1. Consumed 3 $39.2m


I was not very thrilled with this movie. I am still not convinced (actually even less convinced) that a love story needed to be added to this series of movies. one... Great movie if you never read The Hobbit By ayefimov I won't give anything away, but it was just such a shame that, as the last movie in the Tolkien saga, the movie so grievously deviated from such a short book. Shame on you, Peter Jackson.... Glad its over! http://www.fandango.com/thehobbit:thebattleofthefivearmies_143303/movieoverview?wssaffid=11830&wssac=123

2. Selma $11.3M

In the latest freezing weather, at least two infants died of exposure,” the bishops said. “The continuing blockade dramatically impedes rebuilding and contributes to desperation that undermines Israelis’ legitimate hope for security. It also creates intolerable levels of unemployment and pushes ordinary people into deeper poverty. ” The bishops urged political leaders to find “creative” ways to build peace in the Middle East and “to build bridges, not walls.” The Israeli government conceded Friday that life in Gaza was “indeed fairly bleak” but said the poor conditions there were a “sad indictment” of the leadership of Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza and is considered by both Israel and the U.S. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/20/catholic-bishops-gaza_n_6500562.html

3. Into the Woods $9.6M

Tim Busch made a round of calls, and those friends who had not already downed theirs were glad to hand them over to the pontiff. Now, the rest of the wine — complete with Pope Francis’ own gold-embossed crest on the label — is ready for release and will be available in the winery and its online store. It joins the winery’s “Faith Collection,” six bottles that run from “Psalms,” a sauvignon blanc blend, to “Revelation,” a port-style dessert wine. There is also “Rose’ary,” a rose, and “Father Matthew Cabernet Sauvignon,” named for a popular retired Napa priest. Sales from that wine benefit Matthew’s charities in his native India. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/20/pope-francis-wine_n_6497724.html

4. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $9.4M

Took my money 3 By cookscutzrp258 I entered this movie with great expectation, but also doubt. The third installment "Taken 3", unfortunately lived up to the ladder end of my expectations with action scenes that were intense with... I loved the original for sequels are bad By carlosgandrade What's worst than having a third movie called Taken where nobody gets taken or gets kidnapped? This one should be called Revenge of Liam: Russian Edition... By connieachille2307 Action packed and unique twists!!!... Terrible By myonover Worst Taken film of all of the three. http://www.fandango.com/taken3_178054/movieoverview?wssaffid=11830&wssac=123

U.K. Producers Bid to Buy BBC Youth Channel

The list could go on. I know it is not politically popular to acknowledge that we need a public-private partnership to make the transition from the current economy to a sustainable one--but we do. The transition to sustainability will require technologies for renewable production. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steven-cohen/how-governmental-sustaina_b_6506794.html

5. Unbroken $8.2M

The best movie made in this decade! It should be an educational requirement.... Great Movie! By ketrenna Selma is the best movie I've seen about the civil rights movement. It is very captivating and also shows a side of the movement that is rarely shown. Enjoy!... http://www.fandango.com/selma_178137/movieoverview?wssaffid=11830&wssac=123

Catholic Bishops Call For Action To End Poverty In Gaza

this is a musical and a bad one at that. http://www.fandango.com/intothewoods_168011/movieoverview?wssaffid=11830&wssac=123