• ‘Halloween' Slashes Box Office Records, Has Biggest Opening Weekend for a Slasher Film

    26 days ago - By Slash Film

    Halloween has one more victim to add to its body count: box office records. The long-awaited horror sequel made a killing at the box office in its opening weekend, raking in $77.5 million in 3,928 locations. That means director David Gordon Green ‘s sequel/reboot is not just the highest-grossing film in the decades-spanning Halloween franchise, but the biggest opening for a slasher movie ever, adjusted for inflation.
    Halloween Kills It
    Variety reports that Gordon Green's Halloween shattered the franchise opening record, previously held by the 2007 Rob Zombie reboot , and is already the...
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  • Next 3 Long-awaited Sequels: 'The Girl in the Spider's Web,' 'Mary Poppins Returns,' 'Zombieland 2'

    Next 3 Long-awaited Sequels: 'The Girl in the Spider's Web,' 'Mary Poppins Returns,' 'Zombieland 2'

    27 days ago - By Movies

    Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode in David Gordon Green's Halloween , a sequel that arrives 40 years after John Carpenter's classic original. Defying modest expectations, the low-budget thriller earned the best opening weekend in the history of the horror franchise, taking in an estimated $77.5 million at the box office; critical reaction has been favorable as well.
    Halloween picks up 40 years after the events in the original, ignoring everything that happened in all past sequels. Still, that's not even the longest lapse in years between an original and a sequel to be released this...
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