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In 1994, two years after Quentin Tarantino made his filmmaking debut with Reservoir Dogs, the writer/director delivered an even bigger hit to the masses with Pulp Fiction. Among the movie’s starring actors were Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, who respectively played Jules Winnfield and Mia Wallace. Nearly three decades after Pulp Fiction’s release, these
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Physical transformations for a role are certainly no surprising feat. But of course movie magic doesn’t always factor into the proceedings, as was the case with Whoopi Goldberg during her latest performance. Her work in the historical drama film Till, one of the most high-profile upcoming movies of the year, drew some notice from one
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Paramount’s horror movie Smile struck up $2M in Thursday night previews that started at 7 p.m., a figure that’s just above M. Night Shyamalan’s Old from summer 2021, which did $1.5M in its previews, and just under Universal/Blumhouse’s Black Phone Thursday previews which were $3M in June. Paramount is expecting a high-teens start this weekend,
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There might be a box office surprise this weekend in Paramount’s horror movie Smile. Yes, we’re serious. The pic, from writer-director Parker Finn, was developed by Paramount Players, and the studio took a wait-and-see approach as to where would land — on Paramount+ or theatrical. Then Paramount held a test screening, and Smile played to great
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No surprise here as Paramount has temporarily removed Star Trek from its release schedule. The news comes a month after director Matt Shakman exited the project. A search for a new director is underway. The movie starring Chris Pine — scripted by the feature franchise’s first female writers, Lindsey Beer and Geneva Robertson-Dworet — had
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Chloë Grace Moretz has been a Hollywood staple for over a decade. While she’s been acting as long as she can remember, it’s safe to say that Moretz’s mainstream breakthrough came courtesy of 2010’s Kick-Ass. Playing the mature and skillful Hit-Girl endeared her to millions of moviegoers, but getting fame and success so early caused
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Anticipation has been high for Billy Eichner’s upcoming LGBTQ+ rom-com Bros, and that excitement has only grown since the movie received stellar reactions following its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Eichner wrote the script with director Nicholas Stoller and stars opposite Hallmark movie favorite Luke Macfarlane in the comedy that is making history
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SATURDAY UPDATE: James Cameron’s remastered Avatar added another 13 offshore markets on Friday, including the UK and Japan, and lifted its three-day international box office cume to $7.7M. On a like-for-like basis, that’s 54% ahead of the 2012 3D reissue of Star Wars: Episode I. Along with domestic’s opening Friday, the Disney rerelease has a
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