“Godzilla,” a new take on the 1950s Japanese monster classic, opened at No. 1 in domestic theaters this past weekend, surpassing forecasts with $93.2 million for Thomas Tull’s Legendary Entertainment LLC and partner Warner Bros.
Honda Motor Co., which ran big-budget Super Bowl ads starring Jerry Seinfeld and Matthew Broderick to generate buzz two years ago, made a surprise return to the game with a spare Bruce Willis spot touting Honda’s crash safety.
New York University’s $1.9 billion plan to expand its campus has alienated faculty, angered residents and prompted lawsuits. Municipal bondholders remain unfazed, rewarding the school with the lowest borrowing costs since 2010.