Box Office: more fangs than fun as Venom spreads

At last, a simple creature feature with a silent hero. Other than Venom, the weekend was quiet.
Monster teeth

Venom: Let There Be Carnage charged onto our screens with a weekend box office of $6.48 million, impressive but No Time to Die took $11.22 million when it launched just two weeks ago. The Bond romp made $3.88 million in week three to hold the number two slot as it giggles over a total of $26.47 million. All figures in AU$.

It is still really the only bright spot on the list.

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.