Box Office: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Tops ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ With $56.5 Million

“War for the Planet of the Apes” is officially the box office champ, during a weekend that demands a close look. Fox and Chernin Entertainment’s latest “Apes” movie is coming in on the low end of expectations with $ 56.5 million from 4,022 locations. It was pegged at $ 60 million-$ 65 million earlier in the week, but is ending ...

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Pini Tavger’s ‘Pinhas’ Wins 6th Edition of Sam Spiegel Film Lab

Yossi Zwecker(c) Pini Tavger’s “Pinhas,” a film project exploring the Jewish identity through the eyes of a 12-year old boy, won the top prize at the 6th edition of Sam Spiegel International Film Lab, a program running alongside Jerusalem Film Festival. “Pinhas,” which marks the feature debut of actor-director Tavger and is based on his student short film, re… ...

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