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Box Office Late Nights: AMC Theaters Computer Glitch … Again As ‘Lucy’ Grabs $2.5M To Overpower ‘Hercules’ At $2.1M

deadline.com – 1st UPDATE, Friday, 9:04 AM: The reporting on late nights are taking longer than expected because AMC had yet another computer glitch which interrupted box office reporting this morning. In fact, I’m hearing it was a total system failure yesterday and they are trying to fix it now with an AT&T technician on site now swapping out network equipment. 2 days 20 hours ago via brucelee
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'Lucy' to Beat Up 'Hercules' This Weekend

boxofficemojo.com – On the final weekend of July, two very different action movies will try to reverse the domestic box office's downward trend. Hercules has a much bigger budget and arguably more star power in Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, but the sword-and-sandals epic doesn't appear to be connecting with moviegoers. In contrast, Lucy's eye-catching visuals and intriguing "what if" story has put it on pace for an opening north of $30 million, which should be enough to take first place this w... 3 days 5 hours ago via jackiechan
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Venice First Look: New Poster And Image For Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac Vol II — Director's Cut'

fb.indiewire.com – How much more can you take? With the theatrical version of Lars von Trier's two part epic "Nymphomaniac" already sprawling over four hours, there's still his director's cut to contend with. The first volume of his uncensored vision debuted earlier this year at the Berlin Film Festival (our review), and now volume two heads to Venice and a new image and hilarious poster have arrived.

3 days 16 hours ago via jetli
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Why 'Frozen' Was Such a Big Box-Office Hit in Japan

feedproxy.google.com – The global Disney success is set to finish its theatrical run in the country with more than $250 million, making it the third-highest grossing film there ever. 5 days 22 hours ago via donnieyen
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Why Can’t Cameron Diaz Make a Good Movie?

feedproxy.google.com – Though Cameron Diaz almost seems to be picking projects at random these days, there is at least one consistent through line: Whether the movies do well (like her spring sleeper The Other Woman) or arrive at the box office dead on arrival (like this weekend's flop Sex Tape), you can ... 6 days 11 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Box Office: Why Did Cameron Diaz's 'Sex Tape' Tank?

news.moviefone.com – Wow, that's embarrassing. Not the humiliation suffered by the protagonists of the Cameron Diaz-Jason Segel farce "Sex Tape," but the movie's box office grosses. Pundits expected the reunion of the "Bad Teacher" leads and director Jake Kasdan to open with around $23 million this weekend. Instead, it debuted with a weak estimated $15.0 million, settling for fourth place, behind the returning victor "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" and two more new releases.

6 days 19 hours ago via jetli
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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.”... 1 week 2 days ago via donnieyen
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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. 1 week 3 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: 1 week 6 days 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. 1 week 6 days 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... 1 week 6 days ago via brucelee
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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." 2 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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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. 2 weeks 6 days 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. 2 weeks 6 days 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.

2 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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