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    Weekend Box Office Specialty Films Report: What It Means

    Three specialized films with stellar reviews opened this weekend, but the one going out the widest and also available for home viewing, "Marley," boasted the most success. Three other new releases also had parallel premieres on video-on-demand.

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Marley' Doc Scores Very Strong Debut

    Coming off the success of their doc "Jiro Dreams of Sushi," Magnolia Pictures has another doc-related reason to celebrate with the strong debut numbers from Kevin Macdonald's "Marley." Appropriately released over 4/20 weekend, the film led a batch of newcomers that included S...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Think Like a Man' Rousts 'Hunger Games' from Top Spot

    For the first time in five weeks Lionsgate's “The Hunger Games” did not land the top spot at the box office in North America. Screen Gems' ensemble comedy “Think Like A Man” stole that crown with a better than expected debut estimated at $33 million...

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    Cannes 2011 Box Office Recap: Some Played, Most Didn't

    As we anticipate savoring the various sections of Cannes 2012 (official and sidebar), let's dig into the level of success of last year’s entries – including the first Best Picture Oscar-winner launched at the festival, and two others also nominated in the same category.

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    The Top Grossing Films That Premiered at Tribeca 2011

    As the 2012 edition of the Tribeca Film Festival gets underway this evening, it seems appropriate to look back at the films of last year's edition and determine how well they did at the theatrical box office.

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    Final Box Office: 'Here' Tops Indiewire's Weekly 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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    Career Watch: Michelle Yeoh Builds on Asia Powerbase, But "The Lady" Opens Soft

    A 1984 TV commercial with Jackie Chan was the start of Michelle Yeoh's on-camera career. While she ranks #7 on EW's Best Bond Girls list for her kick-ass role in "Tomorrow Never Dies," and is the most bankable Asian actress in the world, the martial arts action star ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)...

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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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