It’s now been two weekends since Pennywise the Dancing Clown was unleashed upon unsuspecting audiences, and Hollywood may never be the same. Seriously. The kind of box office numbers we’re seeing right now will inspire, uh, major changes in how Hollywood tries to jump on specific trends. And while two new movies made a sort of solid showing for themselves over the weekend, the fact is this: it’s Pennywise’s world. We’re just living in it. Here’s the box office projections as of Sunday afternoon:
Robert Downey Jr.'s mother died last Monday, and on Friday he posted a very touching tribute to her on Facebook. Elsie Downey was an actress for a while, but her career was destroyed by alcoholism in the '70s.