Daily Archives: August 21, 2016

Box Office: “Ben Hur” becomes “Ben Who?” “High Water” hits per screen average double

Not a big weekend for any film rolling out of Hollywood this Aug. 19-21. Summer is essentially over, so Laika’s traditional mid-Aug.-late Sept. release (“ParaNorman,” for instance) underwhelmed, with its kid-audience back in school. Just over $12 million is a … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Zoom” marries animation and sex dolls and drugs and…

This one opens Sept. 2, and stars Allison Pill as a comic book artist who conjures up a filmmaker (Gael Garcia Bernal) in a spec script, stumbles into some drugs and connects to the custom-made sex doll business. And then … Continue reading

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