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  • '2 Guns' misfires despite Washington and Wahlberg, reviews say

    '2 Guns' misfires despite Washington and Wahlberg, reviews say
    True to its name, the new action movie "2 Guns" boasts considerable firepower, with charismatic actors Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg in the lead roles. According to many film critics, however, Washington and Wahlberg's chemistry is overshadowed by a...
  • "Avatar" Sequels, "X-Men" in Spotlight During Fox Investor Day

    Offering sneak peaks at the next installments of "X-Men" and "Planet of the Apes," 20th Century Fox chairman Jim Gianopulos hailed the studio's upcoming production slate - including the next three "Avatar" sequels - during Thursday's first investor day...
  • Is 'Elysium' Socialist Agitprop or Smart Sci-Fi Filmmaking?

    (Spoiler alert: This piece reveals details about the ending of "Elysium.") In the days before "Elysium" opened last week, a handful of right-wing news outlets attacked the film for being "sci-fi socialism" (Newsmax) and "just the latest of several...
  • 'Kick-Ass' sequel is ready to give rival films the boot

    'Kick-Ass' sequel is ready to give rival films the boot
    Matthew Vaughn was shocked to learn early last year that Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the domestic distributor of his 2010 superhero movie "Kick-Ass," wasn't interested in a sequel. The quirky, R-rated "Kick-Ass" had grossed $101 million worldwide...
  • Warner Bros. strikes financing deal with Dune, Ratner

    Warner Bros. strikes financing deal with Dune, Ratner
    Warner Bros. Pictures has struck a film financing deal with RatPac-Dune Entertainment LLC, a new entity formed by Dune Entertainnment's Steven Mnuchin and RatPac Entertainment, the film finance vehicle of filmmaker Brett Ratner and Australian...
  • '12 Years a Slave' sets Toronto Film Fest ablaze with buzz

     '12 Years a Slave' sets Toronto Film Fest ablaze with buzz
    If Hollywood remains the symbolic dream factory, more than ever the Toronto International Film Festival qualifies as the dream factory's biggest buzz saw. The movies generating the loudest, most persistent awards-season buzz at this most public of major...
  • James Cameron announces 'Avatar' novels to be written by Steven Charles Gould

     
    It's more "Avatar" for everyone, as James Cameron says four stand-alone books set in the movie's universe will be released. The novels will be written by sci-fi author Steven Charles Gould....
  • Preaching Teamwork in Hollywood, Praying It Works

    Showbiz has a long history of onscreen teamwork, from Laurel & Hardy to Brad & Angelina. But in the executive suites, it's been more erratic. The 14-year (and counting) partnership of Gary Newman and Dana Walden at 20th Century Fox TV is all the more...
  • James Cameron Taps Sci-Fi Author for 'Avatar' Novels

    James Cameron has tapped sci-fi author Steven Charles Gould to pen four novels based on "Avatar" and its three sequels. Gould is best known for his 1992 novel "Jumper," which Fox and New Regency adapted into the 2008 film. He's also known for "Rory," a...
  • Disney must win over wary fans to make MyMagic+ work

    Disney must win over wary fans to make MyMagic+ work
    NBCUniversal plans to spend about $1.1 billion on capital projects this year, driven primarily by ambitious expansion plans at its theme parks in Florida and California. That $1.1 billion will pay for a big chunk of the construction costs for a host...
  • Alfonso Cuaron's Signature Style Offers Unique Viewing Experience

    The critical and commercial disappointment of 1998's "Great Expectations," his contempo reimagining of the Dickens novel starring Ethan Hawke and Gwyneth Paltrow, must have left Alfonso Cuaron in a mood to experiment. Retreating from Hollywood and...
  • Warner Bros. Plots Careful 'Gravity' Launch

    What kind of pull will "Gravity" have on moviegoers when it hits theaters Oct. 4? The looming question for Warner Bros. is how to sell a unique 3D saga set entirely in space that predominantly relies on the performance of one star -- Sandra Bullock --...