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‘Expendables’ wins weekend with $34.8M debut (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Sylvester Stallone’s action romp “The Expendables” has captured the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office with a $34.8 million debut. Opening a solid No. 2 with $23.1 million was Julia Roberts’ globe-trotting drama “Eat Pray Love.” The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by
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How Rooney Mara became "Girl With Dragon Tattoo"

Aug 17th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

By Borys Kit Tue Aug 17, 2010 2:52am EDT LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Bringing an end to the mounting suspense surrounding one of the biggest talent hunts in years, director David Fincher on Monday phoned Rooney Mara, a relatively unknown young actress, to break the good news. Moments later, Columbia announced that Mara had
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Rooney Mara joins Daniel Craig for ‘Dragon Tattoo’ (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Newcomer Rooney Mara has landed one of the most-coveted roles in Hollywood, co-starring alongside James Bond star Daniel Craig in the English-language remake of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” Sony Pictures announced Monday that Mara, 25, will play Lisbeth Salander, a fearless genius tormented by a terrible childhood, in the crime
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Deal of the Day: Sony BDP-S570 3D WiFi Blu-ray Disc Player for $179.99 with FREE Shipping

Aug 16th, 2010 | By technologynews

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‘Expendables’ seizes No. 1 spot with $35M debut (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Sylvester Stallone has proven that he’s not quite expendable yet at the box office. Stallone and his pumped-up pals lifted Lionsgate’s 1980s-style action romp “The Expendables” to a No. 1 debut with $35 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. While the macho “Expendables” lured male audiences, Julia Roberts delivered a crowd-pleaser for
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Apple iPad, Kindle, Nook War Could Kill Google Editions, Others

Aug 14th, 2010 | By technologynews

With Aprils release of the Apple iPad, and recent software and hardware upgrades for both Amazon.coms Kindle and Barnes & Nobles Nook, the battle for the e-reader market is well and truly joined. Each of those three companies seems equally determined to match the others on a number of competitive fronts, from bookstore size to
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Is Sony Ericsson working on an Android powered smartphone?

Aug 12th, 2010 | By technologynews

If you thought that the only thing missing from the Android platform was gaming, well it seems that even that may be a complaint that you will not have in the future. According to Engadget, Sony Ericcson is hard at work on a gaming platform based on Android 3.0. Reports are that
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‘The Other Guys’ takes over box office with $35.5M (AP)

Aug 9th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – The dream is over for “Inception,” which finally lost the No. 1 spot at the box office to “The Other Guys” after three weeks on top. A buddy-cop comedy from Sony starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, “The Other Guys” earned $35.5 million in its opening weekend, according to final studio figures
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"Inception," "Toy Story 3" lead foreign box office

Aug 8th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

By Frank Segers Sun Aug 8, 2010 10:11pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – “Inception” led the foreign box office for a second weekend on Sunday after earning about $46.6 million from 58 markets. A No. 1 Spain opening tallied $4.5 million, while a No. 2 Brazil
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Box Office Preview: ‘Other Guys’ set to take over (AP)

Aug 5th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – It looks like Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are set to take over the top spot at the nation’s theaters as Sony’s “The Other Guys” prepares to assault the weekend. A terrific marketing campaign, a great action-comedy premise, and solid reviews give this film the makings of an early August hit. Ferrell’s
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