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‘Mortal Kombat’ & ‘Demon Slayer’ In Fierce Brawl For No. 1, As US Box Office Continues to Rebound From Pandemic

It’s a great weekend at the US box office, even by pre-pandemic standards. Two movies, both R-rated, aren’t squashing one another, but equally set to gross over $19M apiece this weekend. We’re talking about New Line/HBO Max’s Mortal Kombat and Funimation/Aniplex’s Demon Slayer –Kimetsu no Yaiba– The Movie: Mugen Train. Seriously, this is amazing box […]

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‘Insert Coin’ Video Game Documentary Coming to Alamo Drafthouse VOD and More Virtual Cinemas

Even though the South by Southwest film festival was canceled back in the spring when the coronavirus pandemic was just beginning to tear through the United States, some of the movies intended to premiere at the festival still screened for critics. One of those movies was Insert Coin, a video game documentary looking at Midway […]

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Film News Roundup: Patrick Wilson Joins Halle Berry, Josh Gad in Science-Fiction Epic ‘Moonfall’

In today’s film news roundup, Patrick Wilson, Charlie Plummer and Miles Teller score roles in upcoming movies, and Stx moves its Gerard Butler sci-fier “Greenland” back two weeks.CastingsPatrick Wilson will star alongside Halle Berry and Josh Gad in Roland Emmerich’s forthcoming science fiction epic “Moonfall.”Charlie Plummer is also joining the cast. Lionsgate acquired North American […]

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Latido Films Boards ‘Born a King’ as Movie Mints Millions in Saudi Arabia, UAE (Exclusive)

Buenos Aires — Bringing onto the market what looks like by far the biggest new movie at Ventana Sur, Latido Films has acquired international sales rights to Agustí Villaronga’s “Born a King,” starring Ed Skrein, fresh off his star-turn in “Midway.”Latido Films’ director Antonio Saura and Juan Torres, intl. sales head, will introduce “Born a […]

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Box Office: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Races to First Place, ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Collapses

“Ford v Ferrari” left its box office competitors in the dust as the historical sports drama from Disney and 20th Century Fox sped its way to $31 million in North America.Directed by James Mangold and starring Christian Bale and Matt Damon, “Ford v Ferrari” debuted ahead of expectations, thanks to strong word-of-mouth from moviegoers. However, […]

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Box Office: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Dashing to No. 1 While ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Flounders

Christian Bale and Matt Damon’s racing drama “Ford v Ferrari” is set to win the weekend box office by a long shot with an esimated $29 million from 3,528 domestic locations.Elizabeth Banks’ “Charlie’s Angels” reboot could land in a distant second in its debut weekend with about $8.2 million, but the second frame of Roland […]

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‘Midway’ Leads a Disastrous Weekend as Grosses Don’t Go to ‘Doctor Sleep’

Another weekend, another dreadful box-office performance. This time last year, “The Grinch” opened to #1 and $67 million; that weekend saw a $168 million total. This year had four wide-release openings that totaled just $56 million, and a $120 million total.Perhaps even more concerning is all four of those titles — “Midway,” “Doctor Sleep,” “Playing […]

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