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Trade Buzz: Will Krrish 3 cross the Rs 100 crore mark in its opening weekend?

With Krrish 3, Rakesh Roshan is taking forward his sci-fi superhero franchise with son Hrithik Roshan in the lead. But will this mega budget film live up to expectations. Will it become the highest grossing film of this year? We find out…. Director Rakesh Roshan’s Koi Mil Gaya and Krrish set the cash registers ringing. Now the successful director is back with Krrish 3, the third installment of his superhero series – this one stars Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Kangna Ranaut and Vivek O ........

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Film Review: 'One Direction: This Is Us'

Most of us know Morgan Spurlock as the star and director of “Super-Size Me,” in which he first-handedly explored the perils of the largest fast food chain in the world – McDonalds. Here he is nine years later, directing a movie that follows a British-Irish boy band and their journey to stardom.  “One Direction: This Is Us” attempts to capture the hearts of millions of fans around the world by providing a closer look into the lives of Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Liam Pay ........

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The Wolverine slashes his way to top of US box office

Hugh Jackman's latest incarnation as The Wolverine has topped the US box office with $55m (£35m) in ticket sales, according to studio estimates.   The film earned another $86m (£55m) overseas, which means it has made more than the $120m it cost to make in its opening weekend.   It is the sixth film in the X-Men franchise -which has now made $1.9bn ( £1.2bn) worldwide.   The Wolverine is set in Japan and features an international cast.   Chris Aronson, Fox's head of domestic distri ........

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Man of Steel breaks US box office records

Warner Bros's Superman reboot, Man of Steel, enjoys the biggest June opening ever seen in the US. Man of Steel, Warner Bros’s big-budget reboot of the Superman franchise, broke US box office records when it opened this  weekend. The film, which stars British actor Henry Cavill and cost around $225 million to make, took $113.1 million  this weekend, giving it the biggest June opening in US history, a record set in 2012 by Toy Story 3, which took $110.3  million.   Man of Steel earned ........

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Box OFFICE

During the summer blockbuster season it seems like every movie gets the 3D treatment, whether it deserves it or not. Sure,  you can argue that the visual spectacle of Iron Man 3 or Star Trek Into Darkness earned the right to charge more for  a 3D ticket. The Great Gatsby, on the other hand, might have been a bit of a stretch. And Fast 6, I’d argue, could have  used the extra 3D kick. At least that screenings in IMAX, where available.    The next 3D feature we have this season, though ........

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'G.I. Joe' sequel blasts past cavemen to win box office

Action movie "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" won the weekend box office battle in the United States and Canada, fighting off  competition from cartoon cavemen, a Tyler Perry drama, and an alien-possessed heroine trying to save the human race. "G.I. Joe," a sequel starring Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis, secured $41.2 million in domestic ticket  sales from Friday through Sunday, according to studio estimates.   Last week's winner, animated prehistoric adventure "The Croods," slip ........

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'The Croods' catches fire with $44.7M opening

Cavemen comedy ‘The Croods’ clubbed its rivals over the weekend to claim top spot at the North American box office.  The Dreamworks animated feature made $44.7m (£29.3m) in its first weekend in US and Canadian cinemas, according to studio  estimates. The Croods started out eight years ago as a co-production with British animators Aardman, scripted by Monty  Python's John Cleese. Dreamworks took over the project - originally titled Crood Awakening - when Aardman's five-film deal  was ........

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Sri Sidhartha Gauthama Movie

Sri Siddhartha Gautama, an epic film based on the life story of Prince Siddhartha, from his birth up to his  enlightenment is the latest project of The Light of Asia Foundation of Sri Lanka. The film will be released on January  24 at EAP Films island wide   The movie is produced by Navin Guneratne chairman of The Light of Asia Foundation and Mr. Jeff Goonewardena, former  consul general of Sri Lanka to Los Angeles, Venezuela and Colombia as well as prominent hotelier.The main actors an ........

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Jackie Chan's CZ12 breaks box-office record

International superstar Jackie Chan’s action blockbuster CZ12 has broken the all-time record for an Asian Movie  (excluding local titles) in Singapore. The movie has collected S$4.67 million in 22 days after it opened on 44 screens  island-wide.   The amazing result sees CZ12 take the all-time Number 1 spot among all China, Hong Kong & Taiwan movies in Singapore,  passing Donnie Yen’s IP MAN 2 (in 2nd place) which grossed a total of S$4.66 million in 2010 and Stephen Chow’s ac ........

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Hobbit" may bring a Hollywood ending to 2012 box office

More than a decade has passed since Peter Jackson and company first ventured to Middle Earth with "The Lord of the Rings:  The Fellowship of the Ring." At this point, audiences pretty much know what to expect from "The Hobbit: An Unexpected  Journey," despite the title's insistence to the contrary. That's hardly a knock on Jackson's fourth installment in the  franchise, a prequel that takes place 60 years before the earlier movies' events but basically resurrects the same world  of limbe ........

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