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The sequel doesn’t match the opening of the first ‘Deadpool’ in the U.S., but launches to a record $176 million overseas; the adult-skewing ‘Book Club’ opens to $12.5 million, while ‘Show Dogs’ falters. Superheroes continued to dominate the box office over the weekend as Ryan Reynolds and Fox’s Deadpool 2 bowed to $125 million domestically
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The prizes for the festival sidebar were given out Thursday night. The prizes for Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight sidebar were awarded Thursday evening, with Gaspar Noe’s sex-and-drugs drama Climax taking the Art Cinema Award from among the 17 films in competition. This year’s selections had some big-name directors competing, with Oscar nominee Ciro Guerra’s Summer Birds, Cesar
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Joachim Trier’s jury awarded the Nespresso Grand Prize and other honors. The first major awards of this year’s Cannes Film Festival were handed out Wednesday night, with Diamantino taking the top honor in the Critics’ Week sidebar. Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt’s surrealist film, one of seven features in competition, took the Nespresso Grand Prize.
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Oscar-winning production designer Dean Tavoularis will also be honored at the June 11 ceremony. Jodie Foster will receive an honorary degree from the AFI Conservatory, along with Oscar-winning production designer Dean Tavoularis. A two-time Academy Award winner for acting, Foster has transitioned to behind-the-camera work in recent years but will next be seen starring in the
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Manson helped to usher in the modern era of Hollywood market research through his innovative campaign for the 1971 horror film ‘Willard,’ and also specialized in cutting TV spots and trailers, including the famous one for the 1981 horror film ‘Scanners.’ Arthur Manson, a veteran marketing and distribution executive who helped to usher in the
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Overseas, ‘Infinity War’ debuts to a near-record $200 million in China as it becomes the top-grossing superhero pic of all time globally. Disney and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War finished its third weekend at the box office with $1.606 billion in global ticket sales after earning another $61.8 million in North America and launching in China
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Instead, both new films hope to serve as counterprogramming over Mother’s Day weekend; ‘Avengers’ finally lands in China. Disney and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War will have no trouble staying No. 1 in its third weekend. The only question is by how much. Domestically, the superhero tentpole could pull in another $60 million over Mother’s Day
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From left: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Stranger Things’ and ‘Westworld’ Photofest Trailers for Black Panther, Stranger Things and Westworld are among the nominees for the 19th annual Golden Trailer Awards, which honor the best in film and TV marketing. The Shape of Water and Hitman’s Bodyguard earned the most nominations of any film by title with eight
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Sharon Stone and Liam Neeson will be among the presenters at this year’s ceremony, set to take place in New York on May 14. The Webby Awards has named two more special achievement honorees, The Hollywood Reporter can reveal exclusively. Adam Sandler will receive a special achievement award for his performances across several Netflix films
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