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An Engaging, Inspiring and Provocative Look at Public Education: “Waiting for ‘Superman'”

hollywoodnews.com: Academy Award®-winning director Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth) delivers another provocative film experience with his compelling and inspirational examination of American public education in “WAITING FOR ‘SUPERMAN,'” arriving on Blu-ray and DVD February 15, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Named the Best Documentary of the year by the[...]

“Jackass 3D” breaks several records with $50 million debut weekend

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: “Jackass 3-D” grossed a whopping $50 million in its debut weekend, setting several records and setting punditry tongues wagging in the process. First of all, the film bested the $48.1 million opening weekend for “Scary Movie 3” in 2003, taking the October opening weekend record. Second of[...]

This Week In Movies – “Wall Street 2,” “The Town,” “Waiting for Superman

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Some studios put sequels into production after getting the first weekend’s boxoffice results. Some don’t even wait for that like Summit’s about-to-shoot “Twilight” finale or the upcoming “Harry Potter And The Deathly Gallows” which both decided to make two films at once and then[...]

Sundance gets its first sale

Davis Guggenheim’s documentary entitled “Waiting for Superman,” which covers the crisis in public education in the U.S., has already been acquired by Paramount Vantage, making it the first sale of Sundance 2010. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film was financed and executive produced by Participant Media, the team who[...]