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VIDEO OF SCOTT’S SUICIDE JUMP BEING SHOPPED TO TABLOID SHOWS

August 21, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

TMZ has said that it has been offered video footage of director Tony Scott’s suicide leap from the Vincent Thomas bridge in Los Angeles — for a price. The gossip website said that it did not accept the offer. However, it added, “multiple cameras,” still and video, captured the incident, including a surveillance camera at […]

BOX OFFICE SLUMPS

November 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Movie attendance on Sunday was significantly lower than most studios had estimated, with virtually all of the top attractions winding up with less than the anticipated results. (Weekend estimates are based on actual ticket sales for Friday and Saturday and an educated guess for sales on Sunday.) Topping the list was Paramount/DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind, which […]

MEGAMIND IS UNSTOPPABLE IN SECOND WEEK

November 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind held off stiff competition from 20th Century Fox’s Unstoppable over the weekend as it drew an estimated $30.1 million, representing a 35-percent drop from the previous week, bringing its ten-day total to $89.8 million. Tony Scott’s Unstoppable, starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine, pulled up with $23.5 million, in line with forecasts. […]

MEGAMIND LIKELY TO PREVAIL AT BOX OFFICE

November 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Box office forecasters are predicting that last week’s top film, DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind will outsell three rivals that are rolling out in wide release this weekend. The challengers are 20th Century Fox’s Unstoppable, Paramount’s Morning Glory, and Universal’s Skyline. Of the three, Unstoppable, starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine and directed by Tony Scott, appears […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: UNSTOPPABLE

November 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Most critics have no intention of applying the brakes to the run-away-train thriller Unstoppable, which for the fifth time teams director Tony Scott with star Denzel Washington. The movie may not break any cinematic new ground, but it’s likely to sell a lot of popcorn, they suggest. As Scott Bowles puts it in USA Today, […]

TONY AND RIDLEY SCOTT HOPE TO TAME MGM’S LION

April 9, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

British producer-directors Tony and Ridley Scott are riding to the rescue of MGM, the London Financial Times reported today (Friday) citing people familiar with the situation. The two brothers, who separately have created such hits as Alien, Top Gun and Gladiator have submitted a restructuring plan to the studio’s creditors and have proposed taking over […]