January 11, 2007
TELEVISION 1.NBC NFL Playoff Game 2, NBC 2.CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CBS 3.NBC NFL Pre-Kick2, NBC 4.Desperate Housewives, ABC 5.Fox NFC Wildcard Post Game, Fox FILMS 1.Night at the Museum, 20th Century Fox 2.The Pursuit of Happyness, Sony 3.Children of Men, Universal 4.Freedom Writers, Paramount 5.Dreamgirls, Paramount SINGLES 1.Irreplaceable, Beyonce 2.Fergalicious, Fergie 3.Smack That, Akon featuring Eminem 4.I Wanna Love You,...
October 14, 2005
LOS ANGELES -- Clay-animated pals Wallace & Gromit will square off against two other high-profile pairs this week for box-office supremacy. Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst in Elizabethtown and George Clooney and the ghost of Edward R. Murrow in Good Night, and Good Luck will try to topple The Curse of the Were-Rabbit from the No. 1 spot. Curse took in $16 million during its debut weekend, while Jodie Foster's Flightplan fell to No. 2. The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Exhibitor Relations Co. Inc.: .....
September 30, 2005
LOS ANGELES -- It's shaping up as a busy weekend as Oliver Twist, Serenity, The Greatest Game Ever Played, Proof and A History of Violence vie for movie-goers' attention. But will any of them be able to outdraw Jodie Foster's thriller Flightplan? Here are the top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters last Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled by Exhibitor Relations Co. Inc.: .....
April 4, 1996
Barbara McLean, 92, an Academy Award-winning film editor and one of only a handful of women in the business when she began her career in the 1930s, died March 28 in Newport Beach, Calif. In 1935, she went to work for 20th Century Fox, where she won an Oscar in 1944 for her work on "Wilson."Pub Date: 4/04/96
August 24, 1995
THE FOXES ARE finally in the Hollywood chicken coop, or at least one might be excused for thinking so. Sylvester Stallone signed a reported three-picture, $60 million contract at MCA/Universal shortly after his former agent, Ron Meyer, was picked to run the studio.And one can only imagine what the installation of the world's most powerful agent, Michael Ovitz, as the chief executive at Disney might portend for his old clients.After years of grumbling about Ovitz and his Creative Artist Agency's alleged high-handedness in brokering with the studios for talent, the studio chieftains seem to have surrendered by inviting Ovitz and Meyer into the system.