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    'Ender's Game' Tops Weekend, 'Last Vegas' Lures Adults, 'Bad Grandpa' Holds Tight

    A stronger than expected Saturday boosted the weekend box office as three openers grossed $16 million or better for the first time since mid-August. Last week's #1, "Bad Grandpa," enjoyed a great hold. The top 10 scored $115 million, down from $119 last year (which boasted "Wreck-It Ralph" and "Flig...

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    Box Office: 'Ender's Game' Wins Jackpot Over 'Last Vegas'

    Considering the love-or-hate, finicky temperament of its core audience targets (grownup sci-fi fans and young adults), Gavin Hood's "Ender's Game" (starring Asa Butterfield as the titular Ender) fared well, ending up in the top spot with $28 million. The long awaited sci-fi adaptation... Oh wait, we...

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    Weekend B.O. Nov.1-3 (This ‘Game’ Won't Surpass ‘Games’)

    Summit Entertainment’s great hope that they found their own Twilight or Hunger Games tentpole movie series fell way short of the mark.

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    'Enders Game' Tops Box Office with Lackluster Numbers, '12 Years a Slave' Stays Strong, 'Diana' Flops

    Lionsgate/Summit's "Ender's Game," yet another attempt to catch a youth-oriented genre franchise to replace the "Twilight" series, opened at #1 yesterday to $9.9 million (including Thursday night's figures). This is a decent number, but not as strong as it needed to be given its $110 million-product...

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    Top 10 Indies in the iTunes Store This Week: 'Girl Most Likely' 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, "Girl Most Likely" and "Stuck in Love" top the list.

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    Que(e)ries: The Highest Grossing Lesbian-Themed Films of All Time

    With 'Blue is the Warmest Color' off to a strong start, let's take a look back at the biggest lesbian-themed box office success stories of all time.

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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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