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Lucas Belvaux’s ‘This Is Our Land’ Rocks the Boat in France, Angers Far-Right Leaders
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Lucas Belvaux’s ‘This Is Our Land’ Rocks the Boat in France, Angers Far-Right Leaders

Jean-Claude Lother One of France’s rare movies examining homegrown populism and the country’s own brand of far-right politics in a non-comical way, Lucas Belvaux’s “This is Our Land” has managed to rock the boat even before its theatrical release next month. The movie, which portrays a charismatic 30-something single mother […]

Tilikum, SeaWorld Orca Featured in ‘Blackfish’ Documentary, Dies
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Tilikum, SeaWorld Orca Featured in ‘Blackfish’ Documentary, Dies

REX/Shutterstock Tilikum, the orca featured heavily in Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s documentary “Blackfish,” died Friday morning after 25 years of living at SeaWorld. SeaWorld announced Friday that the whale, believed to be 36, passed away early in the morning after months of deteriorating health. SeaWorld veterinarians believe the cause of death was […]

‘Captain Fantastic’ and Viggo Mortensen’s Message of Hope Is Increasingly Important
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‘Captain Fantastic’ and Viggo Mortensen’s Message of Hope Is Increasingly Important

Chelsea Lauren/Variety/REX/Shutterstock Every year, audiences discover films that they like or dislike, but they only embrace a handful of movies on a personal level, as if the filmmakers created the work especially for them. One of those is Bleecker Street’s “Captain Fantastic.” Star Viggo Mortensen was honored this week at […]

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Hits $838 Million Worldwide
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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Hits $838 Million Worldwide

Courtesy of Disney/Lucasfilm “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” remains unstoppable at the world’s multiplexes, hitting $838.3 million worldwide after three weeks. The eighth “Star Wars” movie grossed $3.8 million domestically at 4,157 locations on Thursday, giving it $455.2 million in its first 21 days. It trails only “Finding Dory” […]

Box Office: ‘Hidden Figures’ Takes $1.2 Million in Thursday Night Expansion
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Box Office: ‘Hidden Figures’ Takes $1.2 Million in Thursday Night Expansion

Courtesy of 20th Century Fox Fox’s historical comedy-drama “Hidden Figures” took in a solid $1.2 million from 2,250 new locations on Thursday night previews as it expands into wide release. “Hidden Figures,” centered on a group of female African-American mathematicians and scientists in the early days of America’s space program, […]