No. 6 – Paramount ($757M, +42% from 2017) What went right: Although the studio was still in transition from the previous administration, one could see the hand of CEO Jim Gianopulos and his marketing, distribution teams already winning here, taking staple series Mission: Impossible to a series high with Fallout making $220.1M domestic, $791M WW. Through six movies, the Tom Cruise franchise is still very much alive. Bumblebee could have performed better, but he’s contributing $71.3M to the studio’s annual B.O. in 2018. Bright lights ahead with frosh series Dora the Explorer, Sonic the Hedgehog, the reboot of Terminator with James Cameron producing, and Paramount’s rock music biopic Rocketman with Taron Egerton as Elton John and Bohemian Rhapsody back-up director Dexter Fletcher helming. Paramount shed some dead weight to Netflix that could have spelled B.O. misfires such as The Cloverfield Paradox … [Read more...] about 2018 Domestic Box Office Postmortem: What Went Right & Wrong For The Majors In A Record $11.9B+ Year
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During her treatment, the singer shared a health update from the hospital and said that she hopes her next test turns out to be negative. She posted, "Going off to bed. Sending you all loving vibes. Stay safe you guys. Thank you for your concern but I am not in the ICU. I am fine. I hope my next test is negative. (sic)" She further added, "Waiting to go home to my kids and family, miss them! (sic)" … [Read more...] about Kanika Kapoor Is COVID-19 Free; Discharged From Hospital After Testing Negative In Sixth Attempt
Storage: Both guitar cases and gig bags offer plenty of storage options. A hard case often has built-in interior compartments sized for things like your tuner, extra strings, etc. The best guitar bags on our list all come with interior and exterior pockets, though they’re more generally-sized, letting you use them for whatever fits (think anything from cables to a laptop). A guitar case will be more rigid; a gig bag lets you stretch the material out to pack more inside (similar to the difference between hard-shell luggage and a duffel bag). … [Read more...] about Gig Bags 101: Which Guitar Bag is Best For You?
The entire country, in an effort to show solidarity with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's '9 pm 9-minute' initiative, lit diyas and candles on Sunday night. However, the bursting of firecrackers by some citizens was a matter of surprise and was highly frowned upon by netizens and several Bollywood celebrities. The initiative was meant to be a silent support or prayer for those in need and suffering, but the bursting of firecrackers set a celebratory tone to the event. … [Read more...] about Was It Diwali Or Rave Party?: Sonam, Taapsee Slam Bursting Of Crackers During ‘9 Pm 9 Min’ Call
2:00 PM PT -- Travis had "bloodshot" eyes and torn clothing following the incident ... this according to the police report. A source close to Randy tells TMZ, the singer was NOT drunk, nor had he been drinking. The source says Randy's fiancee and her estranged husband were arguing over visitation of their son and things got violent ... so Randy jumped in. The Plano Police Department tells TMZ ... Travis was cited for simple assault. We're told officials believe Randy was the primary aggressor. … [Read more...] about Randy Travis Cited in Church FIGHT — ‘Extremely Intoxicated’