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Weekend Box Office Report: New Releases Get Served By ‘The Butler’

5:33 PM 8/18/2013 by Logan Falk
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Of the four new releases duking it out over the lion’s share of the weekend revenues—a sequel to a successful graphic novel-turned-movie, a biography of a digital age icon, a drama about murderous billionaires, and a political drama based on historical fact—few would’ve expected the political drama to top the box office charts.


Box Office Report: 'The Butler' Tops the Field With $25 Million – While "Kick-Ass 2" took in $13.6 million, both "Jobs" and "Paranoia" failed to create much of a stir. 8 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee

Box Office Report: 'The Butler' Tops Friday With $8.3 Million; 'Kick-Ass 2,' 'Jobs' Falter – The historical drama, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, will easily win the weekend with an estimated $24 million-plus. 8 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee

Box Office Report: 'The Butler' Surges Past 'Kick-Ass 2'; 'Jobs' Headed for iFlop – The racial drama, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, is taking an early lead with $8-9 million on its opening day. 8 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee

New in Theaters: 'Kick-Ass 2,' 'Jobs,' 'Paranoia,' 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

12:53 PM 8/16/2013 by Logan Falk
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We've another very full weekend ahead of us--once again, four new releases are crowding their way into theaters this weekend. However, instead of staggering releases from Wednesday onward (as was the case last week), everything's opening today, which will make for some mean competition at the box office.

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Reviews 'Jobs': Not Good 'Enough to Recommend' – Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has seen "Jobs," and his review basically says the Ashton Kutcher movie is, meh, okay. "I saw 'Jobs' tonight. I thought the acting throughout was good," Wozniak wrote in a blog post for Gizmodo. "I was attentive and entertained but not greatly enough to recommend the movie." 8 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee

Box Office Report: 'Kick-Ass 2' Nabs $1.3 Million Thursday Night – The R-rated sequel is one of four new films flooding multiplexes this weekend, including "Lee Daniels' The Butler," starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey. 8 years 39 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Critics Consensus: Kick-Ass 2 Misses the Target; Lee Daniels' The Butler is Moving and Well-Acted – This week at the movies, we've got teenage superheroes (Kick-Ass 2, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz); a White House domestic worker (Lee Daniels' The Butler, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey); corporate killers (Paranoia, starring 8 years 39 weeks ago via jackiechan

News: Ashton Kutcher and Joshua Michael Stern Talk Vision, Origins and Jobs

8:48 PM 7/26/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
The iPhone might have sealed Steve Jobs' place in history alongside Edison, but director Joshua Michael Stern (Swing Vote) begins Jobs, his biopic on the Apple Computers visionary, with Jobs' introducing the iPod. In a press conference after a screening of the film in San Francisco’s Century 9 Theater, Stern said his goal was to make an origin story.

Jobs Instagram Trailer: Technologic – Trailers were first just part of the moviegoing experience, but as technology has evolved they've found new homes and forms. We had TV trailers, YouTube trailers, Vine trailers, and now Instagram trailers. Considering its tech focus, it's no surprise that Jobs became the first major movie to use the app 8 years 44 weeks ago via brucelee
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"JOBS" is the incredibly powerful and true story of the visionary who set out to change the world, and did. The film chronicles Steve Jobs' (ASHTON KUTCHER) transformation of character from the enthusiasm and self-discovery of his youth, to the personal demons that clouded his vision, and finally...
Open Road Films
August 16, 2013
Biopic, Drama