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    Thanksgiving Gets A Box Office Boost As "Penguins Of Madagascar" Moves to November 26th

    It's penguins to the rescue as Dreamworks and Fox move "Penguins Of Madagascar" up to this Thanksgiving, giving their other animated title, "Home" the heave-ho into next March. On paper this would seem to be a no-brainer move as "Penguins" enjoys far more awareness than "Home" did as the holiday se...

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    It's Battle Of The Jeff's as Shell, Bewkes and Les Moonves Take Katzenberg To Task For "Movies Are Not a Growth Business" Quote

    In a battle of heavyweights not seen since Frazier/Ali, Universal Film Chairman Jeff Shell, CBS President Les Moonves and Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes all refuted Jeffrey Katzenberg's claim made at the Milken Institute's Global Conference this week that "movies are not a growth business".

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    How Much Would You Pay? Jeffrey Katzenberg Offered $75 Million For 3 More 'Breaking Bad' Episodes

    Last Sunday, a strange thing happened. Between 9 and 10 PM in living rooms all over the nation, people didn't know what to do. For the last eight weeks, folks had been hitting AMC for their weekly fix of "Breaking Bad" as it wound down its last season, right up to the finale and now....people are lo...

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    2011: The Year In 3D

    If there is a single cinematic subject that seems to unite commenters, bloggers, filmmakers, distributors and exhibitors in vehemence, it has to be the rise/fall of the exciting new format/gimmicky fad that is the post-“Avatar” 3D film. However, rather frustratingly if you’re, say, researching an ar...

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    Scorsese Says 'Mean Streets,' 'Taxi Driver' Or 'Raging Bull' Would Have Fit Perfectly In 3D

    Meanwhile, James Cameron Says Premium 3D Prices Are Unlikely To Last3D movies aren't worth the hype and cause headaches, the Guardian wrote last week - 3D movie attendance is way down in the U.K., according to The Hollywood Reporter, with the percentage of English audiences opting to pay the extra 3D premium price having fallen 23% compared to last year. Folks like DreamWorks Animation chief and 3D evangelist Jeffrey Katzenberg are genuinely worried about the technology's underperformance with audiences of late. A 3D "Glee" movie tanked at the box-office this weekend. A recent 3D report conducted by the California State University actually s...

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    A Genuine Tragedy: Jeffrey Katzenberg Calls 3D Box Office Dip "Heartbreaking"

    Dear Zillionaire Jeffrey Katzenberg, let it be known before we begin our article that our heart bleeds for you and your stock holders. In December 2010 2009, just a few short weeks after James Cameron's latest opus had proven to be a runaway smash hit, 3D was heralded as the next the savior of cinema by the industry, many of whom had just received the best Christmas bonus ever. The technology, and more importantly, the resounding reception audiences met it with, had apparently revitalized, rejuvenated and revolutionized the film industry. In 2010, "Avatar" (which was released at the tail end of 2009) grossed $2.7 billion worldwide (highest gr...

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