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    Box Office: ‘300: Rise Of An Empire’ Defends The Kingdom; 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Smashes Per-Screen Average Records

    It arrived much too late, some seven years after the fact. It was met with most middling reviews, and it featured no real stars to speak of. But that could not stop “300: Rise Of An Empire,” the slightly less-ripped, less-sweaty, otherwise pretty-much-the-same sequel from dominating the box office (...

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    Taken Again: Liam Neeson's 'Non-Stop' Snatches The Top Box-Office Slot; 'Frozen' Hits The $1 Billion Mark

    If it felt like a forgettable and rather dead weekend at the box office, that’s because it was. Studios typically don’t release major films in theaters the weekend of the Academy Awards, the conventional wisdom being that everyone’s going to be watching the awards, gearing up for the awards, and or ...

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    Box Office Top Ten: Newcomers '3 Days to Kill' & 'Pompeii' No Match for 'Lego''s Legs

    "The Lego Movie" (Warner Bros.) continued its amazing run with a third weekend at #1 and shows no sign of weakening. The movie elevated the weekend's Top Ten total to $94 million, significantly down from last week's holiday numbers, but still $10 million above the same time last year. 2014 to dat...

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    Box-Office: 'The Lego Movie' Takes The #1 Slot For Third Week Running

    Play on, indeed. As expected, the universally beloved “The Lego Movie” dominated the box office again, taking the number one spot for the third week in a row. Only dropping 36.9% from its second week, Warner Bros.' animated juggernaut took in a healthy $31.4 million over the weekend with its domesti...

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    Box Office Top Ten: Audiences Still Love 'Lego' and Kevin Hart, Snub Colin Farrell

    Looking at the Box Office Top Ten this week, you'd think we were still in the 1980s. Four new openers include three remakes of '80s hits, and another adapts a major novel from the decade. Another familiar pop culture artifact from the period -- Legos -- returned as the top film this weekend, as Warn...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Lego Movie' Blocks Out Newcomers, But 'About Last Night' Is Still Strong

    When your options are a tepidly received “RoboCop” remake and a Valentine’s Day-themed romance movie that only the teenage girl die-hards seemed interested in (“Endless Love”), is it any wonder “The Lego Movie” blocked out the competition this weekend? That said, performing quite well was the “About...

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    Indiewire's #LongReads: Tom Junod on Mister Rogers, The Origins of Robocop and More

    All we’re trying to do is save you the hassle of having to dig after a long week at work.

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    Slim Pickings This Weekend, from Remakes 'RoboCop' and 'About Last Night' to Panned 'Winter's Tale,' Plus Indies 'Jimmy P.' and 'Adult World'

    It's apparently slim pickings in the world of new releases this weekend, with the "RoboCop" remake, starring Joel Kinnaman, getting respectable if not remarkable reviews, and big-budget fantasy romance "Winter's Tale," starring Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay, sitting with a not-so-respecta...

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    10 Reasons Why The Original 'RoboCop' Can't Be Beaten By The Remake

    With the remake of Paul Verhoeven's "RoboCop" lumbering mechanically into theaters nationwide this week, there has been a lot of talk, online and elsewhere, about how the remake simply cannot live up to the 1987 original. But what there's been precious little of is a discussion of why the original f...

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    Watch: Very NSFW ‘Our RoboCop Remake' Clip Will Shoot Your Dick Off

    Well, evidently there was more than one “RoboCop” remake in the works. No, we're not talking about the Jose Padilha-directed PG-13 remake starring Joel Kinnaman (which shockingly, isn’t that bad), but the crowd-sourced “Our RoboCop Remake.”

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