Atomic Blonde, Emoji Movie & An Inconvenient Sequel Open

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Atomic Blonde, The Emoji Movie & An Inconvienent Sequel Open In Movie Theaters Across St. Louis This Weekend

Atomic Blonde, The Emoji Movie & An Inconvenient Sequel open in theaters around St. Louis this weekend. Wonder Woman continues its run at Keller 8 Cinema this weekend in South County. Kong: Skull Island and Ghost in the Shell are now available to rent at your local Redbox.

See Atomic Blonde at MX Movies in downtown St. Louis or at Chase Park Cinemas in the Central West End tonight. Girls Trip and War for the Planet of the Apes is also playing at MX Movies this weekend.

Atomic Blonde, The Emoji Movie and An Inconvienent Sequel all open in movie theaters this weekend.
Atomic Blonde, The Emoji Movie and An Inconvienent Sequel all open in movie theaters this weekend.

Recapping Last Weekend

Dunkirk soared to a $50.5 million opening last weekend to easily lead the weekend box office. Girls Trip, with a budget of just $19 million, scored an impressive $31.2 million opening last weekend. Both films meet box office estimates.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, on the other end of the spectrum, fell short of Todd M. Thatcher’s predicted $17.8 million box office debut.  The Luc Besson-helmed film starring Cara Delevigne had a production budget of $177 million.

Cara is still awesome, in case you were wondering, because of this epic rap battle with Dave Franco.

Opening This Weekend

Atomic Blonde

In Atomic Blonde, in theaters this weekend, Charlize Theron stars a rather well-dressed, and deadly, spy. In fact, The Telegraph says Theron’s “ice-cold super-spy makes Bond look arthritic.”  Huffington Post calls it “the year’s coolest movie.” 

Don’t go in looking for holes in the plot. You will probably find some. Vox call Atomic Blonde “thrilling, gorgeous nonsense.”  Atomic Blonde the film is based on the graphic novels by Drew Lindsay.

Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $18.6 million for Atomic Blonde.

Atomic Blonde trailer

The Emoji Movie

The Emoji Movie, in theaters this weekend, probably won’t be put on the same pedestal as Inside Out, but it does share some similarities. While the characters in the Pixar film were based on individual feelings, Emoji gives life to typically inanimate emojis used in text messages. It really does have a whole storyline with Silicon Valley‘s T.J. Miller voicing Gene, the protaganist.

Patrick Stewart, Maya Rudolph and James Corden are also among the voice cast of The Emoji Movie.

Todd M. Thatcher predicts an opening weekend of $28.4 million for The Emoji Movie.

The Emoji Movie trailer

An Inconvienent Sequel: Truth to Power

The sequel to 2006’s An Inconvienent Truth, the ground-breaking climate change documentary is here with An Inconvienent Sequel: Truth to Power, in theaters this weekend. This sequel again looks at climate change, in this case progress made since the original film by Al Gore and others.

An Inconvienent Sequel, directed by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, was nominated for the Golden Eye award at the Cannes Film Festival. The film being released in theaters isn’t the same on that was screened at the Sundance Film Festival.  It was re-cut after President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Accords on climate change.

An Inconvenient Sequel trailer

See Wonder Woman This Weekend At Keller 8

Wonder Woman continues its run at Keller 8 Cinema in South County this weekend. If you haven’t seen this one yet on the big screen, take this opportunity to do so.

Wonder Woman trailer

Make It A Redbox Night With Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island, Ghost in the Shell with Scarlett Johansson and The Belko Experiment are now available to rent at your local Redbox.

Kong Skull Island trailer

 

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Ryan

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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