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    Weekend Box Office: Disney Scores $90 Million for Pirates 4: Not $100 Million UPDATED

    It's stranger tides indeed when a $90 million opening is considered disappointing. The fourth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean is now perceived as having failed to reach the magic $100-million mark, reports Anthony D'Alessandro:The highly anticipated opening for Disney’s fourquel Pirates of t...

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    Video Interview: Ryan Gosling Talks "Werewolf" Role in Nic Winding Refn's Cannes Hit Drive; Reviews

    The crowd at the Palais couldn't stop clapping Friday night for Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive. At one point the young filmmaker kissed his star, Ryan Gosling, who breaks out in a Steve McQueen-style action role as a stuntman and getaway driver who is in complete control: until he allows ...

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    Weekly Wrap: Complete Cannes Coverage, Reviews, Emmys, Interviews, Venice Fest & More

    Weekend Preview: Pirates Will Push Back Thor and Bridesmaids, but Midnight in Paris Is Must-See.

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    Weekend Preview: Pirates Will Push Back Thor and Bridesmaids, but Midnight in Paris Is Must-See

    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides may be commanding 81% of Fandango's ticket sales -- and could score a $90 million weekend -- but it's getting a critical spanking. To be surprised and delighted rather than lulled into a familiar open-eyed coma, go to Woody Allen's delightful Midnight in P...

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    James Cameron and Michael Bay Talk State of 3-D, Avatar, Dark of the Moon, Video

    Missionary James Cameron turned around Michael Bay's thinking on 3-D: Transformers: Dark of the Moon is the result. Anthony D'Alessandro reports on Thursday's presentation with the two men, who showed a 15-minute clip from Dark of the Moon as well as the new 3-D trailer, which will be attached to Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides this weekend (UPDATE: video below):Like two guys passionately conversing about hot-rod cars, directors James Cameron and Michael Bay kibitzed last night about the current state of 3-D and its use in the latter’s upcoming summer tentpole Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The night’s moderator at the Paramount...

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    Teaser Trailer: Super 8 Preview

    Well, I finally saw, here at the Star Cinema in Cannes, the 20 minutes of J.J. Abrams' Super 8 (June 10) Paramount had screened to media in New York and exhibitors at CinemaCon. The footage looks very Spielbergian, and serves to set up the film's characters, a group of teen guys and one girl (Elle ...

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    Weekend Box Office: Femme Comedy Bridesmaids Rules New Openers

    Proving that a raunchy female comedy can be as potent at the box office as those for males, producer Judd Apatow's Bridesmaids led the field of new openers. Anthony D'Alessandro reports:A gaggle of satin-pink clad Bridesmaids were powerless against upsetting Thor’s $34.5 million hold at No. 1, but t...

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    Producer Hilary Swank Talks Something Borrowed, May Star in You're Not You, Opposite Jeremy Renner

    Like many actresses these days, Hilary Swank has started a production company, 2S, with producing partner Molly Smith. One of their first optioned projects, the Emily Giffin wedding novel Something Borrowed, is the first film out of the gate, starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson and Colin Eggles...

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    Weekend Box Office: Thor Hammers Competition with Mighty $66 Million Opening

    Marvel spent a fortune bringing audiences yet another superhero adventure: Thor delivered the goods with a mighty $66 million opening salvo. Romantic comedy Jumping the Broom outperformed Something Borrowed. Anthony D'Alessandro does the numbers:On opening day, Thor hammered out $25.7 million at 3,9...

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