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    Manohla Dargis Hits It on the Head (Again) With Her Review of Divergent

    Women are not a niche and can be leads of all kinds of movies -- big and small.

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    Will Divergent be the Next YA Phenom?

    Advance ticket sales suggest probably.

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    Frozen Estimated to Become Highest-Grossing Movie in Disney History

    Who knew that the best holiday gift Disney could give itself was turning its back on its past?

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Bad Words,' 'Enemy' and 'Le Week-End' Best of Modest Openers

    As the post-Oscar surge abates, a wide range of new releases opened this week. They fell far short of the total of last week's massive opener "The Grand Budapest Hotel" (Fox Searchlight) which expanded this weekend to reach #8 in only 66 theaters. Also in the Top 10 is "Veronica Mars" (Warner Bros.)...

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    Box Office Top Ten: DreamWorks Scores Hit & Miss, 'Veronica Mars' Scores Day-and-Date Landmark, 'Grand Budapest' Soars

    Two surprise entries in the weekend box office top ten were Wes Anderson's "Grand Budapest Hotel," in only 66 theaters, as well as Kickstarter-financed "Veronica Mars." Two wider new releases opened soft: "Need for Speed" and "Tyler Perry's Single Woman's Club."

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    Friday Box Office: Holdovers Battle 'Need for Speed' for Top Spot, 'Grand Budapest' & 'Veronica Mars' Reach Top 10

    A three-way race for the weekend #1 started off with the DreamWorks video game adaptation "Need for Speed" (distributed by Buena Vista) on top with $6.64 million. But either #2, "300: Rise of an Empire" (Warner Bros.) with $5.8 million, or more likely "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" (20th Century-Fox), at...

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    'Grand Budapest Hotel' Breaks Records; 'Particle Fever' Shows Initial Appeal

    Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" breaks records in limited opening in four theaters.

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    Top Ten: Pricey '300' Sequel and 'Mr. Peabody' Pass $30 Million; 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Opens Huge

    So far the 2014 box office keeps surging on, at least compared to 2013--beating last year's numbers for 15 weeks in a row.

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    '300' Sequel & 'Mr. Peabody' Open Strong, 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Breaks Record in Two City Release

    As expected, two $100-million-plus tentpoles, "300: Rise of an Empire" and "Mr. Peabody and Sherman," opened Friday at #1 and 2 with $17.7 million and $8.0 million respectively.

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    Suck It, Haters: Female-Led Films Make More Money

    20% more money, in fact.

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