Forget the battle of Thermopylae. Iranian film execs are staging their own battle of "Persepolis." Farabi Cinema Foundation, the country's government-affiliated film org, sent a letter of protest to…
The idea of retelling the Orpheus and Eurydice tragedy in the context of the Rio carnival gets a pallid second bigscreen go-round in Carlos Diegues' "Orfeu." Attempting to contemporize the classic…
Blame it on the rise of comedy clubs and programming-starved cable channels. Whatever, it seems anyone who has ever wrung a laugh or a tear from a listener suddenly fancies himself a monologist.
Adding to the already high-profile cast of MGM's upcoming actioner "Blown Away," veteran thesp Lloyd Bridges has been cast opposite his son Jeff and Tommy Lee Jones, the studio announced Monday.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
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The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%