Awards

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Threepeat feat?

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New Line has already proven that its "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy can rule at the box office three years in a row. But can the fantasy epic threepeat come Oscar time?

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Digital piracy

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It's been five years since Industrial Light & Magic last won an Oscar for visual effects, the longest drought in the f/x behemoth's history. Will 2003 break the losing streak, or will George Lucas'…

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Whither Hulk?

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There's always a huge sense of anticipation that comes when the Marvel logo flashes across the screen in a movie theater and quick flashes of classic comicbook characters from the iconic company fill…

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Picking a winner

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The official criterion for the visual effects Oscar is spelled out in Rule No. 22 of the Academy's Awards rulebook. Films are judged based on "(a) consideration of the contribution the visual effects…

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Lucky seven

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Given the sheer number of films that contain visual effects in any given year, selecting no more than three to vie for a visual effects Oscar seems like a slight. But the reason lies in the fact that…

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Second chances

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There's no denying film critics often wince at sequel storytelling, but the air of familiarity may have a leg up when Oscar comes calling for visual effects.

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Water whirled

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The sea epic "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" is conspicuously the only film in this year's f/x bakeoff that charts a course toward realism rather than fantasy.

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Marketplace

Data

Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

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    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$3.9M

    Cume to07.23.14: $152.4M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    1
    Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
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    The Purge: Anarchy

    Daily Gross:$2.6M

    Cume to07.23.14: $39.3M

    The Purge: Anarchy

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    Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
  3. 3

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    Daily Gross:$2.1M

    Cume to07.23.14: $23.8M

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    3
    Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%

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