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    'Blue Is the Warmest Color' Overcomes Length, Rating to Score Top Subtitled Opening of 2013

    Continuing the flow of highly anticipated specialized releases, IFC's controversial French female romantic drama "Blue Is the Warmest Color" started off strong. Among the highly anticipated November openers are "Dallas Buyers Club," "Nebraska" and "Philomena," with more opening every week through th...

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    Box Office: 'Bad Grandpa' Knocks Down 'Gravity,' '12 Years A Slave' Makes The Top Ten

    After three weeks, "Gravity" has been taken down a peg by none other than "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa." Although it could read disheartening (Oscar-buzzed original sci-fi knocked down by lowbrow comedy third sequel), there's hope yet that we can still have nice things as a few limited release, in...

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    Ted Sarandos Attacks Studios and Theaters for Stifling Innovation in Film Independent Forum Keynote Speech (VIDEO)

    Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos delivered the Executive Keynote address at the 9th annual Film Independent Forum Saturday at the Director Guild Theatre. In the video below, he does not hesitate to target the major studios and theater chains for not seeing things the way he thinks they sho...

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    Number One 'Jackass' Sequel Pulls Young Males with 'Bad Grandpa' as Pre-Halloween Box Office Upticks

    Led by three strong films at the top, this usually soft pre-Halloween weekend top 10 soared to around $93 million, up from $75 million last year. With Paramount's "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" at #1 with a strong $32 million, and both "Gravity" and "Captain Phillips" holding well, moviegoers are s...

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    Specialty Box Office: Big Debut For 'Blue' As Lesbian Drama Turns Controversy Into Cash

    Abdellatif Kechiche's Palme d'Or winning "Blue is the Warmest Color" got off to a very promising start this weekend.

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    Weekend B.O. Oct. 25-27 (‘Grandpa’ Trumps ‘Gravity’)

    Jackass’ shock comedy Bad Grandpa finally knocked Gravity off its No1 box office high perch, where it’s been for the past few weeks, grossing some $32 million this weekend. Some are already calling this development proof positive of the decline of civilization.

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    'Bad Grandpa' Pulls Young Males, 'Counselor' Flops, '12 Years' Makes Top Ten, NC-17 'Blue' Starts Strong

    Who knew? All it took to bring back the core males MIA from theaters was a film about an 86-year-old. Paramount's "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" opened to an easy #1 Friday with $12.6 million (including Thursday late shows). Maybe Emmanuelle Riva should have stuck around a little longer after the O...

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    Ranking Best and Worst NC-17-Rated Films, as 'Blue is the Warmest Color' Opens (Video)

    It was no surprise when Cannes Palme d'Or winner "Blue is the Warmest Color" earned an NC-17 rating for “explicit sexual content.” Sundance Selects/IFC Films figured that would be the case when they submitted it. They were stirring up some ratings controversy to lure people to see the lesbian romanc...

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    As 'Gravity' and 'Captain Phillips' Hit and 'Fifth Estate' Bombs, Who's a Movie Star, Anyway? UPDATED

    UPDATE: While Benedict Cumberbatch is still proving his stripes as a bankable star, PBS has scheduled the third season of "Sherlock" to premiere on January 19, slotted immediately after "Downton Abbey," which has its fourth season stateside premiere January 5. As the Hollywood Reporter puts it, PBS ...

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    Top 10 Indies in the iTunes Store This Week: 'We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks' and 'Stuck in Love' Top the List

    Each Monday we present you with the most up-to-date list of Top 10 (Indie) Movies in iTunes (this list combines rentals and purchases). This week, "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks" (on sale at iTunes) topped the list.

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