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MICHAEL DOUGLAS CENTER OF OSCAR DILEMMA

October 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Twentieth Century Fox is likely to promote Michael Douglas for a best supporting actor Oscar, rather than a best actor award, for his performance in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, DeadlineHollywood.com reported Tuesday, citing unnamed sources. The website observed that Douglas himself feels that his Gordon Gekko character in the sequel amounts to a supporting […]

SOCIAL NETWORK COULD HAVE USED A FEW MORE VISITORS

October 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite receiving an inordinate amount of attention in the news media, being supported by an expensive marketing campaign, and receiving some of the best reviews of the year — including many predicting a plethora of Oscars — The Social Network performed at the low end of expectations over the weekend. The movie about the founding […]

THE SOCIAL NETWORK MAKES 2.9 MILLION FRIENDS

October 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Social Network attracted about 2.9 million unique visitors over the weekend — the movie about the founding of Facebook, that is. (Facebook itself currently counts about 165 million unique visitors in the U.S.) Together they plunked down an estimated $23 million for tickets — on the low end of forecasts. On her DeadlineHollywood website, […]

WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS IS TOP MONEYMAKER

September 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

More than 20 years after the original Wall Street premiered, the sequel, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps awoke at the top of the box office with a weekend take of $19.01 million, according to final studio figures released on Monday. The Warner Bros. 3D animated feature Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole came […]

MOVIEGOERS BUY WALL STREET DERIVATIVE (UPDATED)

September 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The overall economy may be sagging but Wall Street raked in handsome profits this weekend — Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, the 20th Century Fox movie, that is. According to studio estimates, it earned $19 million, about what industry gurus had predicted. Also as predicted, persons over 30 made up the bulk of the movie’s […]

OWLS AND BEARS DEBUT ON SCREEN

September 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although the critics are mostly bearish on it, box-office analysts are quite bullish on Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, which they figure should open this weekend with around $20 million in ticket sales. Several analysts suggest it’s a toss-up between the Wall Street sequel and the family film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of […]

LABEOUF DESCRIBES CONFRONTATION WITH STONE

September 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

When appearing at promotional events with the actors in their movies, directors frequently assert that they welcome their suggestions for dialogue changes. But at Monday night’s premiere of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps in New York, Shia LaBeouf indicated that Oliver Stone may not be so receptive. As related today by New York magazine’s Vulture […]