Within the oeuvre of DreamWorks Animation, "How to Train Your Dragon" was anything but typical. So when the film went on to earn nearly half a billion dollars, director Dean DeBlois asked himself why…
Imagine if instead of "Titanic" taking the day, "Good Will Hunting" had swept the Oscars the year both films were nominated. That's basically what happened in Germany.
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European Film Promotion has announced 10 pics championed by Variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month. The lineup -- dubbed "Variety Critics' Choice…
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Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$17.6M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$16.8M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$16.4M Warner Brothers / New Line