Newsbites: The Jesus movies past and future edition!

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A few quick items about three recent and upcoming movies about Jesus.

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Box office: Split completes the Shyamalan comeback

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The M. Night Shymalan comeback reached a new peak at the box office this week.

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Box office: Hidden Figures holds on to the top spot while six new films fail to find an audience

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A drama about three African-American women who broke racial barriers in the early 1960s held on to the top spot at the box office on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, while half a dozen new wide releases failed to find an audience.

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Box office: Hidden Figures nearly beats Rogue One

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A movie about the space race nearly beat Star Wars at the box office this week.

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Box office: Rogue One is now the #2 movie of 2016 in North America (but only the #9 movie worldwide — so far)

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Rogue One ruled the box office for a third straight week as 2016 came to an end.

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Box office: Sing soars over several other new releases

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A Disney-owned blockbuster and a non-Disney animated film ruled the box office over the Christmas weekend as a few other new films struggled to find an audience.

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