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The satricial comedy is also the latest miss for actor Matt Damon following director George Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon.’ Acclaimed filmmaker Alexander Payne and Paramount may have bet big on Downsizing, but the movie is doing miniature-like business at the year-end holiday box office. If the R-rated satirical comedy doesn’t make a miraculous recovery, it will mark
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‘Pitch Perfect 3’ and ‘The Post’ also prosper. The verdict is out on ‘The Greatest Showman,’ while R-rated comedy ‘Father Figures’ finds coal in its stocking. Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle are the biggest winners of the holiday box-office feast, while at the other end of the Christmas table,
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The three films joined the crowded Christmas parade on Friday; Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Post’ shines in select theaters. Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle continued to dominate the year-end holiday box office on Friday, while Pitch Perfect 3 made a strong entry. Disney and Lucasfilm’s The Last Jedi grossed $24.7
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The ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ actress poses for THR’s Hollywood Legacies issue alongside mom Melanie Griffith, dad Don Johnson and grandmother Tippi Hedren, a dynasty of actors whose performances defined zeitgeists. Golden Globe-winning actress Tippi Hedren (The Birds) joined daughter Melanie Griffith (also a Golden Globe winner, for Working Girl), granddaughter Dakota Johnson, star of
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The Warner Bros. movie marks Cooper’s feature directorial debut. Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born will hit theaters during awards season. Warner Bros. announced Wednesday it is moving the film from May 18 to Oct. 5, 2018, a prime corridor for more serious, adult-skewing fare. Insiders say the decision was made after executives saw a
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Globally, ‘Last Jedi’ has zoomed past the $600 million mark; ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ sings its way to $2.1M in Thursday previews. Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle stayed ahead of P.T. Barnum biopic The Greatest Showman at the Thursday box office, grossing $7.6 million for a two-day total of $16.6 million and projected six-day debut
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The number of films that have qualified for Academy Award consideration is up slightly from the 2016 total. While a few dozen films will command the lion’s share of the nominations when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces its noms for the 90th Academy Awards on Jan. 23, there are actually 341
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‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ and ‘The Greatest Showman’ join ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ in the holiday parade on Wednesday, followed by ‘Pitch Perfect 3,’ ‘Downsizing’ and ‘Father Figures’ on Friday. A spirited year-end battle at the box office commences Wednesday when Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and Fox’s The Greatest Showman, starring
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This year’s lineup includes a diverse selection of prestige titles and commercially successful action flicks, ranging from Chinese blockbuster ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ to Japanese courtroom thriller ‘The Third Murder.’ Asian Brilliant Stars, the emerging film awards ceremony that runs in tandem with the Berlin International Film Festival, has unveiled its jury and nominees for an
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The Chinese video giant picked up exclusive rights to six Golden Globe-nominated films, also including ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ and ‘The Greatest Showman.’ Chinese streaming video service iQiyi has acquired the exclusive online rights to six Golden Globe Award-nominated Hollywood films, including The Shape of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Molly’s Game.
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The family-friendly drama will be looking to generate the same positive word of mouth in China that has lifted it to an outsanding $103 million in North America. Lionsgate’s sleeper hit Wonder has landed a theatrical release in China. The family-friendly drama starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay is set to debut in
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The nine films include the Palme d’Or winner ‘The Square,’ but not Angelina Jolie’s ‘First They Killed My Father.’ The Academy on Thursday announced the nine films that will compete for a nomination for the best foreign-language film Oscar. The shortlist includes a number of expected entries, like Ruben Ostlund’s Swedish art-world satire The Square,
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