Men In Black: International centers on a woman named Molly (Tessa Thompson), who has an unusual experience in her youth that leads her on a lifelong journey to discover the secret organization known as the Men In Black. She eventually finds what she's looking for and manages to talk her way into a trial run with the agency. Things get interesting quick when she's put on a seemingly straightforward case with hot-shot agent H (Chris Hemsworth). But things take a bad turn that puts the Earth in peril. What's more, there may be a mole in the Men in Black. It's up to the new duo of M and H, who are (mostly) on their own, to get to the bottom of this mystery before a deadly alien threat can wipe out our planet. … [Read more...] about MIB: International Review #2: Chris Hemsworth & Tessa Thompson Make This Look Good
Unfortunately for this movie, it enters a very crowded summer box office lineup that sees The Secret Life of Pets 2 entering its second weekend, with Shaft, Late Night and The Dead Don't Die also opening against it this weekend. That's not to say it can't somehow succeed in spite of the obstacles ahead, but the lack of critical praise isn't helping matters. Men In Black: International is set to hit theaters on Friday. To dive deeper on the critical response thus far, head on over to Rotten Tomatoes. … [Read more...] about Men In Black: International Arrives with Franchise Worst Rotten Tomatoes Score
Director Jim Jarmusch's zombie comedy The Dead Don't Die is this week's big question mark. Its stellar cast includes Bill Murray, Adam Drive and Tilda Swinton. Critics have been mixed on this one and it's set to open in about 550 theaters to start. It's expected to net between $2 and $3 million. It will be interesting to see how this one does in the weeks to come. The top five will be rounded out by a pair of holdovers in the form of Disney's Aladdin and Dark Phoenix, which should both be in the $15 to $17 million range. Be sure to check out our full list of weekend box office predictions below and check back with us on Sunday for a full list of estimates. Numbers used in this report were provided by Box Office Mojo. … [Read more...] about Shaft Vs. MIB International at the Box Office: Who’ll Win the Weekend?