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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Lucy, Annabelle, The Boxtrolls This week: Girls night out with Lucy and Annabelle; Oscar-nominated The Boxtrolls; and for his last movie, James Gandolfini goes back to the mob in The Drop. ► Before she gets into her Black Widow tights again, Scarlett Johansson plays a different type of superhero in Luc Besson’s mindbending LUCY. Forced into being a drug mule, she’s kicked in... Read More...


Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' Opens Strong in Russia – Luc Besson's sci-fi thriller brought in nearly $10 million, more than 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' 7 years 35 weeks ago via jetli

Weekend Box Office Wrap Up: August 24th, 2014 One comic book adaptation reclaimed the top spot at the box office this weekend, while another flopped big time. Returning to the top spot after two weeks at number 2 is Guardians of the Galaxy with $17.6 million. As is typically the case with Marvel features, Guardians used a weekend highlighted by underperformers to make its play for the top spot yet again. Thus far, the film has grossed $251 million domestic (#3) and $489 million worldwide (#10), and is the highest grossing movie of the summer.


Luc Besson Says ‘Lucy’ Sequel Unlikely – Looks like Scarlett Johansson tops out at 100% brain capacity. 7 years 39 weeks ago via donnieyen

New 'Dumb and Dumber 2′ Posters Look Awfully Familiar 'Dumb and Dumber 2' is pretty much the opposite of this summer's surprise hit 'Lucy'. Instead of a woman being propelled toward using 100% of her brain, we have two guys who are barely using any of it. So, what better way to promote 'Dumb and Dumber 2' than wi Continue reading…

Dumb And Dumber To Spoofs Lucy With New Posters If only Harry and Lloyd could use their brains...If you have the most purposefully brain-free comedy of the year to promote, what better way to do so than by spoofing Lucy, a successful film that is all about expanding the way the mind functions? That’s the clever idea hit on by the marketing team behind Dumb And Dumber To, and launched on to the web via the twitter accounts of stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. Check them out below.

Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels Use 1% of Their Brains on Two New Dumb and Dumber To Posters Two new posters are now online for directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly's Dumb and Dumber To. Actors Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels each tweeted their respective character's poster with an obvious play on Universal's recent hit, Lucy. Check them both out in the gallery viewer below.


Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy’ Passes $100M For Universal – uc Besson's Lucy, which lifted Scarlett Johansson into the realm of female action star, has passed $100M this morning at the domestic box office for Universal. Overseas, the film is being handled both by Universal and Summit so adding in both grosses together, the picture has made over $130M worldwide — and it has 44 more territories yet to release, including Germany. 7 years 40 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Weekend Box Office: ‘Turtles’ Take Box Office

1:48 PM 8/10/2014 by Logan Falk
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Sometimes there’s no accounting for taste, especially where hyped-up summer releases are concerned. Despite receiving largely negative reviews, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was able to power its way to the top of the box office charts. Still, perhaps this isn’t too surprising—Michael Bay has a talent for defying bad critical reception and making a bunch of money anyway.

Weekend Box Office Report: The 'Guardians' Are On Fire

6:52 PM 8/3/2014 by Logan Falk
Guardians of the Galaxy
With the insane, many-month long anticipation of Marvel’s latest film in the Avengers-driven story arc, it is no surprise whatsoever that Guardians of the Galaxy had no trouble whatsoever bringing in incredible earnings, and subsequently conquering the box office. This is as straightforward as weekend charts ever get, so let’s get to it.
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From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history. Now, Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark...
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July 25, 2014
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