Box Office: Spider-Man still tops Sing and Scream

The mid-January box office is still dominated by Spider-Man, a triumph we may one day recognise as a sheer lack of decent competition.
spider-Man holds onto car roof over lake.

This week the total returns from the top ten films was $8.34 million. In the equivalent week of 2020, just weeks before the pandemic, that total was $22 million. 

The Australian films seem to be running in special cinemas with a huge neon sign outside the door that says, ‘Covid Definitely All Over the Seats’. I’m Wanita is down to one screen, made $88 over the weekend and has banked $15,000. Nitram ditto, for $57, though it has made $478,000 altogether.

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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.