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Specialty Box Office: 'Foxcatcher,' 'Rosewater' and 'The Homesman' Open In Heated Indie Market

fb.indiewire.com – Another weekend, another major Oscar contender starting out with a strong limited release. 6 days 13 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: 'Theory of Everything' Thrives and 'Birdman' Soars As Oscar Race Heats Up

fb.indiewire.com – The two men most likely to be battling it out for this year's best actor Oscar -- Michael Keaton and Eddie Redmayne -- saw their respective films "Birdman" and "The Theory of Everything" dominate the specialty box office this weekend. Here's our break down: The good news: Focus Features' best bet at this year's Oscars started off very strong this weekend as James Marsh's "The Theory of Everything" grossed $207,000 from just 5 theaters. That made for a $41,400 per-theater-average -- the fourth best of 2014, after "The Grand Budapest 1 week 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: Godard's 3D 'Goodbye' Tops Debuts; 'Birdman' and 'St. Vincent' Continue To Soar

fb.indiewire.com – October turned to November this weekend, and with it came 84 year old cinematic legend Jean-Luc Godard finding impressive numbers for his "Goodbye To Language," as well as the continuing success of a group of October releases, namely "Birdman," "St. Vincent," "CITIZENFOUR," "Dear White People" and "Whiplash." Here's our break down of the weekend's specialty box office: The good news: Jean-Luc Godard has become known for many remarkable things over his nearly 60 year career, but U.S. 2 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan
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Specialty Box Office: Doc 'CITIZENFOUR' Has Big Debut; 'Birdman' and 'St. Vincent' Expand Strong

fb.indiewire.com – The October specialty box office continued to find itself on a significant roll this weekend thanks to strong debuts from "CITIZENFOUR" and "Laggies," and exceptional expansion grosses from "Birdman," "St.Vincent," "Dear White People" and "Whiplash," among others... Here's a break down the weekend: The good news: A lot of really great films got the audiences they deserved this weekend, which is definitely good news. 3 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: 'Birdman' and 'Dear White People' Soar To Give One of Year's Best Indie Weekends

fb.indiewire.com – It was a huge weekend at the specialty box office thanks to Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman" and Justin Simien's "Dear White People," both of which had one of the year's best limited debuts. 4 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan
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Specialty Box Office: 'St. Vincent,' 'Whiplash' and 'Mormons' Make For Big Weekend

fb.indiewire.com – Two high profile indies made their way to US theaters to the kind of strong numbers one would expect this weekend, but the surprising news was a little documentary that certainly could... The good news: The Weinstein Company and Sony Pictures Classics brought their festival hits "St. 5 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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Specialty Box Office: Jason Reitman's 'Men, Women & Children' Tanks In Limited Debut

fb.indiewire.com – Eight new films entered in the specialty marketplace this weekend, and while there was plenty of good news to come out of it, that was not the case for Jason Reitman's latest film "Men, Women & Children." But first... The good news: Three films fought it out for the best per-theater-average in the specialty market, with China Lion's "Breakup Buddies," The Orchard's "Harmontown" and Tribeca's "NAS:

6 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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Specialty Box Office: Audiences Have 'Pride' In First Weekend; Shane Dawson's 'Not Cool' Very Hot In Second Frame

fb.indiewire.com – Seven new films entered in the specialty marketplace this weekend, and while one in particular was off to an excellent start, they all ended up losing out to an internet sensation. Our report: The good news: CBS Films had reason to be proud this weekend: Their British gay rights drama "Pride" had by far the best per-theater-average of any debuting indie this weekend.

7 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: Nick Cave's '20,000 Days' Has Best Doc Debut of 2014; Weinsteins Stopped In 'Tracks'

fb.indiewire.com – A whopping 10 new films entered the specialty marketplace in limited release this weekend, and that's not even counting the semi-wide release of Kevin Smith's "Tusk" (which notably despite very strong buzz out of Toronto, had a so-so debut). So which films managed to stand out in the crowd? And which holdovers continued on their way to breakout status? 8 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: 'Skeleton Twins' Has Big First Weekend; Audiences Shrug At Latest 'Atlas'

fb.indiewire.com – The specialty market got a very nice boost this weekend thanks to a quartet of successful limited debuts: Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate's "The Skeleton Twins," The Weinstein Company's "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," Cohen Media Group's "My Old Lady," and Music Box Films' "The Green Prince." Of the four, the Kristen Wiig-Bill Hader starring "Twins" was by far the most impressive, offering up one of 2014's 10 best limited debuts. 9 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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