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    Breaking Dawn Scores 5th Highest Opening Weekend Ever

    Women dominated the box office this weekend.  Breaking Dawn grossed $139.5 million here in the US and another $144 million overseas making it the 5th highest opening domestic weekend EVER.  It was only a couple of million off the opening of New Moon which holds the 4th largest opening week...

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    "Planet of Snail": The Best Documentary I've Seen at IDFA

    Seung-Jun Yi's doc "Planet of Snail" is screening here at IDFA and I have to quickly remark that it totally blew me away. And no, it's not a nature documentary about snails. It's a quietly powerful portrait of Young-Chan, a Korean man who is both deaf and blind (he calls himse...

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    Guest Post: Making Marathon Boy

    Six years ago, in an impoverished corner of India, an orphanage director and a slum boy capture the imagination of their country. Plucked from obscurity and thrust into the national spotlight, Budhia Singh ran 48 marathons by the age of 4, winning hundreds of thousands of fans and making headlines ...

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    OWN To Premiere New Show In January Starring Who Else? Oprah!

    Despite her vow that she was going to stay behind-the-scenes running her network, you just kinda knew that anyone with an ego like hers wasn't going to be satisifed being behind the camera for long.. And now that her BFF (Or common-in-law wife It's still not clear) Gayle King has left Oprah&...

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    Weekend Box Office: Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Ignites Moviegoers Worldwide, The Descendants Delivers

    Christmas arrived early this year at the box office as Summit’s “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part One” racked up the fifth biggest opening weekend in boxoffice history with an estimated $139.5 million. On Friday alone the total was some $72 million, marking the third...

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    Box Office: Alexander Payne's 'The Descendants' Soars In Massive Limited Debut

    After a successful mid-week launch on 5 screens, Fox Searchlight expanded Alexander Payne's "The Descendants" to 29 screens across the country this weekend and saw excellent results.

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    Friday Box Office: "The Descendants" Soars In Nationwide Expansion

    After a successful mid-week launch on 5 screens, Fox Searchlight expanded Alexander Payne's "The Descendants" to 29 screens across the country Friday and saw some very strong results.

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    How I Met My Doppelganger at "Twilight," And What He Taught Me.

    How I Met My Doppelganger at "Twilight," And What He Taught Me.

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    The Well-Done Trailer for 'W.E.' Begs the Question: Is It Really That Bad?

    The Weinstein Company have taken their sweet time to deliver a trailer for Madonna's period romp "W.E." And who can blame them? Following its disastrous premiere at Venice and its chilly reception in Toronto the film's gone quiet -- and the film's Oscar qualifying run begins in...

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    Watch: New Trailer For Madonna's 'W.E.' Plus A Handful Of Images From The Film

    Watch: New Trailer For Madonna's 'W.E.' Plus A Handful Of Images From The Film

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