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Live-Blogging The Golden Globes: "Argo" Gets Best Picture (Drama)

5:24 PM 1/13/2013 by Senh Duong
Golden Globes
Um...I'm live-blogging the Golden Goldens because Binh told me he doesn't get NBC where he lives. Whatever. Well, we tag-teamed live-blogging the Oscars last year and got a huge traffic boost, so that's my reason doing the same with the Golden Globes this time. Just like last year, it's all a last minute thing.

Led by "Marvel's The Avengers," 2012 Records Best Year at the Box Office

6:00 PM 12/31/2012 by Senh Duong
Marvel's The Avengers
Remember in 2011, when the annual box office dipped slightly from 2010 and entertainment columnists started announcing the death of cinema (even though it was the third best year ever, in terms of revenue)? Well, as it turns out, 2012 proves that the film industry is still alive and kicking ass, thanks to a bunch of superheroes who’ve decided to assemble and tackle our box office problem.
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Disney pics populate Annie noms

Annie Awards
variety.com – Film News: 'Brave,' 'Frankenweenie,' 'Ralph' join five other pics in feature race. 2 years 2 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Director Brenda Chapman Says Disney Animation Hired Her Because She Was A Woman

Brenda Chapman
fb.indiewire.com – Animation fans were shocked when, a year-and-a-half before the film’s release, animation giant Pixar fired Brenda Chapman, an animation vet and the studio’s first female director (she was also the only female member of the studio’s vaulted Brain Trust creative committee), from her deeply personal first project, “Brave.” While Pixar maintained that she was still on staff, the writing was on the wall, and earlier this year it was announced she had decamped for an unspecified role at LucasFilm Animation. 2 years 8 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Disney Sues Company Over Their Fantasy Fairy Tale 'Braver'

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feedproxy.google.com – Who hasn’t been in a supermarket, walked past the discount DVD rack and done a double take? Is that really the latest Hollywood blockbuster? No, it’s some cheap, imitation knockoff meant to fool consumers who don’t know better. Most of us think, “How can they get away with that?” The answer, we’re finding out, is they can’t. 2 years 14 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Summer Box Office Lessons: Grosses Dip, Dozen $100 Million Grossers, Wahlberg Rocks

The Avengers
feedproxy.google.com – As summer 2012 ends, studio execs are heaving sighs of relief. The expense of making and marketing a tentpole blockbuster keeps climbing, and with it the need to gross $500 million or more worldwide to ensure profit. Twelve films will gross more than $100 millon domestically (numbers through 8/26) in the US and Canada, down dramatically from 17 last year. 2 years 15 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Female Director of Pixar's 'Brave' on Being Replaced by a Man: 'It Was Devastating'

feedproxy.google.com – Brenda Chapman opens up about the experience of having her passion project taken away from her. 2 years 18 weeks ago via jackiechan

Weekend Box Office: Examining Brave's Saturday Dip

11:12 AM 6/25/2012 by Senh Duong
Brave
Things didn’t turn out as I expected at the box office on Saturday for “Brave.”
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Analysts Say 'Brave's' Big Open Still Missed The Bull's Eye

Brave
deadline.com – With $66.7M in domestic ticket sales, the weekend was “good, but not Pixar great,” Cowen and Co analyst Doug Creutz says this morning. Even though the film will be profitable, “we remain concerned that the creative direction of Pixar may be wobbling as Brave is now the second consecutive film to receive less-than-rave reviews,” he adds. 2 years 25 weeks ago via brucelee
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Weekend Box Office: 'Brave' Racks Up Mighty $66 Million; Pixar's 13th Number One Opening

Brave
feedproxy.google.com – Pixar added another feather in its cap as Disney’s “Brave” racked up a sturdy $66.74 million to capture the top spot at the box office on its debut in North America this weekend. The opening for “Brave” marked the 13th consecutive first place finish for the animation company started by Steve Jobs.

2 years 25 weeks ago via jetli
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