Weekend Box Office: ‘Split’ Is A Bonafide Hit, Crosses $100 Million

Split is already Shyamalan’s best domestic opening of the decade; in only its second weekend, having dropped just 34%, Split has already crossed $100 million globally. (COLL)

Damien Chazelle Wins DGA Award For ‘La La Land’

La La Land continued its charmed run through awards season, this time at the Directors Guild of America Awards. There, Damien Chazelle claimed the top prize, winning Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film. (EW)

Annie Awards 2017 Winners: The Complete List

Disney’s Zootopia and Moana are just two of of the many animated flicks who won an Annie, the highly-coveted accolade being handed out during the annual festivities at UCLA’s Royce Hall Saturday. Bob’s Burgers was among the television winners. (EO)

‘Lion’ Roars Over Competition For Top Cinematography Prize

Lion won the top prize at the American Society of Cinematographers Awards on Saturday.  The award went to DP Greig Fraser. (WRAP)

DGA Names Russ Hollander To Succeed Jay Roth As New Chief Executive

Russ Hollander will be the DGA’s next chief executive succeeding Jay Roth, who is retiring in May after leading the guild for more than two decades. (DH)

Kristin Scott Thomas To Direct ‘Sea Change’

Kristin Scott Thomas will make her directorial debut with the romantic drama film adaptation of Elizabeth Jane Howard’s acclaimed novel The Sea Change. (DAR)

Berlin Film Fest Hot List: 20 Titles Likely To Sell

Amid a sea change in global politics, these projects have the buzz to stand out even as insiders say international buyers and sellers are more cautious than ever. (THR)

A Rare Trip Inside Disney’s Secret Animation Vault

For most, the Disney Vault seems like something intangible. Disney has done much to perpetuate the notion of the Disney Vault as something existing, like so many Disney fantasy realms, in your imagination more so than in real life. But it does exist. (VUL)

Trailer Buzz: Every Super Bowl Movie Trailer, Ranked

Here are all the trailers that debuted during Super Bowl LI, ranked from best to worst, as well as the film’s release dates. (VAR)

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