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Harrison Ford Injured While Filming ‘Indiana Jones 5’

Even Indiana Jones is susceptible to bumps and bruises. Star Harrison Ford sustained a shoulder injury on the set of “Indiana Jones 5,” requiring the actor to take a hiatus from filming while treatment is evaluated.In the meantime, director James Mangold will continue to shoot without Ford.“In the course of rehearsing for a fight scene, […]

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Hear me out: why Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes isn’t a bad movie

The latest in our series of writers standing up for loathed films is an impassioned defence of the 2001 take on the 60s classicTim Burton’s Planet of the Apes is a remake that has the forward momentum and expansive qualities of a sequel; a love letter assuming a familiarity with the 1968 sci-fi classic, counting […]

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Streaming: curate your own Max von Sydow season

The late, great actor’s career is easier than most to honour with a streaming marathon…When the great Swedish actor Max von Sydow died last week at the age of 90, it was the mark of a robust and catholic career that there was little consensus between news outlets over which of his performances should lead […]

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Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Unwraps Huge $35M Christmas Day, ‘Little Women’ Opens

J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is crushing the Christmas Day box office with as much as $35 million, the second best showing of all time behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($49.3 million), according to early estimates.Once presents are unwrapped on Dec. 25th, the most concentrated corridor of the year commences for […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Generates $90 Million on Friday, ‘Cats’ Stumbling

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” will crush the box office this weekend with an enormous $195 million after taking in $90 million on Friday.“The Rise of Skywalker’s” Friday total represents the sixth-highest opening day of all time, behind “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” which generated $91 million when it opened in […]

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Decimates Record Books with $1.2 Billion Global Debut

Heading into the weekend it was a foregone conclusion that Avengers: Endgame would deliver the largest opening weekend of all-time, both domestically and globally, but to deliver a three-day domestic gross totaling an estimated $350 million and a global weekend over $1 billion was almost inconceivable.Today that figure has become a reality as Endgame not […]

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Scores Record-Setting $156.7 Million on Friday

“Avengers: Endgame” is on its way to a record-breaking debut — to put it mildly — with an estimated $345 million from 4,662 North American locations.The final installment in the Avengers saga landed an enormous $156.7 million on Friday after a stunning international debut on Wednesday, which included a $107 million opening day in China. […]

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Soars to Record-Breaking $60 Million Opening in North America

Disney-Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” has opened astronomically in North America with a record $60 million in Thursday night preview showings.It’s the top domestic preview number of all time, besting “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at $57 million in 2015.Anticipation has been sky high this year for fourth and final Avengers movie. “Avengers: Endgame” will open in […]

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