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Weekend Box Office: THE HOBBIT Finale Dominated Pre-Christmas Frame

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the weakest of the three Hobbit films in regards to plot, and is also the weakest opening of Peter Jackson’s six J.R.R. Tolkien adventures. But the threequel still pulled in $90.6 million in the U.S. and Canada and is still one of the season’s biggest releases.

Weekend Box Office: EXODUS Tops MOCKINGJAY with Soft $24.5 Million

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Ridley Scott’s $140 million budgeted Exodus: Gods and Kings easily topped the weekend with a $24.5 million debut, which is well-below the $43.7 million earned fellow biblical epic Noah this past March on its opening weekend. A little surprising actually, I wasn’t expecting Mockingjay to get knocked off until The Hobbit came out.

BIRDMAN Leads 2015 SAG Awards Nominations with Four

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This morning, the 2015 Screen Actors Guild nominations were announced with many of the usual suspects in this year’s race so far popping up, along with some wild card additions.

Birdman is leading the way with four, followed by Boyhood, The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything with three nominations each.

Weekend Box Office: MOCKINGJAY Wins Again

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I think the whole thing has become really boring now. For the third weekend in a row, the Jennifer Lawrence action drama The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1  claimed the top spot at the box office with an estimated $21.6 million.

Mockingjay has now earned $257.7 million domestically and international audiences have pushed the hit YA franchise entry over the $300 million mark abroad. Cry me a river.

Weekend Box Office: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1 Wins Again

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Although Mockingjay – Part 1 might not reach Catching Fire‘s historic heights, it is not slowing down anytime soon.

The penultimate installment in the YA film franchise starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen was number one again at the box office in its second week in theaters with an estimated $56.9 million.

Jean-Marc Vallee to Direct Janis Joplin Biopic Starring Amy Adams

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Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallee would pull the best from Amy Adams in the long-gestating Janis Joplin biopic as he helped take both Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto to their Oscars.

I can’t really picture the super-attractive Adams as the average-looking Joplin. Would be awesome if I could only imagine her with Joplin’s voice,

First WILD Trailer Stars Reese Witherspoon

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Fox Searchlight has released the trailer for Wild, the new film from Jean-Marc Vallee – director of the Oscar-winning Dallas Buyers Club – a drama adapted from Cheryl Strayed‘s memoirs, starring Reese Witherspoon.

Scripted by Nick Hornby (High Fidelity), Wild is a personal account of Strayed’s (Witherspoon) journey of self-discovery