"Space movies are the new vampire movies," Jennifer Lawrence recalled her friend Adele telling her of the poorly received 2016 sci-film.
From "Passengers" to "Red Sparrow" and "Dark Phoenix," Lawrence was at the center of several box office misfires.
Though she also admits to agreeing with some suggested edits to the space-set love story co-starring Chris Pratt.
This year's event was billed as a tribute to Hollywood classics - the evening's honorees showed how much that influence is still felt today.
Two mainstream winners outpace badly-reviewed star vehicles "Passengers" and "Assassin's Creed"; word of mouth will have huge impact on Christmas openers.
The troubled story of a deep-space project that spent 10 years traveling across multiple studios and big-name stars before making a bumpy landing.
In addition to "Rogue One," look for "La La Land" and "Sing" to excel. Other films may find numbers that are solid but less shiny.
In space, everyone can still identify poor filmmaking.
"Every generation has its love story. I feel like this is it," says director Morten Tyldum.
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