Numlock News: January 18, 2022 …

By Walt Hickey Welcome back! Spooky Scream made $34 million last weekend, which beat the $26 million made by Spider-Man: No Way Home in its fifth weekend of release. Scream made a global total of $52 million, which given its $25 million production budget means that despite Monday’s estimates coming in slightly lower than expectations, it was still a success. The movie particularly killed among 18 to 34 year olds, who have not been particularly reluctant to return to the cinema. They made up 67 percent of all ticket buyers, though given the gory and well-trodden subject matter that lacks novelty while still delivering cheap kills, it is unclear how many of those 18 to 34 year olds were actually just two 13 year olds standing on each other’s shoulders and trying to buy a ticket.

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