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Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ No. 1 With $62M for $253M Global Launch

Harry Potter spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' couldn't conjure the same magic the first film did in its U.S. opening, but made up ground overseas for a worldwide launch of $253 million.

The Politics Behind ‘Widows’

'Widows' director Steve McQueen crafts a heist movie that also explores issues of race, gender and class.

The Surprising Empathy of ‘Widows’

The violence of 'Widows' is not what is usually seen in the heist genre.

How ‘Widows’ Transcends the Heist Genre

On the surface, Steve McQueen’s 'Widows' is nothing more than a glossy, mainstream crime thriller

Making of ‘Widows’: How Steve McQueen Went Mainstream for a $40M Heist Movie

Steve McQueen went from arthouse Oscar winner to tackling class disparity, racial inequality, and sexism in his new mainstream film 'Widows.'

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Earns $26M Friday for $63M-$65M U.S Bow

Harry Potter spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' topped Friday's box-office chart with $25.7 million for a projected $63 million-$65 million domestic bow, slightly behind expectations as the film battles generally poor reviews and a B+ CinemaScore.

Box-Office Preview: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Eyes $65M U.S. Bow for $250M Globally

J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' is the favorite to win the weekend box office over 'Widows' and 'Green Book.'

‘Widows,’ ‘Destroyer’, ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Red Carpet Events Canceled Amid Wildfires

As Southern California continues to battle massive wildfires, Annapurna, Fox and Focus Features have canceled the AFI Fest red carpets for their upcoming titles.

From ‘Widows’ to ‘Stan & Ollie’: London Film Fest on Track for Strongest Year Yet

A high-profile opener ('Widows) and a world-premiere closer ('Stan & Ollie') bring some heat to the London Film Festival, which is on track for its strongest year yet.

New Regency Teams With Sony on ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web,’ ‘Little Women’

New Regency has come aboard to co-finance 'The Girl in the Spider's Web' and 'Little Women,' both from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Austin Film Festival Unveils Complete Lineup, Including ‘Widows’ and ‘Ben Is Back’ (Exclusive)

The full lineup for the 25th annual Austin Film Festival has been revealed, and it includes Steve McQueen and Gillian Flynn's action thriller 'Widows' and Peter Farrelly's dramedy (and recent winner of the Toronto International Film Festival's coveted Grolsch People's Choice Award) 'Green Book,' starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen.

Toronto: Colin Farrell Defends Use of the N-Word in Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’

'Widows' star Colin Farrell on Sunday defended the use of the N-word in Steve McQueen's heist drama for exposing the frailties of a father lashing out at his son for perceived weakness.