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Chaz Palminteri mobs up

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Fiore Films has signed Chazz Palminteri to play Mafia boss Paul Castellano in its feature film "Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father" alongside Ben Foster, John Travolta, Al Pacino and Kelly Preston.

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Review: ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’

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After half a decade away the band landed back on the scene with a vengeance at the Roxy on Monday night, giving it their all to see if they could "make it rain" again nearly 30 years after forming…

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Review: ‘Iron Crows’

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The arthouse answer to "Transformers," Park Bong-nam's "Iron Crows" involves the victory of tiny humans over mammoth steel monsters -- specifically, the derelict ships that are dismantled along the…

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Review: ‘Sunny Days’

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A young man's bad luck gets progressively worse in the ironically titled "Sunny Days," Kazak writer-helmer Nariman Turebaev's sometimes droll, occasionally sad but ultimately disappointing follow-up…

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Japan comic axed over mob ties

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Shinsuke Shimada, a comedian and emcee who has been ubiquitous on Japanese TV for decades, quit showbiz Tuesday after cellphone emails came to light revealing his too-cozy relationship with an…

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Rank Movie Title Cume B.O.
1

Fifty Shades of Grey

Distributor: Universal / Focus

Weeks: 2

B.O.: $29.9M

$29.9M
2

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Distributor: Fox

Weeks: 2

B.O.: $24.4M

$24.4M
3

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Weeks: 3

B.O.: $19.5M

$19.5M
4

McFarland, USA

Distributor: Disney

Weeks: 1

B.O.: $14.2M

$14.2M
5

American Sniper

Distributor: Warner Brothers

Weeks: 9

B.O.: $13.5M

$13.5M
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