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  • Sci-fi worthy of Malthus

    Sci-fi worthy of Malthus
    In the new sci-fi movie "Oblivion," Earth's most precious resource is Tom Cruise. But running a close second (spoiler alert) is water. Aliens want it. All of it. This is old hat, science fiction-wise. In "The War of the Worlds," H.G. Wells had...
  • Leave liberal Hollywood to the liberals

    Leave liberal Hollywood to the liberals
    "We need to buy a movie studio." Amid the umpteen conferences, panels, meetings and informal conversations in the wake of the presidential election, this idea has been a near constant among conservatives who feel like the country is slipping through...
  • Moviegoers are showing signs of 3-D fatigue

    Moviegoers are showing signs of 3-D fatigue
    Debora Bell would be glad "if 3-D went away." The Rockville printer is just the kind of filmgoer Hollywood wants to keep happy. Her family goes to movies every week. They get to the first screenings they can, usually at the 3-D-equipped AMC Columbia or...
  • Can Orioles overcome 'Curse of the Titanic' in 2012?

    Can Orioles overcome 'Curse of the Titanic' in 2012?
    When I was watching television while completing an online fantasy baseball draft last night, I had a revelation -- the Orioles are going to finish with a winning record in 2012. Huh? I know they're picked to finish at the bottom of the American League...
  • At CounterPunch Studios, actors' digital doubles come to life

    At CounterPunch Studios, actors' digital doubles come to life
    Like a scene in a science fiction movie, actor Robbie Amell stands inside a giant aluminum globe, staring into hundreds of bright lights and a half-dozen cameras pointed at him. "Brows up, eyes open, take one" a technician tells Amell, who promptly...
  • AOL Sets Fall Premieres for Originals from Nicole Richie, Zoe Saldana and Others

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - AOL has set premiere dates for its fall 2014 slate of programming, including season two of reality series "#CandidlyNicole" starring Nicole Richie, "My Hero" from exec producer Zoe Saldana and "Laugh Lessons with Kevin Nealon."...
  • Broadway's 'The Lion King' Becomes Top Grossing Title of All Time

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's "The Lion King" has claimed a new crown: Top box office title in any medium. The Associated Press did the math and discovered the 17-year-old stage musical, which on Broadway has undergone an extraordinary spurt of B....
  • 'Lion King' musical is top-grossing box-office production of all time -Disney

    NEW YORK, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The stage musical of "The Lion King" has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than $6.2 billion, a spokesman for Walt Disney Co said on Monday....
  • 'Lion King' musical is top-grossing box-office production of all time: Disney

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The stage musical of "The Lion King" has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than $6.2 billion, a spokesman for Walt Disney Co said on Monday. The...
  • James Cameron Prevails Again in 'Avatar' Suit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - James Cameron has prevailed in another "Avatar" plagiarism lawsuit for the fifth time in less than two years. U.S. District Court Judge Jesse Furman in New York tossed a copyright-infringement suit by artist William Roger...
  • Ancient flying reptile named after 'Avatar' creature

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story has been refiled to fix a typo in the last letter of the genus name, Ikrandraco instead of Ikrandraci) Some of the most visually stunning sequences from director James Cameron's blockbuster movie "Avatar" involved...
  • Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington reteam for 'The Equalizer'

    Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington reteam for 'The Equalizer'
    A pair of 50-pound dumbbells rested on the ground outside of Antoine Fuqua's trailer on the set of "The Equalizer," which was filming at an abandoned Lowe's hardware store several miles outside of Boston. It would be easy to assume they were there for...