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Disney deal gives Netflix a boost over competitors

Dec 5, 2012
The value of Netflix stock soared by around 14 percent Tuesday, after the company announced it had clinched an exclusive deal to show first-run Disney movies.
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First predictions for 'The Hobbit' at the box office

Dec 4, 2012
When 'The Hobbit' comes out next Friday, it'll be the first major outing for a new movie technology. It's the first major studio movie to be shot at 48 frames per second.
Posted In: film, movies
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Disney buys Lucasfilm for $4 billion

Oct 31, 2012
The Walt Disney Company has struck a deal to purchase Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion and announced that they will release a new Star Wars movie in 2015.
Posted In: movies, Star Wars, disney
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Windows 8 launches, and how the internet is changing movie marketing

Oct 26, 2012
It's launch day for Microsoft's radical new operating system Windows 8. Many have already watched a good chunk of this weekend's new blockbuster, Cloud Atlas -- seven minutes worth.
Posted In: Microsoft, windows 8, movies, internet marketing
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Monopoly the movie?

Oct 5, 2012
Unfortunately, "Battleship" wasn't the last board game-turned-movie.
Posted In: Monopoly, games, movies
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Media mogul Barry Diller takes on the publishing world

Oct 2, 2012
IAC/InterActiveCorp CEO Barry Diller discusses his new publishing venture, risk taking and why he's against big media corporations.
Posted In: Internet, movies, IAC, Barry Diller
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40 years later, 'Deliverance' causes mixed feelings in Georgia

Aug 22, 2012
It's been 40 years since "Deliverance" was filmed in Rabun County, Ga. Tourism in the region has boomed in that time, but not everyone welcomes the attention.
Posted In: movies, Georgia, tourism
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'The Hobbit' to be turned into three films

Jul 31, 2012
Peter Jackson wrote and directed the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. And he had been preparing the world for his two movies based on their prequel -- "The Hobbit." And suddenly, a third movie has emerged. Jackson says you just can't do it in two.
Posted In: The Hobbit, movies
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Reflecting on the tragedy at 'Dark Knight Rises'

Jul 20, 2012
Commentator and culture journalist Alyssa Rosenberg on the shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., that occurred last night at a screening of the popular Batman movie.
Posted In: movies, violence, cultural, tragedy, The Dark Knight Rises
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Why Hollywood recycles its superheroes

Jul 13, 2012
Geoff Boucher of the L.A. Times' Hero Complex blog explains why moviegoers see the same superheroes in the theater over and over again.
Posted In: Entertainment, movies, comics

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