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Atom Egoyan

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 11 films, with $31,139,694 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,024)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Captive (Director), The Captive (Screenwriter), The Captive (Story Creator), The Captive (Producer), The Adjuster (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: (Barney's Version), Himself (This Film is Not Yet Rated), Sea Bunnies Director (Camilla)
Most productive collaborators: Scott Speedman, Paul Giamatti, Robert Lantos, Bruce Greenwood, Dustin Hoffman

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Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting2$7,753,553$1,343,015$9,096,568
In Technical RolesDirector11$16,959,781$14,179,913$31,139,694
Story Creator1$451,457$0$451,457

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 3rd, 2015

March 3rd, 2015

This is not a great week for new releases on the home market. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 is by far the biggest new title and its DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack is going to sell a ton of units. However, its reviews are not up to the level required to make it our Pick of the Week. Conversely, Foxcatcher is award-worthy, but the DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack doesn't have enough extras to be a Pick of the Week. It seemed like every choice for Pick of the Week wasn't quite up to the level needed, so I'm going to go outside the box and pick To Write Love On Her Arms on DVD, which is a film I've been waiting to see for about three years. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: The Captive

March 2nd, 2015

The Captive was co-written and directed by Atom Egoyan, who has made some amazing films over the years. It stars Ryan Reynolds, who showed he can really act with his performance in Buried. However, the film struggled in its opening weekend and failed to find an audience in theaters. Is it a worthy addition to the two men's filmography? Or is there a good reason audience stayed away? More...

Limited Release: Vice as Nice

December 12th, 2014

Inherent Vice poster

We are deep into Awards season with three major awards nominations already handed out. Unfortunately, there's not a lot of limited releases coming out this week that will be part of Awards Season. Inherent Vice is the biggest release of the week, but its reviews are only good and not great, while there are a lot of great films in theaters at the moment. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 10th, 2014

June 11th, 2014

This week's list of new DVD and Blu-rays includes a couple of first run releases, but neither are really must haves. Of all of the theatrical releases coming out this week, Alan Partridge on DVD or Blu-ray is the one I'm most interested in seeing, but the screener is still late. I'm also waiting for the screener for Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, but I saw every episode on TV and the DVD or Blu-ray is clearly a contender for Pick of the Week. So is True Detective: Season One on DVD or Blu-ray. It was a bit of a coin toss, but in the end I went with Cosmos. More...

Limited Releases: What's Cooking?

May 9th, 2014

Chef poster

There are a number of limited releases coming out this week that are earning strong buzz and good reviews. Some of the films that have reviews that are strong enough to suggest box office success are Palo Alto and The Double, as well as two documentaries, Fed Up and Llyn Foulkes One Man Band. However, the film with the best combination of buzz and reviews is Chef. More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
12/17/2010 Barney's Version   $7,502,560 $1,343,015 $8,845,575
9/1/2006 This Film is Not Yet Rated Himself  $306,845 $34,923 $341,768
11/25/1994 Camilla Sea Bunnies Director  $250,993 $0 $250,993
Movies: 3Totals:$8,060,398$1,377,938$9,438,336
Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
10/23/2015 Remember Director $0 $0 $0
9/5/2014 The Captive Screenwriter,
Story Creator,
$451,457 $0 $451,457
5/9/2014 Devilís Knot Director $0 $0 $0
3/26/2010 Chloe Director $3,075,255 $8,755,876 $11,831,131
5/8/2009 Adoration Director $294,244 $90,000 $384,244
10/14/2005 Where the Truth Lies Director $872,142 $543,514 $1,415,656
11/15/2002 Ararat Director $1,693,000 $0 $1,693,000
11/12/1999 Felicia's Journey Director $824,295 $1,145,973 $1,970,268
10/10/1997 The Sweet Hereafter Director $4,306,697 $3,644,550 $7,951,247
9/23/1994 Exotica Director $5,046,118 $0 $5,046,118
7/1/1992 The Adjuster Director $396,573 $0 $396,573
Movies: 11Totals:$16,959,781$14,179,913$31,139,694