Sandra Bullock Was "Mad" To See Such Negativity Surrounding The 'Ghostbusters' Reboot

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At least, that's what happened to Oscar victor Anne Hathaway, who co-stars with the singer in the new movie "Ocean's 8".

Ocean's 8 star Sandra Bullock has revealed that she nearly quit acting because of Hollywood sexism. The three previous "Ocean's" films - starring Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Matt Damon, and based on the 1960 original "Ocean's 11", with Frank Sinatra - all debuted with between $36-39 million in the last decade.

Solo slid to second place with $15.2million on its third weekend. A24's R-rated thriller didn't scare audiences away - it exceeded estimates to open in fourth place with $13 million from 2,964 locations. Audiences appear to disagree - the horror film now has a D+ CinemaScore and 64% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes, while its critical rating is 94% Fresh.

"Hereditary" got a thumbs up from 93 percent of critics and generated sales of $13 million, beating the $9.6 million projected by Box Office Pro. Hotel Artemis fell far short of expectations, opening in 2,407 theaters but earning a paltry $1,309 per-screen average. Drew Pearce wrote and directed the movie, which stars Jodie Foster as a nurse running a secret hospital for criminals in near-future Los Angeles.

In fifth was Disney/Marvel blockbuster "Avengers: Infinity War", at US$6.8 million. It won't open in North America until June 22 - after "Incredibles 2" takes over next week - but the "Jurassic World" sequel debuted in 48 markets overseas, earning itself a hefty $151.1 million for its worldwide opening. Ryan Reynold's antihero film has pocketed US$278.9 million in North America and US$376 million internationally, including an US$18 million overseas haul this weekend.

Notably the film has been compared, both by the industry and an increasingly vocal outrage culture among internet trolls, social media malcontents, and "incels", as being similar to 2016's Ghostbusters in that it was a reboot of a male-led franchise with a now largely female ensemble.

Well, fair enough. I don't blame Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon or Leslie Jones for Ghostbusters sucking.

Warner Bros. spent $70 million on the production, and millions more marketing the picture. Also opening in limited release this weekend was Focus' Won't You Be My Neighbor? The film was panned by audiences receiving a 52% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.

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