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U.S. Theater Listings for Stephen's Chow's Record-Breaking Comedy "The Mermaid"

11:04 AM 2/24/2016 by Senh Duong
Stephen Chow's "The Mermaid"
A few weeks after Stephen Chow’s “The Mermaid” had broken all sorts of box office records in China ($450M and still counting), its U.S. distributor Sony launched the film in 35 theaters over the weekend without any kind of marketing. They just kinda threw it out there.

Mark Schultz blasts his portrayal in Foxcatcher as grossly inaccurate If you have seen FOXCATCHER, chances are you were intrigued to look up some of the background on Mark Schultz, John DuPont, and the true crime story that influenced the acclaimed film. You may even have seen Mark Schultz acting chummy with with director Bennett Miller and stars Steve Carrel and Channing Tatum. Tatum, who plays Schultz in the film, and his real life counterpart seem to have gotten along well.... Read More...

Mark Schultz blasts his portrayal in Foxcatcher as grossly inaccurate If you have seen FOXCATCHER, chances are you were intrigued to look up some of the background on Mark Schultz, John DuPont, and the true crime story that influenced the acclaimed film. You may even have seen Mark Schultz acting chummy with with director Bennett Miller and stars Steve Carrel and Channing Tatum. Tatum, who plays Schultz in the film, and his real life counterpart seem to have gotten along well.... Read More...

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 21:13

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 21:13

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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