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Box Office: ‘Rogue One’ Narrowly Beats ‘Hidden Figures’ to Win Weekend
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Box Office: ‘Rogue One’ Narrowly Beats ‘Hidden Figures’ to Win Weekend

Courtesy of 20th Century Fox Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” edged “Hidden Figures” in the race for the top spot at the North American box office with an estimated $22 million at 4,175 locations, estimates showed Sunday. “Hidden Figures,” a comedy-drama about pioneering African-American women in the early […]

Q&A: ‘Cameraperson’ Director Kirsten Johnson on Stereotypes, Violence & Immortality
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Q&A: ‘Cameraperson’ Director Kirsten Johnson on Stereotypes, Violence & Immortality

Johnson: Kathy Leichter Kirsten Johnson, the critically-aclaimed cinematographer behind some of the most impactful and revealing documentaries in recent history – from “Fahrenheit 9/11? to “Darfur Now,””Citizenfour” and “The Invisible War” — stroke a chord with “Cameraperson,” an unconventional, enlightening and utterly personal documentary featuring raw footage captured by Johnson […]

Box Office: ‘Hidden Figures’ Wins Friday in Close Race With ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Sing’
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Box Office: ‘Hidden Figures’ Wins Friday in Close Race With ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Sing’

Courtesy of 20th Century Fox Heading into the weekend, a tight race was projected between “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” “Sing” and “Hidden Figures,” the latter of which showed a strong expansion judging by early estimates. Sure enough, Fox’s “Hidden Figures” earned $7.6 million at 2,471 locations to win […]

‘La La Land’ Wins Best Film at Australian Academy International Awards
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‘La La Land’ Wins Best Film at Australian Academy International Awards

Courtesy Venice Film Festival “La La Land” has dominated the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) International Awards with trophies for Best Film and Best Lead Actress for Emma Stone. “La La Land” topped “Arrival,” “Hacksaw Ridge,” “Lion” and “Manchester by the Sea.” Nominees attending Friday night’s ceremonies […]