Villain 'Venom' is box office hero in North American theaters

Villain 'Venom' is box office hero in North American theaters

Sony's opening effort to create a larger universe for its available Marvel characters shrugged off bad reviews to set a new box office record for an October debut.

As Warner Bros. domestic distribution head Jeff Goldstein tells Variety, "A Star Is Born" is poised to have a long, successful run at the box office. And that's without China, where a premiere date is still set to be announced. A lot of ink has been spilled about the power a rotten "Rotten Tomatoes" score has and how damaging it can be to a film's bottom line. In stark contrast to the overall critical reception, the audience score on the review aggregator is almost 90%.

In second place was another new release, musical romance "A Star Is Born", which took in $41.25 million.

"When you create this archetype of a man, and then an investigation of the humanity within that archetype, there's a potential recipe for those kinds of elements - of seeing somebody who you wouldn't expect to reveal such emotion", Cooper said of Jackson's tearful breakdown.

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A Star Is Born is based on the eponymous 1937 film, which was directed by William Wellmam. Always a good sign.

Together, the two films contributed to the best October weekend in North American history, according to Variety.

The third movie in the Rowan Atkinson-starring spy comedy opened to £4.1 million, over a million more than Bradley Cooper's drama.

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