Los Angeles: Paul Thomas Anderson's cult drama The Master commanded a huge following in its opening weekend, smashing records on just a handful of screens.
The Weinstein Co. release made $729,745 in five theatres in New York and Los Angeles for a record-setting per-screen average of $145,949, according to Sunday studio estimates. The hugely anticipated film, which just won several of the top awards at the Venice Film Festival and will open in more cities in upcoming weeks, stars Philip Seymour Hoffman as a charismatic cult leader and Joaquin Phoenix as his wayward protg.
The No. 1 film at the box office was Resident Evil: Retribution, which took in an estimated $21.1 million in its debut. This is the fifth film in the Sony Screen Gems action franchise, starring Milla Jovovich.
That topped the 3-D re-release of the Disney Pixar animated favorite Finding Nemo, which opened in second place with $17.5 million....more
12:55 PM, Sep 17, 2012
New Delhi: Converting a hugely successful film into 3D is not always a safe game, simply because of the fact that technology changes with each passing point. The original Finding Nemo was released in 2003, and now after 9 years the makers have come up with a 3D version of the film. Written and directed by Andrew Stanton, the film was a breathtaking tale of an abducted fish Nemo (Alexander...
05:10 PM, Aug 23, 2012