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Jackass 3d Goes Into The Record Books

19th October 2010

Although some box-office watchers had predicted that Jackass 3D would not meet studio estimates of a $50-million weekend, the movie came in right on the money, toppling The Social Network from the top of the...

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How Gross Can Jackass 3d Get? How About $50m?

18th October 2010

Jackass 3D may have grossed out the critics, but it also outgrossed every other movie at the box office over the weekend as it piled up an estimated $50 million, the most ever earned for...

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Conan's New Show A Big Question Mark

18th October 2010

While many advertising executives are predicting that the late-night television audience will be fractured even further when Conan O'Brien launches his new show on TBS at 11 00 p.m. on November 8, executives of the...

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Tomboy Teenager Carey Mulligan

18th October 2010

Carey Mulligan didn't have a boyfriend until she was 19.The 25-year-old actress - whose relationship with her 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' co-star Shia LaBeouf is rumoured to be in trouble -has changed her attitudes...

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Michael Douglas Worried About Sequel

17th October 2010

Michael Douglas hopes his acting has improved "like an old car" over 20 years.The US actor - who returned to the iconic character of Gordon Gecko for sequel 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' this year...

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Movie Reviews Red

15th October 2010

Want to know whether RED is worth seeing? Well, you're not going to get much help from the critics, most of whom are clearly ambivalent about it. For example, Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times...

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Michael Douglas Doing Well

15th October 2010

Michael Douglas is "focused on his recovery".The 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' star - who has two children with wife Catherine Zeta Jones, Dylan, 10, and Carys, seven, as well as 31-year-old Cameron from his...

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Box Office Tumbles Again

12th October 2010

The box office could have used a few more Facebook friends over the weekend as it fell 15 percent below the total for the comparable week last year. As it was, The Social Network ,...

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Wall Street Makes Money At U.k. Box Office

12th October 2010

WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS has proved to be big business at the U.K. box office - the sequel has topped the chart with $1.7 million (£1.1 million) in takings.Oliver Stone's sequel to his Oscar-winning...

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Not So Funny Result For Funny Story

11th October 2010

It's Kind of a Funny Story had an unhappy ending at the box office this weekend. The Focus Features "dramedy," which opened in only 742 theaters, was not expected to be a big draw at...

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Cnn Says It's Satisfied With Parker Spitzer

11th October 2010

Despite last-place ratings among the four cable news networks at 8 00 p.m., CNN is vowing to stand by its newly launched Parker Spitzer . Bart Feder, senior vice president of programming at CNN/US, told...

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Carey Mulligan Too English For Stone

11th October 2010

Carey Mulligan was too English when filming 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps'.The British Oscar-nominee got into trouble with the film's director Oliver Stone because her sensibilities were too English and he required her to have...

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Movie Reviews Secretariat

8th October 2010

Roger Ebert is one of the critics cheering loudest in their reviews for Secretariat . In today's Chicago Sun-Times , he recalls that his onetime TV colleague, the late Gene Siskel, once told him that...

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Movie Reviews Life As We Know It

8th October 2010

Just about the nicest words among the critics for Life as We Know It , starring Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel, come from Peter Howell of the Toronto Star , who calls the movie a...

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The Things They Say 18317

7th October 2010

"Some banks behave. I was at a private screening last night for bankers and asked them if they lost out in the (Wall Street) crash. They said, 'No, because we were boring.'" Director OLIVER STONE...

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Michael Douglas Set To Finish Cancer Treatment

7th October 2010

Michael Douglas has just one cancer treatment remaining.The 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' star - who was diagnosed with a tumour in his throat in August - is currently undergoing eight weeks of chemotherapy and...

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Shia Labeouf's Douglas Promise

6th October 2010

Shia LaBeouf promised stockbrokers an introduction to Michael Douglas in exchange for trading tips on the set of 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps'.The 24 -year-old actor - who portrays Jacob 'Jake' Moore in the modern-day...

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Oliver Stone's Complex Wall Street 2

6th October 2010

Oliver Stone found it extremely "difficult" to conduct his research for 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps'.The director admits looking at the financial markets of 2008 as opposed to those of the original in the 1980s...

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Social Network Could Have Used A Few More Visitors

5th October 2010

Despite receiving an inordinate amount of attention in the news media, being supported by an expensive marketing campaign, and receiving some of the best reviews of the year -- including many predicting a plethora of...

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Facebook Movie Attracts 2.9 Million Ticket Buyers

4th October 2010

The Social Network attracted about 2.9 million unique visitors over the weekend -- the movie about the founding of Facebook, that is. (Facebook itself currently counts about 165 million unique visitors in the U.S.) Together...

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Michael Douglas Makes Travel Plans

4th October 2010

Michael Douglas wants to spend a year travelling the world if he successfully battles cancer.The 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' actor - who is currently undergoing treatment after doctors found a tumour in his throat...

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Icahn Now Wants Lionsgate To Buy Mgm

1st October 2010

Carl Icahn, who only a few months ago slammed the management of Lionsgate for considering a possible acquisition of MGM, apparently now believes that such a buy might not be such a bad idea after...

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Catherine Zeta-jones Refuse Role For Husband

1st October 2010

Catherine Zeta-Jones has turned down a role in a new Marilyn Monroe movie so she can be with her sick husband Michael Douglas.The Welsh actress had been offered the part of screen siren Vivien Leigh...

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The End Of The Video Store?

30th September 2010

If Netflix, Redbox, iTunes, and video-on-demand have taken a heavy toll on Blockbuster, they are taking an even heavier one on small mom-and-pop video stores, the Wall Street Journal observed today. "Technology," it observed, "is...

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The Things They Say 18200

29th September 2010

"My mum's still got a crush on him. I think I have a little crush on him! Everybody has a little crush on him!" SHIA LaBEOUF is a big fan of his lovable WALL STREET:...

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Shia Labeouf Angry With Indy 4

29th September 2010

Shia LaBeouf has blasted his film 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' for "dropping the ball".The actor felt the film - the fourth instalment in the adventures of the titular archaeologist, directed...

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Oliver Stone: 'Labeouf Is No Brad Pitt'

29th September 2010

Oliver Stone doesn't think Shia LaBeouf will be "another Brad Pitt". The director has joked the 24-year-old actor - who plays lead character Gordon Gekko's (Michael Douglas) future son-in-law Jake Moore in 'Wall Street: Money...

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Wall Street Money Never Sleeps Is Top Moneymaker

28th September 2010

More than 20 years after the original Wall Street premiered, the sequel, Wall Street Money Never Sleeps awoke at the top of the box office with a weekend take of $19.01 million, according to final...

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Al Jazeera Reporters Released By Coalition Forces

27th September 2010

Two Afghan journalists working for the Arab satellite news network al-Jazeera were released by coalition forces on Friday after being arrested in their homes the previous Monday on charges of aiding "insurgent propaganda networks and...

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New Season Gets Off To A Slow Start

27th September 2010

A massive effort by the broadcast networks to roll out new and returning shows during the first week of the new season failed to pay off, the Wall Street Journal indicated today (Monday)., Citing Nielsen...

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