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The involvement of Legendary, which is owned by Chinese conglomerate Wanda, may have helped the action thriller score a slot during the lucrative summer window, which Beijing usually reserves for domestic Chinese releases. Legendary Entertainment and Universal’s upcoming Dwayne Johnson action thriller Skyscraper has locked down a July 20 release date in China, securing a
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the names on Monday of 928 individuals who have been invited to join its ranks this year. The list includes many eminently worthy individuals, such as actors Miles Teller and Lea Seydoux, directors Luca Guadagnino and Bela Tarr, writers Arnaud Desplechin and Jonathan Nolan, producers Lisa Bruce and
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Revenue for both tentpoles was muted slightly by local broadcasts of the World Cup, which commands a huge following in China. Universal and Amblin’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom roared again in China, adding $32.4 million in its second weekend for a healthy total of $202.6 million. The J.A. Bayona-directed dinosaur tentpole also fended off some strong
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The dinos will have no trouble winning the weekend, but the sequel’s opening won’t come close to matching ‘Jurassic World’s’ debut three years ago. The dinos are back. Universal and Amblin’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom stomped into North American theaters Thursday night, earning $15.3 million in previews for a projected $54 million Friday and $133
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The groundbreaking offering will allow moviegoers to see up to three movies per week in any format — including Imax. As MoviePass struggles to stay afloat, mega-theater circuit AMC has upped the ante by offering its own ticket subscription service in the U.S. that will allow patrons to see up to three movies a week
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The fest has become one of the most important stops on the annual road to the Oscars. The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which has become one of the most important stops on the annual road to the Oscars, has announced that its 34th edition is set to take place from Jan. 30 through Feb.
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“I’m a boss MTV. Don’t tell me what to do,” Haddish rapped, as she opened the show by performing her own rendition of Cardi B’s hit-song “Bodak Yellow.” The opening song was rather appropriate for the comedian, for Haddish has been vocal about her love for Cardi B, even admitting that she taught and rapped the song to Barbra
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The long-in-the-making biopic debuted to an underwhelming $1.7 million despite a high-profile publicity campaign piloted by Travolta himself. From the Cannes Film Festival to a posh New York City premiere to stops in cities including Phoenix and Miami, John Travolta tirelessly promoted his new movie, Gotti. He even joined social media for the first time
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Universal and Amblin have claimed Hollywood’s fourth-biggest opening ever in China. Universal and Amblin’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opened with a roar at the Chinese box office over the weekend, earning $111.9 million. It was Universal’s second-biggest debut ever in the market, behind only The Fate Of The Furious. The opening was also considerably better than the $99.2
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In all, 13 special prizes were presented Friday at France’s International Animated Film Festival. The Annecy International Animation Festival presented 13 special prizes Friday, in advance of revealing its competition winners this weekend. Honored films include The Breadwinner, whose composers Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna, were recognized for best original music for a feature and The Big Bad
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