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The nominees for the 86th annual Academy Awards have been announced with very few surprises. The big news this year is American Hustle and Gravity both walked away with 10 nominations each. The even money seems to be on Hustle walking away with the majority of them. The Oscars will be presented on March 2… read more

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Just because you take the top spot at the box office doesn’t mean everyone will be celebrating. Star Trek Into Darkness took the top spot at the box office this weekend with $70.5 million, and a four day cume of $84 million, well under the projected $100 million. The film is doing well overseas, up… read more

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While it’s certainly not The Avengers, Iron Man 3 is raking in a healthy pile of cash. With $72.4 million, Iron Man 3 again won the weekend, brining its domestic total to $284.8 million. With its oversea’s sales, the worldwide total now stands at $948.9 million, and it is expected to pass $1 billion before… read more

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It is highly doubtful that this will take anyone by surprise, but Iron Man 3 took the top spot at the box office this weekend. With a $175.3 million at the domestic box office this weekend, Iron Man 3 garnered the second best opening weekend ever, unseating Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2… read more

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Get set, the summer box office run kicks off next weekend, but for now, enjoy some Pain & Gain. Top spot at the box office went to Pain & Gain with a $20 million opening. Definitely smaller than most Michael Bay film openings, but as he parred down to a $26 million dollar budget, not too shabby.… read more

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The box office was 19 percent down from the same time last year, but was still relatively strong. Tom Cruise’s newest vehicle, Oblivion took the top spot this weekend with $38.1 million. While not a huge opening, it was strong and was his best opening since War of the Worlds in 2005. It has done… read more

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It was a quieter week at the box office than last, but that didn’t stop a story about one of the greatest men in baseball history from taking the top spot. 42, the story of Jackie Robinson, took the top spot this weekend with $27.25 million off of a $40 million budget. The critical buzz… read more

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The streak of horror movies taking the top spot at the box office in an opening weekend continued this week with a remake. Evil Dead, the remake of the early 1980s cult classic, took the top spot this weekend with $26 million. Not bad considering it had a budget of $17 million. The second spot… read more

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YO JOE! The Real American Hero won the box office this weekend, but it wasn’t what it could have been. G.I. Joe: Retaliation took the weekend with $41.2 million, with the addition of its Thursday opening the film has taken $51.7 million domestically, but it is trailing behind the first film, G.I. Joe: The Rise… read more

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Dreamworks Animation will be doing a happy dance today as it is seeing some success at the box office this weekend. The Croods came in first this weekend with a healthy $44.7 million domestic box office take and an additional $63.3 million overseas. Dreamworks Animation has been on the rocks for a while since Rise… read more

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The weekend had a bit of a surprise towards the top while another new release underperformed. Oz the Great and Powerful had a strong second weekend, sipping only 46.6 percent from its opening last weekend to bring in an additional $42.2 million. This brings its domestic total to $145 million off of a $215 million… read more

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Welcome to the first of four parts of an analysis of every major film release of 2013. I decided to attempt something new this year where I would make some comments about every major release for the year before they released. I have compiled the list and broken it down by quarter. Wednesday- 1st Quarter… read more

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