Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Noah – $ 44.0 million ($ 44.0 million total)
2. Divergent – $ 26.5 million ($ 95.2 million total)
3. Muppets Most Wanted – $ 11.3 million ($ 33.2 million total)
4. Mr. Peabody & Sherman – $ 9.5 million ($ 94.9 million total)
5. God’s Not Dead – $ 9.0 million ($ 22.0 million total)
6. The Grand Budapest Hotel
Take that, Friedrich Nietzsche.
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Christian Bale’s epic comb-over in “American Hustle” deserves its own special Oscar, but if you’re curious whether his character’s real-life counterpart had such bad hair — now you can see for yourself!”60 Minutes” released a 1981 interview with Mel Weinberg, the con artist who was the basis for the Oscar-nominated Bale’s character Irving Rosenfeld.
Weinberg was at the heart of the FBI’s… Continue reading Here's the Real Con Artist Behind Christian Bale's 'American Hustle' Character (VIDEO)
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Drew Pearce is having a very, very busy career of late. He cowrote Iron Man 3 with Shane Black, and also wrote and directed All Hail the King, a new Marvel One Shot that fans can see when they buy Thor: The Dark World (either as a digital download or on the Blu-ray/DVD). In his short film, Pearce offers fans a further look at one… Continue reading Drew Pearce Explains the Tone Behind 'Mission: Impossible 5' and the Christopher McQuarrie Touch