Let’s dispose of the mainstream list quickly. Top of the tree is still The Batman with $29.3m in three weeks. Dog oozed sentiment about soldiers, a dog and a funeral to make number two with $1.33m off 343 screens; Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie got its dark manga fantasy clutches into around 70,000 people to debut with $929,000 off 140 screens.
The big news for the week is the launch of Loveland, written, directed, shot and edited by Ivan Sen, with Ryan Kwanten, Hugo Weaving and Jillian Nguyen leading the cast. The producers are David Jowsey, Angela Littlejohn, Greer Simpkin and Ivan Sen. Screenhub saw the potential of this film when the trailer came out last August.