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    The Lone Ranger's Lonely Champions

    The reviews for The Lone Ranger are in, and by and large they're pretty dire: Criticwire's C average is the only place the movie musters a passing grade. But a small handful of prominent critics have made a strong case for the movie's virtues, going so far as to suggest that those who pounced on the...

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    The Lone Ranger

    What were they thinking? I kept asking myself that question as I plodded through the boring first hour of this elaborate but elephantine Western.

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    Can Runaway Western 'The Lone Ranger' Make Its Money Back? Review and Round-Up

    The scuttle from the set of the prodigiously expensive "The Lone Ranger," the latest movie from the producer, writers and director behind the lucrative "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, was that Gore Verbinski was yet another runaway director run amok, not unlike Michael Cimino on "Heaven's Gate," ...

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    How The West Was Almost Lost: Inside Near-Death Experience Of 'The Lone Ranger'

    In August 2011, the unthinkable happened: "The Lone Ranger," Disney's proposed $200 million + revamp of the fabled radio serial, was canceled (the exclusive Deadline post started with the word "SHOCKER," in all caps, and described the news as a "stunning development"). The movie had a proposed Decem...

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    Jerry Bruckheimer and 'The Con Air Effect'

    "For films, the critic who loves 'My Dinner with Andre' is the same guy who is going to write a review on 'The Lone Ranger' and they're not gong to see the same movie. So, that's kind of what happens with movies."

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    Exclusive: Jerry Bruckheimer Talks Status Of 'Pirates Of The Caribbean 5' & 'Top Gun 2'

    Earlier this week we were out in New Mexico with the cast and crew of next month's "The Lone Ranger," a movie that reunites the cast and crew of the original three "Pirates of the Caribbean" films – director Gore Verbinski, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and star Johnny Depp (this time trading his matt...

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    'The Lone Ranger' Soundtrack Features Iggy Pop, Iron & Wine, Lucinda Williams & More

    So, "The Lone Ranger" is coming just over the horizon and while Jerry Bruckheimer is remaining cautious about a sequel -- "It’s always up to the audience. If the audience likes the movie then Disney will come to me and we’ll make another or it will be a one-off," he recently said at the Produced By ...

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    Toni Collette Joins CBS Conspiracy Drama Pilot 'Hostages'

    Toni Collette, whose Diablo Cody-created Showtime drama "United States of Tara" ended last year, has a new small screen project on the horizon.

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    'The Lone Ranger' Is Over Budget & Behind Schedule With Rewrites Already Underway

    Well, you can't blame Disney for at least trying. Last year, already sensing that "John Carter" was going to be a costly disaster (which it turned out to be), Disney began tightening the reins on the other big expensive tentpole movie they had in development, "The Lone Ranger.&quo...

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    Jerry Bruckheimer Shopping Afghan War Tale 'Horse Soldiers' To Produce

    A lot of conservatives were huffing and puffing in the 1990s when Disney bought Miramax Films and started distributing non-family rare like “Pulp Fiction.” Well, here’s hoping you’re happy: Miramax is dead and a few years back, Disney CEO Rich Ross announced that he would no ...

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