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  • Exhibs an attractive buy, analyst says
    Tuesday December 22nd 2009

    “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel,” “Sherlock Holmes,” “Nine,” “Up in the Air” and “Avatar” make this a good time to invest in the movie exhibition industry, one Wall Street analyst was telling clients Monday. Even though “Avatar’s” $77 million domestic haul was at the low end of his $75 million-$85 million estimate, said Merriman Curhan Ford analyst Eric Wold, an eastern snowstorm is a valid excuse, and it could translate into a stronger second-week performance than he otherwise would have expected.

  • Tarantino to be honoured with award
    Tuesday December 22nd 2009

    Quentin Tarantino will receive an “excellence” gong at the London Film Critics’ Circle Awards next year. The director said it was “an honour” to be given the Dilys Powell Award for excellence in cinema. He added: “I have always relished discussing my work with film critics and I totally respect their differences of opinion about my work, debate is what keeps cinema alive – Britain has a great tradition of film criticism and for all my work to be recognised among the great past recipients of this award is really exciting.”

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 12/18/09 to 12/20/09
    Monday December 21st 2009

    FilmTotalAvatar, Fox$77,025,481The Princess and the Frog, BV$12,185,949The Blind Side, WB$10,021,280Did You Hear About the Morgans?, Sony$6,616,571The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Sum.$4,407,598Invictus, WB$4,203,171A Christmas Carol (2009), BV$3,443,464Up in the Air, Par.$3,210,132Brothers, LGF$2,889,121Old Dogs, BV$2,340,575

  • Actress Brittany Murphy dies at age 32
    Monday December 21st 2009

    LOS ANGELES — Brittany Murphy, the actress who got her start in the sleeper hit “Clueless” and rose to stardom in “8 Mile,” died Sunday in Los Angeles. She was 32. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Spokeswoman Sally Stewart said Murphy died at 10:04 a.m. She would not provide a cause of[…]

  • Adding depth to 3D
    Monday December 21st 2009

    “Avatar” answers this question: what has James Cameron been doing since sinking “Titanic” and walking away with all those Oscars 12 years ago? The BFD blog asked Cameron a new question: what does his 3D breakthrough mean for everybody else?

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  • Exhibs an attractive buy, analyst says
    Tuesday December 22nd 2009

    “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel,” “Sherlock Holmes,” “Nine,” “Up in the Air” and “Avatar” make this a good time to invest in the movie exhibition industry, one Wall Street analyst was telling clients Monday. Even though “Avatar’s” $77 million domestic haul was at the low end of his $75 million-$85 million estimate, said Merriman Curhan Ford analyst Eric Wold, an eastern snowstorm is a valid excuse, and it could translate into a stronger second-week performance than he otherwise would have expected.

  • Tarantino to be honoured with award
    Tuesday December 22nd 2009

    Quentin Tarantino will receive an “excellence” gong at the London Film Critics’ Circle Awards next year. The director said it was “an honour” to be given the Dilys Powell Award for excellence in cinema. He added: “I have always relished discussing my work with film critics and I totally respect their differences of opinion about my work, debate is what keeps cinema alive – Britain has a great tradition of film criticism and for all my work to be recognised among the great past recipients of this award is really exciting.”

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 12/18/09 to 12/20/09
    Monday December 21st 2009

    FilmTotalAvatar, Fox$77,025,481The Princess and the Frog, BV$12,185,949The Blind Side, WB$10,021,280Did You Hear About the Morgans?, Sony$6,616,571The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Sum.$4,407,598Invictus, WB$4,203,171A Christmas Carol (2009), BV$3,443,464Up in the Air, Par.$3,210,132Brothers, LGF$2,889,121Old Dogs, BV$2,340,575

  • Actress Brittany Murphy dies at age 32
    Monday December 21st 2009

    LOS ANGELES — Brittany Murphy, the actress who got her start in the sleeper hit “Clueless” and rose to stardom in “8 Mile,” died Sunday in Los Angeles. She was 32. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Spokeswoman Sally Stewart said Murphy died at 10:04 a.m. She would not provide a cause of[…]

  • Adding depth to 3D
    Monday December 21st 2009

    “Avatar” answers this question: what has James Cameron been doing since sinking “Titanic” and walking away with all those Oscars 12 years ago? The BFD blog asked Cameron a new question: what does his 3D breakthrough mean for everybody else?

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Archives for: December 20095
  • Exhibs an attractive buy, analyst says
    Tuesday December 22nd 2009

    “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel,” “Sherlock Holmes,” “Nine,” “Up in the Air” and “Avatar” make this a good time to invest in the movie exhibition industry, one Wall Street analyst was telling clients Monday. Even though “Avatar’s” $77 million domestic haul was at the low end of his $75 million-$85 million estimate, said Merriman Curhan Ford analyst Eric Wold, an eastern snowstorm is a valid excuse, and it could translate into a stronger second-week performance than he otherwise would have expected.

  • Tarantino to be honoured with award
    Tuesday December 22nd 2009

    Quentin Tarantino will receive an “excellence” gong at the London Film Critics’ Circle Awards next year. The director said it was “an honour” to be given the Dilys Powell Award for excellence in cinema. He added: “I have always relished discussing my work with film critics and I totally respect their differences of opinion about my work, debate is what keeps cinema alive – Britain has a great tradition of film criticism and for all my work to be recognised among the great past recipients of this award is really exciting.”

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 12/18/09 to 12/20/09
    Monday December 21st 2009

    FilmTotalAvatar, Fox$77,025,481The Princess and the Frog, BV$12,185,949The Blind Side, WB$10,021,280Did You Hear About the Morgans?, Sony$6,616,571The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Sum.$4,407,598Invictus, WB$4,203,171A Christmas Carol (2009), BV$3,443,464Up in the Air, Par.$3,210,132Brothers, LGF$2,889,121Old Dogs, BV$2,340,575

  • Actress Brittany Murphy dies at age 32
    Monday December 21st 2009

    LOS ANGELES — Brittany Murphy, the actress who got her start in the sleeper hit “Clueless” and rose to stardom in “8 Mile,” died Sunday in Los Angeles. She was 32. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Spokeswoman Sally Stewart said Murphy died at 10:04 a.m. She would not provide a cause of[…]

  • Adding depth to 3D
    Monday December 21st 2009

    “Avatar” answers this question: what has James Cameron been doing since sinking “Titanic” and walking away with all those Oscars 12 years ago? The BFD blog asked Cameron a new question: what does his 3D breakthrough mean for everybody else?

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