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Recent releases from India, Thailand and Europe have struck gold in the Middle Kingdom. North America remains the world’s largest box-office territory, but for foreign-language films produced outside of Hollywood, China can already offer vastly more market potential for the right lucky title. The highest-earning foreign-language release in North America last year was Bollywood epic
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Faith-based film ‘I Can Only Imagine’ — the huge surprise of the weekend — and ‘Love, Simon’ each earn a coveted A+ CinemaScore. Unless Alicia Vikander’s Tomb Raider unearths unexpected treasure, it’s on course to lose the weekend box-office crown to ruling champ Black Panther, according to early Friday returns. The female-led action-adventure won the
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Armando Iannucci’s film enjoys one of the best starts ever for veteran indie distributor IFC. As Special Counsel Robert Mueller continues to investigate Russia’s possible interference in the 2016 presidential election and Donald Trump’s involvement in such meddling, along comes a political satire about the former Soviet Union that is striking a chord at the
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Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time was unable to defeat Black Panther after opening to a muted $33.3 million from 3,980 theaters in North America. Both Black Panther and A Wrinkle in Time — the latter based on Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved book and targeting young girls — have been heralded for their diversity, both in front
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It remains to be seen whether Ava DuVernay’s adventure-fantasy can beat ‘Black Panther,’ now in its fourth weekend. Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time — based on Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved book — has finally transported into theaters. The fantasy-adventure grossed $1.3 million in Thursday-evening previews for a projected debut in the $35 million-$40 million range,
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The Hollywood Reporter breaks down the shout-outs and jokes that may have left viewers scratching their heads. Beyond wondering whether your favorite movie or nominee didn’t win, Oscars viewers, especially those who don’t work in or closely follow the entertainment industry, may have had a few other queries after Sunday night’s awards show. For instance,
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The internet exploded with memes of the actress after she appeared to come to some sort of realization while applauding. Jennifer Garner introduced the “In Memoriam” segment at Sunday’s 90th Academy Awards, and since the show she’s become a viral meme — but not because of her time spent on stage. While in the audience,
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The president tweeted, “We don’t have Stars anymore — except your president (just kidding, of course)!” President Donald Trump says the problem with the Oscars is “we don’t have Stars anymore” — except for him. Viewership of Sunday’s Academy Awards broadcast plunged to a record low of 26.5 million people. According to the Nielsen company,
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March 05, 2018 4:36pm PT by Scott Feinberg Kevin Winter/Getty Images The morning after the 90th edition of Hollywood’s highest-profile awards show, The Hollywood Reporter’s editorial director and awards columnist assess the ceremony, the results, the controversies and more. On the morning after the 90th Oscars, The Hollywood Reporter‘s editorial director Matthew Belloni and awards
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Disney veteran Cathleen Taff will assume Hollis’ job, becoming the only female to currently run theatrical distribution at a major Hollywood studio. Longtime Disney distribution chief Dave Hollis is leaving the studio to become CEO of his wife Rachel Hollis’ company, Chic Media, and relocate his family to Texas. Disney veteran Cathleen Taff will take
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At the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday night, Lopez and his wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez collected the best original song honor for “Remember Me” from the animated film ‘Coco,’ meaning he’s now bagged at least two coveted awards from each of the fields of television (Emmy), music (Grammy), film (Oscar), and theater (Tony). With his latest
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Black Panther has most of the world at its feet. Only one country has yet to submit to Ryan Coogler’s afro-futuristic box-office sensation: China. The Disney-Marvel tentpole finally opens March 9 in the world’s second-largest film market, the last international outing for Panther following rollouts in Russia on Feb. 26 and Japan on March 1. The film
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Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘Red Sparrow’ debuts to $17 million, while Bruce Willis-starrer ‘Death Wish’ takes in an estimated $13 million; select Oscar nominees enjoy a last-minute surge before Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony. Movies from Jennifer Lawrence and Bruce Willis were no match for Disney and Marvel’s Black Panther, which amassed another $65.7 million in its third
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