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Dreamworks Animation Battles Back With The Croods

1st May 2013

DreamWorks Animation, battered in the previous quarter by disappointing ticket sales for its Rise of the Guardians, has staged a comeback in the current quarter with solid home-video sales and strong performance of The Croods,...

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Madagascar 3 Roars To The Top Of U.k. Box Office

24th October 2012

Animal comedy Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is perched atop the U.K. box office after netting $9.6 million (£6 million) in its opening weekend (19-21Oct12).The latest Dreamworks animation, starring the voices of Ben Stiller and...

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Dreamworks Animation Unveils Slate Of Three Films A Year

10th September 2012

For most studios, turning out even one animated film a year keeps their crews scrambling like so many sorcerer's apprentices. But DreamWorks Animation has announced a new slate of three films a year for the...

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Not Much Box-office Heat For New Ice Age

16th July 2012

Ice Age Continental Drift performed slightly better than its studio, 20th Century Fox, had predicted last week but well below the forecasts of box-office pundits. The animated movie wound up with an estimated $46 million....

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Ice Age Continental Drift Likely To Drift To Top

13th July 2012

Ice Age Continental Drift is expected to stamp out The Amazing Spider-Man at the box office this weekend. Although 20th Century Fox is predicting that it will wind up with around $35-40 million, many analysts...

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Amazing Spider-man Bags $140m In Debut

9th July 2012

The Amazing Spider-Man lived up to its name over the six-day Independence Day holiday, piling up $140 million domestically and more than $200 million overseas, according to studio estimates. Receipts for the franchise may not...

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Amazing Spider-man Bags $140m In Debut

9th July 2012

The Amazing Spider-Man lived up to its name over the six-day Independence Day holiday, piling up $140 million domestically and more than $200 million overseas, according to studio estimates. Receipts for the franchise may not...

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Cruise Once Again Is Hollywood's Top-paid Actor

4th July 2012

Tom Cruise has returned to the top of Forbes Magazine' s list of the highest paid actors in the world. The announcement, which some said was brought out earlier than usual by the magazine in...

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Raunch And Sex Rule At Weekend Box Office

3rd July 2012

Records of sorts were set at the box office last weekend. The Los Angeles Times discovered that for the first time in history two R-rated movies earned more than $21 million apiece. In fact, Ted...

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Ted Is Plush At Box Office

2nd July 2012

Ted clearly had the right stuff(ing) over the weekend as it debuted well above predictions with an estimated $54.1 million. Box office pundits had expected an opening of around $30-35 million. Also coming in substantially...

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Movies Still Basic Cable's Biggest Draw

27th June 2012

Original series may draw the most attention, but the bread and butter of most of the top entertainment cable-TV networks remains movies. According to researcher IHS Screen Digest News Corp-owned FX channel, while increasing the...

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No. 1 Film In Britain Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

26th June 2012

It would seem to be an unlikely success story. The No. 1 film at the British box office is Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter , which opened with $1.75 million (including Wednesday and Thursday previews). As...

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Brave -- A Hit Or A Miss For Pixar And Disney?

26th June 2012

There is such a Midas image about Pixar in the Hollywood business community that even when one of its films takes in $66.7 million -- as Brave did in its opening weekend-- the result is...

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Ticket Booth Mimics John Wilkes; Slays Abe

25th June 2012

Disney's Pixar kept its 13-film winning streak alive over the weekend by posting an estimated $66.7 million in ticket sales for Brave , topping the high end of expectations. Disney allowed only a modest roll-out...

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Miley Cyrus 'Loves Being A FiancéE'

22nd June 2012

Miley Cyrus ''loves being a fiancée''.The 19-year-old actress got engaged to boyfriend Liam Hemsworth earlier this month and expressed that she was enjoying her new status in twitter.She posted: ''I love being a 'fiancee.'''Previous to...

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Two New Movies Take A Dive -- As Does Box Office

19th June 2012

Disappointing performances by two debuting films featuring stars who are usually guaranteed winners pushed the box office into the losing column again over the weekend. Final figures showed that Warner Bros.' Rock of Ages ,...

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Finke Takes On Daily Variety

18th June 2012

Feisty entertainment industry blogger Nikki Finke, who regularly assails her online and print competitors with allegatiions of shoddy journalism, has taken another shot at the trade journal Daily Variety . "One of the main reasons...

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Madagascar 3 Roars; Cruise And Sandler Whimper

18th June 2012

It was a jungle out there in Movieland over the weekend as the animated animals of Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted , created by DreamWorks Animation, pounced on the likes of Tom Cruise and Adam...

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Madagascar 3 Likely To Trounce Cruise And Sandler

15th June 2012

The Warner Bros./New Line movie version of the Broadway hit Rock of Ages -- this one featuring Tom Cruise in a rollicking performance as a rock singer -- and a new, raunchier Adam Sandler movie,...

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Jada Pinkett Smith Gives Miley Cyrus Marriage Advice

13th June 2012

Jada Pinkett Smith has given Miley Cyrus advice about getting married young.The 'Madagascar 3' star - who will celebrate her 15th wedding anniversary to Will Smith on Dec 31 - says that Miley, 19, and...

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Ben Stiller Struggled To Improvise Jokes With Chris Rock

12th June 2012

Ben Stiller struggled to come up with funny quips while recording his voiceover for the new Madagascar film alongside Chris Rock because the comedian would unintentionally steal the spotlight with his improvised jokes.The stars usually...

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Madagascar 3 Wins Overseas, Too

11th June 2012

Overseas, Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted was, well, the most wanted, particularly in Europe. Of a $75.5-million foreign gross, $7.6 million came from France alone. Nevertheless, the opening of Euro 2012 clearly had an effect...

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Box Office Talking Animals Beat Talking Robot

11th June 2012

There was something for everybody at the box office over the weekend, with families heading out for DreamWorks/Paramount's Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted and adult audiences bound for 20th Century Fox's Prometheus . And while...

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Madagascar 3 Beats Prometheus To U.s. Box Office Number One

11th June 2012

The animated zoo escapees from the Madagascar movie franchise have beaten Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender's Alien prequel to the top of the U.S. box office.Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted clawed in an impressive $60.4...

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Movie Reviews Prometheus

8th June 2012

Clearly, given the reputation that Ridley Scott's Alien had as one of the great classics of sci-fi film, his prequel, Prometheus , has fostered high expectations. Several critics have suggested that they have gone unfulfilled....

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Movie Reviews Madagascar

8th June 2012

Critics pretty much roared their disapproval at the first two Madagascar movies, but several are fairly beating the drums for the latest one, Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted. Typical is Andy Webster's review in the...

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Dish Network's Ergen Defends Ad-skipping Dvr

8th June 2012

DISH Network Chairman Charlie Ergen has indicated that his company introduced its Hopper ad-skipping DVR in an effort to level the playing field between traditional TV and Internet TV. In an interview with today's (Friday)...

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Madagascar Sequel Breaks Movie Records In Russia

8th June 2012

The second sequel to Madagascar has shattered box office records in Russia to become the country's biggest opening-day animated movie hit.Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted opened on Thursday (07Jun12) in Russia with an impressive $3.7...

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Jada Pinkett Smith: I Don't Eat For Pleasure

7th June 2012

Jada Pinkett Smith doesn't eat for pleasure.The 'Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted' star admitted that she eats for nourishment under the advice of her grandparent.After admitted what her guilty pleasure eats were she revealed that...

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The Things They Say 25373

6th June 2012

"It's so much fun. I love these Madagascar movies and I hope we can do a fourth one. The third one is fantastic." Actress Jada Pinkett Smith is already keen to reprise her role as...

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