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What did you see this weekend? 

by Nathaniel R

Dinosaurs or a Super Family? That was the big choice for moviegoers this weekend but since The Incredibles 2 had debuted last week to gargantuan numbers a lot of people have already seen it and flocked to the Jurassic World sequel this time despite its terrible reviews. In other box office news Oceans 8 has crossed the $100 million mark, Solo crossed $200 million and Deadpool 2 (BARF!) crossed $300 million proving once again that people have terrible taste. I kid. To each their own...

Weekend Box Office Estimates
(June 22-24)

800+ screens
excluding prev. wide
Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom Gotti
1. ๐Ÿ”บ WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? $1.8 on 348 screens (cum. $4.1) 
2. INCREDIBLES 2 $80.9 (cum. $350.3)  2. GOTTI $812k on 466 screens (cum. $3.2)
3.๐Ÿ”บOCEANS 8 $11.6 (cum. $100.3)  CATE'S PROMO SUITS 
3. ๐Ÿ”บAMERICAN ANIMALS $576k on 339 screens (cum. $1.4) 
4. TAG  $8.2 (cum $30.3)
4. RBG $425k on 209 screens (cum. $10.8) REVIEW
5. DEADPOOL 2 $5.2 (cum. $304.1) PODCAST
5. ๐Ÿ”บ HEARTS BEAT LOUD $319k on 104 screens (cum. $795k) 


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Box Office: Oceans 8 nabs the loot. Audiences also move into Mr Rogers' Neighborhood.

by Nathaniel R

Weekend Box Office Estimates
(June 8-10)

800+ screens
excluding prev. wide
Oceans 8 Won't You Be My Neighbor?
1.  RBG $700K on 375 screens (cum. $9.1)  REVIEW
2. SOLO: $15.1 (cum. $176.1)   REVIEWBEHIND THE SCENES   2. ๐Ÿ”บFIRST REFORMED $558k on 334 screens (cum. $1.7) REVIEW, ETHAN HAWKE
3. DEADPOOL 2 $13.6 (cum. $278.6)
3. ๐Ÿ”บWON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? $470k on 29 screens *NEW*  
4. ๐Ÿ”บAMERICAN ANIMALS $234k on 42 screens (cum. $422K) 
5. AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR $6.8 (cum. $654.7) REVIEW 
5.๐Ÿ”บBELIEVER $144k on 32 screens *NEW*


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Top 5 Suits Cate Blanchett Wore to Promote Ocean's 8

by Murtada

Tonight’s the night! Ocean’s 8 starts playing and we will finally get the full fashion parade of Cate Blanchett’s costumes. Word is that she’s almost exclusively in suits. That wardrobe is already making the internet aflutter. But Cate has also promoted the film wearing suits to every premiere and press engagement. Her co-star Anne Hathaway said it best at the movie’s New York premiere Tuesday night:

Cate Blanchett has owned her lady suits this entire movie process up to now. She's that great of an actress. She's committed to her character. We wouldn't dare wear a suit for the premiere!"

So here are the top five suits Cate Blanchett wore promoting Ocean’s 8:

#5 - Today Show, designer unknown

This pale lavender number below is cute and all but it wins this placement because it was what Cate wore when she appeared alongside Sarah Paulson in the now viral non-interview at the Today show...

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Guardian has a really fascinating interview with Sean Penn about his novel (yes he wrote one), his ex-wives, his humanitarian work, the Me Too movement and more
AV Club Netflix suggests it's going to back away a bit from its war against the movies... or at least from competing on the awards battlefield. Does this mean they're abandoning their Oscar campaigns? This statement is quite vague.
Boy Culture connects two of my favorite things of all time: Madonna's "Like a Prayer" phase and... Natalie Wood?
Time Can Oceans 8 bring back the glamourous caper?

EW Uma Thurman willing to work with Quentin Tarantino again
W interviews Grace Jone about her fierceness "I pack a good wallop"
Variety YES! A24 is planting the seeds for an Oscar campaign for Toni Collette in the horror film Hereditary
Coming Soon For some reason Monty Python's Spamalot is going to become a movie
Variety Olivia de Havilland talks about being Cannes very first female jury president decades ago
Electric Literature "storytelling" in WestWorld and how literary it actually is
Awards Daily Academy votes to expel Roman Polanski and Bill Cosby
AV Club Steve Martin and Martin Short are actual best friends
i09 beautiful posters for King Kong's Broadway musical debut
Playboy "Hollywood's pansexual moment" - interesting points in this article but I'm really quite annoyed that we've jumped from gay rights to "let not define ourselves and let's explore fluidity" and are acting like homophobia is solved / gays are accepted. There are literally still laws being pushed in the US to discriminate against queer people - even this very week

Click to enlargeAvengers Mania
<-- This Captain Marvel poster going around looked so official I thought it was. Apparently it's actually fan art by a Brazilian illustrator Fabio Rodrigues

Vulture Infinity War facial hair rankings
Monkey See Glen Weldon coins a genius term for the ending of Avengers: Infinity War. Well worth a close read.
Crooked Marquee Eric D Snider wins the award for "best headline to an Avengers Infinity War review"
/Film Black Widow's solo film actively looking for a director (even though no screenplay is written yet. Hmmm)
AV Film how are we supposed to care about Ant-Man and the Wasp post the brutal ending of Infinity War
Coming Soon Infinity War has been out just one week and it's already nearly at a billion dollars globally. Jesus.
Express a very elaborate theory on how Captain Marvel and Ant Man could save the day in Infinity Wars Part 2


Yes, No, Maybe So: Ocean's Eight

by Jorge Molina

2017 has been a rough year for all of us. But with just about ten days remaining until we step into the terrifying unknown, it’s really trying its best to go out on a high note, or high as it can get at this point.

After a teaser was revealed yesterday, a full trailer was finally released this morning for the all-female reboot of the famed Ocean’s franchise, Ocean’s Eight, starring every actress you ever wanted to see together and directed by Hunger Games helmer Gary Ross.

Watch it once. Watch it twice. Watch it a dozen times. And then go after the jump to see the Yes, No, and Maybe So’s.

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"Ocean's Eight" Awaits

Chris here. While the world is continually bad, one of our sustaining mantras has been the promise of female ensemble heisting with Ocean's 8. The main refrain of this meditation / mindfulness exercise is obviously its stars - say their names with me and feel renewed: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, and Awkwafina.

Well done.

We've got a new poster and a photo of the assembled crew to distract ourselves, but even this is just a hint of the fun to come (you can expect a trailer to come very soon, impatient readers). Bullock will be playing Danny Ocean's equally conning sister Debbie, so the opportunity remains for some fun crossover with Steven Soderbergh's trilogy. The film's big heist will take place during the Met Gala and juicy cameos should be expected. Ocean's 12 already made a "Julia Roberts pretending to be Julia Roberts" gag, but it would be amusing to revamp the bit here. Rihanna is queen of the Met Gala, after all.

But our new looks are decidedly less fussy than that red carpet extravaganza, with the poster giving us coats and shades mystique and the image below has the team mid-planning. What is Debbie Ocean's octad looking at in their projector? The endless news cycle? Something from the screener pile? The trailer they're keeping from us? Hmmmm.