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Specialty Box Office: 'Silver Linings' Keeps Showing Its Legs In Slow Weekend

The Silver Linings Playbook
fb.indiewire.com – With few specialty openers to compete with (no newcomers have yet to report estimates, though Music Box Films' "Any Day Now" and Brainstorm Media's "The Girl" are both expected to later today), a handful of November releases benefited from a calm before an anticipated Christmas storm that begins next weekend with the limited debuts of "Amour" and "Zero Dark Thirty." The film that perhaps had the impressive performance was David O. 6 years 51 weeks ago via jetli
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OSCARS: 7 Movies On Makeup Shortlist

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deadline.com – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 85th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Hitchcock” “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” “Les Misérables” “Lincoln” “Looper” “Men in Black 3” “Snow White and the Huntsman” On Saturday, January 5, all members of the Academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films. 6 years 52 weeks ago via brucelee
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Here Are the SAG Award Nominees

feedproxy.google.com – The nominees for the festive, low-stakes SAG Awards were announced this morning, covering acting for both TV and film. It's mostly who you'd expect, with a few odd choices here and there — Sigourney Weaver on Political Animals? Nicole Kidman in The Paper Boy? And the nominees are:Outstanding Performance by a .. 7 years 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: 'Silver Linings' and 'Rust and Bone' Rebound As Market Cools Down

The Silver Linings Playbook
fb.indiewire.com – After two weekends of momentous studio box office that seemed to hinder anticipated limited debuts from the likes of The Weinstein Company's "Silver Linings Playbook," Sony Pictures Classics' "Rust and Bone," Focus Features' "Anna Karenina" and Fox Searchlight's "Hitchcock," the studio numbers cooled and the resulting breathing room provided a nice boost to the noted indies, "Silver Linings" and "Rust and Bone" in particular. 7 years 1 week ago via donnieyen
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With four films in serious contention, Fox Searchlight has a plan

feedproxy.google.com – Fox Searchlight's Steve Gilula and Nancy Utley discuss strategies for 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,' 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' 'The Sessions' and 'Hitchcock.' It's not unusual for a specialty film label to juggle multiple contenders going into awards season. But it's pretty rare to be pushing the majority of your releases in a single year. 7 years 2 weeks ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: 'Hitchcock' and 'Silver Linings' Underperform Against Mammoth Studio Competition

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fb.indiewire.com – In what was overall the biggest Thanksgiving weekend ever, the two specialty films with the greatest expectations underperformed against an unusually high quality batch of studio films. Fox Searchlight opened "Hitchcock" on 17 screens Friday. The film -- which stars Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock and Helen Mirren as his wife Alma --grossed $300,799 over the weekend for a $17,694 per-theater-average. 7 years 2 weeks ago via jackiechan

'Hitchcock' Review: Shakespeare's Superior Sister

1:41 PM 11/19/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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If you know Alfred Hitchcock as The Master of Suspense ™, or as academia's All-Star Auteur, Hitchcock may bum you out. But if you know him as the TV personality and MC of "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," this may represent such a fall from grace. Sacha Gervasi (Anvil: The Story of Anvil) has transformed Stephen Rebello’s book "Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho" into an episode of Hitchcock's TV show, replete with the edge softening and shallowness required for broadcast.
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Fox Searchlight Releases New 'Hitchcock' Poster (Exclusive)

Hitchcock
feedproxy.google.com – The new poster features Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren, as the Hitchcocks, under the tagline, "Behind Every Psycho Is a Great Woman." 7 years 6 weeks ago via brucelee
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'Hitchcock' Loves Him Some Murder in First Trailer

fandango.com – With a ton of momentum, Fox Searchlight's Hitchcock has debuted its first trailer. The film stars Anthony Hopkins as the famed director with Helen Mirren playing his wife. Centered on the behind-the-scenes drama that took place in making Psycho, Hitchcock stars Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh who played the ill-fated character in the 1960 suspenser. 7 years 9 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Hitchcock

Hitchcock
He was born Alfred Joseph Hitchcock. His father was a green grocer called William Hitchcock (1862-1914); his mother was Emma Jane Whelan (1863-1942), and he had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and Eileen Hitchcock (born1892). He grew up in a very strict Roman Catholic family.
Sasha Gervasi
Fox Searchlight
PG
98mins
November 23, 2012
Distribution
Drama