And Introducing… Superman

According to Box Office Mojo, it had a worldwide theatrical take of $391 million. That sounds good enough, but you can tell the studio expected much bigger things since they invested $270 million in the production. $120 million net (not including advertising costs) at the box office is just not getting it done. [...]

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Accounting For Harry Potter

There have been a few theories on the real reason for the change. One is that the studio didn’t want competition from Twilight. However, Twilight’s release date is December 12th, three weeks after Harry’s original date. Pretty questionable seeing as how Harry would have made the vast bulk of it’s money by then. [...]

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A Day At The Races

So, if Seabiscuit didn’t satiate your hunger for horse biopics, there’s good news for you. It looks like ESPN’s 35th greatest North American athlete will soon be thundering down the stretch. [...]

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Don Quixote Rides Again, Again

But since Johnny Depp is still committed to the film, it might have worked out for the best, seeing as how he’s become such a huge star since then- if, that is, box office receipts are much of a concern. [...]

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Natalie Portman Is Killing Me

What’s the point? There are so many other movies to remake, why pick one that is a pillar of it’s genre? I guess I’ll eventually have to accept this is the way things are now. [...]

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News of the Atypical: Volume 1

Yep, this looks to be Michael Madsen’s directorial debut. His co-director, Bret Davidson, is a long time stunt man/stunt coordinator, crossing paths with Madsen several times over the years. Madsen will probably be remembered for the ear cutting ability on display in Reservoir Dogs, but while reading about him, it sounds like he’s always just on the verge of breaking through to the mainstream. [...]

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Star Wars vs Indiana Jones: Deathmatch!

So, Times Online got a little interview with George Lucas, talking Star Wars and Indiana Jones- sequels, of course! He’s noted for being very private and somewhat reclusive, granting few interviews. [...]

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You Unlock This Door With The Key Of Imagination

It looks like The Twilight Zone will be making another appearance on the big screen, and Appian Way will be producing. Yeah, that’s Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company. [...]

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They Finally Get Something Right-ish

Even though this is a resurrection of a dead and buried property, I’m altogether relived that this ain’t no remake. I’ve always thought RoboCop was a brilliant movie. [...]

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