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‘The Book Thief’ Screenwriter Disappointed By Fox’s Changes To Script, Desire For Family-Friendly Film

fb.indiewire.com – While it was momentarily an awards season contender thanks solely to studio-willed exposure, WWII drama “The Book Thief” nonetheless sputtered out upon its US release, never quite connecting with critics or fans of the best-selling book by Markus Zusak. As the Oscars played out this past weekend with only John Williams’ score gaining a nod, a post-mortem was inevitable—and now the films screenwriter has spoken up first. 33 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Catching Fire’ Thaws ‘Frozen’

2:42 PM 12/1/2013 by Logan Falk
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Given Catching Fire’s explosive debut last weekend, no one expected any of the new releases, even the highly-rated Frozen, to make it to the top of the the charts. Despite a horde of new releases, the latest Hunger Games film is still pulling in numbers that most films are lucky to get on their opening weekend.

New in Theaters: 'Frozen,' 'Oldboy,' 'Homefront,' 'Black Nativity'

9:34 PM 11/29/2013 by Logan Falk
Frozen
After a few weeks of standalone releases (or big-name releases accompanied by a smaller, somewhat negligible release), this Thanksgiving weekend features an explosion of new releases that, in conjunction with the blockbusters of the last month, should cater to just about every audience heading to the theaters over the weekend.
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Specialty Box Office: Oscar Hopefuls Hit High Notes As 'Dallas,' '12 Years' and 'All Is Lost' Expand

fb.indiewire.com – It was all about Oscar hopefuls at the specialty box office this weekend, as three in particular expanded to strong numbers. "Dallas Buyers Club" expanded nicely in its second weekend, with the Jean-Marc Vallée-directed film grossing $629,038 from 35 theaters (up from 9), averaging a strong $17,972 per theater. That's a very respectable number for such a crowded marketplace filled with Oscar hopefuls bidding for the same adult audiences. 49 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee
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Geoffrey Rush and Sophie Nélisse Talk THE BOOK THIEF, Meeting for the First Time, How Familiar They Were with the Book, and Tackling Tough Scenes

collider.com – Opening in limited release on November 8th, The Book Thief paints a moving and poignant portrait of the resiliency of the human spirit. Directed by Brian Percival based on Australian author Markus Zusak’s best-selling novel, the film tells the inspiring story of a spirited and courageous young girl named Liesel (Sophie Nélisse), who transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a foster family (Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson) in World War II Germany. 50 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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The Book Thief Debuts a Poster

comingsoon.net – Twentieth Century Fox has debuted, via Yahoo! Movies , the poster for director Brian Percival's The Book Thief , starring Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson and Sophie Nélisse. 1 year 6 weeks ago via jetli
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The Trailer for The Book Thief

comingsoon.net – 20th Century Fox has debuted the trailer for director Brian Percival's The Book Thief , starring Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson and Sophie Nélisse. 1 year 9 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson to Star in 'The Book Thief' Movie (Exclusive)

Geoffrey Rush
feedproxy.google.com – French-Canadian newcomer Sophie Nelisse is making her English-language debut in the adaptation of the best-selling book by Markus Zusak. 1 year 37 weeks ago via jetli

The Book Thief

Posted March 9th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Based on the beloved bestselling book, THE BOOK THIEF is narrated by Death and set in Nazi Germany - a place and time when, as the narrator notes, he was extremely busy. Under the watchful eye and caustic musings of Death, a young girl named Liesel embarks upon a journey marked by discovery, courage, friendship - and the power to triumph over the most daunting obstacles.

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Fox 2000 Taps ‘Downton Abbey’s Brian Percival To Direct 'The Book Thief'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Fox 2000 has set Downton Abbey helmer Brian Percival to direct The Book Thief, the Michael Petroni-scripted adaptation of the Marcus Zusak novel that has ben on the Children’s Chapter Paparback New York Times bestseller list for 228 weeks. Twilight Saga’s Karen Rosenfelt is producing, and a summer production start is being eyed. 2 years 33 weeks ago via jackiechan
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The Book Thief

Based on the beloved bestselling book, THE BOOK THIEF is narrated by Death and set in Nazi Germany - a place and time when, as the narrator notes, he was extremely busy. Under the watchful eye and caustic musings of Death, a young girl named Liesel embarks upon a journey marked by discovery,...
Brian Percival
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November 08, 2013
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