Another week, another alien film destroys the Box Office. Okay, so that doesn’t usually happen but this weekend we were graced with the Shane Black and Fred Dekker film, The Predator, and it took #1 with $24 million. Now, that’s not really all that great a number when you find out that it only earned $30 million overseas. So, while I doubt this franchise will ever truly go away; we likely won’t see another one of these films any time soon.

The other premieres of the week didn’t really fare all that well either. White Boy Rick earned $8.8 million and A Simple Favor took in $16 million. The only good news about both of those premieres is that they both had small budgets and therefore will likely make their money back. The rest of the Top Ten is below.

1.The Predator$24,000,000

2. The Nun $18,200,000

3. A Simple Favor$16,050,000

4.White Boy Rick $8,800,000

5.Crazy Rich Asians $8,700,000

6.Peppermint $6,070,000

7.The Meg $3,805,000

8.Searching $3,200,000

9.Unbroken: Path to Redemption $2,350,000

10.Mission: Impossible – Fallout $2,315,000

Next weekend, we have the premieres of Life Itself and Night School. While the former is a film I know very little about and therefore have no opinion on; the latter stars Kevin Hart and Tiffany Hadish. It’s made for a modest budget and I bet anything it’ll be #1 next weekend. Find out if I’m right on the next edition of Weekend Roundup!

Check out the all-new trailer for CRAZY SAMURAI: 400 vs. 1

A "ONE TAKE' samurai movie? This is something I have got to see! I love one takes in films but this seems to be quite the achievement for 77 minutes! I honestly can't wait to check this out and you can too soon! Check out the official release for Crazy Samurai: 400...

Towelite Talk Episode 188 – We Can Be Towelites

Nothing like being a superhero! Casey and Chris had just got done recording this podcast when the greater good called. Luckily they have time to save the world between episodes! Take a listen to the season premiere and get ready for what 2021 has in store Towelites!...

Cullen Bunn’s New Reanimator Comic Taps Into Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Lore

Fan of the Reanimator movies or maybe a Lovecraft buff? Maybe you watched Lovecraft Country this past year and want to dive deeper. Lot of stuff out there to make your teeth sweat and Dynamite Entertainment and Cullen Bunn have a new Reanimator story on the way in...

Bad Idea First Look: Eniac #2

It's 2021 and you know what that means, BAD IDEA is on the horizon! It has been quite a road but the we now see the light at the end of the tunnel and Bad Idea's comic slate for this year is more than impressive. Lots of great stuff headed our way so get your wallets...