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Scenes from POwer Rangers, beauty and the Beast and Kong. Skull Island
Serge RakhlinMarch 27, 2017

The Beauty is still charming and the Beast is still roaring at the box office. Beauty and the Beast gross is now close to 700 million dollars...

Images from the recovery of the doomed Russian submarine Kursk, 2000-2001
Serge RakhlinMarch 21, 2017

“She just sunk” – that was the response of the newly elected (in 2000) president of Russia, Vladimir Putin to the journalist’s question of what...

A scene from the live action movie Beauty and the Beast
Serge RakhlinMarch 20, 2017

Are we seeing a real return of the Hollywood musical? First it was La La Land with seven Golden Globes and now Beauty and the Beast, which at its...

Directors Damien Chazelle and Barry Jenkins, Golden Globe winners
Serge RakhlinMarch 14, 2017

It may be a little early to speak about an American “New Wave” in film, but when Damien Chazelle (32) becomes the youngest ever person to win best...

A scene from "Kong-Skull Island"
Serge RakhlinMarch 13, 2017

The storied giant ape smashed all the competition in the world as Kong: Skull Island finished the weekend with a global box office harvest of $142...

Actor Hugh Jackman, Golden Globe winner, ina scene from "Logan"
Serge RakhlinMarch 6, 2017

On its worldwide debut, Logan showed that the steel paws of Wolverine are as sharp as ever, and that Hugh Jackman’s star power is intact. The...

A scene from The Lego Batman Movie
Serge RakhlinFebruary 20, 2017

The Great Wall, the biggest American and Chinese co-production to date was not able to climb the North American box office - 21.7 million dollars...

Noomi Rapace in a scene from "Ruputure"
Serge RakhlinFebruary 15, 2017

After two years of mostly talk about this kind of possibility, for the first time the Russian government interfered directly in the release...

A scene from The Lego Batman Movie
Serge RakhlinFebruary 13, 2017

As expected the week belonged to the animated adventure The Lego Batman Movie followed by another sequel, Fifty Shades Darker (which nevertheless...

Scenes from Rings and Split
Serge RakhlinFebruary 5, 2017

Two horror movies took over the weekend of February 3-5. M. Night Shyamalan's thriller Split lead the North American (US and Canada) box office...