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Specialty Box Office: Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' Has OK Debut; 'Boyhood' Soars With Over $1 Million From Just 34 Theaters

fb.indiewire.com – Audiences continued to flock to Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" this weekend as the film took in over $1 million from just 34 theaters. That trumped any news from debuting films in the specialty market, as Zach Braff's "Wish I Was Here" managed a decent but unspectacular debut and Mike Cahill's "I Origins" stumbled.

9 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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‘Sex Tape’ Attracts $1.1 Mil., ‘Purge: Anarchy’ Scares Up $2.6 Mil. at Thursday Box Office

variety.com – “Sex Tape” and “The Purge: Anarchy” got a jump on the weekend box office on Thursday, with the sexy romp grossing $1.1 million and the horror thriller earning $2.6 million. Universal’s “The Purge: Anarchy” looks like it has the best shot at unseating last weekend’s box office champ, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”... 9 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
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Critics Consensus: Planes: Fire And Rescue is a Dull Ride

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got winged heroes (Planes: Fire & Rescue, with voice performances by Dane Cook and Ed Harris), criminal-minded citizens (The Purge: Anarchy, starring Frank Grillo and Michael K. Williams), and a mortified married couple (Sex Tape, starring Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel). What do the critics have to say? 9 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
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Box Office: 20th Century Fox Crosses $3 Billion Worldwide

deadline.com – Well, that didn’t take long. Just days after Fox announced it was the first studio to cross the $1 billion mark at the domestic box office this year, the studio said today it has pushed past $3 billion in worldwide box office gross. Fox reached that number in record time, second only to 2010, when it crossed the milestone on June 30. 9 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
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Everyone Did Tom Cruise Wrong: ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Is Not a Flop (Video)

thewrap.com – Studios spend hundreds of million dollars to produce and market a crappy movie, and audiences don't show up. Many experts thought Doug Liman's “Edge of Tomorrow” was going to be a flop before it came out, and its initial box office returns confirmed the media's schadenfreude. Also read: Tom Cruise's ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Could Be Summer's First Big-Budget Bomb Five weeks later, the media needs to recant: 10 weeks 8 hours ago via brucelee
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Yes, Apes Almost Wore Clothes in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

feedproxy.google.com – This past weekend, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes hit theaters, and it's undoubtedly one of the most engrossing blockbusters in recent memory, with compelling, rich characters that allow for so much genuine suspense and drama, it's truly a wonder. But the film we saw as almost drastically different. 10 weeks 10 hours ago via jackiechan
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview: Ethan Hawke talks Boyhood!

joblo.com – One of the coolest things about Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD, which documents the 12-year span of a young man's (Ellar Coltrane) life, is that it's not just the child we see grow: everyone in the film matures before our eyes. One such person is Ethan Hawke, Linklater's longtime collaborator, who plays the not-quite-mature father of the boy who must go through life's... 10 weeks 17 hours ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: 'Boyhood' Blasts Off To Summer's Best Limited Debut

fb.indiewire.com – Audiences flocked to Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" this weekend, giving the specialty market a much needed shot in the arm. With astounding reviews and months of anticipation following festival screenings at Sundance, Berlin and SXSW, the 12 years in the making film did not disappoint, grossing a stellar $359,000 from just 5 theaters (and with a 164 minute running time, no less). 10 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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Box Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Grosses $4.1M Thursday Night

feedproxy.google.com – The sequel -- once again featuring Andy Serkis in the role of Caesar the ape -- zooomed past the $1.3 million grossed Thursday night by "Rise of the Planet of the Apes." 10 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
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Critics Consensus: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes is Certified Fresh

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got just one wide release: the hotly-anticipated Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, starring Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman and Keri Russell. What do the critics have to say? 10 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
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China Box Office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Is No. 1 Film of All Time

feedproxy.google.com – The heavy use of Chinese elements in the film did much to win over fans in the world’s second biggest film market. 11 weeks 3 hours ago via jackiechan
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Patricia Arquette calls her 12-year 'Boyhood' experience an 'anti-movie'

hitfix.com – "Boyhood" star Patricia Arquette sits down with HitFix to discuss her work on the unique project, which was filmed over the course of 12 years and was impacted by her and her cast mates' life changes along the way. 11 weeks 13 hours ago via jackiechan
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Guy Pearce says he almost turned down Iron Man 3 role

joblo.com – You may have noticed Guy Pearce doesn't appear in the biggest movies, which is why many were surprised when the actor signed on to play Aldrich Killian in IRON MAN 3. In a recent interview with Total Film, Pearce revealed he initially turned down the role, and explained why he almost passed on IRON MAN 3.

11 weeks 17 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Producer Says 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Director's Cut Coming Later This Year

fb.indiewire.com – Winning over both audiences and critics, "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" managed to take a complicated timeline, dozens of characters, and create something that made more sense and was more exciting than it probably had any right to be. And in the lead up to the film, there was much talk about the roles that were reduced and/or cut during the editing process, most notably those of Rogue (Anna Paquin) and Storm (Halle Berry). 11 weeks 19 hours ago via jetli
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Exclusive Video Interview With Chaz Ebert And Steve James On Life Itself

wegotthiscovered.com – For moviegoers and critics alike, Steve James’ documentary Life Itself is a very special film, as it looks at the life of world famous movie critic Roger Ebert. Based on the memoir of the same name, James takes us back to the beginning as we see how Ebert became the head film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, how his relationship with Gene Siskel evolved, and how the loss of his voice made him all the more prolific as a writer. 11 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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