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Ridley Scott Pulls It Off: “The Martian” Is Wonderfully Done

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There are so many potential pitfalls in Ridley Scott‘s new big screen feature, The Martian, that I lost sleep thinking about them. Oh, this movie is going to be overblown and dreadful, I thought. Boy, was I wrong. But just to tick off some of the more obvious potential problems: The Martian planet could look phony. It doesn’t. The script …

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“Lost In Hong Kong” Sets Pace For Chinese Comedy

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It’s safe to say that the number 1 grossing film for the weekend, Lost in Hong Kong, took most westerners by surprise. The film didn’t even make the top listings for U.S. theaters, but dominated the global rankings with a scorching worldwide box office take of over $100 million, which topped Everest, which took in $96 million worldwide and Hotel …

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War Room Tops Domestic Charts

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It took Straight Outta Compton twice the theaters to fall $511,160 short of matching the top-ranking domestic film over the Labor Day weekend. The N.W.A. biopic, which received terrific reviews, was nudged out of first place in its fourth weekend out by the Christian drama War Room, the Kendrick Brothers Production that was shown in 1,526 theaters over the weekend, …

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