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Publisher Jim Amos, Former President of Domestic Distribution at Sony Pictures

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We Are Summer, Hear Us Meow. "Lucy" Primed To Lead Yet Another Lackluster Weekend

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 25, 2014 12:32 PM
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An estimated $2.7 million Thursday is an acceptable, if not sensational, start for the Scarlett Johansson starrer, "Lucy" from acclaimed writer and director Luc Besson. Here's thinking the film translates to an opening in the low 30's but with a less than impressive Cinemascore. Box Office Insider has the projected Weekend Top 10 here...

In Remembrance of the 100th Anniversary of the Start of "The Great War", 10 Essential World War I Movies

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  • July 24, 2014 3:16 PM
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This Monday marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I and although most of us know that the war was ignited by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, we seem to know little else. So Box office Insider presents 10 Essential World War I Movies in remembrance of the start of "The Great War".

Hrithik Roshan Returns From Brain Surgery With a Bang!-New Trailer For Fox STAR's "Bang Bang"

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  • July 24, 2014 12:17 PM
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After a delay of several months due to its star Hrithik Roshan's brain surgery, "Bang Bang" from Fox STAR Studios is a go and here's the action packed trailer

Let The Panting and Swooning Begin! Here's the "Fifty Shades of Grey" Trailer

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 24, 2014 11:59 AM
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Sometimes the less said the better. The book is a global phenomenon, the movie is one of the most eagerly anticipated films in years. So here you go...."Fifty Shades of Grey"

New Trailer Drops For Pierce Brosnan Thriller "November Man"

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  • July 23, 2014 3:04 PM
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November Man
Today brings us the new trailer for Relativity's "November Man' with Pierce Brosnan and Olga Kurylenko. The film opens August 27th.

Dealflicks Aims To Sell You A Discounted Movie Ticket

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 23, 2014 11:23 AM
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Dealflicks, a self-proclaimed "Priceline for movie tickets", has raised $1.7 million in seed funding to launch an app based discounted movie ticket and concessions service which aims to bring users information on what local movie theatres are offering for discounts.

Hollywood Now Minus One of the Great Studio Execs as Jeff Blake Steps Down From Sony

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 22, 2014 5:39 PM
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I knew this day would come. I knew that someday the man who was my mentor for over 20 years at Sony Pictures would eventually step down. In appreciation of Jeff Blake...

FIRST LOOK: Blumhouse Productions and Focus Features' "Insidious: Chapter 3"

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  • July 22, 2014 4:48 PM
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Focus and Blumhouse productions announced today that filming has begun on "Insidious: Chapter 3". The film stars Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott and Angus Sampson. The film opens May 29, 2015

Double Barrel "The Imitation Game" News: New Trailer/Opening Night Selection At BFL London Fest

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 22, 2014 10:23 AM
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It was a good day if you're an "Imitation Game" fan, as we are at Box Office Insider. The new trailer for the Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley World War II Enigma Code thriller has dropped and it was announced that the film will make its European premiere at the BFI London Film Festival

An Open Letter Of Apology To Melissa McCarthy

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 21, 2014 8:05 PM
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In a sincere My Bad, Box Office Insider delivers a written apology to actress Melissa McCarthy over the beating it gave the opening weekend grosses on "Tammy".

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