‘Shazam!’ Laughs Its Way to the Bank (The MovieBabble Podcast Ep. 14)
Shazam! opened to a well-earned $150+ million weekend worldwide. The Zachary Levi-helmed movie is a hit with critics and fans alike, bringing much-needed heart into the DCEU.
In other corners of the market, Pet Sematary proves that sometimes rebooted is better, and Dumbo fails to carry the enormous weight of its budget. In other other corners of the market, Us continues to line Jordan Peele’s pockets, and Captain Marvel hits the $1 Billion mark and aims for the MCU top 5 in domestic box office intake.
As for other notes, STX vs A24, what’s the difference? Is The Best of Enemies the new Green Book? How about that Joker trailer? This week’s episode of The MovieBabble Podcast takes a deep dive into some obscure places. (You’re welcome, internet.)
Listen to the last few episodes of The MovieBabble Podcast:
Episode 13: How High Can Dumbo Fly?
Episode 12: Us Cuts Up the Competition
Episode 10: Captain Marvel is a Worldwide Financial Hit
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