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‘Moana’ Out-Muscles ‘Fantastic Beasts’ in Weekend Revenue Race

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them had another bountiful week at U.S. theaters – with a take of $45.1 million – but the latest from the world of witches and wizards was muscled out of the No. 1 slot with the release of Disney animation Moana, starring Dwayne Johnson as the ripped shapeshifting demi-god Maui. Moana took in $55.5 …

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Sony Developing Movie Called ‘Love in the Time of Dick Pics’ – For Real

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We’ve heard the myths. We’ve seen them ourselves. We’ve all been affected by the unnecessary annoyance of the famed “dick pic” in one way or another. As if dating isn’t complicated enough, now we’ve got to add smartphones to the mix where it’s all too easy to send an unsolicited nude. Sony has apparently found this concept really interesting because they …

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Amber Heard Sued for $10M for Destroying ‘London Fields’ Movie

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It’s definitely not uncommon for filmmakers to get into disagreements over which route a movie will take, but rarely does it get so bad that lawsuits start to overwhelm the finished product. Unfortunately for London Fields, it’s going nowhere fast thanks to controversy with leading actress Amber Heard and director Matthew Cullen. London Fields was supposed to be a hit at the Toronto …

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James Gunn Reveals the Funniest Character in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

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The first Guardians of the Galaxy movie was a hoot thanks to hilarious characters like Peter Quill, Groot and Rocket Raccoon. Naturally, we have high expectations for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to be just as witty. Director James Gunn has just revealed that (no surprises here) there are going to be some greatly humorous moments in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, …

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ Lands at #1 with $75 Million Weekend

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J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them scalded the competition over the weekend in U.S. theaters, earning a solid $75 million (right on the nose) in domestic theaters and raking in $143.3 million in international theaters. That gave the post-Harry Potter startup a healthy $218.3 million take Thursday through Sunday, allowing Warner Bros. to turn a profit in …

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Movie Review: The Magic and Meandering of ‘Fantastic Beasts’

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Does Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them capture the magic of Harry Potter? Read our movie review to find out: One of the aspects that always bothered me about Harry Potter was how much of the focus was on the wizardry school of Hogwarts. No matter the dire situation or high amount of danger threatening the heroes, everything comes …

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Watch: Eddie Redmayne Defends Hufflepuff in Awesome PSA

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Which Harry Potter house gets the least amount of love? You’d think it would be Slytherin, with the high amount of dark wizards who tend to get sorted there, but it’s actually Hufflepuff that often gets the short end of the stick. Thankfully, Eddie Redmayne is here to fix that. For those of you who aren’t Harry Potter fans, what’s …

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Carrie Fisher & Harrison Ford Had an ‘INTENSE’ Affair During ‘Star Wars!’

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Everybody knows Princess Leia and Han Solo had the hots for each other, but it turns out their respective actors did, too. Carrie Fisher has recently revealed that she and co-star Harrison Ford were crushing hard on each other while filming the original Star Wars trilogy, and they weren’t afraid to act on their feelings. In an interview with People Magazine, Carrie …

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Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away’ to Make US Theatrical Debut for 15th Anniversary

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One of the most successful Japanese movies of all time is making a first-time appearance in US theaters. Hayao Miyazaki‘s cult animated film Spirited Away is celebrating its 15th anniversary by getting a 400-theater, 2-night release. Spirited Away gained universal acclaim when it was released in 2001, with critics as well as fans going crazy over the stunning visuals and gorgeous storytelling. …

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‘Doctor Strange’ Nears Impressive $500M Worldwide Gross

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The Sorcerer Supreme continues to reign at the box office as Doctor Strange surpasses $150 million in the United States. This past weekend, it earned an additional $43 million, dropping just 49% from its opening weekend. Though that sounds like a big drop, that’s actually pretty great for the newest Marvel flick. In comparison, The Avengers, one of the highest grossing Marvel movies, …

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