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    Is The Key to Marketing an Animated Film Really All About the Color Scheme?

    Is it really as simple as that? Of course not, no kid wants to see an animated story about the development of the Pythagorean Theorem no matter how many splashy colors a studio marketing department tosses against a one-sheet or outdoor. But if we go back to 2011 and take out any sure fire hits, su...

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    Scarlett Johansson is a Box-Office Superheroine

    Johansson stars in the weekend's top studio flick and top indie.

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    Top 10 Indies in The iTunes Store This Week: 'Philomena' and 'The Unknown Known' Hit the List

    Oscar winners "12 Years a Slave" and "Dallas Buyers Club" continue to dominate, while newcomers "Philomena" and "The Unknown Known" hit the list of top indies in the iTunes store this week.

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    Scarlett Johansson is Two for Two This Weekend as 'Under the Skin' Marks 2014's Second Best Limited Opener

    Jonathan Glazer's well-reviewed Scarlett Johansson-starrer "Under the Skin" (A24) scored the best limited opening so far this year after the phenomenal "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Clocking less than 20% the latter film's start, "Under the Skin" still marked an impressive opening for a challenging an...

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    Weekend Top Ten Box Office: Marvel's 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Smashes the Field

    Marvel/Disney's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" vacuumed up nearly 60% of the Top 10 gross of $157 million. Recent openers "Noah" (Paramount) and "Divergent" (Lionsgate) took powerful body blows and fell quickly from their modest starts. "Captain America"'s strong number distorts the overall ...

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    Weekend B.O. April 4-6 (Doing It Right)

    A really good film that will appeal to everyone and some smart scheduling decisions are the main reasons why Captain America :The Winter Soldier did as well as it did

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    Box-Office: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Breaks April Records With A Whopping $96.2 Million Opening Weekend

    Marvel’s hegemony continues, but it’s too be expected, right? If the mediocre “Thor: The Dark World” could open to $85 million domestically, surely the better-reviewed and mostly critically-loved “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” could best that by a significant margin, right? Well, in almost 4,...

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Skin' Soars To Make Scarlett Johannson 'Captain' Of The Weekend; Jude Law Not So Fortunate With 'Hemingway'

    Jonathan Glazer's first film in 10 years, "Under The Skin," found 2014's second best limited debut this weekend. The A24-released film -- which stars Scarlett Johannson as an alien roaming around Scotland preying on men -- found its way under the skin of enough filmgoers to gross $140,000 from j...

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    Friday Box Office: 'Captain America' Does Huge Business, 'Under the Skin' Has Healthy Limited Opening

    Marvel's latest juggernaut "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" (Buena Vista) replicated its one-week earlier initial initial success with a domestic take of $37,041,000, a record for an April opening. This is just under $3 million better than the previous best April first day achieved by the non-...

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