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BULLY A HIT IN ITS FIRST WEEK

April 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite its being released unrated, The Weinstein Co.’s controversial documentary Bully rode the wave of its controversy to a $115,000 opening in five theaters over the weekend — or $23,000 per theater, a huge amount for any nonfiction flick. The studio said that it will add Toronto to the list next Friday and expand into […]

FINKE-WAXMAN FEUD HEATS UP

October 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Bad blood between two entertainment industry bloggers, Nikki Finke and Sharon Waxman, continued to curdle over the weekend as, first, Finke, on her Deadline blog, disputed an article by Waxman and Brent Lang on TheWrap claiming that former CAA chief Michael Ovitz had failed in a bid to take over management of IMG, the sports […]

GIBSON REGRETS ALL — INCLUDING BECOMING A STAR

April 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Mel Gibson has suggested that he regrets ever having pursued fame as a movie star. In an interview with entertainment attorney-turned-showbiz journalist Allison Hope Weiner posted on DeadlineHollywood.com, Gibson says, “When I was younger and it first started to happen, there’s some kind of novelty to it in your twenties. You quickly realize before your […]

SAG REMINDS MEMBERS TO TURN IN BALLOTS

January 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Screen Actors Guild on Tuesday emailed reminders to its members that the voting deadline for its SAG Awards presentations is Friday, Jan. 28 at 12:00 noon. This year SAG members are able to watch videos of all the nominated films online by entering a special code that identifies them on Apple’s iTunes store, which, […]