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    Indie Box Office, from New 'Monsieur Lazhar' to Holdover 'Bully': What It Really Means

    This weekend at the specialty box office, the last of this year’s Oscar Foreign Language nominees to open, Music Box's “Monsieur Lazhar,” grossed decently, along with a slew of other major festival-showcased new releases. Meantime, The Weinstein Co.'s “Bully” broadened quickly with some success...

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    Box Office: 'Hunger Games' Takes Fourth Number One Weekend

    Topping box office charts for the fourth consecutive weekend, Lionsgate’s exemplary “The Hunger Games” took in an estimated $21.5 million, advancing its cume to a stellar $337.1 million. The weekend’s three new wide releases were unable to dislodge “Games” from its perch at number one.

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    Specialty Box Office: Big Debut For "Woman Thou Art Loosed;" "Bully" Expands Nicely With PG-13

    The overwhelming winner amidst a slew of specialty debuts this weekend was Neema Barnette's "Woman Thou Art Loosed!: On the 7th Day." According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, "Loosed" managed to find the best per-theater-average of any film in release, includ...

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    Best of TOH Week That Was: In the Works, Fests, Interviews, Tarantino Updates, and Woody Allen Comes Home

    Weekend movie guide: We recommend "The Cabin in the Woods" (our review here) and "The Lady" (Weekend Preview). For something more retro, Immersed in Movies reviews the restored "Two for the Road" (which will debut at TCM Classic Film Fest). For a thoughtful Foreign Oscar nominee, try "Monsieur Lazh...

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    Indie Box Office Flashback: "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" Debuted 10 Years Ago This Weekend

    It was 10 years ago (more or less) this weekend that an indie box office monster was born.

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    Weekend Preview: Roll the Dice At A Crowded Box Office

    It's a crowded weekend at the box office, so we'll try to steer you in the right direction.

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    8 Things You Want to Know from EW's Summer Preview: 'Dark Knight Rises,' 'Avengers,' 'Huntsman,' 'Magic Mike'

    EW's Summer Preview (out April 13) covers the season's most hyped releases, from "The Dark Knight Rises" (the last of the "Dark Knight triplets"), "The Avengers" ("the 'Taxi Driver' of superhero-team movies") and "The Amazing Spider-Man&qu...

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    Weekend Box Office: What the Indie Numbers Really Mean UPDATED

    The weekend marks the return of two veteran filmmakers who were established in specialized theaters in the 1990s – Whit Stillman and Nanni Moretti. Films from both directors (who have always made pointed observations about their surroundings) opened to respectable if not spectacular grosses this hol...

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    Review: Maiwenn's 'Polisse'

    I finally caught up with one of the films I was sorry I missed from Cannes 2011. Directed by Maiwenn, one of France's excellent women filmmakers, child protection police ensemble "Polisse" offers masterful camerawork and acting, pitched at high energy and emotion.

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Sushi' Becomes Year's First $1 Million Doc; 'Damsels' and 'Pope' Debut Nicely

    It was a happy Easter for the two reporting newbies at the specialty box office. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, both Sony Classics' "Damsels in Distress" and Sundance Selects' "We Have a Pope" found respectable debuts.

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