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

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Three Films Do The Fall Shuffle Vying For The Perfect Playdate While Leo Lands on Christmas '15

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 21, 2014 11:39 AM
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Looking for that absolutely perfect release date, both "Laggies" and "Jessabelle" move into late fall as three titles get the 2015 treatment in this week's release schedule changes.

"Transformers" Edge "Apes" In Post World Cup International Box Office Derby

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 21, 2014 11:35 AM
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It was a two-man, uh two robot, uh robot & an ape race at the overseas box office this weekend as "Transformers: Age Of Extinction" continues its campaign across the globe with $81.2 million, nipping out "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" which grossed a very healthy $61 million. TFAOE now sits at a staggering $659 million overseas.

Nerd Alert! More Companies Announce Their Comic-Con Lineups

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 21, 2014 11:33 AM
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The country's largest nerd fest, otherwise known as Comic-Con, starts up this week in San Diego and more companies have announced their lineup for the fest.
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Updated Sunday Grosses: Apes and Anarchy Anchor Weekend Box Office Yet Hollywood's Bummer Summer Continues

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 19, 2014 11:48 AM
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In the immortal words of Nick Lowe...and so it goes. It's yet another down weekend as "Apes" repeats, "Purge" powers to $28.4 million but "Planes" and "Sex" fail to excite moviegoers. Here's the updated Weekend Box Office Top 10

Hollywood Singing "We Are The World" As International Box Office Continues To Wallop Domestic

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 17, 2014 11:58 AM
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Contrary to the Disneyland ride, it's a big world after all. International box office is trouncing Domestic at a 2/3 vs.1/3 rate and is poised to go even higher in Post-World Cup 2014.

Moms, Get a Sitter and See Sex Tape With Your Hubby!

  • By Nicole Hansen
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  • July 16, 2014 3:18 PM
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I was someone's lucky date to the Westwood premiere of Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel's new comedy, Sex Tape, but I was skeptical. Could two actors who had never wed nor had any children be able to portray a married couple with two kids who lost that spark that got them their nuclear family in the first place?

First Trailer For The Kevin Kline/Maggie Smith Comedy "My Old Lady"

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 15, 2014 12:19 PM
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Ok ok, this isn't going to be a summer blockbuster, I get it. But isn't this 2 plus minutes of harmless fun? The first trailer for Cohen Media Group's "My Old Lady", starring Kevin Kline as an American who inherits a Paris apartment that unfortunately comes with a permanent resident (Maggie Smith), dropped today.

"Transformers: Age of Extinction" Continues Its Overseas Box Office Assault With $102 Million

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 15, 2014 12:08 PM
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Transformer: Age of Extinction
World Cup? What World Cup? It matters little to the box office machine entitled "Transformers: Age of Extinction" as the film grossed a whopping $102 million this weekend, upping its ante to $543 million. A stunning stat is that as of this point, North America is only 27% of the worldwide box office total on the film.

First Trailer For Disney's "Big Hero 6"

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 15, 2014 11:31 AM
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The first trailer dropped this morning for Disney's November animated title, "Big Hero 6"

It's a Great Start To The Day As The New Canadian Trailer Drops For Relativity's "Hector and the Search For Happiness"

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 15, 2014 11:18 AM
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It's a great start to the day! Here comes the new Canadian trailer for Simon Pegg in "Hector and the Search For Happiness"

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2014
7/25Hercules
8/1Guardians of the Galaxy
8/8Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (International only)
9/26 The Equalizer
10/17Dracula Untold
11/7Interstellar
12/17The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

Upcoming 3D Titles

2014
7/25Hercules
8/1Guardians of the Galaxy
8/8Step Up: All In
8/8Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
8/22Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
9/26The Boxtrolls
10/17The Book Of Life
11/7Big Hero 6
11/26The Penguins of Madagascar
12/17The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

Upcoming D-Box Titles

2014
7/25Lucy
8/1Guardians of the Galaxy
8/8Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
8/15Expendables 3

Studio Market Share

Thru July 20
1.Fox18.6%1,094m
2.Warner Brothers16.7981m
3.Sony15.1889m
4.Buena Vista14.3843m
5.Universal10.4610m
6.Paramount9.3549m
7.Lionsgate5.1298m
8.Open Road2.0119m
9.Relativity1.9112m
10.Fox Searchlight1.588m

Major Film Festivals

8/6-16Locarno
8/27-9/6Venice Film Festival
8/29-9/1Telluride
9/4-14Toronto Int'l Film Festival
9/27-10/13​​​​​​​​​​​​​​New York Film Festival
10/9-13Hamptons Int'l Film Festival
10/8-19BFI/London Film Festival
10/23-11/1Abu Dhabi Film Festival
11/6-13AFI Fest
11/7-11AFM
12/10-17Dubai Int'l Film Festival