‘Black Panther’ Continues Its Box Office Dominance By Tying The Record For ‘Avatar’

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Black Panther continues to prove that diversity equals dollars by becoming the first film since Avatar to reign at no. 1 for five weeks.

Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. If anything the new Avengers: Infinity War trailer has added more energy to the box office dominating picture. While it stands at the top spot on the charts over Alicia Vikander’s Tomb Raider, this film also becomes the first since James Cameron’s Avatar to stay at that spot for five consecutive weeks.

READ: ‘Black Panther 2’ Is Already In The Works According To Marvel

So far, Black Panther has amassed $578 million domestically and $1.12 billion worldwide, according to Forbes. Continue reading

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Snapchat Under Fire For Making Light Of Rihanna & Chris Brown Violence

Oh, Snapchat. As if pissing people off with the much-hated update wasn’t enough, the app recently let an ad slip through its quality control that seems to poke fun at domestic violence whilst featuring Rihanna and Chris Brown.

The social media app’s “Would You Rather?” ad straight up asked users if they would rather “Slap Rihanna” or “Punch Chris Brown.” Tough choice.

If you remember what Rihanna’s face looked like after the domestic dispute between her and then boyfriend Chris Brown then you’ll instantly pick up on why this isn’t funny whatsoever. Continue reading

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Duncan Jones on Netflix’s ‘Mute’, Designing a Futurist Noir, and That ‘Moon’ Connection

Once upon a time, Duncan Jones intended Mute to be his feature film debut. An unorthodox mystery set in a future Berlin, the film follows Leo (Alexander Skarsgård), a mute bartender who tears through the city’s criminal underbelly like a silent wrecking ball after the woman he loves goes missing. Of course, Mute didn’t end up being Jones’ first film, far from it, and in the fifteen-plus years he spent trying to get the project off the ground, the film evolved, became connected to the filmmaker’s sci-fi masterpiece Moon, and ultimately landed at Netflix …

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‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Trailer Finds Melissa McCarthy Running a Forgery Scam

Though 2017 saw the release of exactly no movies starring Melissa McCarthy, it’s not like she was taking it easy. Indeed, 2018 will likely see the release of three movies with McCarthy at front-and-center, including The Happytime Murders, her long-awaited, adult-themed collaboration with director Brian Henson. She’ll next be seen in Life of the Party, in which she will co-star with Gillian Jacobs under the direction of her off-screen husband and longtime creative partner Ben Falcone. Image via Warner Bros. The most promising of …

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