People in January either concentrate on film grosses or awards potential.
In an era when anyone can write a film review (thanks to Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, et al.), it's nice to know that studios still believe in blurb quotes.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will mail nominations ballots on Monday to 5,277 voting members, and for the first time approximately 200 members will have expanded voting rights.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
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