Beyoncé’s highly anticipated film, Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé, has taken the box office by storm, surpassing expectations and inspiring her dedicated fanbase. With a high score on Rotten Tomatoes, the film has impressively made history.
Debuting on Friday, Dec. 1, with a remarkable $21 million in North American ticket sales, Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé has become a historic success, marking the first time in 20 years that a film has opened over $20 million during the post-Thanksgiving period, since The Last Samurai.The iconic entertainer has also become the first artist to have multiple eras garner a No. 1 song and movie.
Particularly, the box office tends to experience sluggish sales in early December following Thanksgiving; however, Queen Bey has successfully countered this trend. With a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes, the film has received rave reviews and critical acclaim.
‘You Can’t Be Overrated When You’re Leading The Pack’
Fans who have watched the film have praised the icon’s tireless work ethic and relentless pursuit of excellence.
One user named @jacob_bellevue wrote, “This film is more confirmation that Beyoncé is the hardest-working artist in the music industry right now. You can’t be overrated when you’re leading the pack and reimagining what performance look like 20+ years in the game.”
Another user named @Lendryx_ wrote, “The Renaissance film didn’t inspire me to “go harder” at all. It was the antithesis of that, imo. Making smarter career decisions, maintaining your mental & physical health, bouncing back from setbacks, honoring your history, and making your loved ones a priority.”
In response, another fan named @heypierreking wrote, “That’s what I felt. I saw a creative adjusting their life to make the smartest decisions for their craft, wearing more hats to understand the processes and building a world that can live on after them. Buying time with talent to focus on freedom is a business model.”
‘I Am Who I Am’
Among the many lessons learned from the film, Beyoncé emphasizes the importance of not conforming to societal norms and staying true to oneself. In the film, she states:
“The biggest growth in my artistry has come from overcoming failure, conflict, and trauma. But the next phase of my life, I want it to come from peace and joy. I am who I am, and you take me, or you don’t. It’s a really beautiful place to be as a woman.. It’s the best time of my life. I thought I was there at 30, but nah, it’s getting better. Life is getting better. I spent so much of my life a serial people pleaser, and finally, I don’t give a f*ck.”
Additionally, Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé highlights Beyoncé’s unwavering determination to maintain control over her creative vision. As a successful Black woman in the industry, she recounts moments when others tried to shape her narrative and dictate her choices.
Queen Bey Stands Her Ground
However, the “CUFF IT” singer firmly stands her ground, refusing to let outsiders influence her path. The film also offers an intimate look behind the scenes, showcasing Beyoncé’s meticulous attention to detail and her ability to bring her artistic vision to life.
With Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé, the superstar has once again captivated audiences and solidified her status as an iconic figure in the entertainment industry, as she continues to inspire many globally.
Updated By: Yasmine Duhé (12/4/23 at 6:42 pm)
Beyoncé’s Renaissance Film To Include Bonus Visuals For Fans
Beyoncé has dropped a second trailer for her highly-anticipated RENAISSANCE: A Film By Beyoncé, which is set to hit theaters worldwide on Dec. 1. However, what has caught the attention of fans is the revelation that the film’s duration has been extended by an extra 20 minutes.
Queen Bey Adds 20 Mins
On Thursday, Nov. 9, Queen Bey unveiled the new trailer for her film, RENAISSANCE: A Film By Beyoncé.
The film, which promises to follow her iconic Renaissance World Tour, has already stirred a frenzy among fans. But the change in the film’s duration ignited even more excitement. Initially slated to be 2 hours and 20 minutes long, adding 20 minutes has left fans curious.
The Beyhive Speculate
Speculation among fans has reached fever pitch, with many believing that the extra runtime suggests the inclusion of stunning visuals that elevate the film’s artistry.
One fan pondered, “Beyoncé movie is almost 3 hours long! Maybe the visuals are a part of the film.” Another excitedly mused, “Beyonce ending the film with the visuals would send me to heaven in that theater!!!”
In the newly-released trailer, fans also noticed the presence of Kevin JZ Prodigy, the voice of Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour, who has played a significant role in the Renaissance album as well.
Beyoncé Gets Candid In New Trailer
The trailer itself offers glimpses into the “HEATED” artist’s personal and professional life, as she stated in the trailer:
“In this world that is male-dominated, I had to be really tough. To balance motherhood and being on the stage, it just reminds me of who I am.”
As she reflects on balancing motherhood and her career, the trailer shows intimate moments with her daughter, Blue Ivy, who played a prominent role in the Renaissance World Tour. Additionally, the trailer provides heartwarming glimpses of Beyoncé with her twins Rumi and Sir Carter and her husband Jay-Z.
As the release date draws closer, the excitement surrounding the film continues to grow, with fans eagerly speculating about what surprises the Queen has in store.
Updated By: Yasmine Duhé (11/9/23 at 4:17 pm)
Beyoncé & Taylor Swift Unite At Movie Premiere, Easing Fanbase Tensions
As excitement builds for Taylor Swift and Beyoncé’s concert films, discussions are emerging. Parkwood Entertainment, Queen Bey’s label, has revamped its social media presence to promote her film Renaissance. Meanwhile, rivalry and comparisons between the two pop stars’ fan bases have sparked debates, while a heartwarming moment between the two artists at Swift’s movie premiere has helped ease tensions.
