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The Secret Life of Pets was the big winner at the box-office, as the animated flick made $103.2 million it its debut. The Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates came in at #4 with $16.6 million. Here’s the top 10:

1. The Secret Life of Pets - $103 million

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Have you ever been invited to a wedding where you’re at the bottom of the invitation totem pole? In Table 19, Eloise (Anna Kendrick) is the ex-maid of honor who’s relegated to the last table at the reception after being dumped via text by the best man! Joining her at “table 19″ are various castoffs [...]


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Time and time again, Viggo Mortensen absolutely delivers as an actor, and his latest film Captain Fantastic is no different. The story centers on Ben Cash (Mortensen), a free thinking man who’s raised his six children in the wilderness. When tragedy strikes, he takes his family back to suburbia where a culture clash ensues.

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The Enduring Appeal of ‘Titanic’

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A quick look at the biggest grossing movies of all-time reveals a string of action and sci-fi titles with one striking exception, Titanic.

This massive romantic disaster movie was something of a phenomenon when it was released in 1997 as it provided a cinematic feast that [...]


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Scott Wolf’s acting career began in the early 1990s, as he gained recognition for his work on the beloved TV series Party of Five, a show which also launched the acting careers of Matthew Fox and Neve Campbell. Now Wolf’s part of the talented ensemble of NBC’s The Night Shift, and during our interview with [...]


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Relatively ignored during its theatrical run, the underrated film The Family Fang marks Jason Bateman’s sophomore effort as a director, and it’s an even funnier film than his debut feature Bad Words.

Annie and Baxter Fang (Nicole Kidman, Jason Bateman) are [...]


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In a diverse and celebrated acting career that includes an Oscar nod for last year’s Trumbo and four Emmys for Breaking Bad, Bryan Cranston obviously knows a thing or two about acting. His latest film The Infiltrator centers on the true story of U.S. customs agent Robert Mazur’s (Cranston) attempts to take down Colombian drug [...]


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[caption id="attachment_83900" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="Susanna White (dir.)/Our Kind of Traitor. (CR: Jaap Buitendijk)"][/caption]

The oft-used phrase “no good deed goes unpunished” applies to the lead character in Our Kind of Traitor, the story of a poetics professor named Perry (a subdued yet effective Ewan McGregor) whose attempts to help his new Russian friend Dima (Stellan SkarsgĂ„rd) [...]


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Captain America: Civil War was a bonafide box-office hit with a worldwide take of $1.14 billion, and now the film is headed to Blu-ray on September 13 and Digital HD on September 2.

In this installment, Cap (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) do not see eye to eye on how The [...]


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Whether it’s a family friendly film about a giant (The BFG) or watching Tarzan swing from tree to tree (The Legend of Tarzan), there is a plethora of high profile films coming out this week. But if you’re in the mood for smaller, more intimate fare, the documentary Life, Animated should do the trick.

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