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‘Another Round’ Review: Mads Mikkelsen’s Best Performance in Years Is a Drunken History Teacher

“Another Round” wastes no time confronting the danger and allure of alcohol as a singular contradiction: It begins with the joyful beer-swigging exploits of energetic teens, followed by an abrupt cut to black, and a jarring silence pierced by the lonely slosh of a single beverage. From there, Thomas Vinterberg’s absorbing dark comedy turns into […]

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Thomas Vinterberg moves into TV with ‘Families Like Ours’ (exclusive)

Zentropa producing show for TV2; TrustNordisk handles sales.Thomas Vinterberg is planning to direct his first TV series, Families Like Ours, for TV2 Danmark.Zentropa will produce the six-episode family saga, which has already been in development for a year. Sisse Graum Jørgensen, who has produced Vinterberg’s The Hunt, The Commune and Another Round, will produce alongside […]

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‘The High Note’ Starts Strong on VOD as Netflix’s ‘Lovebirds’ Drops Fast

Almost four months after indoor theaters shut down, a small fraction are reopening around the country. Drive-ins continue to lead grosses: IFC Films’ “The Wretched” is a standout success. That’s because IFC reports those drive-in numbers. Universal does not: they had the real #1 grosser for the eighth straight weekMeanwhile, at-home movie-watching habits are evolving […]

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Should ‘Trolls World Tour’ Earnings Victory Really Affect Long-term Release Strategies?

You’ve probably heard that AMC Theaters and Regal owner Cineworld aren’t too happy with Universal right now. In fact, they’re so angry over NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell’s recent comments that both companies have announced that they are refusing to screen the studio’s films. If that decision holds, that’d mean no upcoming tentpoles like Fast and […]

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​TrustNordisk seals French deal for Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘Another Round’ (exclusive)

Haut et Court saw first images at Goteborg Film Festival earlier this year.TrustNordisk has sold French rights for Thomas Vinterberg’s upcoming drama Another Round to Paris-based distributor Haut et Court.The feature is about a group of high school teachers who embark on an experiment to uphold a constant level of intoxication throughout the working day.The […]

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‘Bad Boys for Life’ to Release Early on Digital

With the nation’s movie theaters dark due to the coronavirus outbreak, Sony Pictures has given its hit action comedy “Bad Boys for Life” an early video on demand release on March 31.The movie — starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence — will debut April 21 on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD.Prior to the crisis, […]

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Box Office: Vin Diesel’s ‘Bloodshot’ Earns $1.2 Million on Thursday Night

Vin Diesel’s superhero movie “Bloodshot” launched respectably for Sony Pictures, earning $1.2 million at 2,631 North American locations during Thursday night previews.Lionsgate’s faith-based drama “I Still Believe” took in $780,000 at 2,800 sites from previews (the figure includes Wednesday night showings at 283 Imax locations). Universal-Blumhouse’s opening of its delayed controversial thriller “The Hunt” pulled […]

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Producer Jason Blum on ‘The Hunt’ Rescheduling: ‘If the Controversy Gets More People to See It, That’s Okay with Me’

Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions has ruled the box office when it comes to the horror genre in recent years, so when “The Hunt” cancelled its planned September 2019 release, it was a major shock.The film — a satiric thriller that follows a group of liberal elites who try to track down and kill “red state” […]

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