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    Weekend Preview: 'Moonrise Kingdom' Rules; The Audacious 'Oslo, August 31st' & France's 'Intouchables'

    "Moonrise Kingdom" is the obvious must-see this holiday weekend, following its warm reception as the Cannes opening night film and the slew of delighted reviews that followed. Fans of director Wes Anderson won't be disappointed; this is a film that only he could make...

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    Final Box Office: 'Marigold Hotel' Flowers Once More While 'Mansome' Bombs

    Each Tuesday, Indiewire publishes a box office chart that sorts the final weekend numbers of all specialty releases by per-theater average. Check out the full chart here, but here's some highlights:

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    China's Wanda Group to Acquire Theater Chain AMC Entertainment to Form Largest Global Cinema Giant

    It's a small world after all. The dateline on the press release reads "BEIJING, China and KANSAS CITY, Mo." That tells you everything you need to know about the transformative news that Chinese conglomerate Wanda, which runs China's largest theater chain, will acquire AMC Entertainment, America's...

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    Arthouse Audit: Who Needs Festivals? Ongoing 'Marigold' Trumps Cannes & Toronto Standouts

    While the US indie acquisition world hunts for new hits at Cannes, a film that bypassed festivals is the standout among recent releases. "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" in its third weekend also continues to parallel same-day opener "The Avengers" in looking good in an otherwise underperforming mar...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Avengers' Annihilates 'Battleship,' Which Opens Lower than 'John Carter'

    Marking its third consecutive weekend in the top spot, Disney’s “The Avengers” continued to annihilate the competition and dominate at North American box office. The Marvel Studio’s production racked up an estimated $55 million, advancing its cume to a stellar $457.1 million.

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    Dear Reggae Fans: You Can Host a Screening of 'Marley'

    Gathr, a pioneer company in movies on demand programming, announced that they will allow fans to bring the critically-acclaimed documentary "Marley" to their local movie venue. "Marley" explores the rich life of Bob Marley, a towering influence in music history. The film was made with unprecedented ...

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    Cannes 2011 Recap: Charting a High-Grossing, Oscar-Bound Crop

    A year ago when Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" opened the Cannes Film Festival, no one would have ever guessed it was the beginning of a fairly remarkable success story. Released in theaters a week a week later, the film would go on to become Allen's highest grossing film ever, and get him his f...

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    Final Box Office: 'Exotic Hotel' Tops Chart Again; 'Artist' Re-Release Bombs

    Each Tuesday, Indiewire publishes a box office chart that sorts the final weekend numbers of all specialty releases by per-theater average. Check out the full chart here, but here's some highlights:

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    Magnolia's on a Roll, from 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi' and 'Marley' to Twisty Stylish Thriller 'Headhunters'

    "Headhunters" is a smart pick-up. It's basically the most commercial movie Norway has to offer, based on Joe Nesbo's global detective bestseller, starring rising star Aksel Hennie ("Max Manus") and Danish "Game of Thrones" baddie Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and directed with style by top commercial direc...

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Marigold Hotel' Still Torrid Amid Weak Specialty Field

    The strong expansion for "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" was marked by a dramatic jump from 27 to 178 theaters, with an estimated PSA (per screen average) of $13,000 or better (likely) for the weekend. Quick expansions for a film like this aren't typical, and the configuration here doesn't offer ea...

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