Yearly Archives: 2017

Kaitlyn’s Bottom 5 Movies of 2017

... as the worst Asian stereotypes and while her broken English and over-exaggerated accent might have been her choice as an actor it just comes across as racist. This is reportedly a passion project for writer/director Alexander Payne but passion projects, when they fail, are usually fascinating failures.
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi collects over US$1billion worldwide

The 11-day total for “Downsizing,” which carries a US$65 million budget and was directed by Alexander Payne, should come in around US$18.5 million. Warner Bros.-Alcon Entertainment's second weekend of R-rated comedy “Father Figures” rounded out the top 10 with a projected US$5.5 million at ...
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The Top 5 Greeks Working in Hollywood in 2017

2017 has been quite a year for Greeks in Hollywood: Alexander Payne premiered his newest film, “Downsizing”; Jim Gianopulos took over as CEO of Paramount Studios; Amy Sedaris got her own show on truTV. These are just a few of the headlines Greeks in Hollywood have made recently, but the ...
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Star Wars Passes Beauty and the Beast as Top 2017 Earner

Another adult-targeted film, Alexander Payne's “Downsizing,” is struggling in theaters, taking in $4.6 million in its second weekend in theaters. The Matt Damon-starrer has earned only $17.1 million to date against a $68 million production budget. In limited release, Aaron Sorkin's “Molly's Game,” starring ...
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Box office: ‘Last Jedi’ stays No. 1, becomes top grosser of 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the last day of the calendar year, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has surpassed “Beauty and the Beast” as the top grossing film in North America in 2017. It also topped the charts for the weekend for the third time, but just barely — Dwayne Johnson's “Jumanji: Welcome to the ...
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Star Wars passes Beauty and the Beast to top 2017 box office

Another adult-targeted film, Alexander Payne's Downsizing, is struggling in theatres, taking in $4.6 million in its second weekend. The Matt Damon-led movie has earned only $17.1 million to date against a $68 million production budget. In limited release, Aaron Sorkin's Molly's Game, starring Jessica ...
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ unseats ‘Beauty and the Beast’ as highest-grossing film of 2017

Directed by Alexander Payne and starring Matt Damon, the film earned $4.6 million through Sunday in its second week of release. “Downsizing” has cumulatively grossed $17 million. Finally, rounding out the top 10 is Warner Bros.' “Father Figures” starring Owen Wilson and Ed Helms, a comedy about ...
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ becomes top-grossing film of the year

Another adult-targeted film, Alexander Payne's Downsizing, is struggling in theaters, taking in $4.6 million in its second weekend in theaters. The Matt Damon-starrer has earned only $17.1 million to date against a $68 million production budget. In limited release, Aaron Sorkin's Molly's Game, starring ...
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ officially wins the 2017 box office

Another adult-targeted film, Alexander Payne's "Downsizing," is struggling in theaters, taking in $4.6 million in its second weekend in theaters. The Matt Damon-starrer has earned only $17.1 million to date against a $68 million production budget. In limited release, Aaron Sorkin's "Molly's Game," starring ...
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ becomes top-grossing film of the year

On the last day of the calendar year, Star Wars: The Last Jedi surpassed Beauty and the Beast as the top grossing film in North America in 2017. It also topped the charts for the weekend for the third time, but just barely — Dwayne Johnson's Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is close on its tail. According to ...
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