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    Top Ten Weekend Box Office: Two Paul Andersons Rule UPDATED

    Although the weekend's top ten grosses- totaling around $65 million--were a nice boost from last weekend's disastrous $45 million, they still represent a drop of more than 25% from the same weekend last year. Much of the difference comes from this year's 3-D Disney reissue falling short of last year...

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    Weekend B.O. Sept. 14-16 (The Two Paul Andersons Double Punch)

    The major box office news this weekend is that it pays to be a director if your name is Paul Anderson.

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    Box Office: 'Resident Evil' Takes Top Spot & 'The Master' Breaks Limited Release Record

    After an extended down period, the box office is back! Sorta! Kinda! Not really! We're not sure what this means! Regardless, after a weekend where no film registered a double-digit gross in the millions, there were two films from highly established brands battling for supremacy. In the end, the vict...

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    Specialty Box Office: 'The Master' Shatters Per-Theater-Average Record; 'Arbitrage' Also Very Strong

    In an explosive weekend at the specialty box office, Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" broke the record for the best limited debut of all time (topping "Moonrise Kingdom"), while Nicholas Jarecki's "Arbitrage" managed some excellent numbers on a much wider scr...

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    Friday Box Office: 'The Master' Is Set To Break All-Time Record For Limited Debut

    Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" is looking very good to break the all-time record for a limited debut.

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    New Digital Restoration of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' Hits Theaters Friday, Blu-ray Release September 18

    Following a successful one-week IMAX engagement, Paramount is giving Spielberg's classic action flick "Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark" an extended theatrical run starting September 14, playing in more than 300 digital cinemas across the country and anticipating the film's Blu-ray rele...

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    TIFF 11 Acquisitions Recap: Best Gross 'Salmon' at $9 million

    As acquisitions execs tally up their buys for Toronto Film Fest 2012, they would do well to note how the movies that were acquired here last year fared in release.

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    Superheroes, CGI Bears & Channing Tatum: The Box Office Year To Date

    By now you’ve probably heard that summer movie attendance reached the lowest point in the past 20 years (and indeed, this past weekend saw the worst total gross among the top 10 in at least four years). This may come as a surprise to you, but it actually fits into the historical pattern playing out ...

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    Arthouse Audit: Sundance Fest Hits Theaters

    Although the film festival action is in Toronto right now, there's a mini-Sundance going on this weekend. Six different films that premiered at this year's event, including four in the prime American Narrative and Documentary competition, opened to varying but mainly decent results. "Th...

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    Box Office: Newbie 'Detropia' Strong, While Oldies ('Sparkle,' 'Madea,' Others) A Mixed Bag

    Of note this weekend, with respect to new films with people of Africa descent at the center of their narratives, the independently-released documentary, Detropia, which opened on just 1 screen in New York City (at IFC Center), grossed $18,400. Look for announcements of cities it'll expand t...

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