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    Weekend Preview: Violence, Fairy Tales, Bullies & Horny Norwegians

    Joining current box office king "The Hunger Games" this weekend are popcorn-sellers "Wrath of the Titans" (VFX 3-D sequel) and family fairy tale "Mirror Mirror" ...

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    How 'The Hunger Games''s Lush Soundscapes Were Made (Video)

    Can't get enough of "The Hunger Games"? Learn about how the film's Dolby Surround 7.1 Immersive audio was created for the film in the video below. Director Gary Ross and his sound team - Supervising Sound Editor Lon Bender, Re-recording Mixer Michael Keller, and Re-recording Mixer...

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    Final Box Office: 'The Raid: Redemption' Tops 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 here's some highlights:

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    All Six Major Studios Hype Summer Slates at CinemaCon 2012: Warner Bros. Hawks 'The Dark Knight Rises,' 'Dark Shadows'

    It's often like pulling teeth to get the Hollywood studios to invest the big bucks to put on a dog-and-pony show with stars and clip-reels for the annual National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) convention in Las Vegas.

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    Before 'October Baby': 5 Faith-Based Indies That Became Box Office Hits

    While most box office-related stories from this past weekend were all about the unprecendented numbers that came via "The Hunger Games," there was another success story lying in its shadow. 

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    'Bully' Premieres in Los Angeles, Q & A with Director Lee Hirsch & Film's Families (Video)

    After The Weinstein Co. lost its battle with the MPAA to reduce the film's R rating to PG-13, the distributor opted to open Lee Hirsch's "Bully" unrated on March 30. Following Monday's premiere, Hirsch was joined by parents and children featured in the film for a Q & A (check out the video below).

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    Indie Box Office Analysis: 'The Raid' and 'The Deep Blue Sea' Are Off to the Races

    Two new solid openings – “The Raid: Redemption” and “The Deep Blue Sea” – both took somewhat unusual routes beyond normal platforms to find their audiences this weekend. The former showed some real appeal to a non-specialized, younger audience, while the latter shows some initial promise responding ...

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    Box Office: Anti-Abortion Film 'October Baby' and Action Import 'The Raid' Lead Specialty Market

    There's no denying the relative unexcitability today of any box office news today that isn't the record-crashing $155 million insanity that was the opening of "The Hunger Games." But that news belongs in a different column, so I digress. 

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    Weekend Box Office: 'The Hunger Games' Breaks Records as Third Highest Opener of All Time

    Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games” wrote a new page in the record books this weekend as the futuristic sci-fi action adventure, based on the first novel of a bestselling trilogy by Suzanne Collins, grossed a staggering $155 million from 4,137 theaters – marking the third-biggest opening in box office hi...

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