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STUDIOS REVISE WEEKEND FIGURES

May 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Studio estimates for Sunday’s ticket sales were significantly off the mark for each of the two movies that opened over the weekend. Iron Man 2, which some forecasters had figured would set a new record, failed even to take in the $133.6 million the studio reckoned it would. With some families apparently concluding that it […]

DID “BABIES” VIOLATE CHILD LABOR LAWS?

May 7, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

An Associated Press report that speculated that the filmmakers behind the documentary Babies may have violated California child labor laws by including a California infant as one of the stars has been blasted by James Schamus, the head of Focus Features, which is releasing the movie. “Although Focus was not involved in the actual filming […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: “BABIES”

May 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Babies, which opens in about 500 theaters — many of them art houses — over the weekend, is receiving mostly positive reviews from critics. “It will be hard to watch this extraordinary film and its adorable stars without a goofy smile,” writes Claudia Puig in USA Today. A.O. Scott in the New York Times concedes […]