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Steve Carell Named Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Outstanding Performer of the Year Steve Carell is already pinning down awards for his leading role in “Foxcatcher.” The Santa Barbara International Film Festival named the typically comedic actor as its 2015 Outstanding Performer of the Year Award. Carell will be honored on Friday, Feb.

‘Foxcatcher’ Pins $48K Per-Screen Average in Specialty Box-Office Opening “Foxcatcher” is the latest awards hopeful to make a splash in its debut at the specialty box office. The Fox Searchlight drama starring Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo opened in six theaters and brought in $288,113 this weekend for an impressive $48,019 per-screen average. That's the fourth-best limited opening of the year, behind “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Boyhood” and “Birdman,” and a little ahead of last weekend's opening of Focus Features’ film about Stephen Hawking, “The Theory of Everything.” The ro

Weekend Box Office Wrap Up: November 16th, 2014 The box office may have been a little dumber this weekend, but it also made a ton of money. In at number 1 is Dumb and Dumber To (read our review) with $38 million. That’s more than double what the first Dumb and Dumber earned at the box office back in 1994, and is the highest debut for a Farrelly Brothers picture. Although some thought that the huge gap between releases and the dwindling fanbase might do the film in, Dumb and Dumber To performed more than admirably. Let the talk of a third film begin. Big Hero 6 is the number 2 film with $36 million.

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Film Review: Foxcatcher

Latino Review - Fri, 2014-11-14 20:13

Film Review: Foxcatcher Stark. Cold. Lonely. This is the kind of world that Bennett Miller created for Foxcatcher, starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum. The film follows the true story relationship between wrestler Mark Schultz (Tatum) and his multi-millionaire sponsor John du Pont (Carell), as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul. Mark Ruffalo co-stars as Mark’s brother Dave Schultz, who is also a champion wrestler. Foxcatcher begins abruptly, introducing us to Tatum’s burly and bull-like Mark.

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Film Review: Foxcatcher

Latino Review - Fri, 2014-11-14 20:13

Film Review: Foxcatcher Stark. Cold. Lonely. This is the kind of world that Bennett Miller created for Foxcatcher, starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum. The film follows the true story relationship between wrestler Mark Schultz (Tatum) and his multi-millionaire sponsor John du Pont (Carell), as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul. Mark Ruffalo co-stars as Mark’s brother Dave Schultz, who is also a champion wrestler. Foxcatcher begins abruptly, introducing us to Tatum’s burly and bull-like Mark.

The 50-Year-Old Virgin: How 'Foxcatcher' Warps Steve Carell's Funny Persona Into Something Terrifying Steve Carell’s ‘Foxcatcher’ role builds upon his solid dramatic work in 2007’s 'Dan in Real Life' and 2013’s 'The Way Way Back.' But more importantly, it’s a part that’s tailor-made for the comedian, given that it functions as something like the dark flip-side to his trademark funnyman persona. Continue reading…

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Review: Foxcatcher

JoBlo - Tue, 2014-11-11 08:03

PLOT: Based on a true story, FOXCATCHER examines the strange relationship between wealthy DuPont scion John Du Pont and Olympic gold medalists Mark and Dave Schultz, whom Du Pont agreed to fund and house as they trained for the 1996 summer Olympics. REVIEW: Some movies make their mark with atmosphere. It can count for a lot if done right, and director Bennett Miller creates an atmosphere of such ominous... Read More...

George Lucas on the meaning and mythology of ‘Star Wars’ George Lucas tells Charlie Rose he created "Star Wars" to test whether audiences could still engage in traditional myth-sharing.http://www.hitfix.com

Channing Tatum says he needed to learn more as an actor before 'Foxcatcher' clicked Nine years after his "Capote" world premiered at Telluride, Bennett Miller was back Saturday morning with the North American bow of his latest, "Foxcatcher." The director and stars Steve Carell and Channing Tatum spoke afterwards about the long journey of the film.http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/in-contention

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