‘Halloween’ On Track to Become Biggest R-Rated Horror Hit After ‘It,’ ‘A Star is Born’ Rises Over ‘Venom’

Halloween may have shattered box office records for slasher films, but the Gordon Green sequel is set to slash even more records as the numbers from this weekend roll in. The Halloween box office continues to have a strong showing in its second weekend, maintaining the No. 1 spot, while A Star is Born begins to rise […]

‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel Will Be Written by John Krasinski

We all assumed this would happen, and now it’s official: John Krasinski is writing the Quiet Place sequel. The minute a sequel for the hit horror film was announced, it was confirmed that Krasinski would be involved in some capacity. While he may not direct, it’s clear now that he’ll definitely be contributing to the script. […]

‘First Man’ Can’t Blast Past ‘Venom’ and ‘A Star Is Born’ at the Box Office

Even though First Man might be a key contender during awards season, when it comes to the box office, well, we just had a glitch for this mission. First Man, the story of astronaut Neil Armstrong as he works towards the chance to land on the moon, couldn’t drum up enough interest to surpass last […]

Recommended Reading: ‘A Star is Born,’ ‘Nanette,’ and Fantastic Fest

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, two smart looks at the peripherals of the new ‘A Star is Born,’ a check-in with the women with films at a festival […]

‘Venom’ and ‘A Star is Born’ Both Exceed Opening Weekend Expectations

The October box office has kicked off with a bang as newcomers Venom and A Star Is Born both exceeded expectations with their opening weekend box office. Despite missing the presence of Spider-Man, the Sony Pictures comic book title Venom still raked in $ 80 million for the weekend. Meanwhile, A Star Is Born earned […]

Venezuela ‘a mess’ to be ‘cleaned up’ says Trump as Pence & Haley call for regime change

US President Donald Trump further fueled speculation his administration was pushing for regime change in Venezuela, echoing calls from his UN envoy Nikki Haley and Vice President Mike Pence to that effect. “Venezuela is a mess,” Trump said on Friday. “The place needs to be cleaned up, and people need to be taken care of.” […]

‘A form of warfare’: Senate passes anti-opioid bill as overdoses ravage America

The Senate has passed a bill aimed at combating the influx of synthetic opioids into the US, as the nation grapples with soaring overdose rates. The ‘Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention’ Act, or STOP Act, was passed with a 99-1 vote on Monday, almost one month after President Donald Trump demanded the flow, via the […]

Book Excerpt: A Young Woman’s Escape to New York in ‘A Room Away From the Wolves’

We love a good New York novel, which is part of why we were so keen to recommend A Room Away From the Wolves. Nova Ren Suma’s marvelous book, out this week from Algonquin, is the thrilling and moving story of a young woman’s escape to Gotham and the world she finds there. In this […]

“A huge outlier”: Musk’s Tesla buyout tweet could get him in legal trouble

Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich) Elon Musk left traders scratching their heads last week after tweeting that he was thinking about taking Tesla private for $ 420 per share—and had “funding secured” to do so. Musk finally cleared up some of the confusion on Monday, publishing a blog post saying that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund […]