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Fast & furious franchise stays in high gear

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Neither Vin Diesel nor producer Neal Moritz wanted a sequel to “The Fast and the Furious.” The 2001 film about a group of East Los Angeles street racers and the FBI agent (Paul Walker) who infiltrates their ring just wasn’t “that kind of film,” according to Moritz. 880 more words


Movie Review: Lucy

Contributor, Blake Ellis
Senior, Scotland High School

Just recently, the movie Lucy was released in the popular movie rental system Redbox; in July of last year, the movie received nearly six and a half stars out of ten from… 251 more words


'American Sniper,' 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Drive First Quarter Box Office Up 3%

Hits like “Cinderella” and “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” lifted the first quarter box office up 3% over the initial three months of 2014.

Domestic ticket sales for the period ending in March closed at $2.47 billion compared to $2.4 billion a year ago, according to BoxOffice.com and Rentrak. 292 more words


Jordanian Director Naji Abu Nowar's 'Theeb' Scoring Standout Box Office In Middle East

Jordanian director Naji Abu Nowar’s Bedouin desert-set “Theeb,” the pluriprized Arab adventure pic with Western tropes recently acquired by Film Movement for the U.S., is scoring standout box office success on the Middle East circuit, marking a rare case of an Arab art movie playing well with the home crowd. 380 more words


Last weeks number one Home has failed to hold on to the top spot for a second week as it had a lot of competition from some of the new releases. 321 more words

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Top 10 Weekend Box Office Rankings

(Sorry this is so late! I totally forgot today is Monday.)

March 27-29, 2015

1. Home (2015) ———- $52,107,731   (Weekend Premiere)

2. Get Hard ———- $33,803,253    43 more words


Box Office: Why Was Home Such a Hit? & 3 Other Questions From the Weekend

I have no real idea why Home just had one of the biggest opening weekends for a DreamWorks Animation non-sequel behind Kung Fu Panda ($60m in 2008) and  1,644 more words

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