Box office: Rogue One is now the #2 movie of 2016 in North America (but only the #9 movie worldwide — so far)

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Rogue One ruled the box office for a third straight week as 2016 came to an end.

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2017 Film Journal

As per my 2016 Journal, videos and DVDs are in italics. Films I saw for the first time have an asterisk (*) next to them. Not counting extras and promo items.

Jan | Feb

Jan 1 — The Other Half [2016] *
Jan 3 — Unless [2016] *
Jan 4 — Aim for the Roses *
Jan 4 — Koneline: Our Land Beautiful *
Jan 4 — Silence [2016]
Jan 7 — Monster Trucks *
Jan 11 — A Dog’s Purpose *
Jan 16 — The Resurrection of Gavin Stone *
Jan 19 — Split [2016] *
Jan 21 — xXx: Return of Xander Cage [3D version] *

Jan 28 — People Will Talk [1951] *
Jan 30 — O.J.: Made in America [episodes 1-2] *
Jan 31 — Resident Evil: The Final Chapter [3D version] *
Feb 2 — The Shack [2017] *
Feb 7 — Is Genesis History? *
Feb 7 — Stuart Little 2
Feb 7 — The Case for Christ [2017] *
Feb 8 — The Kidnappers [aka The Little Kidnappers; 1953] *
Feb 9 — The Lego Batman Movie [3D version] *
Feb 10 — The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2016: Live Action *

Feb 10 — The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2016: Animation *
Feb 12 — The Big Clock *
Feb 12 — O.J.: Made in America [episode 3] *
Feb 14 — 4.1 Miles *
Feb 14 — Joe’s Violin *
Feb 15 — One, Two, Three [1961] *
Feb 15 — The Great Wall [2016; 3D version] *
Feb 16 — Lemale et ha’halal [aka Fill the Void] *
Feb 17 — Extremis [2016] *
Feb 17 — The White Helmets [2016] *

Feb 18 — Tanna [2015] *
Feb 18 — 20th Century Women *
Feb 18 — O.J.: Made in America [episodes 4-5] *
Feb 19 — Captain Fantastic *
Feb 20 — Fuocoammare [aka Fire at Sea; 2016] *
Feb 22 — Fantasia [1940]
Feb 24 — Ma vie de Courgette [aka My Life as a Zucchini] *
Feb 24 — I Am Not Your Negro *
Feb 25 — En man som heter Ove [aka A Man Called Ove] *
Feb 26 — Under sandet [aka Land of Mine] *

Mar 6 — Logan [2017] *
Mar 8 — Kong: Skull Island [IMAX 3D version] *
Mar 11 — Get Out [2017] *
Mar 12 — The Wise Kids *
Mar 15 — The Lumo Project: The Gospel of Mark [NIV version] *
Mar 16 — The Day the Earth Stood Still [1951]
Mar 16 — Beauty and the Beast [2017; 3D version] *
Mar 18 — The Boss Baby [3D version] *
Mar 21 — Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey [2014; episodes 1-3]
Mar 23 — Life [2017] *

Watch: New clips and a featurette for Scorsese’s Silence

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Nearly three decades in the making, Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of Silence is finally playing in a few American theatres, and it will expand to the rest of the continent over the next two weeks. To pique the interest of prospective moviegoers, Paramount has released a new featurette on Scorsese’s “passion” for the project, as well as a few clips.

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The top ten posts at FilmChat in 2016

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Happy New Year!

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Same Kind of Different as Me release date postponed again

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Just a quick update regarding the release of an upcoming “faith-based” film.

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Box office: Sing soars over several other new releases

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A Disney-owned blockbuster and a non-Disney animated film ruled the box office over the Christmas weekend as a few other new films struggled to find an audience.

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