fb.indiewire.com – Eight new films entered in the specialty marketplace this weekend, and while there was plenty of good news to come out of it, that was not the case for Jason Reitman's latest film "Men, Women & Children." But first... The good news: Three films fought it out for the best per-theater-average in the specialty market, with China Lion's "Breakup Buddies," The Orchard's "Harmontown" and Tribeca's "NAS: 25 weeks 3 hours ago via jetli
variety.com – Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike are showing solid drawing power as “Gone Girl” heads for an opening weekend of at least $35 million in the U.S., according to early estimates Friday. Fox’s “Gone Girl” looked likely to draw more than $12 million on its opening day at 3,014 locations. That should be enough to give... 25 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got a mysterious disappearance (Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike), a spooky doll (Annabelle, starring Annabelle Wallis and Ward Horton), and the end of the world (Left Behind, starring Nicolas Cage and 25 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
thewrap.com – he September box office totaled just $513 million in September, the worst monthly total in six years. That's down 11 percent from 2013, according to Box Office Mojo, and the lowest total since September of 2008. The swoon comes on the heels of a record-breaking August, which was driven by “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” and leaves the year's overall box office down 5.5 percent. 25 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
fb.indiewire.com – Ethan Hawke has been having such a good run of late that it's easy to forget that the actor/author/sometimes filmmaker, experienced a creative dry spell some four to five years ago, appearing in subpar efforts not worthy of his talent ("Daybreakers" or "Brooklyn's Finest" anyone?). It therefore must be especially sweet for Hawke that 2014 is shaping up to be one of the best years of his career. 25 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
Specialty Box Office: Audiences Have 'Pride' In First Weekend; Shane Dawson's 'Not Cool' Very Hot In Second Frame
fb.indiewire.com – Seven new films entered in the specialty marketplace this weekend, and while one in particular was off to an excellent start, they all ended up losing out to an internet sensation. Our report: The good news: CBS Films had reason to be proud this weekend: Their British gay rights drama "Pride" had by far the best per-theater-average of any debuting indie this weekend. 26 weeks 3 hours ago via brucelee
rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got misunderstood monsters (The Boxtrolls, featuring voice performances from Elle Fanning and Ben Kingsley) and an enigmatic vigilante (The Equalizer, starring Denzel Washington and Chloë Grace Moretz). What do the critics have to say? 26 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
variety.com – Denzel Washington may be the most consistent hitter in Hollywood. The Oscar-winning actor steers clear of blockbuster fare and superhero pics, but his name above the title is gold when it comes to bringing in adult crowds to his thrillers and dramas. His latest, “The Equalizer,” hits theaters this weekend and should bring in between... 26 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
deadline.com – Every once in a while a little film comes along and just continues slow and steady and before you know it, out of nowhere it amasses $100M at the box office. The Nut Job, the 3D animated film marketed and distributed by Open Road Films domestically (with The Weinstein Co. 26 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
Miles Teller Says Role In 'Divergent' Made Him Feel "Dead Inside," And He Took Movie "For Business Reasons"
fb.indiewire.com – In Hollywood, biting the hand that feeds that can have consequences, but that doesn't seem to matter to rising star Miles Teller. The actor, whose role in this fall's awards season contender "Whiplash" is creating a lot of buzz, but to the fans who made "Divergent" a $288 million worldwide hit, he's the face of Peter. 26 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
Specialty Box Office: Nick Cave's '20,000 Days' Has Best Doc Debut of 2014; Weinsteins Stopped In 'Tracks'
fb.indiewire.com – A whopping 10 new films entered the specialty marketplace in limited release this weekend, and that's not even counting the semi-wide release of Kevin Smith's "Tusk" (which notably despite very strong buzz out of Toronto, had a so-so debut). So which films managed to stand out in the crowd? And which holdovers continued on their way to breakout status? 27 weeks 2 hours ago via brucelee