Star Wars grosses more than $1B in less than 3 weeks

Star Wars grosses more than $1B in less than 3 weeks

This image released by Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley as Rey in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." (Lucasfilm via AP) LOS ANGELES — Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has cleared the $1 billion milestone in worldwide grosses in less than three weeks. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” pulled in $120.4 million globally on the New Year’s Eve weekend with $52.4 million at 4,232 domestic venues and $68 million internationally during […]

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Star Wars passes Beauty and the Beast to top 2017 box office

Star Wars passes Beauty and the Beast to top 2017 box office

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 Jungle is close on its tail. According to studio estimates on Sunday, The Last Jedi will add $52.4 million US over the weekend […]

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘ unseats ‘Beauty and the Beast‘ as highest-grossing film of 2017

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘ unseats ‘Beauty and the Beast‘ as highest-grossing film of 2017

The Force remains strong with “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” as the latest installment of the “Star Wars” saga is projected to become the highest-grossing film of 2017 on the final day of the year. Disney’s space odyssey grossed $52.4 million Friday through Sunday, bringing its projected 2017 gross to $517.1 million, edging out fellow Disney property “Beauty and the Beast,” which grossed $504 million earlier in the year. Although […]

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The Latest: Times Square New Year ‘a beautiful experience‘

The Latest: Times Square New Year ‘a beautiful experience‘

By – Associated Press – Sunday, December 31, 2017 NEW YORK (AP) – The Latest on the celebration in Square (all times local): 12:20 a.m. ’s reveler Colleen Keenan says the celebration in frigid is “a beautiful experience” and “there’s nothing like it.” Kennan and her son braved temperatures of only 10 degrees (minus 12 degrees Celsius) to ring in 2018 in . With a burst of confetti and fireworks, […]

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Fireworks, crystal ball help usher in 2018 around the world

Fireworks, crystal ball help usher in 2018 around the world

By The Associated Press – Associated Press – Sunday, December 31, 2017 From spectacular fireworks in Hong Kong and Australia to a huge LED lightshow at the world’s tallest building in Dubai, a look at how revelers around the world are ringing in 2018: CALIFORNIA The Golden State went green when the calendar turned to 2018. Starting at midnight, California joined the growing list of states to legalize recreational marijuana. […]

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The GOP Tax Bill Makes A Lot More Sense Featured In ‘The Shining‘

The GOP Tax Bill Makes A Lot More Sense Featured In ‘The Shining‘

Donald Trump signed the GOP’s $1.5 trillion tax bill into effect  ― Merry Christmas! ― and just like your grandma’s holiday fruit cake, or even know what’s inside. No surprise, corporations and those in the higher income brackets are .  As Funny Or Die shows in this parody, the GOP tax bill makes a lot more sense in this iconic scene from Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining.”

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Bieber paints picture of cross for wildfire victims

Bieber paints picture of cross for wildfire victims

The 23-year old singer, who shocked fans by announcing he was taking a break from his career in the summer, created a religious artwork featuring a cross against a backdrop of storm clouds. He told his Instagram followers: “Selling this painting I did called ‘Calvary‘. Image: The Thomas Fire has raged since early December “ALL PROCEEDS GO TO WILDFIRES IN CA.” The has burned more than 700 homes in Santa […]

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