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While ‘mother!’ Crashes ‘Gracia’ Surprises at Box Office
2 years ago

While ‘mother!’ Crashes ‘Gracia’ Surprises at Box Office

Audiences didn’t exactly flock to see the new Jennifer Lawrence movie “mother!”

Director Darren Aronofsky’s latest earned $7.5 million over the weekend, lower than even the most modest box office …
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The HiT List: ‘Keanu’ Runs Out of Lives
4 years ago

The HiT List: ‘Keanu’ Runs Out of Lives

“Keanu,” powered by the comedy team of Key & Peele, underwhelmed at the box office over the weekend. The soft projections had the R-rated comedy coming in at $10 million. …
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Why Nicholas Sparks Movies Matter in 2015
5 years ago

Why Nicholas Sparks Movies Matter in 2015

The former rom-com star feasted on wildly improbably plot lines, witness the title alone of 2003’s “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.”

Sparks’ stories are different. They’re sweet, …
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Five Lessons from ‘Furious 7’s’ Box Office Bonanza
5 years ago

Five Lessons from ‘Furious 7’s’ Box Office Bonanza

Yet the sequel’s gargantuan haul – $147.2 million domestically – still took some by surprise.

After all, a franchise that started as a Velveeta cheese-worthy romp is suddenly more dominant …
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Sean Penn Shoots Mouth Off, Latest Film Tanks
5 years ago

Sean Penn Shoots Mouth Off, Latest Film Tanks

Penn’s new film, “The Gunman,” is expected to pull in less than $6 million in its opening frame, a far cry from what a typical Neeson movie hauls in. It’s also …
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5 Actors Who Should Go the Full Liam Neeson
5 years ago

5 Actors Who Should Go the Full Liam Neeson

The Oscar winner’s new film, “The Gunman,” opens Friday. One peek at both the trailer and the film’s director (“Taken’s” Pierre Morel) makes it clear what’s at stake. Penn could have …
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Is Bond Franchise Selling Its Soul for Cash?
5 years ago

Is Bond Franchise Selling Its Soul for Cash?

The Bond franchise is only getting stronger, more popular and, on paper, more lucrative. “Skyfall,” the 23rd film in the saga, earned $304 million in domestic box office sales, according …
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Is VOD the New ‘Direct to Video’ Label?
5 years ago

Is VOD the New ‘Direct to Video’ Label?

We know it’s an acronym for “video on demand.” The term presumably takes the place of one from a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away where …
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Indiewire: Interracial Romance to Blame for ‘Focus’ Failure
5 years ago

Indiewire: Interracial Romance to Blame for ‘Focus’ Failure

The indie film site weighed in on the latest box office news, including how “Focus” fared in its second weekend of release. As of March 8, “Focus” has made $34 million …
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Adam Carolla Blames Politics on Sour ‘Road Hard’ Reviews
5 years ago

Adam Carolla Blames Politics on Sour ‘Road Hard’ Reviews

Consider the box office tallies for any “Transformers” film versus the critical reaction, a clear example of that subjective divide. Or recall the grosses for the recent Best Picture nominees …
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