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Art Directors Guild Announces 2010 Nominees

When it comes to predicting the Oscars for Art Direction, the Art Directors Guild is of little help. They break down their awards into three categories, five nominations each, based on the type of film. This makes it quite difficult to find a crossover between an Art Directors Guild nomination and an Oscar nomination. Traditionally, […]

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Having a Funny Time at the Box Office

For another weekend in a particularly funny summer, a comedy tops the box office. Judd Appatow’s latest Funny People tops this time around, bringing in a modest, but impressive $23.44 million. The higher than normal box office draw for comedies this summer is a wonderful phenomenon. They haven’t been exploding like the summer blockbusters, but […]

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The Summer of Disney Dominance Continues

Despite less than positive reviews, all three new releases this weekend had strong openings at the Box Office. In a surprise that not many probably saw coming, the animated rodent comedy G-Force topped Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. G-Force joins Up as the second Disney movie of the summer to open at number one. […]

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‘Harry Potter’ Stupefies Competition

There was no competition for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince at this weekend’s Box Office as it hauled in $79.5 million. The runner-up, Ice Age 3, did less than a quarter of what HP and the HBP did, bringing in only $17.7 million. The five day total for Harry Potter is $159.7 million, which […]

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NEW IN THEATRES: Boy Wizard and Boy in Love

This is probably the best weekend for movies in a long time. This summer’s finest Indie film that I have seen so far, as well as one of the best blockbusters both get their release. Movie goers will have plenty to choose from this weekend. Here are the Film Misery picks of the week: 1) […]

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Ranking the Potter Movies

Can you name another film franchise that can boast six films that are all decent, if not great? The Harry Potter films have quite a track record with a combined domestic box office total of $1.5 billion (so far) and an average Rotten Tomatoes score of 83.5% through six films. The boy wizard series has […]

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Potter Continues to Sectum Sempra the Box Office

One day down and the money is pouring in for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. In its first full day of release, it has made $58.4 million! That includes it’s record-breaking $22.2 million midnight release. The bad news is that this is just behind the one-day opening of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen which […]

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REVIEW: ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince’

Grade: B+ The long wait is over and the students of Hogwarts are back and more grown-up than ever in the latest installment of the film adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. It has been two full years since the last film from the franchise, Order of the Phoenix, was released in the summer […]

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‘Half-Blood Prince’ Sets Record for Midnight Opening!

Beating out The Dark Knight, Star Wars Episode III, and this years Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has set the new record for midnight openings, based on early estimates. The latest film in the “Harry Potter” franchise grossed an estimated $22.2 million in an opening of 3,003 theatres. The […]

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Great News! Critics are Digging ‘Half-Blood Prince’!

I’ve read several film critics lately discuss how they don’t get or aren’t really into the Harry Potter franchise. I am not one of those critics. I’ve read all seven books and even showed up for a midnight book release or two. The fifth book was my least favorite of the series. It took too […]

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