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    Weekend Preview: 'Trishna,' 'Farewell My Queen,' 'Alps' & 'The Imposter' Join 'Ice Age' At the Box Office

    With Comic-Con occupying the fanboys, there's a great selection of limited-release indie and foreign films arriving this weekend to satiate hungry cinephiles...

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    Final Box Office: 'Beasts' Repeats At Top of Chart

    Each Tuesday, Indiewire publishes a box office chart that sorts the final weekend numbers of all specialty releases by per-theater average. You can check out the full chart here, but here are some highlights:

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Beasts,' 'Moonrise' and 'Rome' Provide Post-Holiday Fireworks

    As most specialized distributors shunned new post-holiday openings, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" showed new strength in its second week, as several already successful films broadened well, led by "Moonrise Kingdom" and "To Rome With Love."

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Beasts,' 'Rome' and 'Moonrise' Continue Strong Summer For Indie Releases

    A mighty summer trio of "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Moonrise Kingdom" and "To Rome With Love" continued to boost the summer indie box office, each finding very strong numbers in expansion. That overshadowed a generally uneventful batch of openers, which included &qu...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Amazing Spider-Man' Leads Field

    Sony’s “The Amazing Spider-Man” showed that the venerable Marvel character can still lure moviegoers in large numbers into its web. In its first six days the $230-million franchise reboot of “Spider-Man" with new stars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone in the leads generated close to $140 million and ...

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    Weekend B.O. July 6-8 (Beasts Still Impresses At B.O.)

    No surprise that The Amazing Spider Man was No. 1 this weekend and that Seth MacFarlane's rude comedy Ted held up pretty strong for the second place.

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    Weekend Box Office: 'The Amazing Spider-Man' Tops Weekend, Hauls $140 Million Over 6 Days

    Here are some facts, without spin. The opening $64 million weekend of "The Amazing Spider-Man" is less than that of "Spider-Man 2" by about $24 million. The $140 million it has registered since it's release on Tuesday is overshadowed by the first three days of "Spider-Man 3," at $151 million. And wi...

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    Best of the Week: 'Amazing' Box Office, Comic-Con Preview, Karlovy Vary, Mark Wahlberg's Career & More

    This week on TOH, Spidey proves his staying power even as general tentpole malaise sets in, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival offers a cinephile's dream lineup, Comic-Con's on the horizon and more!

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    Adults Crave Original Content while Tentpole Enthusiasm Wanes

    The Austin Film Festival's film program director Stephen Jannise argues that "a new demographic is there for the taking"...

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    Weekend Preview: 'Amazing Spider-Man,' 'Savages,' 'Do-Deca,' 'Collaborator' & More

    In case you haven't seen "Beasts of the Southern Wild" yet, that's still your best bet for an exciting cinematic experience. This holiday weekend's offerings feel tired and uninspired...

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