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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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Paramount Releases Never-Before-Seen ‘Star Trek’ Movie Content With iTunes Extras

Paramount Digital Entertainment has announced a special package of exclusive “Star Trek” movie content with iTunes Extras, available in HD on the iTunes Store. This comprehensive “Star Trek” offering, developed in conjunction with Bad Robot, spotlights both the richness and depth of one of the strongest entertainment franchises ever. iTunes …

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‘2012’ Explodes At Box Office

Moviegoers lined up for the end-of-the-world epic “2012,” which topped the weekend boxoffice with a heaping $65 million in opening domestic coin. Directed by Roland Emmerich (“Independence Day”), the effects-filled actioner cost $200 million to produce. But with a $225 million worldwide haul from simultaneous openings in 105 foreign territories, …

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Never-Before-aired ‘Star Trek’ Pilot To Be Released

The story of the two pilots filmed for Star Trek is well known. When NBC rejected “The Cage” for being too cerebral, changes were made to the series, including the introduction of William Shatner to the series as Captain Kirk. What fans may not know is that two versions of …

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