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Princess Reigns Over Box Office

Disney’s animated feature “The Princess and the Frog” leaped into first place at the box office with an estimated $25 million weekend performance roughly in line with pre-release expectations. The twelve estimated top producing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of Sunday, December 13, 2009 include: The …

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Cameron Returns To The Big Screen With AVATAR

AVATAR takes us to a spectacular world beyond imagination, where a newcomer from Earth embarks on an epic adventure, ultimately fighting to save the alien world he has learned to call home. James Cameron, the Oscar®-winning director of “Titanic,” first conceived of the film 15 years ago, when the means …

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“Durham County” Launches Second Season In January

The lesson that “love hurts” is well learned by the characters who inhabit the eerie suburb of “Durham County,” when the second season of ION Television’s critically acclaimed series launches with a two-hour premiere on Sunday, January 3 from 9:00 – 11:00 PM, ET. “Durham County,” which debuted this past …

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Comcast and GE Merge Entertainment Assets

Comcast and General Electric announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to form a joint venture that will be 51 percent owned by Comcast, 49 percent owned by GE and managed by Comcast. The joint venture, which will consist of the NBC Universal (NBCU) businesses and Comcast’s cable networks, …

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Twilight Takes Another Bite From The Box Office

“The Twilight Saga: New Moon” took the top spot at the box office for a second week, with its $42.5 million weekend tally producing a remarkable $230.7 million in cumulative boxoffice through just its first 10 days in theaters. “New Moon” rung up $66 million over the Thanksgiving holiday despite …

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“Twilight: New Moon” Sucks The Life Out Of The Box Office

Overcoming universally bad reviews, “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” opened even bigger than projected with an estimated $140.7 million in domestic grosses. That represented the third-best bow ever, after 2008’s “The Dark Knight” ($158.4 million) and 2007’s “Spider-Man 3” ($151.1 million). The twelve estimated top producing motion pictures for the …

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Restored Metropolis To Headline TCM Film Festival

When Turner Classic Movies (TCM) launches the first-ever TCM Classic Film Festival in April 2010 in Hollywood, the spectacular events will include the world premiere of a newly restored edition of George Cukor’s music-filled 1954 drama A Star is Born; the North American premiere of a restored version of Fritz …

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