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Brad Pitt’s ‘Fury’ Rolling to $25 Million Opening Weekend

variety.com – The “‘Fury’ Tanks” headlines have been put on ice. Brad Pitt’s World War II drama “Fury” will lead the U.S. box office without dominating with early projections portending an opening of as high as $25 million. Sony’s tank tale, also starring Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman, should easily top “Gone Girl,” the closest contender with... 6 days 10 hours ago via jackiechan
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Digital Tracking: ‘Fury’ to Blast Away Box Office Competition with $32 Million

variety.com – Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot – which studies social data and box office trends – analyzes this weekend’s new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in... 6 days 11 hours ago via jackiechan
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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. 6 days 17 hours 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. 6 days 19 hours ago via brucelee
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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. 1 week 16 hours 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. 1 week 3 days ago via donnieyen
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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... 1 week 6 days 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.... 1 week 6 days 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.

2 weeks 1 day 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... 2 weeks 3 days ago via theothersenhman
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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... 2 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
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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 weeks 16 hours ago via jetli
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Ethan Hawke Explains the Richard Linklater School of Thought

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.

3 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman
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Exclusive Deleted Scene from Jon Favreau's Chef

comingsoon.net – With the DVD and Blu-ray set to drop today, Tuesday, September 30 , Universal Studios Home Entertainment has provided an exclusive deleted scene from Jon Favreau's Chef to ComingSoon.net. 3 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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Box Office: Will David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' Be Upstaged By a Demonic Doll?

feedproxy.google.com – Fincher's latest outing, based on Gillian Flynn's wildly popular novel, stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. 3 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
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