On paper, Dee Rees felt her directorial debut "Pariah," which tells the story of an African-American teenager coming to terms with her homosexuality, was a can't-miss investment.
In just two days, Disney-DreamWorks' Christmas Day entry "War Horse" managed to nearly eclipse four-day weekend tallies for both Paramount's "The Adventures of Tintin" and Fox's "We Bought a Zoo."
Dwayne Johnson is turning to country music, toplining and producing a biopic of black country music star Charley Pride.
Par's expansion of horror pic "Paranormal Activity" took the top spot at the B.O. Friday.