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    Arthouse Audit: 'Your Sister's Sister' and 'Abramovic' Join Summer Specialty B.O. Bonanza

    Two women-directed films with solid reviews - "Your Sister's Sister" and "Marina Abramovic - The Artist Is Present" - stood out among the openings, with promising debuts. But the news continues to be ongoing interest in a range of expanding and ongoing releases, giving the specialized market a wider...

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Sister's Sister' Has Weekend's Best Debut; 'Kingdom' Keeps Rising

    Lynn Shelton's "Your Sister's Sister" led a bunch of mostly unremarkable debuts, including weak starts for docs "Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present" and "Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap."

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Madagascar 3' and 'Prometheus' Hold Off Weak Newcomers; Sandler Flops in Fifth UPDATED

    For the second consecutive weekend, Paramount/DreamWorks’ “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” and 20th Century Fox’s “Prometheus” held the top two spots, and in that order, with the former taking in an estimated $35.5 million and the latter grossing around $20.2 million.

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    Women's Films Opening - June 15, 2012

    Women's Films Opening - June 15, 2012

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    Quote of the Day: "Why? Why? Why? Don't they want the money?

    That is the quote Meryl Streep uttered Tuesday night at the annual Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.  She was onstage to present Viola Davis with her Crystal Award for Excellence in Film. 

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    Final Box Office: 'Moonrise Kingdom' Three-peats on Top of Indiewire's Box Office Chart

    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 we've called out some highlights:

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Safety' and 'Dark Horse' Lead Debuts; 'Moonrise' Hits Overall Top 10

    A slew of notable new indie films entered the marketplace this weekend, with Film District's "Safety Not Guaranteed" and Brainstorm Media's "Dark Horse" the only ones to manage per-theater-averages over $10,000. They topped the likes of Fox Searchlight's "Lola Ve...

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Safety Not Guaranteed' and 'Dark Horse' Trounce 'Lola' and 'Peace, Love and Misunderstanding'

    Although none of this week's new specialty films scored great numbers, the two best among NY and/or LA openers came into the market with less advance marketing behind them. Revamped FilmDistrict marked a decent showing for Sundance hit "Safety Not Guaranteed" while Todd Solondz' Venice/Toronto-scree...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Madagascar' Family Sequel Tops Scott's R-Rated 'Prometheus'

    Paramount's “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted," the PG family film from DreamWorks Animation, exceeded expectations and easily captured the top spot at the box office this weekend. The mighty combo of a lack of family films in the marketplace and the return of a popular franchise led to an estimat...

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    Women's Films Opening - June 8, 2012

    Women's Films Opening - June 8, 2012

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