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    Arthouse Audit: 'The Iceman' and 'What Maisie Knew' from Millennium Open Strong

    In a weekend dominated by the domestic opening of "Iron Man 3," two films from Millennium Films, both of which showed at Toronto last year to modest attention score surprisingly solid openings in limited play. "The Iceman" and "What Maisie Knew" both starred respected actors (hardly a guarantee for ...

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    'Iron Man 3' Crushes Weekend Competition, But Can't Save Box Office: 'Pain & Gain' Plummets

    Disney and Marvel are chortling with glee at the massive global success of "The Iron Man 3," finally adding late arrival North America to its huge foreign openings. The domestic numbers rank a bit below what "The Avengers" did one year ago, but overtaking that number was a tall order. Even so, $175 ...

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    Weekend B.O. May 3-5 (Here Comes 'Iron Man 4' and 5 and 6...)

    I keep saying that eventually people will tire of comic book super hero movies and will long for more adult movies again about people interacting with people, and I keep getting proved wrong.

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Iron Man 3' Scores Second Biggest Opening In Box Office History

    Who really needs any other studios when you’ve got Marvel around? About a year after Marvel’s “The Avengers” set the record for biggest weekend in box office history, “Iron Man 3” comes along to provide the second best. There’s not much precedence for this sort of thing – spinning a successful franc...

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    'Iron Man 3' Adds U.S. to Its Huge Take

    Disney/Marvel's "Iron Man 3" added the U.S. and Canada as the last major territories to open Thursday night, amassing a $68,312,000 total through Friday to end up as the #8 best (in unadjusted figures) opening gross ever. More relevantly, that strong number was about $12 million less than last year'...

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    Weekend Preview: 'Iron Man 3' a Smart Superhero Flick; Critics Applaud 'What Maisie Knew' and 'Something in the Air,' Mixed on 'Post Tenebras Lux'

    This weekend, the latest installment of "Iron Man" soars through multiplexes after racking up more than $300 million overseas. Could it score a $150 million opening, or beat 2012's number one movie, "The Avengers"' $1.5 billion total worldwide gross? It is a Marvel sequel, after all.

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    CinemaCon: Lionsgate Puts 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Front and Center

    At CinemaCon 2013, the Lionsgate movie that was front and center--even if star Jennifer Lawrence wasn't able to join the company jet--was "Catching Fire" (November 22) which is in post-production. Doing the honors in Las Vegas were director Francis Lawrence, replacing Gary Ross for the final two fil...

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    CinemaCon: Fox Launches 'Walter Mitty' Oscar Campaign, Bullock & McCarthy's 'The Heat'

    Last year Twentieth Century Fox used its CinemaCon presentation to wow exhibitors with glorious footage from Ang Lee's "Life of Pi," and instantly established the 3-D epic as a major Oscar contender. This year, solo chairman Jim Gianopulos, no longer paired with now-departed Tom Rothman, introduced ...

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Mud' Scores Sole Strong Indie Opener Amid Specialized Market Struggles

    "Mud" nearly made the weekend box office top 10 in only 363 theaters, towering over all the other new openings this week, none of which had a PSA of even $12,000 with limited New York/Los Angeles two to four theater openings. For the third time in several weeks, and in this case already in the first...

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    'Iron Man 3' Outpaces 'Avengers' Worldwide Grosses and U.S. Top 10 Totals

    The big news this weekend: Disney/Marvel's "Iron Man 3" opened in most of the world between Wednesday and Friday; its $195 million gross in 42 territories is running ahead of even last year's "number one global blockbuster "The Avengers," which initially grossed $185 million in similar dates.

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