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TWILIGHT STUDIO SEEKING TO BORROW $800 MILLION

January 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With its current ability to borrow money at lower interest rates thanks to its success with the Twilight movies, Summit Entertainment plans to recapitalize by raising $800 million in new loans that will be used to pay off its higher-interest old loans and pay a dividend to stakeholders, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Thursday), […]

THE OTHER GUYS GIVES INCEPTION A WAKE-UP CALL

August 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The box office woke up laughing this weekend as the straight-up silliness of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg in Sony’s The Other Guys out-performed the dream convolutions of Leonardo DiCaprio in Inception. According to studio estimates, The Other Guys came in at the high end of industry forecasts with about $35.6 million. The result no […]

WILL THE OTHER GUYS SHAKE UP INCEPTION

August 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

What do Will Ferrell and Edith Piaf have in common? They’re the only two who can interrupt Inception‘s dreamy run — at least so it appears to box-office analysts. They’re predicting that The Other Guys, in which Ferrell is teamed with Mark Wahlberg as mismatched cops, will open with about $25-30 million, while Inception, in […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: STEP UP 3D

August 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Critics are stepping on the toes of the Step Up 3D filmmakers. Sure, there’s plenty of over-produced dance sequences, some of them say, but they all seem like interruptions of the story (what there is of that). “Step Up 3D is strictly 1D. Tired choreography and moldy hip-hop gestures accompany insipid characters, straight-line plotting and […]