The Space Between Us and Rings Open In Movie Theaters This Weekend

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The Space Between Us and Rings Open In Movie Theaters Across St. Louis This Weekend

The Space Between Us and Rings are in theaters around St. Louis this weekend.Hacksaw Ridge and Underworld: Blood Wars begin showing at Keller 8 Cinema. Snowden and USS: Indianapolis: Men Of Courage are among the movies now available to rent at Redbox.

Rings opens tonight at MX Movies in downtown St. Louis. Hidden Figures and Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will also be showing throughout the weekend.

Rings and The Space Between Us are now in movie theaters
Rings and The Space Between Us highlight our Weekend Movie Guide this week. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is also now available to rent at Redbox.

 

Recapping Last Weekend

Split, the new film from M. Night Shyamalan, easily took the weekend box office crown for the second straight weekend.  The film brought in just shy of $27 million in receipts in its second weekend of release and passed $100 million at the worldwide box office in its first 10 days of release.

A Dog’s Purpose was the top debut over the weekend, despite calls from that horrible PETA organization calling for a boycott of the film, with $18.2 million in receipts. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter debuted to $13.6 million. It marked the lowest debut for a film in the franchise.

Opening This Weekend

The Space Between Us

Asa Butterfield, who most recently played Jake in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, stars in The Space Between Us alongside Britt Robertson. Robertson starred in Sparks’ The Longest Ride.

Is this A Walk To Remember meets The Martian? To my surprise, The Space Between Us is not based on a book by Nicholas Sparks. Nor is it based on a peice of fan fiction based on The Martian. Watch the trailer below and you’ll see why I was surprised.

Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $6.7 million for The Space Between Us.

The Space Between Us trailer

Rings

The third movie in The Ring franchise hits theaters this weekend with the release of Rings. Julie Taylor and Leonard Hofstadter star in this film set 13 years after the events in The Ring.

Well, not exactly. Julie Taylor is of course Aimee Teegarden, who played the universally beloved daughter of Coach Taylor on Friday Night Lights. Leonard Hofstater is actually Johnny Galecki’s character on the show that everyone you know loves, The Big Bang Theory.

Ok so, the only true part of those statements is that those people play those parts. It’s also not true that they star in this film. Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz and Alex Roe are the main couple in this film, but they don’t seem nearly as interesting. Also, any time you can throw in a Friday Night Lights mention, you do it without asking yourself why. It’s like Bud Dry. Why Ask Why? Try Bud Dry.

Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend for Rings of $20.3 million.

Rings trailer

Catch It Before It’s Gone

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, A Monster Calls and Live By Night all open at Keller 8 Cinema in South County this weekend.

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them trailer

Make It A Redbox Night

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Boo! A Madea Halloween, Tyler Perry’s Madea On The Run and Inferno  are among the movies now available to rent at your local Redbox.

I’m still not happy that Tom Cruise was cast to play the role of Jack Reacher, but I will be renting this one. If you like books and the action/suspense genre, do yourself a favor and pick up a Lee Child book.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back trailer

 

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Ryan is a weird dude. He doesn't cook, yet owns a plethora of kitchen gadgets. He rationalized buying a SodaStream while unemployed. He counts Step Up 2: The Streets as one of his favorite movies along with Footloose, Rent, Grease and Paul Blart: Mall Cop. He loves Mizzou but only wants them in the SEC so he can tailgate in Nashville. He owns a ShakeWeight and AbLounger, but still loves him some John Donut and Billie's Fine Foods. You can get more of Ryan at iLoveSoulard.com or just check the stool on the far end of the bar at iTap in Soulard.

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