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Box Office Late Nights: ‘Fury’ Opens To Strong $1.2M; ‘Book Of Life’ To $300K

deadline.com – Thank you, Brad Pitt. Sony's Pitt-starring war film, Fury, grossed a strong $1.2M from late night Thursdays in 2,489 theaters on track for a very respectable box office weekend, while Fox's animated adventure The Book of Life grabbed a nice $300K from 2,150 locations last night. Both started at 7 PM. 3 years 26 weeks ago via jackiechan
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‘Fury’ Ending Explained by Director David Ayer

screenrant.com – David Ayer’s Fury is not the sort of film that tries to weave mystery and ambiguity into its tale of WWII bravery – and the cost of such bravery. The movie is pretty straightforward in its examination of how young Norman Ellison (Logan Lerman) gets broken into the trials (and horrors) of war; yet, there is one moment in the movie’s climax that has people talking. 3 years 26 weeks ago via brucelee
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Critics Consensus: Fury is Certified Fresh

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got soldiers in a tank (Fury, starring Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf), a princess and her suitors (The Book of Life, with voice performances by Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana), and star-crossed lovers (The Best of Me, starring Michelle Monaghan a 3 years 26 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Crosses $700 Million at the Global Box Office

comingsoon.net – Following its record-setting debut last weekend in China, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy surpassed $700 million yesterday, with $326.7 million domestically and $378.4 million internationally for a global total of $705.1 million. This is the third Walt Disney Studios release of 2014 to reach the $700 million mark and the sixth in the last 18 months. 3 years 26 weeks ago via donnieyen
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China Box Office: ‘Guardians’ Wins Weekend, ‘Buddies’ Is Best Over Week

variety.com – Chinese comedy “Breakup Buddies” and “Guardians of the Galaxy 2,” took the honours at the Chinese box office. 3 years 27 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: 'St. Vincent,' 'Whiplash' and 'Mormons' Make For Big Weekend

fb.indiewire.com – Two high profile indies made their way to US theaters to the kind of strong numbers one would expect this weekend, but the surprising news was a little documentary that certainly could... The good news: The Weinstein Company and Sony Pictures Classics brought their festival hits "St. 3 years 27 weeks ago via jetli
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Box Office: ‘Gone Girl’ Holding Strong with Estimated $24 Million Weekend

variety.com – Fox’s second weekend of murder mystery “Gone Girl” is showing powerful legs at the U.S. box office, with early estimates portending a $24 million frame at 3,284 locations. “Gone Girl,” starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike as a deeply dysfunctional couple, appeared to be luring adult moviegoers at the expense of Warner Bros.’ courtroom drama... 3 years 27 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Box Office: ‘Dracula Untold’ Comes Alive with $1.3 Million at Latenight Shows

variety.com – Universal-Legendary’s vampire thriller “Dracula Untold” opened respectably with $1.3 million at late shows Thursday in 2,133 U.S. theaters. The $70 million film, which expands to 2,885 sites, is an origins story that stars Luke Evans as Vlad the Impaler. Forecasters expect “Dracula Untold” to finish the weekend in the $16 million to $18 million range.... 3 years 27 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Critics Consensus: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Is Okay

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got family pratfalls (Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, starring Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner); a tense trial (The Judge, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall); a legendary vampire (Dracula Untold, 3 years 27 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Is Disney Planning to Reissue the STAR WARS Movies on Digital?

collider.com – The Star Wars movies have been reissued time and time again in various forms. They've been on VHS, Laserdisc, DVD, and Blu-ray, but now that the bounds of physical media are breaking down, it's likely that the saga could now be headed to digital platforms. Film Divider came across an Italian TV spot for Disney's digital service that includes games, apps, and yes, movies.

3 years 27 weeks ago via brucelee
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Ivan Reitman: Sigourney Weaver got on all fours and started howling like a dog on my coffee table

theguardian.com – The director talks to Hadley Freeman about new movie Draft Day, a possible Twins sequel and looking back at Ghostbusters last month with Bill Murray Continue reading... 3 years 28 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: Jason Reitman's 'Men, Women & Children' Tanks In Limited Debut

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:

3 years 28 weeks ago via jetli
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Box Office: ‘Gone Girl’ Surging to $35 Million-Plus Weekend

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... 3 years 28 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Critics Consensus: Gone Girl is Certified Fresh

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 3 years 28 weeks ago via jackiechan
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September Box Office Hits 6-Year Low

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.

3 years 28 weeks ago via jetli
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