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‘West Side Story,’ ‘Snowfall’ Win Soc’s 2022 Camera Operator Of The Year Awards

During a virtual celebration on Saturday, the Society of Camera Operators (Soc) announced winners for the 2022 camera operator of the year awards in film and television categories.The recipients for camera operator of the year in film are Mitch Dubin and “B” camera operator John “Buzz” Moyer for “West Side Story.” Manolo Rojas and “B” […]

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As ‘Candyman’ Opens, There’s Good News for Theaters: Your Future Is in Horror

Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” (Universal) opens Friday as one of the last wide releases this summer. The weekend before the Labor Day holiday is usually considered a dead zone, but this loose reboot of the 1991 horror film has potential.Pre-opening domestic estimates hover around $15 million, but there’s no other new wide releases and this property […]

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‘F9’ Tops All VOD Charts While Paramount Slashes ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Price to $4.99

“F9” (Universal/$19.99) is #1 on all four VOD charts we follow. It leads both on FandangoNow and Vudu, which list by rental revenue, and iTunes and Google Play, which rank by volume of renters. That suggests total dominance of home interest, but there’s a big caveat with “Jungle Cruise,” which opened #1 at the box […]

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‘Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ Was Middling at the Box Office but It’s #1 on VOD

In a week that saw three theatrical releases debut on Premium VOD, “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” (Lionsgate/$19.99) won the battle. The ensemble action comedy sequel took first place on all four charts we follow, despite competition from “The Forever Purge” (Universal/$19.99) and “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” (Warner Bros./$19.99).Meanwhile, “Black Widow” (Disney/$29.99) […]

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‘Black Widow’ delivers big preview tally before US opening

Disney’s latest Marvel Studios release is on track for a $70m-$80m weekend.Marvel Studios’ Black Widow has made a strong start at the North American box office, taking $13.2m from Thursday (July 8) evening preview screenings according to distributor Disney.That puts the eagerly awaited release ahead of Thursday preview showings by pre-pandemic Marvel titles including Ant-Man […]

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‘Aquaman 2,’ ‘John Wick 4’ and More Major Blockbusters Begin Filming, Signaling Production Revival

“It feels good to say, ‘Cinema is back!’” Vin Diesel told Variety on Saturday night.It was reported the following morning that “F9: The Fast Saga” raked in $70 million from 4,179 North American theaters, marking the largest opening at the U.S. box office since 2019’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” The previous holder of […]

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Vin Diesel & Charlize Theron Celebrate $70 Million ‘F9’ Box Office Debut: “Cinema Is Back!”

Any other year, it wouldn’t be a massive surprise that a ‘Fast & Furious’ film debuted with a huge box office total. But after a year of basically no theatrical releases and no major blockbusters, the fact that “F9” debuted with a $70 million estimated opening weekend is noteworthy. Not only is it the 3-day […]

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Box Office: ‘F9’ Zooms to Mighty $70 Million Debut, Shattering Pandemic Records

The only thing stronger than family? The box office debut of “F9,” the latest entry in Universal’s “Fast & Furious” saga.After many delays over the course of a year and a half, “F9” opened to a mighty $70 million from 4,179 North American venues. That’s by far the biggest start for a movie at the […]

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Box Office: ‘F9’ Speeding to Pandemic-Era Record With Estimated $68 Million Debut

“F9,” the ninth installment in the “Fast and Furious” franchise, is on its way to breaking a pandemic-era domestic box office record with an estimated $68 million debut.The action film, starring Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez, raked in $30 million on Friday alone from 4,179 theaters. If its sales to continue to progress at a […]

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