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Vin Diesel’s ‘Riddick’ Wins Weekend Box Office with $18.7M

Peggy Truong | September 8, 2013 - 3:30 pm

The man who can see in the dark is a box office winner.

Riddick, the third installment of The Chronicles of Riddick film franchise, grossed some $18.7 million this weekend, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Lee Daniels’ The Butler and the Spanish-language comedy Instructions Not Included finished in the top three… More »


‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ Wins Weekend Box Office with $25M

Peggy Truong | August 18, 2013 - 12:18 pm

Oprah Winfrey, director Lee Daniels and company ruled the box office by a mile this weekend.

Lee Daniels’ The Butler grossed $25 million to win top spot, beating out fellow newcomers Kick-Ass 2 and Jobs, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Here’s the First Clip of Jane Fonda as Nancy Reagan

Robert Kessler | July 26, 2013 - 8:00 am

The decision to cast Jane Fonda as Nancy Reagan was a controversial one. Reagan is a conservative hero while good ole Hanoi Jane is, well, not. However, you can’t deny the resemblance and in this clip from Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Fonda says, “I happen to know that she’s not unhappy that I’m playing her.” In the short clip… More »