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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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    Specialty Box Office: Self-Released 'Detropia' Tops Newcomers; 'Lights,' 'Hello' Also Strong

    While most of the film industry set up shop in Canada for the Toronto International Film Festival, a bunch of alums from the Sundance Film Festival made their way to theaters to varying results.

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    Weekend Box Office Top Ten: No Major New Releases Brings Disaster UPDATED

    Don't look now, but this could end up being the lowest grossing weekend in theaters since at least 2008. And if you look at admissions, far worse.

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    Weekend Box Office: 'The Possession' Repeats At Top Of Box Office On Worst Weekend In Years

    Box office trends exist for a reason, and this weekend only cements that September by and large sucks, box office-wise – this weekend saw the worst results in several years, with no movie cracking the $10 million mark and the whole top ten taking only $46 million in total, a 22% drop from the equiva...

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    Best of the Week: Toronto, Venice & Telluride Fest Coverage, Plus Box Office, Awards & More

    This week on TOH, we're in major festival mode with coverage and reviews out of Toronto, Venice and Telluride, we look at the weekend's theatrical offerings, analyze last weekend's box office and more!

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    LatinoBuzz: South America Takes Over U.S. Theaters, Hermano and Neighboring Sounds Now Playing

    It’s rare for a film in Spanish or Portuguese to make it to a U.S. theater. But this week is a big one for Latin American cinema. Two award-winning films opened theatrically this past Friday, Venezuelan soccer drama Hermano and Neighboring Sounds, a meditation on the divide between Brazil’s social c...

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    Indie-Film Summer Box Office Recap: 'Marigold' and 'Moonrise' Lead Potent, Female-Friendly Season

    For Hollywood, it was a hit-and-miss summer. Audiences flocked to a handful of films in a very big way (most notably "The Avengers" and "The Dark Knight Rises," both among the ten highest-grossing films of all time), but there also were more major disappointments than a summer ha...

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Good Time' Leads Labor Day Openers as 'Sleepwalk' and 'Samsara' Continue To Impress

    The final weekend of the summer movie season has come and gone, and the specialty box office ended things off somewhat uneventfully. The top newbie was Focus Features' comedy "For a Good Time, Call...,' which took in a decent 4-day gross of $186,077 from 23 locations. The weekend&#...

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Sleepwalk with Me' Is Hit, Three Sundance Entries Struggle to Find Audiences

    Even on a holiday weekend, the holdover specialized films--especially "Sleepwalk with Me"-- continued to prosper as the new ones opened badly . They boasted the lowest opening per-screen averages since the low-performing post-Christmas period.

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    Weekend Box Office Top Ten Led by 'The Possession' and 'Lawless,' Disaster 'The Ooogieloves' Brings Up Rear UPDATE

    Grosses for Labor Day weekend are about even with last week’s as well as the same as last year (always the weakest holiday), led by overperforming Lionsgate horror entry "The Possession," hitting the youth crowd, while Weinstein's "Lawless" is delivering at expected levels with a discrete older audi...

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