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Movie Gallery Shares Plummet 54 Percent

Shares in Movie Gallery, the nation's No.2 video chain behind Blockbuster, plunged 54 percent Thursday after it disclosed that it had lost $14.9 million in the second quarter. It had posted a loss of $12.2...

Talladega Nights Revs Up For Big Opening

Daily Variety observed today (Friday) that although the summer's expensive "tentpole" films like Poseidon, Cars, Superman Returns, Miami Vice, and Pirates of the Caribbean have all been released, this weekend's relatively low-budget Talladega Nights: The...

Poseidon And Superman Clobber Time Warner

The sinking of Poseidon and the cost of trying to make sure that Superman Returns would fly hit Time Warner's filmed entertainment unit hard in the second quarter, the company's SEC filing indicated Wednesday. Filmed...

New Fanfare To Mark Couric's Arrival At Cbs

NBC Nightly News may have a triumphant theme written by John Williams, who also wrote the score for the Star Wars movies and Superman, but now the CBS Evening News will have one written by...

Vice Raids Box Office

Miami Vice overtook Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest at the box office over the weekend as it confiscated $25.7 million. Nevertheless, in its fourth week, Pirates continued to amass a sizable treasure, adding...

Will Pirates Be Caught In Vice?

For the second week in a row, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest will be challenged by four new films, and some box-office analysts are predicting that this time, the film, No. 1 at...

Critic Reed Sinks Lady In The Water

As numerous critics have noted, M. Night Shyamalan's Lady in the Water arrived pretty much dead in the water last weekend. Now, critic Rex Reed is administering a few flourishing kicks to the corpse. Writing...

Will Superman Return Again?

Director Brian Singer has acknowledged that the less-than-stellar performance of Superman Returns has made prospects for another Man of Steel sequel a bit "iffy." The Associated Press quotes him as saying, "We haven't concluded a...

Cage's Superman Dream

Self-confessed SUPERMAN fanatic NICOLAS CAGE is so obsessed with the new Man of Steel movie, he has dreams he's a flying superhero. Cage, who gave the comic book hero's Krypton birth name to his own...

Pirates' Treasure Grows

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest outran every film in history to the $300-million mark over the weekend as it piled up an additional $35 million to bring its total to $321.7 million according...

Superheroes Get Stamps

BATMAN, SUPERMAN, WONDER WOMAN, SUPERGIRL and a handful of other superheroes will feature on their own US postage stamps. The 39-cent stamps are set to be unveiled today (20JUL06) at the annual Comic-Con International...

Pirates Becomes Year's Biggest Film

Studio estimates for Pirates of the Caribbean's weekend came in pretty close to the actual figures, with the official gross put at $62.3 million. After two weeks, the film hasalready become the highest-grossing movie of...

Routh Was A School Loner

SUPERMAN star BRANDON ROUTH was a dateless loner at school, because he was terrified he'd get mixed up in drink and drugs and blow his chances of an acting career. The 26-year-old's parents were baffled...

Routh Has Been Superman Since He Was A Kid

BRANDON ROUTH's parents are convinced he was destined to become SUPERMAN, because he started practicing to be the superhero from a young age. Routh's dad RON says the 26-year-old spent hours glued to CHRISTOPHER REEVE...

Bloom: 'Bosworth Is Irresistible'

ORLANDO BLOOM has blasted claims his relationship with KATE BOSWORTH is in trouble, insisting he still finds her "irresistible" and "extraordinary". The couple were rumoured to have split after Bloom was snapped with KIRSTEN DUNST...

Superman Composer's Theme Tune Dilemma

SUPERMAN composer JOHN OTTMAN was tempted to create a new theme tune for the latest superhero movie, but stuck with JOHN WILLIAMS' classic music for the sake of the movie's fans. Ottman, who also edited...

Pirates Plunders 17 More Countries

Pirates of the Caribbeanopened in 17 additional countries over the weekend and finished in first place in every one of them. Now showing in 24 overseas markets, the film took in $58 million to bring...

Pirates Becomes Year's Top Film -- In 10 Days

Pirates of the Caribbean remained hotter than a July weekend in Barbados as it took in an estimated $62.2 million between Friday and Sunday to bring its 10-day total to $258.2 million and becoming the...

Superman Disguise Didn't Work On Routh

SUPERMAN star BRANDON ROUTH was brought back to earth when he tried his character's cunning disguise to avoid the attention of fans - it doesn't work. The superhero manages to avoid recognition as alter ego...

U.k. Newspaper Gives Away Superman Returns "Bonus" Dvd

British newspapers, which have been vying with one another over which can give away the most elaborate CD or DVD as a promotion, saw the competition move in a new direction today (Wednesday) as the...

Ho Hum, Ho Hum. Pirates, Not For Wall St.

Wall Street reacted unenthusiastically Monday to reports that Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest had earned $135.6 million, $3.6 million more than earlier estimates, setting a slew of box-office records in the process....

Pirates Shakes Its Booty

Box office records became so much cannon fodder for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest over the weekend as the Disney sequel opened to a stunning $132 million. It broke the previous record for...

Superman's Rival Praises New Man Of Steel

The actor who fought BRANDON ROUTH for the role of the Man of Steel in new movie SUPERMAN RETURNS has heaped praise on his rival, insisting the former bartender was the best choice for the...

Superman's Home On The Market

The Westchester, New York house CHRISTOPHER and DANA REEVE called home has been put up for sale. The seven-bedroom property is on the market for $2.9 million (GBP1.6 million). The couple bought the three-storey house...

Movie Reviews: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Like last week's Superman Returns, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest has divided the critics about equally, with half suggesting it's a real summer treasure and the other half ready to dump it overboard....

Pirates Set To Vanquish Rivals

The deciding day has come -- or more accurately, the deciding weekend -- when moviegoers will vote with their wallets on whether Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest will have the biggest opening...

The Man Who Tried Out For Superman Competes For He-man Role

SUPERMAN contender CHRISTOPHER SHOWERMAN has confirmed he's in the running to play another comic book superhero - HE-MAN. The GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE 2 star is reportedly competing for the role in JOHN WOO's new...

Hurt: 'How Can Adults Enjoy Superman?'

Actor JOHN HURT has lashed out at the much-loved SUPERMAN saga, insisting superhero adventure movies are just for kids. The ALIEN star will not be rushing to see BRANDON ROUTH play the spandex-sporting legend in...

Will Pirates Capture Moviegoers?

Following the failure of Warner Bros.' Superman Returns to meet analysts' predictions for its opening last week, studios are hoping that next weekend's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and some smaller films being...

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