"This movie is very audacious and fearless", Paramount's Megan Colligan told The Hollywood Reporter.
She added: "You are talking about a director [Darren Aronofsky] at the top of his game, and an actress at the top her game". They made a movie that was meant to be bold. Everyone wants original film-making, and everyone celebrates Netflix when they tell a story no one else wants to tell.
Trailing far behind were two new releases, "American Assassin" from CBS Films/Lionsgate, at $14.8 million, and "mother!" which took in just $7.5 million in ticket sales despite the star power of Jennifer Lawrence. This is our version. His role in the movie is to show that "God" is in love with all the attention he is getting from people worshiping him, but he is never pleased and wants more. "And it's okay if some people don't like it".
During a recent interview, Lawrence said, "Not at all".
Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky is known for making challenging films, but with his most recent effort mother! Not bad films, to be clear, more films that, if they don't side with them, people tend to outright hate.
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The only catch is, you have to be a subscriber of the network's own streaming platform, CBS All Access , in order to watch it. The most-watched nominee, according to the survey, is " Modern Family ", which had been seen by 56 per cent of respondents.
The movie drew a rare "F" from the ComScore website, despite a relatively strong 69 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
George Clooney-starring space drama "Solaris" also earned an F CinemaScore in 2002. "It", the film adaptation of Stephen King's novel, now holds the record for the highest-grossing opening for the category, earning up to $123.4 million. The latter movie brought in $14.8 million this weekend.
Record-setting horror film "It" dominated the North American box office for the second consecutive weekend, accounting for almost three times the combined ticket sales of the next two films, final figures showed Monday.
The box office performance of mother! was nearly certainly affected by other factors, including its star's vehement criticism of President Donald Trump in recent months, which may have helped to alienate some conservative horror fans and supporters of the president.