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MINIONS OVERWHELM THE MASKED MAN

July 7, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Box-office results for Disney’s The Lone Ranger were not only bad, as predicted, they were downright despicable. The film, which analysts had figured would earn around $70 million over the five-day Fourth of July holiday, wound up with an estimated $49 million — while Despicable Me 2 hauled in around $142.1 million. (Final results for […]

JOHN CARTER: GOOD FOR BUSINESS — IN UTAH

March 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Not everyone connected with John Carter is disappointed with the film’s performance. Today’s (Monday) New York Times quotes a news release from Utah’s economic devleopment agency as saying that the movie has created “interest in the state as a tourism destination” and has broaght $20 million in economic benefit to the state and created 175 […]

JOHN CARTER: GOOD FOR BUSINESS — IN UTAH

March 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Not everyone connected with John Carter is disappointed with the film’s performance. Today’s (Monday) New York Times quotes a news release from Utah’s economic devleopment agency as saying that the movie has created “interest in the state as a tourism destination” and has broaght $20 million in economic benefit to the state and created 175 […]

THE LONE RANGER WON’T RIDE AGAIN

August 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s hard to imagine how a movie revival of The Lone Ranger, which was once produced for about a bucket of oats in the early days of television, could have seen its budget balloon so excessively that Disney would shut it down. But that’s what has happened. Several reports indicated that when it appeared that […]