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'Rise Of The Guardians' Failure Led To DreamWorks Animation "Reset"

deadline.com – I can’t remember a time when I’ve heard DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeff Katzenberg sound so down on an earnings call — and it’s mostly due to the red ink for Rise Of The Guardians. Even when an analyst congratulated him for the Oscar he just picked up for his charitable work he said that “we have good days and bad days.” This apparently was one of the latter ones. 9 years 25 weeks ago via jackiechan

How Much Will DreamWorks Animation Write Off For 'Guardians'?

Rise of the Guardians
deadline.com – The holiday film appears to be a bigger disappointment than Lazard Capital Markets’ Barton Crockett imagined just a few weeks ago. He says today that he expects the studio to take a $96M write-down — more than double the $45M he predicted in mid-December, and close to the $109M that DreamWorks Animation took in 2006 for Flushed Away. 9 years 32 weeks ago via donnieyen

Weekend Box Office Report: New Releases Have a Tough Weekend

5:31 PM 12/23/2012 by Logan Falk
Jack Reacher
This last week saw several new releases of varying genres (and, unfortunately, of varying ratings); it is unsurprising, then, that their box office performance is also decidedly varied. Remaining at the top of the charts is The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, earning $36.7 million this weekend for an impressive total of over $149.8 million so far (numbers from Box Office Mojo).

Weekend Box Office Report: The Hobbit’s More-or-Less Impressive Debut

6:53 PM 12/16/2012 by Logan Falk
The Hobbit
The big release for this weekend—The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey—made an impressive debut this weekend; although, its initial numbers pale in comparison to some of the other highly-anticipated releases of 2012.

Weekend Box Office Report: New Releases Keep a Low Profile

3:49 PM 12/9/2012 by Logan Falk
Playing for Keeps
The past week’s most prominent release, Playing for Keeps, managed to gross $6 million this weekend; which, given that its reception from critics was about as bad as it can be (a 2% on Rotten Tomatoes, which is up from an abysmal 0% rating on Friday), is not too bad.

DreamWorks Animation Braces to Lose $50M on 'Rise of the Guardians' (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – "Rise of the Guardians" is projected to lose $50 million for DreamWorks Animation, according to an executive with knowledge of the movie's projections. The company's stock hit a 52-week low on Monday, closing the day down 5 percent at $16.27. In early trading Tuesday, the stock was down slightly from Monday's close.

9 years 37 weeks ago via brucelee

Disney pics populate Annie noms

Annie Awards
variety.com – Film News: 'Brave,' 'Frankenweenie,' 'Ralph' join five other pics in feature race. 9 years 37 weeks ago via jackiechan

DreamWorks Animation Shares Headed For A Fall After 'Guardians' Box Office Disappoints

deadline.com – The independent studio’s down 3.1% to $17.49 in jumpy pre-market trading this morning after Rise Of The Guardians‘ $32.6M domestic box office for the five-day Thanksgiving holiday made it, in Janney Capital Markets’ Tony Wible’s words, “one of the most disappointing releases in the company’s history.” If the pre-market stock price holds, then DreamWorks Animation would be down nearly 24% from November 2 when it hit a 52-week high of $22.98 — partly driven by analysts’ optimistic expectations for Guardians. 9 years 38 weeks ago via donnieyen

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Breaking Dawn - Part 2' Continues to Dominate

7:07 PM 11/25/2012 by Logan Falk
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II
Despite a plethora of new releases earlier this week, the majority of box office profits continued to go to some of the more high-profile films currently in theaters -- namely, the last film in the Twilight series.

Box Office Report: 'Breaking Dawn,' 'Skyfall' and 'Lincoln' Lead Record Thanksgiving

feedproxy.google.com – Among new offerings on the holiday menu, "Rise of the Guardians" is soft with $32.6 five-day debut, while "Life of Pi" beats expectations with $30.2 million. 9 years 38 weeks ago via brucelee
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Rise of the Guardians

Rise of the Guardians
More than a collection of the well-known childhood legends, Rise of the Guardians is an epic adventure that tells the story of a group of heroes – each with extraordinary abilities. When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join...
November 21, 2012