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Johnny Depp 'Not Too Far' From Giving Up Acting – The star tells a BBC morning show that he's not "dropping out any second," but that he's likely to retire sooner rather than later to focus on "quieter" pursuits. 6 years 49 weeks ago via brucelee

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Despicable Me 2' Can't Be Beat

6:50 PM 7/14/2013 by Logan Falk
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It seems that ill-contrived, raunchy humor and enormous, juiced-up fighting robots just can’t beat the appeal of a solid animated film—especially when that film is full of the antics of the infamous yellow minions. This weekend, the charts were ruled once again by Despicable Me 2.

Review: The Lone Ranger (Plays Itself)

12:14 PM 7/10/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Gore Verbinski does to The Lone Ranger what Sophia Coppola did to Marie Antoinette—bends a legend and a few histories into a tongue-in-cheek spirit animal—a thing that’s tasted both innocence and knowledge, a parent in the clothes of a plaything. Verbinski’s made almost a career out of his references to other films—if you’ve seen Rango you know how deep and crooked the layers can go—and with The Lone Ranger, references to the industrial age, the origin of animation and the corrupt standardization of both time and steam power are part of the mix.

Jerry Bruckheimer's Disney Future in Question As Moguls Defend His 'Lone Ranger' – The producer's rich 'Pirates 5' deal will almost certainly be renegotiated while Les Moonves, Ron Meyer and Jeffrey Katzenberg praise the 'Rock of Gibraltar of Hollywood' after a pricey flop. 6 years 51 weeks ago via jackiechan

'The Lone Ranger' Looks Like a $150 Million Loss

11:06 AM 7/9/2013 by Jeff Giles
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America has spoken, and it really isn't all that interested in seeing Disney's take on The Lone Ranger -- which is kind of a big deal for the studio's bottom line, seeing as how director Gore Verbinski reportedly spent $250 million even before the major marketing campaign kicked in.

A.O. Scott Lampoons Studios' Treatment of Critics via Twitter – New York Times film critic A.O. Scott took to Twitter last night to lambast the way studios treat critics as scapegoats when a major tentpole movie flops. Scott's comments likely come in the wake of Disney's holiday box office disappointment "The Lone Ranger," which underperformed this weekend and was chopped to bits by many critics. 7 years 10 hours ago via jetli

'The Lone Ranger': How will the flop affect its principals? – “The Lone Ranger,” the Johnny Depp movie that sent reporters scurrying for euphemisms and filmgoers scurrying into other theaters over the holiday weekend, touched off a particularly rousing round of Monday-morning quarterbacking. 7 years 11 hours ago via jetli

Disney's 'Lone Ranger' Could Lead to $150 Million Loss (Analysis) – The dismal performance of the big-budget Western marks a major blunder for "Pirates of the Caribbean" producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski. 7 years 21 hours ago via theothersenhman

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Despicable Me 2' Demolishes 'Lone Ranger'

4:18 PM 7/7/2013 by Logan Falk
Despicable Me 2
These past couple weekends have been dominated by family films—this weekend especially, there was just no contest between the new releases. While both films made it to the top of the charts, one did so easily, and the other is barely clinging to its spot, with holdout films snapping at its heels.

Box Office Report: 'Lone Ranger' Marks Third Big-Budget Bomb of Summer – Disney's Johnny Depp Western has grossed a dismal $30.2 million in its first three days, compared to $89 million for Universal's "Despicable Me 2." 7 years 2 days ago via jackiechan
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The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger
From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, the filmmaking team behind the blockbuster “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, comes Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ “The Lone Ranger,” a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought to...
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July 03, 2013