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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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Election week arthouse binge part 2: Denial

Man, Oscarbate movies really suck. If you know what you’re looking for, they feel way too much like an advertisement for something you couldn’t buy even if you wanted to. They’re just, they’re not fun to watch. Denial is based on … Continue reading

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Entropy on Labor Day — Davids rule the summer, Goliaths crash and burn

Labor Day weekend 2016 was bad. If you discount last summer’s holiday weekend that saw War Room take the weekend crown, you have to go all the way back to 2005 to find a Labor Day weekend that did worse than this … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: TMNT carries weak weekend, Rogue One reshoots steal headlines

As expected, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows carried the week with a limp $35 million. X-Men: Apocalypse came in second, while Me Before You more than doubled its expected opening- Box Office Mojo With Ninja Turtles disappointing, just like Apocalypse a week before, Variety asks whether or … Continue reading

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