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AIN’T LYIN’ — IT’S LION AGAIN (Updated)

September 26, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Oh, ye of little faith, cast thine eyes unto the King who hath risen again. Words to that effect may have been ringing in the ears of miscalculating industry seers and studio executives once again this weekend as The Lion King reigned as the king of the box office for the second weekend in a […]

MONEYBALL EXPECTED TO BE A WINNER

September 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Four new movies make their debut this weekend, but box-office pundits indicate that only one, Moneyball, starring Brad Pitt, has any chance of drawing a big crowd to the stadi … er, movie theater. Still, a minority of writers suggest that churchgoers who have been on the receiving end of the principal marketing effort behind […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: MONEYBALL

September 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Moneyball is coming to the screens at the tail end of the baseball season, as interest in the playoffs mounts. The timing is probably not coincidental, given the fact that much of the film concerns the sensational rise of the cash-poor 2001 Oakland A’s to the division playoffs under the management of Billy Beane, played […]

DOCUMENTARY TO OPEN TORONTO FESTIVAL

July 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Davis Guggenheim’s From the Sky Down, a documentary about the Irish rock band U2, has been set to open the Toronto Film Festival on Sept. 8, organizers announced today (Tuesday). It will be the first time that a documentary has ever opened the 36-year-old festival. Producing a case of dueling band documentaries, Cameron Crowe’s Pearl […]

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