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Weekend Box Office: ‘Divergent’ separates self from pack


While she was no Bella or Katniss, Divergent’s Tris Prior managed her debut just fine. The latest young adult fantasy adaptation from Lionsgate, Divergent, opened to a commendable $54.6M over the weekend.  While that’s lower than Twilight’s $69.6M and nowhere near The Hunger Games’ record-breaking $152.5M opening in 2012, it’s still a great launch for […]

Box office preview: Sparse new releases over Super Bowl weekend


It’s the time of year where new releases are few and far between. Awards season has saturated the box office with Oscar nominees and critically acclaimed films. Movies like Frozen, American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street have accumulated large audiences over the past few weeks. In stark contrast to last weekend’s release of […]

Lifestyle’s Haute Highlights


Concert of the Week: Mountain Man with The Decemberists Those lucky souls who caught Jónsi’s transcendent performance at The Wiltern last October will likely remember the equally chilling opening set from Bennington, Vermont’s Mountain Man. Comprised of  Molly Erin Sarle, Amelia Randall Meath and Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, the folk trio will open for The Decemberists at […]