Thursday, November 14, 2019

SKYFALL DRAWS RECORD CROWDS IN CHINA

January 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The James Bond movie Skyfall, which opened last Monday in China, took in $35 million during its first week, according to the website 21cn.com. It was a record for a 2D film, the website said, and was exceeded only by James Cameron’s 3D Avatar, which opened in China with $46 million in its first week […]

JUDGE GIVES EX-CAMERON EMPLOYEE FIRST ROUND WIN IN AVATAR LAWSUIT

January 24, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

A former employee of James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment company has won a preliminary victory in his lawsuit against Cameron, which claims that the producer/writer/director stole the ideas for Avatar from him. In a ruling on Wednesday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Alan Rosenfield ruled that Cameron must turn over to James Ryder the original drafts […]

WRITER LOSES PLAGIARISM SUIT AGAINST JAMES CAMERON

September 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A children’s book writer is presumably out the cost of his legal fees after becoming the latest person to sue James Cameron for plagiarism. On Monday federal Judge Manuel Real threw out Elijah Schkeiban’s claim that Cameron had used elements of his screenplay Bats and Butterflies, based on his series of children’s books, in Avatar. […]

NAB CONVENTION ATTENDEES — LAS VEGAS LOSERS MAY BE HAPPIER

April 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Discontent was virtually palpable as the National Association of Broadcasters annual meeting got under way in Las Vegas. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski delivered a short speech to the convention repeating his call for broadcasters to relinquish spectrum in order to expand wireless broadband and for them to reveal the ad rates that they charge political […]

HUNGER GAMES SINKS TITANIC (Update)

April 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Hunger Games in its third week had little difficulty polishing off two new rivals, American Reunion and the 3D refurbishment of Titanic. According to studio estimates Hunger Games raked in an estimated $33.5 million in its third weekend, bringing its domestic total to $202.8 million. That easily made it the top-grossing non-summer, non-holiday film […]

TITANIC SAILS AGAIN — IN 3D

April 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Although the public’s declining interest in 3D has been blamed in great measure for the box office disasters of some recent releases — the epic failure of the $250-million John Carter a particular case in point — it now appears that the 3D-enhanced Titanic may resurface over the Easter weekend as the holiday’s top film. […]

CAMERON ADMITS HE’S A TOUGH GUY ON SET

April 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

James Cameron has responded to complaints by some of the film stars he has worked with over the years that he is a tough and often cruel taskmaster, who has driven some of them to tears. “I think anybody that signs on to work with me on a film knows that they’re going to be […]

MOVIEGOERS TO COVER COST OF CAMERON’S DEEP SEA EXPLORATION

March 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

So, who paid for James Cameron’s pioneering voyage to the bottom of the sea last weekend? Well, he indicated in an interview with reporters in London, you and I did. It was already known that Cameron had a massive lighting display rigged up on the body of the Deepsea Challenger, together with 4 3D movie […]

CAMERON IN LONDON FOR TITANIC PREMIERE ONE DAY AFTER DIVE

March 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

James Cameron turned up in London Tuesday night for the premiere of his 3D-enhanced re-release of Titanic — just one day after completing his voyage to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, seven miles below the surface of the Pacific. “I felt like I literally, in the space of one day, had gone to another […]

CAMERON RETURNS FROM BOTTOM OF SEA

March 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Director James Cameron has completed his solo dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, seven miles below the Pacific’s surface, bringing with him to the surface 3D footage taken by four video cameras mounted on his submersible vessel, the Deepsea Challenger. But, he indicated, there was little to film. “I just sat there looking […]

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