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Avatar Overtaking Titanic

Final box-office figures for the four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend showed 20th Century Fox's Avatar easily setting a record for the holiday, taking in $54.4 million -- an astounding 18 percent above the previous...

Avatar To Set Record Gross, But What About Attendance?

It now appears certain that Avatar will far surpass the record $601 million in ticket sales generated by Titanic in 1998. However, several reports have noted that so far it is falling short of Titanic...

Lucas Closer To Making 3d Star Wars

GEORGE LUCAS has been inspired by the success of JAMES CAMERON's epic movie AVATAR - he wants to use the same technology to make 3D versions of his STAR WARS films.The director is keen to...

Avatar Set For Porn Parody Treatment

AVATAR is set to become a real 'blue' movie - Hustler bosses are planning a porn parody of the JAMES CAMERON hit.This Ain’t Avatar XXX is among the DVD releases planned by the company this...

Populism Fails To Make Globes More Popular

Following years of declining awards-show ratings often blamed on the fact that movies that few people see turn out to be the winners, the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Sunday awarded its top...

Cameron's Avatar Sparks Protests In Italy

JAMES CAMERON's AVATAR has sparked controversy in Italy after landing an unrestricted access rating - allowing kids of any age to watch the hi-tech adventure.The film, already the second highest-grossing picture of all time, was...

The Vatican Attacks Avatar

Leading Catholic Church officials have given JAMES CAMERON's AVATAR the thumbs down - because the blockbuster promotes the worship of nature.The Vatican's newspaper has dubbed the sci-fi epic "simplistic" after editors spoke to bishops and...

Avatar Wins The Day Again

The estimated $48.5-million domestic take by Avatar over the weekend proved to be as much of an eye-opener as the one in the final scene of the movie itself. At a time of year when...

Avatar Makes It Four Weeks Atop U.s. Box Office Chart

JAMES CAMERON's sci-fi epic AVATAR is on course to smash the director's previous box office record after pulling in another $48.5 million (£30.3 million) to remain atop the U.S. box office chart.The 3D movie has...

Zoe Saldana's Gender Confusion

Zoe Saldana thinks she should have been born a man. The 'Avatar' actress believes the simple way she dresses and her strong personality are not attributes traditionally associated with women.She said: "I have a very...

Cameron's Films Are One And Two On The All-time Box Office List

Moviemaker JAMES CAMERON can now boast the top two grossing films of all time - only his TITANIC has made more at the box office than new movie AVATAR.The sci-fi epic has made over $1.14...

Exes Cameron And Bigelow Compete For Top Prize At Directors Guild Awards

JAMES CAMERON will compete against his ex-wife KATHRYN BIGELOW for the Directors Guild of America's (DGA) top honour later this month (30Jan10).Cameron won the DGA Feature Film Award 12 years ago for epic love story...

Avatar Already No. 3 On List Of All-time Grossers

Avatar continued to move full-steam-ahead towards Titanic , aiming to displace James Cameron's previous blockbuster at the top of the list of all-time box-office winners. During a week when ticket sales generally fall precipitously, Avatar...

Bigelow's Ex Cameron Convinced Her To Film The Hurt Locker

Hollywood filmmaker KATHRYN BIGELOW almost passed up the chance to direct award-winning war film THE HURT LOCKER - until her ex-husband JAMES CAMERON convinced her to take on the project.Bigelow is already generating Oscar buzz...

Avatar Likely To Sink Titanic

It seemed more likely than ever Monday that James Cameron was likely to sink his own ship. Final weekend figures put Avatar 's weekend take at $68.49 million, bringing the 20th Century Fox film's 17-day...

Avatar, Hurt Locker & Inglourious All Up For Top Producers Guild Of America Award

JAMES CAMERON's sci-fi blockbuster AVATAR will compete against QUENTIN TARANTINO's INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS and award season favourites THE HURT LOCKER and UP IN THE AIR for the Producers Guild of America's top movie prize.Clint Eastwood's Invictus,...

Avatar Reaches New Heights

Avatar continued to tear down box-office records in its second weekend. Dropping just 2 percent from its opening weekend, the James Cameron film earned $75.62 million, substantially upsetting the previous second-week record set by The...

19th, 20th, And 22nd Centuries Meet At Box Office

For 20th Century Fox's Avatar, the weekend turned out to be a 13-percent solution. That, at any rate, was the winning margin of the sci-fi blockbuster over Warner Bros.' S herlock Holmes . According to...

Avatar Keeps Sherlock Holmes Off The Top Of The U.s. Box Office

A strong Christmas Day at the U.S. box office didn't give SHERLOCK HOLMES the push it needed to dethrone JAMES CAMERON's sci-fi love story AVATAR over the weekend (25-27Dec09).The humans vs. aliens movie, starring Sam...

Cameron Urges China To 'Open Doors' To Hollywood

Director JAMES CAMERON has called on officials in China to relax their strict limitations on Hollywood films - insisting big budget pictures will help boost the country's own movie industry.Speaking to reporters at the Beijing...

James Cameron Urges China To Lift Film Restrictions

A day after the World Trade Organization rejected China's appeal of a ruling rejecting its restriction of movie imports, director James Cameron told reporters in Beijing that China doesn't need such restrictions. What's more, he...

Avatar Conquers U.k. Cinema Chart

JAMES CAMERON's AVATAR has shot to top of the U.K. box office, with the computer generated epic raking in $13.6 million (£8.5 million) in its opening weekend (19-20Dec09).The groundbreaking sci-fi movie has scored the third...

Avatar Big -- But No Cigars

Actual box-office receipts for Avatar turned out to be bigger than the studio's original estimates but not as big as the first revision on Monday, which would have made it the top-grossing December movie ever....

Zoe Saldana's Basic Training

James Cameron made the cast of his latest movie 'Avatar' live without modern comforts for three days while filming. Zoe Saldana, who plays the role of the alien Neytiri in the sci-fi film, said the...

James Cameron: 'My Life As Britney's Neighbour'

Director JAMES CAMERON experienced life under the intense media spotlight when BRITNEY SPEARS moved into the house next door.The filmmaker has grabbed his fair share of headlines, thanks to the Terminator movies, Titanic and his...

Avatar Sets Record After All

Neither snow nor rain nor sleet could stay intrepid moviegoers from making their way to theaters over the weekend to see James Cameron's Avatar and plunking down a total of $77.3 million in ticket purchases...

Cameron: 'Schwarzenegger Will Return To Acting'

Director JAMES CAMERON is convinced ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER will return to the big screen once his term as governor of California ends.The action hero - who shot to international stardom in Cameron's 1984 movie The Terminator...

Cameron Enjoys Double-whammy Weekend

JAMES CAMERON enjoyed a weekend to remember - the director's sci-fi epic AVATAR shot to the top of the U.S. box office just days after he received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.On Friday...

Avatar Blasts Competition At U.s. Box-office

JAMES CAMERON's computer-generated epic AVATAR has blown away box-office competition - after cinema goers braved blizzard conditions across the U.S. boost ticket sales to $73 million (£45.6 million).The human-alien love story, starring Sam Worthington and...

Movie Reviews Avatar

Even before it officially opened Avatar easily cleared one hurdle -- the movie critics. Critical acclaim may no longer be an important factor in the success of a film, at least not with the core...

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