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Box Office: Gnomeo and Juliet leads Oscar weekend

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: In kinda shocking news, the patently mediocre Gnomeo and Juliet is still benefiting from the utter lack of real kid-flick competition for one more weekend and actually reached number one in its third weekend. Dropping just 26% in weekend three, the third-rate toon has still grossed $75[...]

Academy announces 15 animated feature films in consideration

HollywoodNews.com: Fifteen features have been accepted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 83rd Academy Awards®. The 15 features are: “Alpha and Omega” “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” “Despicable Me” “The Dreams of Jinsha” “How to Train Your Dragon” “Idiots and Angels” “The Illusionist” “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole” “Megamind” “My Dog[...]

The 3D format remains a tool, not a new genre

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There’s a new article out from Anne Thompson, who I usually enjoy, regarding the alleged downturn of 3D. Basically the gist is that 3D is in peril, and the big savior of the format will be “Tron: Legacy.” The piece itself is harmless, and to be fair[...]

‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Dragon’ and ‘Airbender’ get DVD release dates

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some major DVD announcements coming across the wire this morning. In an e-mail sent to DisneyDVD subscribers, the studio revealed that “Toy Story 3” will be available on Nov. 2 in DVD, Blu-ray and downloadable format. Also opening that day: “Cars Toon: Mater’s Tall Tales,” as the studio[...]

Summer arthouse movies would have been mainstream 5 years ago

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: These two paragraphs originally ended the Summer Movie Preview: Box Office Review article, but after some prodding, I’ve decided to highlight them in their own post, as they deal with two specific issues worthy of note. With all the babbling about 3D vs. 2D, at the end of[...]

Dwayne Johnson joining “Journey” sequel after Fraser fades

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Dwayne Johnson has a habit of taking over film franchises launched by Brendan Fraser. First, it was “The Scorpion King,” a spin off of Fraser’s high-tech “Mummy” movies. Now we’re getting word that the artist formerly known as “The Rock” will star in Journey to the Center of[...]

“Other Guys” knocks “Inception” off its box-office perch

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Inception” was toppled at the box office this weekend by a couple of “Other Guys.” Adam McKay’s comedy, which stars Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell as mismatched NYPD officers, took in an estimated $35.6 million – good for the top slot at the domestic box. If the number[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Schmucks’ looks to kick ‘Inception’ auds awake

HollywoodNews.com: Three films are attempting to stir moviegoers to the fact that there are other films at the multiplex other than the blockbuster “Inception.” Paramount bows Jay Roach’s “Dinner for Schmucks” starring Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and Zach Galifianakis – a much needed comedy in a summer that has only touted[...]

Christina Applegate talks pregnancy madness on Kimmel

HollywoodNews.com: Christina Applegate has told how expecting a baby has “made her a little cuckoo.” The star, who has beaten breast cancer, appeared on a talk show with a sweatshirt stuffed under her dress to emphasize her pregnancy. She told host Jimmy Kimmel that it would be more exciting for[...]

‘Inception’ holds strong, ‘Salt’ opens well, ‘Kids are All Right’ excels in wider release

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: It was another ‘everybody wins!’ weekend at the box office, as holdovers held well and openers opened to reasonable expectation-levels. Inception was again number one, with $43.5 million in its second weekend. That’s a borderline-shocking drop of just 30%, which is almost unheard of in this[...]
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