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    2013: The Year In Quotes

    2013, we’re not quite done with you yet. To close off our coverage of the year gone by, we wanted to hand over the mic to the actors, directors and other film professionals who made waves, headlines, faux pas, announcements, pronouncements or funny gags throughout the year. And we’re changing up the...

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    'Ender's Game' May Port Over To TV As Lionsgate Ponders Franchise Future

    More than a week since its initial release and Gavin Hood's “Ender's Game”, starring Asa Butterfield and Harrison Ford has suffered a strange type of purgatorial reception— recognizable to many, including its younger sci-fi target audience, but thus far resisting an actual pull into the theatres. Ta...

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    Immersed in Movies: Digital Domain Talks 'Ender's Game' Zero-Gravity VFX

    As co-producer of "Ender's Game," Digital Domain 3.0 has a lot more at stake than cool zero-g and simulated battles in space. As one of LA's few remaining VFX studios, DD is experimenting with content creation as a new business model, and the rest of the industry is watching closely.

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    'Ender's Game' Tops Weekend, 'Last Vegas' Lures Adults, 'Bad Grandpa' Holds Tight

    A stronger than expected Saturday boosted the weekend box office as three openers grossed $16 million or better for the first time since mid-August. Last week's #1, "Bad Grandpa," enjoyed a great hold. The top 10 scored $115 million, down from $119 last year (which boasted "Wreck-It Ralph" and "Flig...

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    Box Office: 'Ender's Game' Wins Jackpot Over 'Last Vegas'

    Considering the love-or-hate, finicky temperament of its core audience targets (grownup sci-fi fans and young adults), Gavin Hood's "Ender's Game" (starring Asa Butterfield as the titular Ender) fared well, ending up in the top spot with $28 million. The long awaited sci-fi adaptation... Oh wait, we...

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    'Enders Game' Tops Box Office with Lackluster Numbers, '12 Years a Slave' Stays Strong, 'Diana' Flops

    Lionsgate/Summit's "Ender's Game," yet another attempt to catch a youth-oriented genre franchise to replace the "Twilight" series, opened at #1 yesterday to $9.9 million (including Thursday night's figures). This is a decent number, but not as strong as it needed to be given its $110 million-product...

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    Ender’s Game

    The futuristic setting of the piece is beautifully realized, but it’s the emotional quotient that dominates and drives the film.

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    This Weekend: Plenty to Choose From with 'Dallas Buyers Club', 'Broken Circle Breakdown,' 'Ender's Game' and 'About Time'

    A plenitude of films hit theaters this weekend. Best reviewed is Jean-Marc Vallee's "Dallas Buyers Club," starring an emaciated Matthew McConughey as real-life AIDS patient Ron Woodruff, who in the early '90s set up an under-the-table pharmacy in Texas supplying unapproved meds for HIV. McConaughey ...

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    5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Free Digital Movies, 'Ender's Game' 3D Replicas and More

    Get free digital downloads from Target Ticket, create a 3D replica from "Ender's Game" and more tech news for filmmakers and film fans.

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    Review: 'Ender's Game' Starring Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld & Abigail Breslin

    For all of the considerable questions raised in “Ender's Game," director Gavin Hood's adaptation of Orson Scott Card's sci-fi novel, they ultimately all revolve around process. The film has numerous steps toward intergalactic war pitting Earth against an alien race and is most engaged when exploring...

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