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Oklahoma theater posts warning sign about same-sex kiss in Pixar's 'Lightyear'

Oklahoma theater posts warning sign about same-sex kiss in Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’

An Oklahoma movie theater ignited controversy by posting a sign warning customers of a “same-sex kissing scene” in Pixar’s new animated film, “Lightyear.” The sign on the window of the 89er Theatre in Kingfisher, a small town of about 5,000 people about 50 miles from Oklahoma City, read, in part: “Attention Parents: The management of …

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Why 'Lightyear' had one of Pixar's worst opening weekends at the box office, and failed to top 'Jurassic World: Dominion'

Why ‘Lightyear’ had one of Pixar’s worst opening weekends at the box office, and failed to top ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’

Pixar’s “Lightyear” opened with $50.5 million at the US box office this weekend, below projections. It debuted at No. 2, behind “Jurassic World: Dominion” in its second weekend. Competition, confusing marketing, and streaming expectations could have played a part. Loading Something is loading. Disney and Pixar’s “Lightyear” opened in theaters over the weekend with $50.5 …

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Pixar's 'Lightyear' sees lower domestic box office showing tied to host of problems

Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ sees lower domestic box office showing tied to host of problems

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Pixar’s “Lightyear” struggled to travel to infinity and beyond at the domestic box office this past weekend, coming in at an estimated $51 million, below industry projections of around $70 million thanks to a perfect storm of headwinds.  Ticker Security Last Change Change % DIS THE WALT DISNEY CO. …

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What Stopped Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ From Going to Infinity and Beyond at the Box Office?

What Stopped Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ From Going to Infinity and Beyond at the Box Office?

It’s hard to escape the deflating sense that Disney’s “Lightyear” has remained stubbornly Earth-bound in its box office debut. At least, that’s the prevailing sentiment that’s greeted the latest Pixar film’s so-so $51 million opening weekend in North America. For industry analysts, those lackluster ticket sales were confounding because Pixar had been box office royalty …

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Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ Is from Animation’s Most Lucrative Franchise, So Why the Lowball Projections?

Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ Is from Animation’s Most Lucrative Franchise, So Why the Lowball Projections?

Unlike the three other highly anticipated franchises to debut since May — “Doctor Strange” (Disney), “Top Gun: Maverick” (Paramount), and “Jurassic World: Dominion”(Universal) — Pixar’s “Lightyear” (Disney) will be the only one to open under $100 million. Projections are around $75 million, which might be a generous assessment. Why the struggle for the fifth film …

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