This image released by Disney-Marvel Studios shows Brie Larson in a scene from "Captain Marvel."
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AP News
December 31, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Every movie year offers up a parade of hits and flops. But in 2019, no winner was in the same galaxy as the Walt Disney Co. And the biggest loser might have been anyone less thrilled about the box-office domination of franchise films. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
December 26, 2019 - 3:44 pm
According to a new study in the journal Pediatrics which looked at top box office movies, nearly nine out of 10 movies showed main characters acting violently. Read more here.
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Nikki Butler and her son Nickolas at the AMC theater in Philadelphia's Fashion District
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Justin Udo
December 25, 2019 - 12:07 pm
Going to the movies on Christmas Day is a trend that goes against many families' holiday norms, but some Philadelphia moviegoers have made a tradition of trading in their tinsel to catch the latest releases from Tinsel town. Read more here.
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Kevin Hart, from left, Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black and Karen Gillan in a scene from "Jumanji: The Next Level."
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December 15, 2019 - 2:52 pm
"Jumanji: The Next Level" put "Frozen 2" on second-place ice, while Clint Eastwood's "Richard Jewell" opened with one of the worst box office debuts for the director. Read more here.
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"Frozen 2"
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December 01, 2019 - 5:27 pm
"Frozen 2" kept a wintry wind at its back in its second week, setting a Thanksgiving record with a whopping box office bounty, while newcomer "Knives Out" found its own broad audience. Read more here.
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Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel, from left, Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff and Sven in a scene from the animated film, "Frozen 2."
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AP News
November 24, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Six years after "Frozen" kicked up a pop-culture blizzard, the sequel to Elsa, Anna and Olaf's adventures snowed-in the box office with an estimated $127 million debut domestically and $350.2 million worldwide, according to studio estimates Sunday.
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Harriet Tubman and Julia Roberts
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November 20, 2019 - 11:43 am
A Hollywood studio executive once suggested that Julia Roberts should play iconic African-American activist Harriet Tubman in a biopic. In a recent Q&A, screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard opened up about the 26-year journey to getting the "Harriet" biopic to the big screen.
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Christian Bale, right, and Matt Damon in a scene from the film, "Ford v. Ferrari."
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AP News
November 17, 2019 - 2:29 pm
“Ford v Ferrari” left its competition in the rearview, racing to a $31 million debut at the box office in a No. 1 finish that counted as a win for big-budget originality.
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Nick Jonas in "Midway."
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AP News
November 10, 2019 - 1:07 pm
The World War II film "Midway" has scored a surprise victory at the box office over "The Shining" sequel "Doctor Sleep" this weekend.
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People holding popcorn and drinks in a movie theater.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, known as PAAFF, opens Thursday, and organizers say events like these aid in breaking down barriers, hate and fear. Read more here.
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