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“The Lego Movie” : 2015 Best Animated Feature contenders

Today, for my weekly 2015 contender rundown, I’m moving on from the big eight categories and looking at one of the in between ones…the Best Animated Feature race. Since there are far less contenders in this category, I’ll be doing things a little bit differently. Here now are the five particular[...]

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” – Worldwide weekend box office estimates

Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of April 13, 2014 as compiled by the company’s Box Office Essentials™ and International Box Office Essentials™ theatrical measurement services. As the trusted standard for all studio box office reporting, Rentrak provides intelligence into overnight theatre-level[...]

Audiences are flocking to ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ at the Box Office

Happy Sunday everyone (my birthday weekend, if you haven’t heard too), here’s the weekly box office report for you fine ladies and gentlemen! Leading the way in a somewhat close race on this kind of quiet weekend was the holdover Mr. Peabody & Sherman, which rose from number two to[...]

“Rio” huge overseas, as well

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Rio” isn’t just a hit … it’s a blockbuster. With a Sunday estimate of $40 million over its opening weekend at the domestic box office, “Rio” laid claim to the highest opening-weekend gross of 2011. That’s impressive for Carlos Saldanha and the creative team at Blue Sky (though[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond “Rio”

By Pete Hammond Family films continue to rule this week at the movies, and not just in America. With an estimated $40 million in its domestic launch and a very impressive $168 million worldwide 20th Century Fox’s Rio is clearly taking flight. The tale of a macaw who[...]

“Rio” director talks Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway and the colors of Brazil

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jesse Eiseberg earned a well-deserved Best Actor nomination for playing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, an odd duck swimming against the stream and facing a ton of opposition from Harvard’s black swans. For his next picture, “Rio,” Eisenberg tries something a little bit different, lending his voice to[...]

Jamie Foxx, Will.i.am headline “Rio” movie soundtrack

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: How is it possible the upcoming “Rio” soundtrack doesn’t feature Duran Duran singing their smash hit? Well, there’s still plenty of talent on deck for the “Rio” record, which will arrive in stores April 5 on Fox Music/Interscope Records. Will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas, Jamie Foxx,[...]