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Winfrey's Cable Network Buys Movie In Which She Stars

27th September 2013

The power of Oprah Winfrey to bring films before the general public that might otherwise have wound up with a short art-house run was demonstrated again on Thursday with the announcement that her OWN cable...

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News Outlets Stumble Again On Shooter Reports

17th September 2013

Perhaps the gossip and news blog Gawker was on to something when it headlined an article about coverage of the Navy Yard shootings on Monday, Next Time, Just Ignore the Breaking News. Gawker was referring...

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Olympus Has Fallen Rises To Top Of Video Charts

22nd August 2013

Olympus Has Fallen , the first of the White-House-invaded-by-terrorist movies -- White House Down came later -- has landed at the top of all home-home video charts. The Sony flick not only was No. 1...

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British Government Defends Miranda Detention

21st August 2013

ritain's Home Office -- roughly the equivalent to the U.S. Department of Justice -- has defended the decision to detain David Miranda, the partner of Guardian writer Glenn Greenwald, who was the first to release...

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Movie Reviews: Lee Daniels' The Butler

16th August 2013

Lee Daniels' The Butler, in which Forest Whitaker portrays Cecil Gaines, a butler who served eight U.S. presidents at the White House (the character is based on the real-life Eugene Allen), is drawing much critical...

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Cnn Plays Recording Of Nixon Blasing All In The Family

2nd August 2013

In the documentary Our Nixon, which aired Thursday night on CNN, the former president is heard on the secretly recorded White House tapes in 1971 lambasting All in the Family, which he stumbled upon after...

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Will Families Return To Theaters This Weekend?

31st July 2013

This weekend will reveal whether families are mostly all-movied-out for the summer. Add to last week's Turbo from DreamWorks Animation and Fox and Universal's Despicable Me 2, which is going into its fifth weekend, Sony's...

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Activist Investor Loeb Blasts Sony's Film Chiefs

30th July 2013

Investor Daniel Loeb, whose Third Point hedge fund reportedly owns about 6 percent of Sony Corp., has called again for the company to spin off 20 percent of its entertainment division and use the funds...

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The Wolverine Will Claw Its Way To The Top

26th July 2013

The message of the box office to studios this summer has been: if you're going to put more than $100 million into a movie, your safest bet is to put it into a superhero flick....

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Rolling Stone Condemned For Boston Bomber Cover

18th July 2013

The decision of Rolling Stone magazine to feature Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover has triggered widespread outcry. On the right, the conservative Breitbart.com commented, By using that once revered space for an...

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Iron Man Makes Downey Highest-paid Actor

17th July 2013

Landing the role of Iron Man has turned out to be as lucrative for Robert Downey Jr. as winning a national lottery. According to Forbes magazine, Downey became the highest-paid actor over the past 12...

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Biggest Flop Of The Summer Arriving On Friday?

17th July 2013

If you think the failures of The Lone Ranger, White House Down, Pacific Rim and After Earth were pretty striking over the past month, wait til you see the dive that Universal's R.I.P.D. takes this...

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White House Down Director Emmerich Courts Chinese Audience

17th July 2013

Director Roland Emmerich was on hand for the Chinese premiere of his White House Down Wednesday night (China time) and told a news conference that he doubts Hollywood will be significantly refashioning its scripts and...

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Top Ten Films Weekend Of July 12-14

16th July 2013

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Despicable Me 2, Universal, $43,892,895, 2 Wks. ($228,376,775); 2. Grown...

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Pacific Rim: A Flop By Any Other Name?

15th July 2013

It wasn't quite so big a flop as some writers had expected, but when a movie costs around $200 million to make and market and earns an estimated $38.3 million domestically in its opening weekend,...

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Top Ten Films Weekend Of 7/5-7/7

9th July 2013

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Despicable Me 2, Universal, $83,517,315, 1 Wks. (New - From...

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Minions Overwhelm The Masked Man

8th July 2013

ox-office results for Disney's The Lone Ranger were not only bad -- as predicted -- they were downright despicable. The film, which analysts had figured would earn around $70 million over the five-day Fourth of...

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Despicable Me 2 Hits; Lone Ranger Flops

4th July 2013

Despicable Me 2 is living up to expectations. So is The Lone Ranger -- but not in a good way. Universal's animated sequel opened with a gigantic $34.3 million on Wednesday -- including $4.7 million...

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Sony Giving Vets And Servicemen Free White House Down Tickets

3rd July 2013

Apparently reacting to accusations by some conservative pundits that White House Down amounts to an attack by liberal Hollywood filmmakers on U.S. servicemen, Sony Pictures announced Tuesday that it will allow all active personnel and...

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The Heat -- Hotter Than Expected

1st July 2013

Many moviegoers looking to escape the heat of summer found it in The Heat at their multiplexes. The Melissa McCarthy-Sandra Bullock comedy, which analysts thought would battle the Channing Tatum-Jamie Foxx thriller-comedy White House Down...

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Monsters U Likely To Return At Head Of The Class

28th June 2013

School may be out for summer vacation in most parts of the country, but kids will be heading back to university this weekend -- Monsters University, that is. With a second-week gross of around $45-50...

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Movie Reviews: White House Down

28th June 2013

oland Emmerich's movies are the kind that are usually described as critic proof, the kind that pull in big audiences looking for action, explosions and more action to go along with their popcorn, rather than...

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Big Brother Is Checking Your Phone Records

6th June 2013

It now appears that the government's perusal of phone records of the Associated Press and Fox News may only have been the tip of the iceberg so far as government surveillance goes and that...

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Piers Morgan: I Will "Seriously Consider Deporting Myself"

2nd January 2013

CNN host Piers Morgan has hit back at gun-control opponents who have called on President Obama to deport him. A petition that they have mounted on the White House website has now garnered nearly 100,000...

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Piers Morgan: I Will "Seriously Consider Deporting Myself"

2nd January 2013

CNN host Piers Morgan has hit back at gun-control opponents who have called on President Obama to deport him. A petition that they have mounted on the White House website has now garnered nearly 100,000...

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Did Weinstein Turn Movie Into Hype For Obama?

24th October 2012

Harvey Weinstein insisted that the movie SEAL Team Six, a drama about the killing of Osama bin Laden, be reedited to include documentary footage featuring President Obama, the New York Times disclosed today, a decision,...

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Jason Clarke To Play Lincoln's Father In The Green Blade Rises

5th September 2012

Jason Clarke is set to star in 'The Green Blade Rises'. The 'Lawless' actor - who plays the onscreen brother of Tom Hardy and Shia LaBeouf in the gangster movie - is in negotiations to...

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Charlie Rose Set For Triple Duty At Conventions

20th August 2012

It turns out that Charlie Rose will become arguably the busiest journalist covering the two political conventions beginning next week. Besides continuing as co-host of CBS's morning show, Rose will also be hosting his nightly...

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The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci Grabbed Obama's Butt

16th August 2012

The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci once ''grabbed Michelle Obama's ass''.The drummer unexpectedly found himself touching the American First Lady's derriere at an inappropriate moment when she went to hug him after the group had performed at...

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Cuba Gooding Jr. Met With Police Over Warrant

1st August 2012

Cuba Gooding Jr. met with police this morning (01.08.12) after an arrest warrant was issued for him.A misdemeanour battery warrant was filed for the 'Jerry Maguire' actor after he allegedly shoved a female bartender against...

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