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Should Weinsteins Woo Woody? TWC Acquires Woody Allen’s “Dream”

By at May 31, 2007 | 5:35 am | 0 Comment

Should Weinsteins Woo Woody? TWC Acquires Woody Allen’s “Dream”

Variety has reported that The Weinstein Company has purchased the rights to distribute Woody Allen's 38th(!) film, the dark drama Cassandra's Dream. So what'll it be? The success of Match Point or the "huh, where'd it'd go?" of Scoop? If it comes down to genre only -- tragedy, in this case -- it would be the former. And that's probably what the Weinsteins are more...

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“Pirates” Pillages, Sets Box-Office Record… (But Not the Big One)

By at May 30, 2007 | 8:27 am | 1 Comments

“Pirates” Pillages, Sets Box-Office Record… (But Not the Big One)

Could Disney be unhappy with the record-breaking weekend from Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End? Possibly. It depends on how high they've set their sights (and sails). Although Pirates swashbuckled to an approximate $140 million Memorial Day weekend, the true dead man's chest remained unplundered: the all-time weekend record, set just three weeks earlier by more...

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Movie News. Your Views. Meet In The Lobby — Now In Development

By at May 29, 2007 | 12:13 pm | 3 Comments

From the biggest blockbusters to the tiniest indies, we'll talk about it -- and want to know your point of view. Every topic has a question. The only right answer? Yours. Coming soon: Star Wars' 30th Anniversary A $40 PPV Movie? Pirates Pillages at the Box Office The Future of Spider-Man Michael Moore's Sicko A Winner from Cannes The State of Torture more...

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