rabbit’ opens to $25 million in the U.S., while Clint Eastwood’s ‘The 15:17 to Paris’ debuts to $12.6 million after getting derailed by many critics. Universal’s Fifty Shades Freed seduced audiences in its worldwide debut, grossing $136.9 million and propelling the female-fueled, Valentine’s Day franchise past the $1 billion mark in global box-office ticket
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The threequel is the final title in the film franchise based on E.L. James’ books. Universal’s Fifty Shades Freed earned a sizzling $5.6 million in Thursday evening previews. The threequel closes out the female-fueled film franchise based on the BDSM-laced novels by E.L. James. Dakota Johnson once again stars as Anastasia Steele, while Jamie Dornan
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Elsewhere, Christian Bale’s ‘Hostiles’ rides into the top five after expanding nationwide, while overseas, ‘Maze Runner’ wows with $62.6 million. Maze Runner: The Death Cure sprinted to the top of box office in its domestic debut over the weekend, unseating Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle with $23.5 million from 3,787 theaters. The final installment in
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