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Movie Reviews: Wreck-it Ralph

2nd November 2012

The reviews are overwhelmingly positive for the videogame-themed Wreck-It Ralph, something that will come as a welcome relief to the workforce at Disney Animation, who have had to endure years of negative comparisons with their...

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Wreck-it Beset By Wreckage

2nd November 2012

ox office pundits are predicting that Disney's Wreck-It Ralph will become a smash this weekend. But they're hedging their predictions for the box office as a whole given widespread power outages and theater damage still...

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Dreamworks Animation To Launch Its Own Cable Network

2nd November 2012

The Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, and the Cartoon Network may soon have a new rival -- a channel run by DreamWorks Animation. In a conference call on Thursday, DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg said that the...

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Disney Buys Lucasfilm; Star Wars Saga To Resume

31st October 2012

In an announcement that surprised -- if not astonished -- the movie industry, the Walt Disney Co. announced on Tuesday that it has acquired George Lucas's Lucasfilm LTD in a stock-and-cash deal worth $4.05 billion....

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Disney Buys Lucasfilm; Star Wars Saga To Resume

31st October 2012

In an announcement that surprised -- if not astonished -- the movie industry, the Walt Disney Co. announced on Tuesday that it has acquired George Lucas's Lucasfilm LTD in a stock-and-cash deal worth $4.05 billion....

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Star Wars Fans Score Lucas/disney Deal

31st October 2012

As expected, Twitter and Facebook comments focused not on the $4 billion that Disney is paying to buy Lucasfilm, but on the announced plans to release three more Star Wars movies. According to reports, the...

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Star Wars Fans Score Lucas/disney Deal

31st October 2012

STAR WARS FANS SCORE LUCAS/DISNEY DEALAs expected, Twitter and Facebook comments focused not on the $4 billion that Disney is paying to buy Lucasfilm, but on the announced plans to release three more Star Wars...

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Netflix Earnings Plunge -- As Does Its Stock

24th October 2012

Netflix, which continues to show ambivalence in support of its original DVD-by-mail operation, reported an 88-percent drop in third-quarter net income Tuesday, triggering another sell-off of shares by investors. At mid-morning Netflix shares were down...

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Pundits Need More Esp As Pa4 Debuts Below Forecasts

23rd October 2012

Paranormal Activity 4 didn't even come close to selling as many tickets over the weekend as box office pundits had predicted. Most of them had forecast on Friday that the movie would earn $50-55 million....

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Actor/activist Russell Means Dead At 72

23rd October 2012

ussell Means, who first rose to prominence as a leader of the 1973 Wounded Knee uprising of Native American activists and who later was cast in a major role in the movie The Last of...

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Pundits Need More Esp As Pa4 Debuts Below Forecasts

23rd October 2012

Paranormal Activity 4 didn't even come close to selling as many tickets over the weekend as box office pundits had predicted. Most of them had forecast on Friday that the movie would earn $50-55 million....

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Actor/activist Russell Means Dead At 72

23rd October 2012

ussell Means, who first rose to prominence as a leader of the 1973 Wounded Knee uprising of Native American activists and who later was cast in a major role in the movie The Last of...

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Marvel Studios' Mandarin Isn't -- Mandarin, That Is

23rd October 2012

In what appears to be Hollywood's latest effort to avoid offending the Chinese, the super villain in Disney/Marvel's Iron Man 3 known as The Mandarin will not be a Mandarin at all. In an interview...

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Marvel Studios' Mandarin Isn't -- Mandarin, That Is

23rd October 2012

In what appears to be Hollywood's latest effort to avoid offending the Chinese, the super villain in Disney/Marvel's Iron Man 3 known as The Mandarin will not be a Mandarin at all. In an interview...

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Disney Is Sued For Billions, But It's Not Them That Needs A Hero

By Michael West | 10th October 2012

Stan Lee Media Inc (SLMI) is definitely wishing that Lee had come up with some kind of jurisdictory-super-hero in their many times of need over many years of many law suits... alas, no such entity...

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Barnes & Noble Launches Latest Streaming Division

26th September 2012

arnes & Noble is the latest company to sell movies online that can be viewed on TV sets or mobile devices virtually anywhere or anytime. Although it is being called Nook Video, the service will...

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Barnes & Noble Launches Latest Streaming Division

26th September 2012

arnes & Noble is the latest company to sell movies online that can be viewed on TV sets or mobile devices virtually anywhere or anytime. Although it is being called Nook Video, the service will...

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Crew Member Dies On Set Of Johnny Depp Movie: The Lone Ranger

By Joe Wilde | 23rd September 2012

Johnny Depp's latest film, The Lone Ranger is already facing it's first backlash and courting with controversy as a crew member died whilst working on a set for the film. A spokesperson for the local...

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The Master Sets Box Office Record

18th September 2012

As if to prove that people will go to the movies in September if you give them something worthwhile to see, a little film from The Weinstein Co., titled The Master, sold out virtually every...

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Box Office Finals: The Top Ten

18th September 2012

The top ten films for the weekend, according to studio estimates compiled by Box Office Mojo: 1. Resident Evil: Retribution, Sony, $21,052,227, (New); 2. Finding Nemo, Disney, $16,687,773, (New); 3. The Possession, Lionsgate, $5,766,378, 3...

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Evil Wins; Nemo Flounders

17th September 2012

Ticket sales at the box office were not so dismal as they were the past two weeks, but they were hardly anything to cheer about. Most films wound up well below predictions. Resident Evil: Retribution...

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Joss Whedon Couldn't Say No To Avengers 2

15th September 2012

Joss Whedon has admitted that agreeing to write 'The Avengers 2' wasn't a difficult decision.It has taken a while for the writer and director to sign on for the sequel, but he insists it was...

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Pundits Box Office Will Find Nemo At No. 1

14th September 2012

The box office will be swimming with the fishes this weekend, according to tracking surveys. That is not to suggest that it will take another dive into the depths of the past weekend when it...

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With Little To See, Moviegoers Stay Home

11th September 2012

Studios generally load the first two weekends of September, when many young moviegoers are returning to school and when football season is beginning, with their dregs. Spelled d-r-e-c-k. The result this year was evident in...

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Miley Cyrus Annoyed By Short Hair Backlash

7th September 2012

Miley Cyrus is annoyed everyone only wants to talk to her about her new hairstyle.The 19-year-old pop star loves her fresh bleached blonde crop, but is irritated the only thing anyone wants to ask her...

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Disney Claims U.k. Company Is Knocking Off Its Titles

6th September 2012

Disney has demanded that a British production company, Brightspark Production Ltd., stop selling DVDs with covers that may mislead consumers to believe that they are buying Disney productions. Some consumers have complained that the films...

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Lady Gaga Makes Wig With Lights

6th September 2012

Lady Gaga has created a fibre optic wig inspired by the Disney Princesses. The 'Judas' singer - who is renowned for her love of eccentric stage outfits - worked on the special creation with her...

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Winter Hits Keep Box Office In Plus Territory

5th September 2012

Last year it was the period between January and May that looked dismal at the box office, while things picked up during the summer. This year the reverse proved to be the case. While the...

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Winter Hits Keep Box Office In Plus Territory

5th September 2012

Last year it was the period between January and May that looked dismal at the box office, while things picked up during the summer. This year the reverse proved to be the case. While the...

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Ben Affleck's Argo To Feature At Bfi London Film Festival

5th September 2012

Ben Affleck's 'Argo' will feature at the BFI London Film Festival next month. The political drama - which the 40-year-old actor stars in and directs - is part of the programme of movies unveiled today...

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