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Japan Movie Business Hit Hard By Disasters

21st March 2011

In the wake of the earthquake and tsunami,i disasters in Japan, the box office in that country collapsed 41 percent from the previous weekend, mostly due to theater closures in the hard-hit northern area, Daily...

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Limitless Stretches Its Limits

21st March 2011

Relativity Media's Limitless far exceeded the limits that box-office analysts had prophesied for it. While most had predicted that it would earn under $15 million, the film wound up with an estimated $19 million and...

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Movie Reviews Paul

18th March 2011

British comics Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, who received abundant praise -- and laughter -- for their previous films, Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead , are receiving much of the same for their...

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Will Rango Be A Hit Or A Costly Miss?

7th March 2011

Critics, by and large, may have loved Rango , and their positive reviews may have helped boost ticket sales for the quirky animated film, but word-of-mouth may prove iffy. Animated movies ordinarily have the longest...

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Oscars Bring Abc First Victory This Season

2nd March 2011

It wasn't among the worst ratings results for an Oscar show nor was it among the best, but the 37.9 million viewers -- the final official tally -- who tuned in helped lift ABC to...

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Critics On 83rd Oscars Same Old, Same Old

28th February 2011

One would be hardpressed to assign blame to Deadline.com's Nikki Finke's early release of the full run-down of Sunday night's Oscar telecast for the fact that not a single surprise materialized during the entire show....

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Ticket Sales Soar Overseas -- But Not In U.s.

24th February 2011

While theater attendance in North America was down and ticket sales were flat in North America in 2010, elsewhere the box office soared to record heights, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) said in...

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Lifetime Murder Drama Is Scored On Both Sides Of Pond

21st February 2011

Lifetime channel's decision to air tonight's (Monday) drama based on the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy in 2007 has generated international controversy -- resulting in a last-minute decision by the channel...

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Watson Tallies Big Ratings For Jeopardy

21st February 2011

Watson, a Jeopardy contestant who was in fact an IBM computer, last week brought the syndicated game show its biggest audience since May of 2005 and boosted its ratings some 30 percent over the same...

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Movie Reviews I Am Number Four

18th February 2011

Aliens versus teenagers battling it out on a high-school campus. The premise of I Am Number Four seems like it would make for a surefire hit at the box office. But it makes the Chicago...

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Criminal Minds Spinoff Tops The Original In Debut

18th February 2011

Despite damning criticism by many TV critics, the CBS spinoff series Criminal Minds Suspect Behavior attracted 12.9 million viewers at 10 00 p.m. Wednesday, actually improving slightly on the numbers for the original Criminal Minds...

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Kiosks Replacing Video Stores

17th February 2011

For the first time, more people rented videos from kiosks during the third quarter of last year than they did from video rental stores, according to researchers NPD Group. According to its VideoWatch study, the...

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Tv, Movie Biz Boosts L.a. Economy

16th February 2011

In what today's (Wednesday) Hollywood Reporter described debatably as "a sign that the recession is over," the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. reported Tuesday that location film permits in the county jumped 16 percent...

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Tinie Tempah Snubbed At Brit Awards 2010?

16th February 2011

Double BRIT Award winner Tinie Tempah couldn't even get a seat at last year's ceremony.The 'Written In The Stars' rapper was one of the big winners at last night's (15.02.11) awards, taking home trophies for...

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Movie Reviews The Eagle

14th February 2011

The Eagle , say most critics, is one of those Roman-era swords, sandals, and muscles epics that test the determination of the audience to remain awake during the action, or inaction, as the case may...

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Ex-nbc Chief Wanted Huffington

9th February 2011

Former NBC chief Jeff Zucker said Monday that he had tried to acquire the liberal-leaning Huffington Post and position it as an adjunct to cable network MSNBC. Speaking at Harvard's Shorenstein Center, he noted that...

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Big Hollywood Fees Fading? Oh, Yeah?

3rd February 2011

Being prominently attached to a big blockbuster movie can instantly make you one of the richest persons in America. In Vanity Fair 's current Hollywood issue, the magazine lists the top earners in the entertainment...

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Movie Reviews The Way Back

24th January 2011

For the most part, critics are giving Peter Weir's The Way Back , his first feature in seven years, positive reviews -- not glowing ones, which are the kind the Australian director customarily evokes for...

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Cowell No Big Loss As Idol Launches 10th Season

20th January 2011

American Idol launched its tenth season on Fox Wednesday night with 26.1 million viewers, down from 29.8 million for the premiere of Season 9, 30.4 million for Season 8, and 33.4 million for Season 7....

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31 Million Watch Obama At Tucson Memorial

14th January 2011

Nielsen Research said on Thursday that some 31 million people watched President Obama's speech during the memorial service for victims of the Tucson shooting Wednesday night on NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC, CNN, Fox News and...

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Attenborough Scores Bbc, Defends It

6th January 2011

David Attenborough, who created and hosted some of the BBC's most lauded nature documentaries, including Life and Planet Earth , and has spent 50 years with the BBC in various capacities, including director of programming...

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Courtney Love Sued For Twitter Rants

6th January 2011

Courtney Love is being sued over comments she made on twitter. The Hole rocker has become the first celebrity to have legal action launched against her over comments made on social networking sites - including...

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Rose Bowl Comes Up Roses For Espn

4th January 2011

For the first time since 1947, when it was first televised, the Rose Bowl game was not carried on broadcast television this year, moving instead to cable sports network ESPN, where, according to preliminary Nielsen...

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Shuster Praises Msnbc -- Which Fired Him

31st December 2010

Former MSBC host David Shuster, who was suspended by the NBC-controlled cable network after it discovered that he had been auditioning for an anchor's job at rival CNN, had nothing but praise for his former...

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Spanish-language Drama Tops Tuesday Ratings

23rd December 2010

ABC's No Ordinary Family may be seeing its ratings jump in recent weeks and CBS's NCIS Los Angles may remain one of the most-watch series on television, but both were beaten in the all-important 18-49...

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Wikileaks Another Bush Administration Whack At Michael Moore

22nd December 2010

The U.S. deputy chief of mission in New Zealand, David Burnett, attempted to block a planned screening of Michael Moore's anti-Iraq-war documentary, Fahrenheit 9/11 , when he heard that it was being hosted by a...

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Movie Reviews Chronicles Of Narnia Voyage Of The Dawn Treader

10th December 2010

Like its predecessors, the latest Narnia movie, T he Voyage of the Dawn Treader , is being greeted with mixed reviews by critics. "20th Century Fox has taken up the franchise [from Disney] with largely...

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Saw 3d Carves $24m Out Of Box Office

1st November 2010

Lionsgate's Saw franchise seemed to get a new lease on death over the weekend (even though the studio had been touting the seventh film in the franchise as the final one), reinvigorated, it would appear,...

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Ousted Tribune Chief Predicts He'll Rebound

1st November 2010

Former Tribune Co. CEO Randy Michaels insists that he has been receiving numerous job offers since he was ousted last week but hasn't made any decision as yet. "My phone's been ringing," he told the...

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World Series A Slow Starter

28th October 2010

It may not have been on the same scale as the Texas Rangers' loss to the San Francisco Giants Wednesday night (the Giants won 11-7), but Fox nevertheless took a beating in the first game...

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