May 19, 2022

‘SNL’ cold open shows Biden blaming COVID surge on ‘Spider-Man’ movie fans

“Saturday Night Live”’s President Biden (played by James Austin Johnson) had a solution to the recent surge in coronavirus cases during the show’s cold open this weekend: “Stop seeing ‘Spider-Man!’”  “Spider-Man: No Way Home” has topped the box office for several weeks after premiering in mid-December.  “Think about it. When did ‘Spider-Man’ come out?” Johnson’s […]

Christmas Box Office: ‘Spider-Man’ Nears Half a Billion in North America, ‘Matrix 4’ Bombs in 3rd Place

(AP) Peter Parker’s good fortune continued over the holiday weekend. Even with some mighty competition from new Matrix and Sing movies, and rising concerns over the omicron variant, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” stayed in the No. 1 spot and netted a few more milestones too including crossing the $1 billion mark globally. According to studio…

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