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'Coco' reigns for third consecutive weekend as Warner Bros. crosses the $2 billion mark domestically

It was another weekend at the top for Disney/Pixar’s Coco. The Day of the Dead-themed animated adventure earned $18.3 million over its third weekend, bringing its total domestic gross to $135.5 million. Justice League (weekend gross $9.5 million, total gross $212 million) and Wonder (weekend...

'Coco' leads over quiet weekend

There were no new wide releases to mix things up this weekend, leaving last weekend’s top five—Coco (weekend gross $26.1 million, total gross $108.6 million), Justice League ($16.5 million, total gross $197.3 million), Wonder (weekend gross $12.5 million, total gross $88 million), Thor: Ragnarok ...

Gotham Awards kick off award season frenzy

The race is on! On Monday, Nov. 27, the 27th Independent Film Project Gotham Awards launched awards season and the long slog toward the Oscars. A who's-who of the film world piled into Cipriani Wall Street, a ginormous temple to Mammon turned event space. For some time now, the loosey-goosey...

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Ask the Audience: Loyalty Programs

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German Films are showcased in China

German Films are showcased in China

On the occasion of CineAsia, let’s kick off this month’s column by highlighting the fifth Festival of German Films, which takes place Nov. 10-27 in four Chinese cities.

Village Roadshow to sell stake in Singapore chain

Village Roadshow to sell stake in Singapore chain

Australian production, distribution and exhibition group Village Roadshow Limited (VRL) will sell its 50% stake in Singaporean theatre chain Golden Village to its joint-venture partner, Hong Kong-based Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment, for A$165 million ($130 million).

Historic Capri Cinema gets a 75th-birthday mural

Historic Capri Cinema gets a 75th-birthday mural

The Capri Cinema in Adelaide has had a mural on the long street side of the building for many years.