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Variety Archives: U upset with ‘Spartacus’ pan

Studio not pleased with the N.Y. Times unfavorable review of the 1960 classic

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    Lucas Hedges to Play Shia LaBeouf in 'Honey Boy'

    Lucas Hedges will play a younger version of Shia LaBeouf in the family drama “Honey Boy,” with LaBeouf playing his own father. The story of a child star attempting to mend his relationship with his law-breaking, alcohol-abusing father over the course of a decade, it’s loosely based on LaBeouf’s life. “Honey Boy” was LaBeouf’s childhood nickname. [...]

  • 'Flower' Review

    Film Review: 'Flower'

    As icky a comedy as you’re likely to see this year, “Flower” comes from an angry place — one that is clearly more concerned about sounding provocative and clever than having anything meaningful to say. Seventeen-year-old Erica Vandross (Zoey Deutch) has serious trust issues. She feels abandoned by her dad, who’s serving time for a [...]

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    Film News Roundup: John Cho's Thriller 'Searching' Set for Crowded August Weekend

    In today’s film news roundup. John Cho’s “Searching” becomes the sixth film to open on Aug. 3, Sam Claflin’s crime thriller “The Corrupted” has started shooting and a historical sexual harrassment movie is in the works. RELEASE DATE Screen Gems has set its John Cho thriller “Searching” for an Aug. 3 release, becoming the sixth [...]

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    Christian Indie 'I Can Only Imagine' Set to Over-Perform at Box Office

    The nation’s moviegoers look to be turning out in bigger numbers for a Christian-themed independent film than for the first mainstream teen movie with a gay main character. Roadside Attractions’ “I Can Only Imagine,” based on the story of the biggest-selling Christian song of all time, is looking at an estimated $14 million-plus for the [...]

  • Pacific Rim Uprising

    'Pacific Rim Uprising': Box Office Monster or Meh?

    Legendary-Universal’s “Pacific Rim Uprising” isn’t likely to open as high as the original monster battle movie, but robot-loving international territories could help power it to a solid box office total after its opening on March 23. Recent tracking on the sequel, which stars John Boyega of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” has been in a [...]

  • 'Benji' Review: One of Cinema's Best-Loved

    Film Review: 'Benji'

    Before Air Bud, before Beethoven, there was Benji, one of the most beloved (and financially successful) canine characters in cinema history — and yet, oddly enough, a name unfamiliar to an entire generation of kids who haven’t seen a new installment since 2004’s “Benji: Off the Leash!” That’s 14 long years ago, which means there’s [...]

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    Linda Cardellini, Matt Dillon, Kyle MacLachlan Join Tom Hardy's Al Capone Biopic

    Linda Cardellini, Matt Dillon, Kyle MacLachlan, and Kathrine Narducci are joining Tom Hardy in the Al Capone biopic “Fonzo,” written and directed by Josh Trank. The film is backed by Bron Studios, in association with Creative Wealth Media. Principal photography will begin on April 2 in New Orleans. The producers are Aaron L. Gilbert for [...]

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