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MONSTERS U HAS A MONSTER OPENING WITH $82 MILLION

June 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney’s Pixar studio extended its unblemished record of consecutive No. 1 openings to 14 over the weekend as its Monsters University debuted with $82 million, somewhat above the $75-80 million that analysts had predicted. But far exceeding all of the predictions was Paramount’s World War Z, which raked in a remarkable $66 million, more than […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: WORLD WAR Z

June 21, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite arriving in theaters seemingly hobbled by horror stories about its onerous production problems, critics generally agree that World War Z amounts to, as Liam Lacey describes it in the Toronto Globe and Mail, “a perfectly decent thriller.” Kenneth Turan in the Los Angeles Times remarks that “unless you knew about the film’s troubled past, […]

POLICE SEIZE WEAPONS DESTINED FOR BRAD PITT FLICK

October 11, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Hungarian authorities have confirmed that they have seized 85 weapons that had been shipped to Budapest for use in scenes in Brad Pitt’s zombie movie, World War Z. Us magazine quoted Hajdu Janos, the director of Hungary’s Anti-Terrorism Unit, and Zsolt Bodnar, the deputy director, as saying that the weapons were full-functional and that most […]