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"Guardians" Gearing Up For Possible Record Setting August Box Office Bow--Projected Weekend Top 10

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 31, 2014 11:49 AM
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Hey, who knew summer began in August? I must have missed that email. Yet another effect of global warming, apparently. But lo and behold we finally have a summer tentpole worth getting excited about. Online buzz has been through the roof leading up to tomorrow's (tonight at 8:00 PM to be precise) opening of Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Another Day, Another Sony Departure as Head of WW Creative Tommy Gargotta To Exit

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 31, 2014 10:52 AM
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In yet another key executive departure, it was announced last night that Sony Pictures' head of Worldwide Creative Advertising Tommy Garotta would be leaving the company.

Screenwriter Extraordinaire Andre Nemec Discusses Next Week's "Ninja Turtles", the New "Beverly Hills Cop" Movie and Much More In a Sit Down With Box Office Insider

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 31, 2014 10:24 AM
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Andre Nemec is one of the most prolific screenwriters of the last 20 years. His TV credits include "Alias" and "Happy Town" while on the film side he's the guy behind "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol", next week's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and the new "Beverly Hills Cop" movie. He discusses all of that (and more) in our interview.

If at First You Succeed, Just Keep On Doin' It: New Trailer For "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb"

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 30, 2014 10:28 AM
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Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Ricky Gervais and a cast of thousands are back for "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb", coming from Fox on December 19th. Here's the new trailer.

Updated Imax, 3D and D-Box Release Schedules

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 29, 2014 5:41 PM
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Check it out, here are updated release schedules for Imax, 3D and D-Box.

Toronto and Venice Film Festivals Filling Out Quickly

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 29, 2014 5:23 PM
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Grab a scorecard and a pen and follow along with all the recent announcements from the Toronto and Venice Film Festivals

Here They Come To Save The Dayyyy....."Guardians of the Galaxy" Tries To Rescue Summer Box Office Season

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 28, 2014 12:10 PM
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That loud horn you hear from the harbor is the announcement of the last boat out to try to salvage what's left of the summer movie season. BV/Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" hops on board the vessel this Friday and gives it its best shot as Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldana and a furry Bradley Cooper attempt to save the universe.

Brand New Indie Releases This Week: Brendan Gleeson Calls Out the "Calvary" and James Franco Takes a Turn in the Director's Chair

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 28, 2014 12:09 PM
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In addition to probable expansions on "Boyhood" (300 theatres this week), "Magic in the Moonlight" and "A Most Wanted Man", new indie releases this week include Brendan Gleeson and Chris O'Dowd in "Calvary" and the James Franco directed "Child of God"

Next Week's Coming Attractions: Ninja Turtles Primed For a Big-Time Reboot, a Trip "Into The Storm", and Helen Mirren Takes a Hundred-Foot Journey

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  • July 28, 2014 12:07 PM
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The second weekend of August brings a complete reboot of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" franchise, volume five of the "Step Up" brand, a trip "Into The Storm" and a gastronomic feast in "The Hundred Foot Journey"

Mindless Wanderings (...Or Stuff That Happened While You And Your Date Were At Comic-Con)

  • By Jim Amos
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  • July 28, 2014 12:06 PM
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While you were busy basking in the experience which is Comic-Con you missed some important industry news. Allow Box Office Insider to recap for you...

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Upcoming Imax Titles

2014
9/5Forrest Gump
9/19Maze Runner
9/26 The Equalizer
10/17Dracula Untold
11/7Interstellar
12/17The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

Upcoming 3D Titles

2014
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
9/26The Equalizer
10/3Annabelle
10/24Paranormal Activity 5
11/7Big Hero 6
11/21Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1
12/29The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

Studio Market Share

Thru August 24
1.Fox17.3%1,222m
2.Buena Vista16.61,174m
3.Warner Brothers15.01,058m
4.Sony13.2934m
5.Universal11.3795m
6.Paramount11.1781m
7.Lionsgate4.8342m
8.Open Road1.8125m
9.Weinstein1.7120m
10.Relativity1.7118m

Major Film Festivals

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