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Universal Announces Release of JAWS on Blu-Ray

By at April 13, 2012 | 12:04 am | 2 Comments

Universal Announces Release of JAWS on Blu-Ray

The production of a major film was in trouble: Shooting on the water had proven to be tougher than expected. The project was way behind schedule, the budget was spiraling out of control. The press was crying "folly" and the studio was ridden with anxiety. No, it's not the story of James Cameron's Titanic -- but that film sure as hell fits all the descriptions, doesn't it? more...

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Disney Developing COACH from MONEYBALL Author Michael Lewis

By at February 16, 2012 | 11:29 pm | 1 Comments

Disney Developing COACH from MONEYBALL Author Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis, author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, is about to enjoy a fifth feature film adaptation of one of his books. Tonight, Disney announced that a movie is coming for Lewis' Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life, a quick novel about the effect one prep school coach had on the writer. Lewis will write the screenplay, with Gil Netter (The Blind Side) producing. more...

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Hope You Like Second Helpings: The Top Box Office Movies of 2011

By at December 26, 2011 | 9:59 am | 0 Comment

Hope You Like Second Helpings: The Top Box Office Movies of 2011

Moviegoers complain about ticket prices all the time and 2011 was no exception -- especially with that extra fee for showings on those "modified" IMAX screens (which the geeks humorously call "LieMAX".) But even with the perpetual, widespread whining, something unique in the American movie industry is about to happen: The U.S. total box office is going to suffer its more...

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10 Things You Didn’t Know (Or Maybe Did Know) About THE LION KING

By at August 3, 2011 | 9:58 pm | 6 Comments

10 Things You Didn’t Know (Or Maybe Did Know) About THE LION KING

Seventeen years after Disney's The Lion King impressed fans and critics, the Mouse House is readying a 3D re-release of the masterful animated film. To celebrate the limited, two-week run -- which begins in the US on September 16 -- the folks at Walt Disney Pictures are sharing some inside scoop on the movie, one of the most beloved titles in their illustrious catalog, more...

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