Box office: Beauty and the Beast has the sixth-best opening of all time, while The Shack cracks the “faith-based” Top 10

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A tale as old as time set a bunch of new records at the box office last weekend.

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Box office: Kong is king, while The Shack has a healthy second-week drop

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Kong was king again at the box office this weekend.

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Box office: The Shack has one of the biggest openings ever for a “faith-based” film

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Hugh Jackman’s final performance as the Wolverine may have been the top box-office draw, but it wasn’t the only success story at the multiplex this weekend.

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Oscar nominations — my own two bits, and a complete list

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It looks like La La Land is the movie to beat at this year’s Oscars.

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Box office: Split completes the Shyamalan comeback

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The M. Night Shymalan comeback reached a new peak at the box office this week.

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Box office: Hidden Figures holds on to the top spot while six new films fail to find an audience

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A drama about three African-American women who broke racial barriers in the early 1960s held on to the top spot at the box office on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, while half a dozen new wide releases failed to find an audience.

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