Archive for September 3, 2017

Batman V Superman: WB Planned to Release Ultimate Edition in Theaters [UPDATED]

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Batman V Superman Ultimate Edition trailer

A leaked IMAX scene from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice suggests that the Ultimate Edition was originally set for a theatrical release. Even before the theatrical debut of DCEU’s showdown between their two most iconic characters, a longer, R-rated cut of the film had been classified, promising a deeper experience for fans down the line.

The Ultimate Edition eventually came packaged with the Blu-ray and added an extra 30 minutes to the film, including deleted scenes and extensions of certain beats. While still incredibly divisive – it’s the same base film, Martha and all – it’s overall considered a better ...

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Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: September 3, 2017

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Samuel L Jackson as Darius Kincaid in The Hitman's Bodyguard

It was the worst Labor Day box office weekend since 1999, signaling the end of a down summer at the multiplex.

In first for the third consecutive week is The Hitman’s Bodyguard, which brought in $10.2 million. The action-comedy is now up to $54.9 million domestically, nearly doubling its $30 million production budget just in the States. Lionsgate was certainly smart in where they positioned the film, which has been able to post decent numbers despite a mostly negative critical reception.

Coming in second is Annabelle: Creation with $7.3 million. The horror spinoff/prequel raised its domestic total to $88.9 million. It’s earned a whopping $253.3 million worldwide, becoming a ...

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Close Encounters 40th Anniversary Review: This Means Something

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The 40th anniversary of Close Encounters of the Third Kind sees the Steven Spielberg classic once again light up the big screen in stellar 4K.

Dunkirk Lands Impressive $30M Debut at Chinese Box Office

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Writer-director Christopher Nolan’s harrowing World War II rescue tale Dunkirk continued to impress audiences worldwide over the weekend, grossing $30 million in its opening frame at the Chinese box office. Far from a conventional summer movie release, Dunkirk defied box office expectations out of the gate, overperforming in its domestic release with more than $50.5 million in ticket sales in its first weekend alone. Early projections for the film estimated that it would debut in the neighborhood of $40 million.

Since then, the film has caught on both here and abroad, and crossed a major box office milestone last weekend by eclipsing the $400 million mark in ...

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2017 Fall Movie Preview: Everything You Need to See

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Between this weekend's IT and Star Wars: The Last Jedi this December there are plenty of new movies to keep everyone happy.
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