After several teasers, Sony Pictures Classics has released a full-length trailer for the drama Foxcatcher [FOXCT]. The real-life based film stars Steve Carell [SCARE] as eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont who sponsored the U.S. Olympics men's wrestling program and formed a volatile relationship with Mark Schultz, played by Channing Tatum [CTATU]. Directed by Bennett Miller [BMILL], Foxcatcher begins in limited release on November 14th.
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With word of mouth still spreading over its controversial ending, Gone Girl [GONEG] stayed in first place with an estimated $26.8 million. The thriller slipped just 29% to advance its 10-day total to $78.3 million.
Dracula Untold [DRCYZ] opened in second place with $23.5 million. The action fantasy brought out an audience that was 57% male and 61% over the age of 25.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [ATHNG] nabbed $19.1 million to debut at the third spot....Read more »
Warner Bros. has revealed the first trailer for the drama Focus [FOCUZ] on Apple. Will Smith [WSMIT] stars as a master con artist who takes on a protege, played by Margot Robbie [MROBB]. "As he’s teaching her the tricks of the trade, she gets too close for comfort and he abruptly breaks it off. Three years later, the former flame - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up in Buenos Aires in the middle of the high-stakes racecar circuit. She throws his plans for a loop… and the...Read more »
A handful of new films open in wide release this weekend and there could be a four-way battle for the box office crown. The mystery thriller Gone Girl [GONEG] enjoys positive word of mouth after its strong debut. The story and its twists will continue to generate water cooler conversations. Gone Girl should hold close to 60% in its second outing and finish with $22 million, which could be enough to repeat at the top spot.
Leading the pack of newcomers looks to be Alexander and the...Read more »
Walt Disney has unveiled the teaser trailer for Tomorrowland  inspired by a box of old artifacts from the Disney archives. Brad Bird [BBIRD] directed the film starring George Clooney [GCLOO] as a genius who discover an alternate dimension in time and space. Britt Robertson plays a teenager who finds a special pin that instantly teleports her to this miraculous, futuristic world. Tomorrowland opens on May 22th.
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Focus Features has dropped the domestic trailer for the thriller Black Sea [BLKSE]. Directed by Kevin Macdonald [KMCDO], the submarine film stars Jude Law [JLAW] as an out-of-work salvage captain who decides to enlist a motley crew in order to find a rumored sunken treasure beneath the Black Sea. However, the claustrophobic nature of the sub and the dangerous nature of the mission slowly turn the men on each other in a fight for survival. Black Sea surfaces in theaters on January 23rd.... Read more »
Clarius Entertainment has revealed the domestic trailer for the thriller Before I Go to Sleep [BIGTS]. Nicole Kidman [NKIDM] stars as a woman who as the result of a car accident suffers from amnesia where she wakes up every day with no memory. However, truths begin to emerge that make her question everything in her life including her husband, played Colin Firth [CFIRT] and doctor, played by Mark Strong [MSTRO]. Before I Go to Sleep is scheduled to open on October 31st.
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After starting off Friday in second place but surging back on Saturday, the thriller Gone Girl [GONEG] finished the weekend atop the box office with an estimated $38.0 million. Based on a best-selling novel, the film attracted an audience that was 62% female and 75% over the age of 25.
Annabelle [ANABL] followed closely behind in second place with $37.2 million. The spin-off of THe Conjuring brought out a crowd that was 51% twomen and 54% under the age of 25.
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Warner Bros. has released the teaser trailer for the biographical drama American Sniper [AMSNP] directed by Clint Eastwood [CEAST]. Bradley Cooper [BCOOP] portrays the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history who served four tours in the Iraq War but met a tragic fate at home.
U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits...Read more »
Disney has revealed the teaser trailer for the Pixar animated Inside Out [NMIND] directed by Pete Docter (Monsters, Inc., Up). The concept is basically the same as the 1990s Fox comedy "Herman's Head", except with a young girl. After taking 2014 off, Pixar will open Inside Out on June 19th.
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Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her...