Everyone’s probably come across Fahrenheit 451 at some point in their lives. The novel presents a future American society where books are outlawed and “firemen” burn any that are found. After a film adaptation over 50 years ago, it’s about time that we get a new modern adaptation of the dystopian novel and what better place for it than HBO? This new version has quite the formidable cast with Michael B. Jordan, fresh off Black Panther, and the always solid Michael Shannon. I haven’t read the book or seen the 1966 version so this will definitely be something to look out for once it premieres on HBO sometime in May.
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With the weekend coming to an end and a new year just beginning, check out how the North American box office fared. As expected, Black Panther continues to dominate this weekend’s box office which doesn’t look to end anytime soon, becoming the 4th film to surpass $100 million in its second week. Its worldwide total has surpassed $700 million which is already more than previous MCU entries Ant-Man and Doctor Strange. The sky is the limit so it will be interesting to see how high it goes and if it will surpass the $1 billion mark. Other new releases Game Night, Annihilation, and Every Day finished in 2nd, 4th, and 9th respectively. Hopefully success for Annihilation will make Paramount regret selling its international rights to Netflix. Continue reading “North American Box Office Report (Weekend of Feb 23rd)”