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Suicide Squad Dominates With $133.7M

NEW YORK — DC Comics flashed the box-office might of Marvel at the weekend box office, where its Suicide Squad set a record for an August debut with $133.7 million, according to final tallies Aug. 8.

The Warner Bros. release, like March’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, was lambasted by critics. But David Ayer’s anti-hero team-up film nevertheless became one of the summer’s biggest hits.

A steep slide on Aug. 6, after fans flocked theaters on Aug. 4-5, however, could signal further steep declines for the $175 million film starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto.

 

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Mission…to Alonnisos, a TNH Documentary

O oceanic you sing and sail White on your body and yellow on your chimeneas For you're tired of the filthy waters of the harbors You who loved the distant Sporades You who lifted the tallest flags You who sail clear through the most dangerous caves Hail to you who let yourself be charmed by the sirens Hail to you for never having been afraid of the Symplegades (Andreas Empeirikos)   What traveler has not been fascinated by the Greek islands, drawn by the Sirens’ song of a traveler’s dreams? TNH and our video show ‘Mission’ marked the change of the season by transporting viewers into the heart of summer.

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