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‘Doctor Strange’ Earns $85M Opening Weekend, Disney Passes $6B for 2016

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The Sorcerer Supreme already impressed audiences overseas last week, but now Doctor Strange has blown away the United States box office as well. Last weekend the Benedict Cumberbatch-fronted Marvel movie earned $85 million at the box office, breaking a streak of lackluster weekends for financial performance at the theaters. Quite expectedly, Doctor Strange was number one this past weekend, beating out other new releases Trolls and Hacksaw …

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Movie Review: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Booms with Brutality, Faith and Pacifism

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Hacksaw Ridge is brutal, emotional and poignant. Read our full movie review to get the details: As I watched Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge in a packed theater, the reaction was similar to that of The Passion of the Christ. The audience and I were on the edge of our seats, wincing with each explosion/gunshot and gasping at the aftermath. One woman …

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Movie Review: ‘Doctor Strange’ Casts a Fresher Spell on Marvel Origins

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How does Doctor Strange (and the infamous Benedict Cumberbatch!) fare against the other popular Marvel movies? Find out by reading our movie review: Doctor Strange doesn’t just add magic to the ever-expanding Marvel Universe, but opens a massive can of multidimensional worms. Magic may not appear to be that much of a stretch as an addition to a hero world already populated …

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The First Look at Emma Watson in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is STUNNING

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How many youngsters have donned Belle’s yellow gown from Beauty and the Beast as part of their Halloween costumes or just for dress-up? Obviously, a lot. Now Emma Watson gets to make her childhood fantasies a reality by playing the book-loving heroine in a live-action version of the Disney classic. In the newest issue of Entertainment Weekly, Emma Watson spoke a bit …

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‘Goosebumps’ Author R.L. Stine Creating Comics for Marvel! How Scary Will They Be?

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Marvel had mentioned they planned on going a darker route with the new Doctor Strange movie, but is horror a trend they plan on continuing? If their collaboration with Goosebumps creator R.L. Stine is anything to judge by, it’s quite a possibility! The 73-year-old author was participating in an AMA (which stands for “Ask Me Anything”) on Reddit.com when a fan asked …

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Johnny Depp Signs On for ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel – Which Character Will He Be?

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The newest Harry Potter inspired film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hasn’t even landed in theaters yet, but Warner Bros. already has big plans for the series. That includes some big casting updates–Johnny Depp has signed on for the Fantastic Beasts sequel. According to Deadline, it’s not clear whom Johnny Depp will be portraying in the sequel, but it’s believed you can …

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‘Boo! A Madea Halloween’ Tops Scary (For Wrong Reason) Week at the Movies

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The numbers slid, but Tyler Perry‘s Boo! A Madea Halloween remained at the top slot for the week in domestic revenues, taking in $16.6 million over the weekend, showing at 2,299 theaters. While that’s a slide from the movie’s first weekend out, when it took in $23 million, the film took in an impressive $7,253 per theater, a cool $3,058 …

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Stan Lee Did WHAT During Cameo Filming? James Gunn Spills on the Shoot

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We already knew that Stan Lee had filmed a bunch of cameos in a row for the upcoming Marvel movies on the schedule, but we had no idea the Marvel mogul had such a wild time shooting them. Director James Gunn, who directed three of the cameos, shared some behind-the-scenes news about the filming process on Facebook. “It was definitely …

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‘Doctor Strange’ Opens to Marvelous $87.7M Overseas

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We’re still a few days away from the U.S. release of Doctor Strange, but it’s already making quite an impact overseas. It just launched last weekend in 33 different offshore markets, and the new Marvel superhero flick already earned $87.7 million. The film pulled in the most money in Korea, where it earned $18.1 million. Though analysts were expecting it …

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