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Weekend Box Office Sacked By Super Bowl

Argylle

The Super Bowl sacked the domestic box office this weekend as revenue fell to historic lows due to the weekend-long frenzy over Sunday’s showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers in Las Vegas, and an ongoing winter slowdown in major Hollywood studio titles. Matthew Vaughn‘s big budget bust, Argylle, placed No. 1 …

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‘Argylle’ Bombs But Still Wins The Weekend Box Office

Argylle

Matthew Vaughn‘s pricey spy comedy Argylle bombed at the North American box office in the biggest miss to date for Apple’s theatrical ambitions.  The movie opened to an estimated $18 million from 3,605 cinemas against a price tag of $200 million to $250 million, according to sources. The results weren’t much better overseas, where Argylleopened …

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‘The Beekeeper’ Edges Out ‘Mean Girls’ To Win The Weekend

Beekeeper

The Beekeeper is claiming victory over Mean Girls at the weekend box office with an estimated $7.4 million from 3,337 theaters, but Mean Girls was hot on its tail.  Both films are in their third weekend, and their domination underscores the worrisome situation facing cinema operators as the production pipeline slows to a trickle because …

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‘Cradle’ Book Series Comes To Animated Life

Cradle

Cradle, the New York Times best-selling fantasy book series that started as a self-publishing operation a decade ago, has returned to its grassroots beginnings in its adaptation for animation – alongside award-winning Lex+Otis Animation Studio – with a Kickstarter designed to give fans even greater connection to the stories, realms …

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‘Mean Girls’ Maintains Top Spot At Box Office

Mean Girls

The Mean Girls musical by Paramount maintained the top spot of the January 19–21 weekend, earning an estimated $11.7 million from 3,826 theaters, bringing the domestic total to $50 million. With a 59% decline, the Tina Fey musical was not as successful as the producers had hoped. I.S.S., a thriller …

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‘Mean Girls’ Opens With $32M Weekend

Mean Girls

At the domestic box office, Mean Girls’ projected opening of $32 million on Martin Luther King Jr. weekend makes it the clear winner for the weekend. Due to the four-day holiday, an updated count will be released on Monday. However, the movie is doing better than expected. Twenty years after Mark …

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‘Wonka’ Leads Box Office For Third Weekend

Wonka

“Wonka” held onto the top spot at the domestic box office for the third straight weekend, with the Warner Bros. musical featuring Timothée Chalamet bringing in another $14.4 million in ticket sales.  Meanwhile, “Night Swim” swam to $12 million in its domestic box office opening, good enough for a second-place finish behind Christmas …

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‘Wonka’ Wins Box Office To Close Out 2023

Wonka

Wrapping up a turbulent 2023, Wonka has emerged victorious at the box office over the lengthy New Year’s weekend. New estimates released Monday morning put the domestic total of the Warner Bros. origin picture, which stars Timothée Chalamet as young candymaker Willy Wonka, at $140.2 million as of Monday morning. …

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Legendary Animation Voiceover Director Andrea Romano Inducted Into Children’s & Family Emmys’ Inaugural ‘Silver Circle’

Andrea Romano

Eight-time Emmy Award winner Andrea Romano further cemented her reputation as the greatest voiceover director in animation history on Sunday night when she was inducted into the prestigious Children’s & Family Emmys’ inaugural Silver Circle during a ceremony at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel. Best known for her work on DC …

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Casting/Dialogue Director Michael Sinterniklaas Guides Stellar Cast Through English-Language Dub Of Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘The Boy And The Heron’

The Boy and the Heron

The Boy and the Heron, Hayao Miyazaki’s latest animated masterpiece, debuted its English-language version last weekend in theaters across America featuring a stellar team of actors spearheaded by Robert Pattinson, Christian Bale, Karen Fukuhara, Mark Hamill, Florence Pugh, Willem Dafoe, Dave Bautista and Tony Revolori. And behind every great team, …

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