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Add It Up: ‘The Accountant’ Tops Revenue Charts, Earning $24.7M

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Despite mixed reviews, the latest Ben Affleck offering, a crime thriller called The Accountant that also features Anna Kendrick and J.K. Simmons, did modestly well at the box office over the weekend, earning a solid $24.7 million in its first weekend of release. That may have covered the salaries of the principal actors in the film which is listed with a …

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Cate Blanchett Spills on Taika Waititi’s Zany Direction for ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

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She’s been an elf in The Lord of the Rings, she’s won two Oscars and now she’s going to be the goddess of death, Hela, in Thor: Ragnarok. There’s probably nothing Cate Blanchett can’t do, and the actress certainly isn’t afraid of taking on roles that stretch her boundaries. Though we typically think of Cate Blanchett as being a drama powerhouse …

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‘Doctor Strange’ Villain Kaecilius Has a Mind for Terror

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A good villain can make or break a movie, and thankfully Marvel has had a slew of awesome baddies to square off against the heroes. It’s looking like Doctor Strange will be no exception. Fans have put together that the character Mads Mikkelsen will be playing is Kaecilius, another sorcerer like Stephen Strange. So how will Kaecilius make a name …

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Holy Dumbledore! ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Will Span 5 Movies

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The trajectory of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie has been a little wonky–is it a standalone movie? Is it a trilogy, as some sources have been suggesting? Thankfully, J.K. Rowling herself has cleared things up, and we couldn’t be more excited. Though the source material for the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie is …

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Movie Review: ‘The Accountant’ Adds Few Smarts to Ben Affleck Action

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Ben Affleck’s got a dark secret…Read our movie review of The Accountant to get the news on his latest action pic: Ben Affleck’s gun-toting protagonist of The Accountant is Christian Wolff, a man afflicted with Asperger’s Syndrome. As someone with Asperger’s Syndrome, I’d like to clear up some misconceptions that may be taken away from this performance. Asperger’s comes in varying degrees that …

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Ansel Elgort Stands by Shailene Woodley after Her Arrest

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In the aftermath of Shailene Woodley‘s arrest, many other celebrities are voicing their support for the actress, including her The Fault in Our Stars costar, Ansel Elgort. For those who missed the action, Woodley was arrested during a peaceful protest against the creation of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. According to her and other protesters, the pipeline would damage the …

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‘Captain Marvel’ is CONFIRMED as an Origin Story

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Ever since Brie Larson was cast as Captain Marvel (a.k.a. Carol Danvers), there has been a lot of speculation about how this superhero’s story would unfold on the big screen. Though many of the Marvel Cinematic Universe entries start as origin stories, showing how the hero became the way they are, there were some clues about Brie Larson’s casting that …

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