B.O. cume: ¥30.7 billion ($279.2 million), through July Toppers: Satoshi Chida, exec managing director, distribution and marketing; Kotaro Tsuchida, general manager, distribution; Shigeto Arai…
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2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
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- Behind-the-Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)