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 Is there any way to stop Marvel madness in multiplexes? Not really. Last weekend, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” became the #1 opener of all-time for April, dishing out a box office blow of $95.2M, and topping the $86M...
Apr 11, 2014

Marvel super hero. Check. Legions of fanboys salivating. Check. Possible $100-million debut. Check. Yes, by the sound of things, we should be talking about the official start of summer films, right? Wrong-O, Daddy-O. Spring is still the thing,...
Apr 4, 2014

Back in the mid-1980’s God vs. Schwarzenegger wouldn’t have even been a contest. That said, it’s still not, only the outcome is decisively reversed these days. Paramount’s “Noah” and Open Road’s...
Mar 28, 2014

YA adaptations have become as common as superhero flicks in movie theaters these days. The only thing is, comic book films—for the most part—save the day at multiplexes, producing sequels and fostering franchises, whereas young...
Mar 21, 2014

There's an old saying that goes something like this: Nobody knows anything in Hollywood...except that adapting video games for the big screen is a really, really bad idea. An addendum to that: Unless, of course, you have a spandex-clad hottie...
Mar 14, 2014

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DISNEY AND DISNEY • PIXAR FAVORITES POISED TO RETURN TO THEATERS IN 3D   ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Finding Nemo,’ ‘Monsters, Inc.’ and ‘The Little Mermaid’ Will Make 3D...
Oct 4, 2011

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 16, 2010) — Nominees for the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2010 in five film and eight primetime television categories and for the SAG honors for film and television stunt...
Dec 16, 2010

Every summer in the midst of the box office bonanza, a small underdog of a film crops up and takes everyone by surprise.  Released in the summer of 2002, My Big Fat Greek Wedding caught on through word of mouth and went on to gross an...
Apr 12, 2010

DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for the year 2009 (January 07, 2010)   LOS ANGELES, CA: Directors Guild of America President President Taylor Hackford...
Jan 7, 2010

Online Film Critics 2009 Awards   Best Picture The Hurt Locker Best Director Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker Best Actor Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker Best Actress Melanie Laurent, Inglourious Basterds Best...
Jan 6, 2010

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DISNEY’S “SAVING MR. BANKS” COMES TO THE PLACE THAT STARTED IT ALL —THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS IN BURBANK, CALIFORNIA— FOR A SPECIAL LIMITED ENGAGEMENT DECEMBER 13 – 19   BURBANK, CALIF....
Nov 18, 2013

CINEMATIC BLURBS, BLIPS, CUTS & CLIPS "FANTASTIC FOUR" JOINS 2015'S MEGA MULTIPLEX ASSUALT TEAM Fox's "The Fantastic Four" reboot has scrapped plans for a spring 2015 release and will now forge a path into summer, which is shaping up to...
Nov 14, 2013

SPLICE OF LIFE - WEEKLY BLURBS & BLIPS OF CHOICE CINEMATIC CUTS & CLIPS UNTITLED STAR WARS: EPISODE VII SETS STARDATE For the first time ever, Star Wars will forego an early summer release and instead debut over the holiday season, as...
Nov 8, 2013

  Los Angeles, Calif., September 19, 2012 —Disney began production today on “Saving Mr. Banks,” the account of Walt Disney’s twenty-year pursuit of the film rights to P.L. Travers’ popular novel, Mary...
Sep 19, 2012

  My Top 10 favorite things of summer: no school, suicide shushes from 7-11, Slip ‘N Slide parties, Cape Cod, black bathing suit tops w/ cut-off jeans, cruising the beach in convertibles, badminton, a good book in a swinging...
May 2, 2012

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