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The Möbius strip: ‘Hidden Figures’ repeats easily as a whole batch of new releases flops

Hidden Figures reigned again over Martin Luther King Day weekend, with Golden Globe champion and Oscar favorite La La Land storming up the charts behind it. Of the new releases, it was cheap-looking STX horror flick The Bye Bye Man that performed way over industry … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip- ‘Hidden Figures’ edges out ‘Rogue One,’ Golden Globes a political fiasco

In a photo finish, new release Hidden Figures has barely edged out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for no. 1 by less than $1 million, despite playing in 1,500 fewer theaters. The movie was projected to lose by about $200,000, but outperformed expectations … Continue reading

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‘Jackie’ an intimate winner

I’ve got an instinct to dismiss late-year biopics as Oscarbate, but Jackie is something more. In 1963, Theodore H. White (Billy Crudup) interviews Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) in her Massachusetts estate for the now-famous article comparing her husband’s administration to … Continue reading

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