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    Box Office: 'Casa' and 'Kid' Score Strong Debuts; 'Jeff' Disappoints

    In a crowded St. Patricks' Day weekend at the specialty box office, Will Ferrell's Spanish-language comedy "Casa de Mi Padre" and European import "The Kid With a Bike" had the most impressive debuts, while Mark & Jay Duplass' latest, "Jeff Who Lives at Home,&...

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    Weekend Indie Box Office Analysis: 'Kid with a Bike' and 'Gerhard Richter Painting' Open Well, 'Jeff, Who Lives at Home' Disappoints

    As Oscar films fade from memory, two new limited releases had impressive debuts, including “The Kid With a Bike,” the latest in an unusually strong group of recent foreign language entries, and artist profile "Gerhard Richter Painting."

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    Weekend Box Office: '21 Jump Street' is Head of the Class with $35 million; 'John Carter' Drops to $13 million

    Sony’s “21 Jump Street” took a seat at the head of the class at the North American box office as the re-imagined buddy-comedy racked up a hefty $35 million on its first weekend in theaters.

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    'Hunger Games' Early Reviews Gush Over Lawrence (Latest Trailer and Clips)

    The first installment of Suzanne Collins' young adult trilogy hits theaters March 23, 2012, but early reviews are in. The wildly anticipated post-apocalyptic thriller has yielded reviews that just border on gushing.

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    Weekend Preview: Laugh with '21 Jump Street' & 'Footnote'; 'Kid with a Bike' & "Detachment' Bring Drama

    It is a great weekend to laugh or cry at the movies. Joseph Cedar's "Footnote" (Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film) is the dramedy for intellectuals, while "21 Jump Street" and "Jeff, Who Lives at Home" deliver the sillier, satisfying fun...

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    Final Box Office: "Footnote" Tops Indiewire's Crowded Weekly 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 here's some highlights:

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    Weekend Indie Box Office: 'Footnote' and 'Salmon Fishing' Deliver

    As the Oscar winners quickly recede from attention, two impressive Sony Classics films – one continuing, one new – stand out, while two potential cross-over films which premiered at Toronto openings survived mix reviews to show some modestly positive grosses.

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    Weekend Box Office: Holdover 'The Lorax' Gobbles Up 'John Carter'

    With three new wide releases hitting the marketplace, Universal’s “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” held onto the top spot for the second consecutive weekend with an estimated $39.1 million, slipping a mild 44% while advancing its 10-day cume to a robust $122 million, thanks largely to a responsive family audi...

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    Weekend Preview: 'John Carter' Arrives, 'Friends With Kids,' 'Silent House,' 'Salmon Fishing,' 'Sushi' & More

    It's a weekend to have fun at the box office. If you don't take any of it too seriously, you'll enjoy the star-packed rom-com "Friends With Kids" (with many familiar "Bridesmaids" faces) or the fascinating disaster that is "John Carter." If you loved "D...

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