Wide-eyed children and dying old men once again make up the majority of the Academy's live-action short offerings, making for a solid if disappointingly familiar crop of nominees.
Without uttering a single word, the five Oscar-nominated toon shorts display a stunning range of ingenuity and emotion, repping yet another first-class lineup in one of the least-seen and most…
When a movie is titled "John Dies at the End," it can make for a tricky sell.
Teens turned out in force last weekend, helping Universal's PG-13-rated "Mama" overperform. That will be a tough repeat for Paramount-MGM's "Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters," which is unlikely to…
Universal's debut chiller "Mama" saw a slight three-day bump vs. earlier estimates, at $28.5 million, but the studio released four-day projections that were a tad more conservative. Estimates of $33…
Fox Searchlight's "Quills" solidified its status as an arthouse force as the Marquis de Sade biopic grossed $209,500 at nine engagements in five markets in its sophomore outing. The Geoffrey Rush…
Sony Classics ended last week with two films in the top three of the exclusive box office roster. “Broken English” was able to translate its debut into the No. 1 spot during a slow week for films in…
A select group will get a bigscreen look at Michael Apted's new pic "China: Moving the Mountain" next week before it airs in a shortened, customized version on ABC's "Turning Point" in June.
Beach weather definitely put a dent in attendance for exclusive entries on both coasts. Sony Pictures Classics launched "Jacquot," Agnes Varda's film about her late husband, Jacques Demy, for a…
Foreign films outpaced their domestic brethren as new pictures played in limited runs on both coasts. MGM/UA's homegrown "Rich in Love," postponed from a planned opening last fall , debuted with a…
In the week of the Golden Globe Awards and several off-season debuts, quality exclusive-run films held up strongly at the box office in regional release.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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