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‘Expendables’ wins soft weekend

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The summer B.O. doldrums allowed Lionsgate's "The Expendables 2" to claim its second weekend victory with $13.5 million, while right-wing docu "2016: Obama's America" made an impressive first-time…

The complexities of a simple act

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Justin Chang has written about Tony Scott's work, eloquently expressing the admiration that many of us felt. In the next few weeks, there will be a flood of other tributes, which is appropriate…

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Review: ‘The Revenant’

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An often hilarious living-dead comedy that just had to happen, given the current hunger for zombies, vampires and other things that refuse to keel over.

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‘2016’ stuns with $2.2 mil

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Despite it being one of the final frames of summer, no films are bringing the heat to the domestic B.O. this weekend, allowing Lionsgate's "The Expendables 2" to hold first in its soph sesh with $3.9…

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Twickenham revamp eyes Hollywood

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LONDON -- Its editing and mixing facilities, which have recently been home to "The Iron Lady," "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and "Senna," have earned Twickenham a solid reputation for…

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IFP chief’s lessons in survival

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Few people have an inside view of the indie film world like IFP executive director Joana Vicente. Since arriving in New York from her native Portugal in 1989, she's produced or exec produced more…

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Nigerian film biz on the rebound

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KANO, NIGERIA -- Long before the Islamic insurgency brought a wave of violence to northern Nigeria, filmmakers in the country's growing Hausa-language industry were taking up their own battle against…

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