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Weekend Movie Wrap-Up

So far, 2019 has only proven that the domestic box office is on a consistent decline. In fact, this year the box office has been going downhill for six weekends in a row. But there’s still hope, as big releases like “How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” and “Captain Marvel” are still on the horizon.

Here’s this weekend’s top 10 movies:

  1. “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” – $34.4 million
  2. “What Men Want” – $19 million
  3. “Cold Pursuit” – $10.8 million
  4. “The Upside” – $7.2 million
  5. “Glass” – $6.4 million
  6. “The Prodigy” – $6 million
  7. “Green Book” – $3.7 million
  8. “Aquaman” – $3.3 million
  9. “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” – $3 million
  10. “Miss Bala” – $2.7 million

Source: Variety

Here’s my picks for this weekend!

My picks for this weekend include:

Alita: Battle Angel, The CGI in this film is amazing, actress Rosa Salazar transforms herself into Alita the cyborg who has to defeat deadly forces to uncover her past. Also starring Jennifer Connelly, Michelle Rodriguez and Casper Van Dien.

Isn’t It Romantic looks absolutely hilarious starring Rebel Wilson, as she plays a leading lady in a real-life romantic comedy in an alternate universe!!!

And, back in theaters due to the popularity of the first one, I didn’t see it, Happy Death Day 2U, a college senior must repeatedly die over and over again to save her friends from a masked killer.

 
 

This weekend is filled with romance, food and fun!!!

Friday night 90’s music cross over sensation The Gin Blossoms play at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods! Their songs include: Found Out About You, Hey Jealousy, Allison Road, Until I fall Away

Fresh from the Super Bowl, Gladys Knight performs at The Jorgensen Center at Storrs, This is a Cabaret Event, doors open at 7 p.m. Cabaret fare, dessert, and cash bar. Visit: www.Jorgensen.uconn.edu

Also on Saturday, it’s Steve Martin and Martin Short: "Now You See Them, Soon You Won't" at the Grand Theater at Foxwoods for an 8pm show!

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters dribble their way to the XL Center on Saturday for two shows 2pm & 7pm visit www.xlcenter.com

And how does this sound to wrap up your weekend, CHOCOLATE SUNDAY with the Greenwich Historical Society!!! It’s from 2pm to 4pm and it is all things chocolate, you can dip, eat or drink it!! Visit: www.greenwichhistory.org

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