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Box Office: ‘Venom’ to Devour October Box Office Record With $80 Million, ‘A Star Is Born’ to Top $40 Million

Sony’s “Venom” is set to smash the previous opening weekend record for October with an estimated $80 million from 4,250 theaters.The film, which stars Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock, who becomes the eponymous anti-hero Venom, is likely to beat out the last record-holder, “Gravity,” which debuted in 2013 to $55.7 million. Sony is projecting a […]

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‘Venom’ Set to Obliterate October Opening Weekend Record

The October box office is off to an unprecedented start this weekend, as Columbia Pictures’ “Venom” is currently estimated to obliterate this month’s opening weekend record with an $81.7 million start from 4,250 screens.If that estimate holds, it would be 46 percent ahead of the previous October record set by “Gravity” five years ago with […]

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Box Office: ‘Venom’ Inhales Record $10 Million, ‘A Star Is Born’ Shines With $4.6 Million in Previews

Bradley CooperTom Hardy’s “Venom” earned an impressive $10 million at 3,543 North American locations on Thursday night — the top October number preview of all time.Lady Gaga’s musical drama “A Star Is Born” launched with a solid $4.6 million in previews, with $3.2 million on Thursday and $1.4 million for sneak showings on Tuesday and […]

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“Roma” roars to a Golden Lion win at Venice and “The Favourite” is royally rewarded as is star Olivia Colman

Alfonso Cuaron claimed the coveted Golden Lion at the 75th Venice International Film Festival for his much-lauded “Roma,” a semi-biographical black-and-white neo-realist depiction of middle-class Mexico in the ’70s. He previously launched “Gravity” at the same event in 2013, which would win seven Academy Awards.What made this year’s moment extra-sweet was that jury president and […]

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Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes ‘A Star Is Born,’ ‘Widows,’ ‘First Man’

“A Star is Born,” “First Man,” and “Widows” are among the awards-season hopefuls that will screen at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, running Sept. 6-16.Other notable films scheduled for the prestigious gathering include “Beautiful Boy,” a drug addiction drama with Steve Carell and Timothee Chalamet; “The Front Runner,” with Hugh Jackman as Sen. Gary […]

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Damien Chazelle’s True Astronaut Epic ‘First Man’ Is Venice Film Festival Opener

While Damien Chazelle anxiously labors away in the editing room on his final cut of Universal’s space epic “First Man,” he will now have to finish it in time for the opening of the 75th annual Venice International Film Festival (August 29 – September 8). Chazelle’s “La La Land” also opened Venice in 2016 en […]

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Nasa Scientists Think ‘Gravity’ Is the Worst, Most Inaccurate Space Movie Ever Made

“Gravity” earned critical acclaim, a slew of awards, and more than $700 million at the box office, which is to say that Alfonso Cuarón’s sci-fi drama was fairly successful. One subset of moviegoers wasn’t impressed, however: Nasa scientists. In a BBC video in which the women helping us conquer the final frontier list the best […]

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Melancholy and Mother Courage: why Three Billboards won the 2018 Baftas | Peter Bradshaw

Martin McDonagh’s black comedy, which features a powerhouse performance from Frances McDormand, surged to a surprise victory at the UK’s premier film awardsWhat a resounding and rather surprising victory at this Baftas for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri which was crowned with best film. It also got best British film – a little counter-intuitively for […]

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