Box Office: We have Nitram while the world has Venom

Nitram hits Covid while Bond and a creature feature galvanise the world exhibition scene.

Nitram, embodying the horror of mass murder and Justin Kurzel’s wise exploration of evil, opened at number 11. It made $68,000 off 41 screens in 39 cinemas.

Snowtown, Kurzel’s first film, opened in 2011 on 16 screens, took $169,000 in the first weekend and went on to take $1.13 million.

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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.