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    This Week's Limited Titles & Expansions

    "Chef" leads the list of limited titles this week. Jon Favreau's Tribeca fave opens 6 runs in New York and Los Angeles this Friday before a month long May rollout.

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    Hit Or Miss #2: All Hail Belle!

    In case you were too busy watching the Spidey numbers come in this weekend, Fox Searchlight's "Belle" was a sensational surprise in its initial openings. The film, which is directed by Amma Asante and stars British TV actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw, amassed $104,000 in 4 locations.

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    Cities, States & Specific Theaters In Which 'Belle' Opens This Weekend (As Wells As In Successive Weeks)

    Cities, States & Specific Theaters In Which 'Belle' Opens This Weekend (As Wells As In Successive Weeks)

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    Not Into 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'? Here Are Three Raved-About Indies to See This Weekend

    Superhero Movie Season is in full swing this weekend as "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" starring Andrew Garfield nets multiplexes far and wide. But those who're feeling the tentpole blues can seek solace in three well-reviewed indie offerings: "Ida" and "Belle" hit select cities, while Ti West's found-fo...

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    Belle

    "Belle" is handsome and well-cast with Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who made an impression on me in Tom Hanks’ "Larry Crowne," in the title role.

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    Interview: 'Belle' Director Amma Asante On Her Charged & Groundbreaking Period Drama

    A good candidate for the unexpected sleeper indie crossover of the summer looks to be Fox Searchlight's "Belle," which hits theaters this week. The film tells the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, born in the West Indies in 1761 to an aristocrat, Admiral Sir John Lindsay, and an African slave. She...

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    In "Belle", Racism Rings True In Past And Present

    Last night Fox Searchlight hosted a screening of their upcoming release of "Belle" exclusively for members of The Producers Guild and Screen Actors Guild. The screening was followed by a Q&A with the film's British producer, Damian Jones.

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    This Week's Limited Titles And Expansions

    Fox Searchlight opens New York and Los Angeles on the film that was the opening night selection at the most recent Palm Springs Film Festival, “Belle”, from director Amma Assante. The film revolves around an illegitimate mixed race daughter of a member of the Royal Navy. Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars in t...

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    Trailer of the Week: An Upper Class Dark-Skinned Woman Battles Racism in 18th Century England in 'Belle'

    Before the Trailer, We Thought: Premiering in Toronto to warm but not ecstatic acclaim, Amma Asante's "Belle" appeared to be fresh off the endless conveyor belt of cookie-cutter costume dramas, rife with the sort of Jane Austen-era period trappings and muted romantic intrigue that has made many of t...

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    Watch: First Trailer For The Rare & Exotic 'Belle'

    Another film that was tipped as a possible late entry into the awards season thicket, the respectful if rather quiet premiere of "Belle" last month at the Toronto International Film Festival put any of those plans on hold. Instead, a release next spring is in the works, but Fox Searchlight will use ...

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