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  • Opening day: '2012' looking huge, 'Christmas Carol' holding strong

     
    The end of the world is going to do big business once again. Sony Pictures' '2012,' the latest disaster movie from director Roland Emmerich, appears headed toward an opening weekend gross of just over $60 million after it sold a......
  • Movie has 2012 wrong, says Canadian archaeologist

     
    Kenneth Turan reviews "2012," the latest disaster movie portraying the end of the world. The movie is directed by Roland Emmerich, who seems to be stuck on the same theme, after movies like "The Day After Tomorrow" and "Independence Day." "2012" is...
  • The complex notion of destroying the world in '2012'

     
    Scene Stealer Liesl Bradner has interviewed many of the masters of Hollywood effects in our Wizards of Hollywood section of Hero Complex and today takes a look at a particular moment during "2012" in this installment of Scene Stealer. The......
  • 'New Moon' drives second-biggest weekend ever for movie industry

     
    Summit Entertainment had the kind of opening studio executives dream about this weekend, but it's hard to find anyone in the movie business who's not smiling. Although Summit's "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" opened to a massive $140.7 million in......
  • China loves the end of the world: '2012' on track to be highest-grossing U.S. film ever there

     
    Here's an interesting report from Lily Kuo, writing for the Los Angeles Times from Beijing. "Welcome to the People's Republic of China," declares an officer of the People's Liberation Army as he crisply salutes an American novelist (played by John......
  • First look: 'Avatar' slowed by snow in U.S., explodes overseas for $232.2-million worldwide opening

     
    Heavy snowfall on the East Coast slowed 20th Century Fox's high-stakes opening of "Avatar" to a solid but not spectacular studio-estimated $73 million this weekend in the U.S. and Canada, while international ticket sales totaled a spectacular $159.2...
  • The Burj Dubai and architecture's vacant stare

     
    One of the odder, more complicated moments in the history of architectural symbolism will arrive Monday with the formal opening of the Burj Dubai skyscraper. At about 2,600 feet high -- the official figure is still being kept secret by......
  • Which way are we headed in 2010?

     
    As the first decade of the millennium draws to a close (we know, we’re as surprised as you), what’s your take on where we’re headed for the next 10 years? Will we pull together and see real change in our lives with regard to the environmen...
  • Monster Mash: Olivier Awards streamed live; Cate Blanchett speaks up; dates set for Tony Awards

     
    -- Inaugural webcast: The Olivier Awards -- Britain's top theater honor -- will be streamed live online for the first time on March 21. Among this year's nominees are Jude Law, Rachel Weisz and Gillian Anderson. (Playbill) -- Stumping for......
  • Godzilla? AGAIN? Coming in 2012

     
    I can't leave the office for two hours to see the Clash of the Titans remake without coming back to a computer bearing the news that Godzilla is about to be remade. Revived. Again. Legendary Pictures and Warners, which did Titans the Remake, will bring...
  • End-Of-World Tale '2012' Is Global Blockbuster

    End-Of-World Tale '2012' Is Global Blockbuster
    HOLLYWOOD -- The apocalyptic film "2012" swept the weekend box office and ranked as the weekend's top movie, taking in a whopping $225 million in worldwide receipts. For comparison, the Michael Jackson concert film "This Is It" has taken in $200...
  • Hollywood A-Z: Roland Emmerich

    Hollywood A-Z: Roland Emmerich