Buzzing: Super record-breaking showing by Incredibles 2

Super record-breaking showing by Incredibles 2

Topping this weekend's box office, Incredibles 2 has also set a record for an animated release, earning US$180 million (S$243 million) in North American theatres. Second place went to Ocean's 8, which collected about US$20 million, while comedy Tag took third spot with US$14.6 million in its debut weekend.


Hobbit fans re-enact epic battle

Spears crossed, swords touched and arrows flew in a Czech forest over the weekend as fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit re-enacted a major battle. More than 1,000 people, dressed in costumes from Tolkien's books, took part in the Battle of the Five Armies.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 19, 2018, with the headline 'Buzzing: Super record-breaking showing by Incredibles 2'. Print Edition | Subscribe