Joan Rivers blasted the Writers Guild of America in her first public comment about the threat of being expelled over her work on E! Network's “Fashion Police.” “This is such a bunch of bullshit,”…
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Social activist Grace Lee Boggs is the sort of feisty, irresistible camera subject that will lend this lively and intelligent documentary a decent fest profile.
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Drafthouse Films and Films We Like have jointly acquired North American rights to Robin Wright-starrer “The Congress,” three weeks after it opened Directors' Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival…
Linus Sandgren studied film in his native Stockholm, where his early professional work met with high praise -- he became the youngest cinematographer ever honored with the Swedish Film Institute's…
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Near-limitless access to San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom's office -- one of the filmmakers is his brother-in-law -- makes "Pursuit of Equality" a valuable behind-the-scenes chronicle of what may…
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Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Lucy1Weekend:$44.0M Universal Pictures
Hercules2Weekend:$29.0M Paramount Pictures
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Weekend:$16.4M Fox