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    Weekend Box Office: Liam Neeson Indie 'The Grey' Freezes Out Three Wide Openers

    With three new wide releases hitting the marketplace this weekend, along with a bevy of expanded Oscar runs, Open Road’s “The Grey” froze out the competition as it took the top spot with an estimated $20 million. The health of the marketplace overall remained robust as the total fo...

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    Weekend B.O. Jan. 27-29 (Black Cinema Hangs On!)

    Though it dropped 44% from last weekend, black cinema's Lord and Savior George Lucas' film Red Tails held on to the 4th place slot, beating Man on a Ledge; though it couldn't beat off Underworld Awakening, The Grey and One for the Money. And even that film stars the one person that EVERY...

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    Box Office: Oscar Contenders Capitalize on Globe Wins; 'The Artist' Stumbles Pre-Nominations

    Four openings or wide releases positioned for unlikely Oscar nominations combine with some post-Golden Globe expansions to lead this week’s report.

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Underworld: Awakening' Sizzles with Beckinsale, 'Haywire" Fizzles with Carano

    Things are looking up at the 2012 box office, which featured a bevy of strong women this weekend. Four new films arriving or expanding into wide release outperformed expectations, marking the third consecutive up frame of the year. The estimated total for all films was $135 million, up a solid ...

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    "Red Tails" Looks Like It's Headed For An O.K. Weekend Opening

    O.K. folks, the wait is over, and did you do your duty to see Red Tails... OR ELSE THERE WILL NEVER BE A BLACK FILM EVER MADE AGAIN!!!!!

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    Lionsgate, Wrekin Hill to Release "Dark Tide" on VOD Before Theatrical Run

    Lionsgate and Wrekin Hill Entertainment are teaming up to try a controversial distribution strategy for Wrekin Hill's upcoming action film "Dark Tide": release it on video before it gets to theaters.

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    Sundance 2012 Buyers Guide: A Primer

    Every year the Sundance acquisition landscape changes as buyers come and go.

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    Two Texas Distributors Go Indie with Foreign Oscar Fare

    Two lesser known niche Texas-based distributors found their films on the Oscar foreign language film short list Wednesday morning, leaving films from better known companies like Music Box, IFC, Strand and Fox behind.

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    Weekend Preview: 'Haywire,' 'Extremely Loud,' 'We Need To Talk About Kevin' & More

    Michael Fassbender is in theaters again, this time with Steven Soderbergh's "Haywire." He may have a smaller part in this film compared to "Shame," "Jane Eyre," "A Dangerous Method" or "X-Men," but the best scene in the movie is still his.

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    Strong Box Office for Kevin and The Iron Lady

    Strong Box Office for Kevin and The Iron Lady

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