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‘Sully’ Tops Tepid Week at the Box Office

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It was another tepid week at the box office with revenues at U.S. theaters reflecting the back-to-school mentality of the country. This is simply too late in the season for big, blockbuster releases and too early for Oscar-potentials to break into the ranks. For a while that means that theaters will have too many horror films, too many low-budget comedies and …

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‘Don’t Breathe’ Leads the Pack on Revenue During Weak Week

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After three weeks on top of the revenue charts for U.S. theaters, Suicide Squad lost its grip on the top slot, earning only $12.1 million over the weekend to slip way back into the No. 2 spot. Suicide Squad was brushed aside by Don’t Breathe, the dark thriller that is four-fifth horror film and one fifth thriller — or something …

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Review: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is a Well-Tuned Masterpiece

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I have admired the stop-motion works of the Laika animation studio for years, but I had yet to see them break out with a true masterpiece. Sure, Coraline and Paranorman hold a special place in my heart, but they also felt closer to that of Henry Selick’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (especially since Coraline was directed by Selick). I kept …

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