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Specialty Box Office: Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' Has OK Debut; 'Boyhood' Soars With Over $1 Million From Just 34 Theaters

fb.indiewire.com – Audiences continued to flock to Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" this weekend as the film took in over $1 million from just 34 theaters. That trumped any news from debuting films in the specialty market, as Zach Braff's "Wish I Was Here" managed a decent but unspectacular debut and Mike Cahill's "I Origins" stumbled.

1 week 2 days ago via jackiechan
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Specialty Box Office: 'Boyhood' Blasts Off To Summer's Best Limited Debut

fb.indiewire.com – Audiences flocked to Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" this weekend, giving the specialty market a much needed shot in the arm. With astounding reviews and months of anticipation following festival screenings at Sundance, Berlin and SXSW, the 12 years in the making film did not disappoint, grossing a stellar $359,000 from just 5 theaters (and with a 164 minute running time, no less). 2 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: Roger Ebert's 'Life' Opens Strong, Though The Fourth Belonged To 'America' and 'Begin Again'

fb.indiewire.com – Coming off a disappointing June, the studios had an even worse kick off to July with a lackluster Independence Day weekend led by the second weekend of "Transformers: Age of Extinction." And it appears the little guys benefited, at least to a degree. While newcomers were scarce, among them was Steve James' Roger Ebert doc "Life Itself," which pulled in decent numbers given its screen count and the fact that it was released day and date on VOD and digital. 3 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: 'Begin Again' and 'Snowpiercer' Open Strong In Big Weekend For Weinsteins

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw The Weinstein Company (and their arm RADiUS-TWC) have a huge weekend thanks to "Begin Again," "Snowpiercer" and (to a lesser degree) "Yves Saint Laurent." The Debuts: Debut Winners of the Weekend: "Begin Again" and "Snowpiercer." After a slow few weeks at the specialty box office, The Weinstein Company and their offshoot RADiUS-TWC saw very strong openings from John Carney's "Begin Again" and Joon-ho Bong's "Snowpiercer." The former -- which the Weinstei 4 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: Polanski's 'Venus In Fur' Leads Openers; 'The Rover' Crashes In Expansion

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw seven new films enter the market place, including the latest from both Roman Polanski and Paul Haggis. 5 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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Specialty Box Office: Big Weekend For A24 As 'The Rover' Opens Solid and 'Obvious Child' Expands Well

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw A24 find both the best opener and best holdover with David Michod's "The Rover" and Gillian Robespierre's "Obvious Child" both having very strong weekends. Full report below: The Debuts: Debut Winner of the Weekend: "The Rover." A24 saw strong (though not spectacular) numbers from David Michod's follow-up to "Animal Kingdom," "The Rover." Coming off a Cannes debut last month, the film stars Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson and takes place in a lawless Australian outback 10 years after a global economic collapse. 6 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
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Specialty Box Office: 'Obvious Child' a Hit For A24; 'Chef' Hits $10 Million

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw Gillian Robespierre's "Obvious Child" show signs of another hit for A24, while Open Road went wide with "Chef" and saw it become the 2nd highest grossing indie of 2014, after "The Grand Budapest Hotel" (which notably is still trucking along itself). The Debuts: Debut Winner of the Weekend:

7 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: Kelly Reichardt's 'Night' Has Decent Moves; Sebastian Junger's 'Korengal' Stronger

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw Sebastian Junger's doc "Korengal" top openers in its exclusive engagement debut, narrowly beating out the per-theater-average of Kelly Reichardt's "Night Moves," which was in one more theater. 8 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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Specialty Box Office: 'Dance of Reality' Leads Underwhelming Debuts; 'Chef' and 'Belle' Push Their Breakout Potential

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw Alejandro Jodorowsky's "The Dance of Reality" find the promising debut amidst a group of underachievers, while "Chef," "Belle," "The Immigrant," "Ida" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" all tried to make up for it with strong performances later in their runs. The Debuts: Debut Winner of the Weekend:

9 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: 'Chinese Puzzle' Shows Promise, 'The Immigrant' Disappoints, and 'Budapest Hotel' Hits $55 Million

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw Cédric Klapisch's "Chinese Puzzle" find a promising debut, James Gray's much more anticipated "The Immigrant" fail to make much of an impression, and "Chef," "Ida," "Belle" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" all hold on nicely later in their runs. The Debuts: Debut Winner of the Weekend:

10 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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