BOX OFFICE: ‘Jumanji 2’ to devour ‘Black Christmas’ and ‘Richard Jewell’

No news flash there, right?

A blockbuster sequel that adds more demographics to its star power, set to dominate the last free weekend before “Star Wars” eats Christmas.

I wasn’t nuts about”Jumanji: The Next Level.” Adding Danny Glover and Dann DeVito offered a cute twist to the performances of Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson. Or could have.

Maybe grandparents will take the grandkids and that’ll pay off.

Bringing in Awkwafina adds little in the way of laughs. Will her fans show up?

Box office Mojo is saying “Next Level” will open at $45. I don’t know about that.

Big crowd at the late night showing of “Black Christmas.” Kids and their horror films. Will it manage a decent take somewhere in the $teens? Not likey, but maybe. Over $10, anyway.

Review coming shortly.

That puts it in a fight for third with “Richard Jewell,” Clint Eastwood’s latest. Will Fox News be able to get the Kool Ade Clint crowd of white seniors into theaters? It is predicted to earn $11 million and do long term damage to Olivia Wilde’s reputation.

“Frozen 2” will take second place, with nothing to challenge it in that Movies for Little Kids corner of the market.

About Roger Moore

Movie Critic, formerly with McClatchy-Tribune News Service, Orlando Sentinel, published in Spin Magazine, The World and now published here, Orlando Magazine, Autoweek Magazine
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