‘RENAISSANCE: A FILM BY BEYONCÉ’
As fans anticipate a major pop culture event, debates ignite over the cinematic releases of Taylor Swift and Beyoncé’s concert films.
Parkwood Entertainment recently caused a stir within the Beyhive by revamping its social media presence. Fans have quickly noticed that the label has cleared its Instagram feed, replacing all previous posts with just one – the trailer for Beyoncé’s upcoming concert film, Renaissance.
A complete shift from their usual promotional techniques, Parkwood has changed its profile picture to a bold red-news-inspired icon featuring the number “4,” a significant symbol for the “CUFF IT” singer, in front of a globe. The bio has been updated to read:
“Your official home for RENAISSANCE: A FILM BY BEYONCÉ updates.”
Regarding Parkwood’s revamp, one fan wrote, “parkwood just changed their whole layout, and basically archived all of their photos on insta, changed it to Kunty 4 News…. like ya’ll… it’s TIME.”
With the release of Beyoncé’sRenaissance concert film drawing closer, fanbases have been engaged in heated discussions comparing it to Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour concert film that hit theaters on October 13, 2023. However, a heartwarming gesture at the pop star’s movie premiere shut down the drama between fanbases, as Queen Bey and Taylor were spotted together.
Fans were overjoyed at the sight and took to social media to share their excitement. One fan wrote, “The STAN WARS are over,” emphasizing the drama between the Swifties and the Beyhive.
Swift expressed gratitude for the singer, writing:
“I’m so glad I’ll never know what my life would’ve been like without Beyonce’s influence. The way she’s taught me and every artist out here to break rules and defy industry norms. Her generosity of spirit. Her resilience and versatility. She’s been a guiding light throughout my career and the fact that she up tonight was like an actual fairytale.”
Updated By: Yasmine Duhé (10/18/23 at 2:48 pm)
Beyoncé Set To Take Fans Behind The Scenes Of Her Historic Renaissance World Tour
Beyoncé has set the stage for another momentous release, as she unveils Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé. This documentary takes audiences on a mesmerizing journey through her legendary Renaissance World Tour, from its opening show in Stockholm, Sweden, to its grand finale in Kansas City, Missouri, offering an intimate glimpse into her artistry and musical legacy.
‘Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé’
Beyoncé, the undeniable icon of the music industry, is again making waves as she announces the release of her highly anticipated film, Renaissance: A Film ByBeyoncé.
The film, which traces her epic Renaissance World Tour, promises to offer fans an intimate look at her creative process and artistic legacy. It is set to be released in theaters on December 1.
The reveal of this film occurred on Sunday, October 1, when Queen Bey concluded her last show in Kansas City, Missouri, as part of the Renaissance Tour.
A Surprise From The Queen
As the performance of “Summer Renaissance” ended, the mega-screens lit up with the trailer for her upcoming film, leaving fans at the concert venue and across social media in awe. One enthusiastic fan exclaimed, “Beyoncé’s really about to sell out stadiums and movie theaters in the same year. A legend.”
Prior to this electrifying reveal, Beyoncé’s team, led by her publicist Yvette Noel Schure, had been teasing the Beyhive with cryptic hints of a surprise from the Queen herself, sending social media into a frenzy. They had initiated an Instagram countdown, tantalizingly labeled “This Is A Reminder,” a nod to the iconic singer’s second track on the Renaissance album, “COZY.”
Following the release, the “Alien Superstar” singer took to her Instagram captioning, “Be careful what you ask for, ’cause I just might comply. Tickets are on sale now, in theaters 12.01.”
In Honor Of ‘Uncle Johnny’
Notably, the trailer features appearances from her eldest daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, who had previously joined her mother on stage at several shows, and her twins, Rumi and Sir Carter. The film is an extensive 2 hours and 30 minutes, offering an immersive experience for fans.
It’s also worth noting that her upcoming film will be released on World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, a poignant choice given that the tour and album were dedicated to her late “Uncle Johnny,” who tragically passed away from complications stemming from HIV.
Tickets are now on sale for the December 1 theater release.
The Beyoncé effect remains an undeniable force, as she made headlines by becoming the sole female artist ever to boast the highest-grossing tour, amassing a staggering sum of nearly $300 million.
Additionally, as Queen Bey’s 56-city Renaissance World Tour reaches its grand ending, it has shattered records and had a significant economic impact on the United States. According to The New York Times, Beyoncé is estimated to have contributed a staggering $4.5 billion to the American economy, comparable to the economic boost Beijing received from the 2008 Olympics.
Russ Promotes New Short Film
The trend of musical artists venturing into the world of cinema is on the rise, with rapper Russ joining the ranks. The New Jersey native recently unveiled his latest creative endeavor, a short film entitled Santiago, which debuted in more than 80 theaters across the United States and the United Kingdom.