Adding to Hollywood's sizzling summer, the shark thriller "The Meg" opened well above expectations with an estimated $44.5 million in ticket sales, while Spike Lee had his best debut in a decade. "The Meg" had been forecast by some analysts for closer to half that total.
With actor Jason Statham's new giant-shark movie, "The Meg," in theaters this weekend, we've looked back at the action star's filmography to see which of his movies are the best - and worst. Turns out, he's been in a lot of bad movies, at least according to critics.
It's been a pretty fast news cycle surrounding the firing and potentially rumored rehiring of Guardians of the Galaxy director, James Gunn. With all of the developments taking course over the span of a couple of weeks, the details can be lost, especially as time goes by.
In this Oct. 3, 2000 file photo, actress Margot Kidder, who dated former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, arrives for his funeral at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal. Kidder's daughter says the Superman actress' death has been ruled a suicide.
If I asked you to guess the most prolific Hollywood director, who has made the largest number of films that have turned a profit, who would you pick? If any of these men were your choice, you'd be incorrect. But each of these men once worked for the man who is the correct answer: Roger Corman.
From Atari consoles to arcade machines to Ghostbusters Halloween costumes, Netflix hit Stranger Things revels in its 1980s setting. But show creators Matt and Ross Duffer say they didn't intend to stunt-cast the show full of iconic 1980s faces, it just kind of worked out that way.
The film is the most expensive shark movie ever made, but perhaps what humans fear about sharks is best presented in small projects like '47 Meters Down.' There's a promise lurking under the water.
Many moviegoers will be disappointed by The Meg . The adaptation of Steve Alten's 1997 novel "Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror" is not faithfully a movie of deep terror.
A THR film critic ranks the director's uneven but rich and vital body of work, including a brilliant biopic, several provocative docs, a campus musical and his latest, 'BlacKkKlansman.' Lee's stab at the low-budget horror genre is also an unofficial remake of Bill Gunn's 1973 cult classic Ganja & Hess .