Box Office: “Angel Has Fallen” Opens With $21 Million

Box Office: “Angel Has Fallen” Opens With $21 Million

Lionsgate/Millennium’s “Angel Has Fallen” has joined “Good Boys” and “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” in the recent series of August films that have earned modest but better-than-expected opening weekends. The third film in Gerard Butler’s “Fallen” series has earned $21.2 million from 3,286 screens, nearly matching the $21.6 million opening earned by “London Has Fallen” in March 2016. Like “London Has Fallen,” “Angel” was a dud with critics and a hit with audiences, earning a 39% Rotten Tomatoes score and an A- in CinemaScore audience polls. Moviegoer demographics…

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Why Black Widow Didn’t Get a Memorial at the End of ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Why Black Widow Didn’t Get a Memorial at the End of ‘Avengers: Endgame’

As the culmination of the first decade and change of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it does make sense that “Avengers: Endgame” would focus on its retiring heroes. But the weird thing is that it only focuses on two of them — Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), who died, and Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), who quit. It barely spares a thought for Natasha Romanoff, who’s been a key player in the MCU since “Iron Man 2,” even though she also died during “Endgame.” If Black Widow hadn’t killed herself on Vormir…

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