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UNIVERSAL REVAMPS FAST & FURIOUS FRANCHISE — WILL IT WORK?

April 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This weekend will reveal whether Universal’s wholesale retinkering of its Fast and Furious franchise will keep it alive. Today’s (Tuesday) Los Angeles Times observed that Fast Five, which opens on Friday, will be more like Ocean’s 11 than the clandestine-racing series that has proved to be a bonanza for the studio for nearly a decade. […]

RIO CLAWS ITS WAY TO THE TOP OVERSEAS, TOO

April 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Overseas, Rio continued to soar. In its second week (Fox held it back a week domestically to take advantage of the beginning of Spring Break) the filmed earned $53.9 million in 62 countries, raising its foreign gross to $129.1 million. (How has it done in Brazil? The film earned $7.46 million from 997 theaters ($7,482 […]

AN UNINTENDED MESSAGE FROM PANDORA

August 31, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

James Cameron’s MessageFromPandora.com website apparently accidentally disclosed information about the upcoming release of Avatar: Collector’s Edition on Monday. The website offers a preview of a full-length documentary that Cameron has produced about worldwide efforts aimed at halting construction of the Belo Monte Dam in Brazil, which, the website alleges, could have a profound effect on […]