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Weekend Box Office: ‘Hunger Games’ Kills ‘Krampus’ for 3rd Straight Win

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 beat out creepy Yule comedy Krampus to win the crown for the third weekend in a row, despite coming in second on Friday. Katniss and Co. brought in an estimated $18.6 million in the U.S. and Canada, pushing its stateside haul to $227.1 million.

Amazon Releases First Trailer for ‘Chi-Raq’ Directed by Spike Lee

Spike Lee’s Political Satire

“This is an emergency.” Amazon Studios and Roadside Attractions have officially released the first trailer for Spike Lee’s political satire Chi-Raq, the first-ever Amazon Original Movie.

“Chiraq” is a nickname given to America’s third largest city because of its violent crime – more Americans were killed in the Illinois city in 2012 than were killed in Iraq war in the same year.