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Movie Reviews Footloose

14th October 2011

There haven't been a lot of musicals that have managed to succeed at the box office since the advent of MTV. An exception was 1984's Footloose , and it's back -- with virtually the same...

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Another News Corp Scandal Emerges

13th October 2011

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has been forced to defend itself on a second front as the British reporter who broke the News of the World phone-hacking story has followed up with a report that News...

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Scorsese's Use Of 3d Praised At New York Festival

12th October 2011

3D is ordinarily a technology regarded with derision by most cinemaphiles -- and rarely does one see a film shot in that process being screened at film festivals. But Martin Scorsese's Hugo may be a...

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New Scandal Hits News Corp -- This One Involving Wall St. Journal

12th October 2011

Yet another scandal has hit Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, as Andrew Langhoff, the publisher of Wall Street Journal Europe , submitted his resignation after an internal investigation revealed that the European edition of the News...

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Movie Reviews The Ides Of March

7th October 2011

Several reviews of The Ides of March are putting first things first. While Ides of March is a political drama and director/co-star/co-screenwriter George Clooney is a card-carrying liberal Democrat, it is not a movie that...

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Movie Reviews Dream House

3rd October 2011

It's always a bad sign when a studio fails to screen a movie for critics in advance of its release. But how bad could a film starring the likes of Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz and...

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The X Factor Dips In Second Week

29th September 2011

In its second outing, the U.S. edition of The X Factor on Fox dipped slightly in the ratings from its premiere but nevertheless was strong enough to give Fox another Wednesday-night victory among adults 18-49....

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Two And A Half Men Remains On Top

28th September 2011

The second week of CBS's Two and a Half Men with its new star, Ashton Kutcher, lost nearly a third of its audience from its debut last week, but it was nevertheless the highest-rated show...

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Fired Exec Claims Sag's Pension And Health Plan Was Embezzled

19th September 2011

Craig Simmons, a former executive with the Screen Actors Guild pension and health plans, has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor in which he claims he was fired for attempting to blow...

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Jersey Politicians Take On Jersey Shore

16th September 2011

Italian-American groups are up in arms over the decision of New Jersey's Economic Development Authority to award MTV a $420,000 tax credit to keep Jersey Shore in New Jersey. André DiMino, president of the group...

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Netflix Reports Subscriber Loss, Shares Plunge

15th September 2011

In the wake of its decision to end its most popular subscription rate of $9.99 per month to rent movies or TV shows by mail or via online streaming and replace it with a $7.99...

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Ratings Show America's Ready For Football

9th September 2011

The football season was ushered in with a roar Thursday night as a special edition of NBC's Sunday Night Football, featuring the Green Bay Packers against the New Orleans Saints drew 24.5 million viewers (peaking...

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Wuthering Heights With Black Heathcliff Premieres In Venice

8th September 2011

A new adaptation of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights has premiered at the Venice Film Festival, with two black actors playing the role of Heathcliff, the role originally made famous by Laurence Olivier in the 1939...

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Box Office Sets Summer Record

8th September 2011

In the end, the summer box office did rise above last year's but not by as much as many analysts had predicted and not enough to offset the dreadful months that preceded it this year,...

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U.k. Spy Thriller Hailed At Venice Film Fest

6th September 2011

Critics have poured gushing praise on the movie version of John Le Carré's spy novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, which was presented in competition Monday at the Venice Film Festival. "The film is a triumph,"...

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Movie Reviews Apollo 18

6th September 2011

Apollo 18 is sort of a Blair Witch Project on the moon. Critics didn't much care for Blair Witch Project , either, giving it barely a passing grade. That's mostly the case with the moon...

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Movie Reviews Our Idiot Brother

26th August 2011

With a title like Our Idiot Brother , you'd expect the critics would have had their knives out for it. If they had, they've put them away. And many are crediting star Paul Rudd and...

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Nbc Tops Ratings Again

24th August 2011

CBS's NCIS and its companion spin-off NCIS Los Angeles were the only scripted repeats to land in Nielsen's top ten last week -- a week that saw struggling NBC place four programs in that list...

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Jersey Shore Shows Muscle In Second Week

15th August 2011

For the second week in a row, MTV's Jersey Shore drew more viewers than anything aired on broadcast television Thursday night. While the MTV show attracted 7.4 million viewers (down 16 percent from last week's...

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Time Warner Sales Up; Shares Down

3rd August 2011

Home video sales of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 helped lift Time Warner's second-quarter results above analysts' expectations. Although the company's Warner Bros. division spent heavily on pre-release marketing and publicity for...

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Robbie Williams Finishing New Solo Tracks

3rd August 2011

Robbie Williams is finishing off 30 songs for his new solo album. The 'Angels' hitmaker is throwing himself back into his solo career after finishing a European tour with Take That - which wrapped up...

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Fox First Among Young Viewers, Last Among Total Viewers

27th July 2011

Fox's highest-rated show among total adults last week was the Wednesday edition of So You Think You Can Dance , which came in at No. 23 in the overall weekly ratings. Nevertheless, among the key...

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Captain America Triumphs Over Harry In America

26th July 2011

Just as it had during another war with Great Britain -- one that no doubt cost far less than the current one -- America returned from crushing defeat last weekend to win the latest weekend...

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Cse Has New Lease On Life On Wednesdays

21st July 2011

It looks like CBS's old warhorse CSI Crime Scene Investigation is going to do just fine in its new time slot, 10 00 p.m. on Wednesday. Even as a rerun on Wednesday night the drama...

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Sawyer Closing In On Williams

13th July 2011

An excerpt from Diane Sawyer's interview with Jaycee Dugard that was included in last Thursday night's World News with Diane Sawyer not only gave the ABC newscast a rare win for the night over NBC...

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Transformers 3 Biggest Movie Of 2011

12th July 2011

Transformers Dark of the Moon officially became the top movie at the box office this year when it earned an additional $47.1 million in its second weekend to bring its domestic total to $261.1 million....

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Transformers Transcends Forecasts

11th July 2011

Never underestimate a Transformer. That was the lesson box office forecasters learned over the weekend as Paramount's Transformers Dark of the Moon amassed an estimated $47 million in ticket sales -- well above the $40...

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Transformers Becomes Paramount's Best Overseas Opener

4th July 2011

Transformers Dark of the Moon didn't even have a holiday weekend going for it overseas. Nevertheless, the film bulldozed the foreign box office with an extraordinary $210 million in ticket sales for five days. Paramount...

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Olbermann's Debut Ratings On Current Are Electric

23rd June 2011

Some179,000 viewers 25-54 were able to find Countdown With Keith Olbermann on its first day on Al Gore's Current TV channel, placing him only slightly behind his former channel MSNBC with 237,000 viewers and Fox...

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Warner Bros. Settles Tattoo Artist's Lawsuit

21st June 2011

Warner Bros. said on Monday that it had "amicably resolved" -- i.e., settled -- tattoo artist S. Victor Whitmill's lawsuit for using the tattoo he had created for Mike Tyson on Ed Helms's face in...

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