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Critics Consensus: Strange Magic is Less Than Enchanting

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got fairy tale creatures (Strange Magic, with voice performances from Alan Cumming and Evan Rachel Wood), an eccentric adventurer (Mortdecai, starring Johnny Depp and Gwyneth Paltrow), and a troubled teacher-student relationship (The Boy Next Door, starring Jennifer Lopez and Ryan Guzman). What do the critics have to say? 2 days 15 hours ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: 'Still Alice' Debuts Strong As Oscar Nominees Try and Cash In

fb.indiewire.com – The nominations for the Academy Awards were announced this past Thursday, with essentially every major nominee aiming to cash in this weekend. 6 days 21 hours ago via jackiechan
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Critics Consensus: American Sniper Hits the Target, Paddington Is Certified Fresh

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got a fallen soldier (American Sniper, starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller), a marmalade-loving bear (Paddington, starring Hugh Bonneville and Sally Hawkins), an ex-con hacker (Blackhat, starring Chris Hemsworth and 1 week 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: Oscar Hopefuls Hang On As The Season Heats Up

fb.indiewire.com – The final weekend before the Oscar nominations was a big one for many of the films hoping to have a stamp of the Academy's approval come Thursday. Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" -- which is a dark horse for a Best Picture nomination -- continued to do nearly unheard of business in just 4 theaters. The film dropped just 18% as it took in another $555,000 for a staggering $138,750 per-theater-average.

1 week 6 days ago via jetli
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Critics Consensus: Taken 3 Is Less Than Captivating

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got a man on the run (Taken 3, starring Liam Neeson and Forest Whitaker) and a civil rights hero (Selma, starring David Oyelowo and Tom Wilkinson). What do the critics have to say? 2 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: A24 Kicks Off 'Year' In Style; 'Sniper' and 'Selma' Manage Rare Sophomore Jumps

fb.indiewire.com – JC Chandor's "A Most Violent Year" helped give 2015 a hardly violent kick-off as it and a slew of other 2014 holdovers had fantastic new year's weekends. "Year" -- which came out on New Year's Eve, thus being the final release of 2014 -- grossed $188,000 from just 4 theaters over the weekend, averaging an excellent $47,000 and bringing its total to $300,000. 2 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
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Critics Consensus: The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death Looks Great But Lacks Scares

rottentomatoes.com – Happy New Year! This week at the movies, we've got just one wide release: The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death, a period frightfest starring Phoebe Fox and Jeremy Irvine). What do the critics have to say? 3 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: 'American Sniper' and 'Selma' Help Give Limited Releases a Major Christmas Jolt

fb.indiewire.com – It was a wild final weekend of 2014 when it came to the movies. The obvious reason for that was of course "The Interview," which after a week of intense coverage surrounding whether it would or wouldn't end up being released was sent out to 331 independent theaters (as well as VOD) at the last minute.

3 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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Critics Consensus: Unbroken Is Well-Meaning But Conventional

rottentomatoes.com – Merry Christmas! This week at the movies, we've got a war hero (Unbroken, starring Jack O'Connell and Domhnall Gleeson), an indebted English professor (The Gambler, starring Mark Wahlberg and John Goodman), fractured fairy tale characters (Into the Woods, starring Meryl Streep and Anna Kendrick), and a subjugated artist (Big Eyes, starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz).

4 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: 'Mr. Turner' Has Solid Debut As Oscar Hopefuls Crowd The Art Houses

fb.indiewire.com – With Christmas around the corner and lots of awards announcements underway, most of 2014's Oscar hopefuls battled out a very crowded frame to mostly solid results. Two newcomers notably entered the field, with Sony Pictures Classics sending Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner" to 5 theaters, and GKIDS giving "Song of the Sea" an exclusive one screen debut.

4 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
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Critics Consensus: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is a Solid Sendoff

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got Middle-earth warriors (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen), a world-travelling night watchman (Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, starring Ben Stiller and Robin Williams), a streetwise orphan (Annie, starring Quvenzhane Wallis and Jamie Foxx), and a determined hiker (Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern).

5 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: 'Inherent Vice' Plays Big In Limited Release; 'Wild,' 'Game' Stay Strong

fb.indiewire.com – Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" made its limited box office debut this weekend, and it ranked among the year's best. The film -- which stars everyone from Joaquin Phoenix to Josh Brolin to Reese Witherspoon to Owen Wilson to Martin Short -- grossed $330,000 from 5 theaters for a potent $66,000 per-theater-average. 5 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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Critics Consensus: Exodus: Gods and Kings Fails to Reach the Promised Land

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got a powerful prophet (Exodus: Gods and Kings, starring Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton) and a conflicted comedian (Top Five, starring Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson). What do the critics have to say? 6 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: Audiences Go 'Wild'; 'Imitation Game' Leads Per-Theater-Averages

fb.indiewire.com – Another weekend, another Oscar hopeful opening in limited release to big numbers. Fox Searchlight sent Jean-Marc Vallée's "Wild" to 21 theaters on Friday, and it followed "The Imitation Game," "The Theory of Everything" and "Foxcatcher" in managing a $30,000+ per-theater-average. The film -- which stars Reese Witherspoon in a performance that will surely nab her a Best Actress nomination -- grossed $630,000 to just manage that feat:

6 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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Critics Consensus: The Pyramid Is Cursed By A Silly Plot

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got just one national release: the Egypt-set horror film The Pyramid, starring Ashley Hinshaw and Denis O'Hare. What do the critics have to say? 7 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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