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'G.I. Joe' sequel blasts past cavemen to win box office

Action movie "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" won the weekend box office battle in the United States and Canada, fighting off  competition from cartoon cavemen, a Tyler Perry drama, and an alien-possessed heroine trying to save the human race. "G.I. Joe," a sequel starring Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis, secured $41.2 million in domestic ticket  sales from Friday through Sunday, according to studio estimates.   Last week's winner, animated prehistoric adventure "The Croods," slip ........

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'The Croods' catches fire with $44.7M opening

Cavemen comedy ‘The Croods’ clubbed its rivals over the weekend to claim top spot at the North American box office.  The Dreamworks animated feature made $44.7m (£29.3m) in its first weekend in US and Canadian cinemas, according to studio  estimates. The Croods started out eight years ago as a co-production with British animators Aardman, scripted by Monty  Python's John Cleese. Dreamworks took over the project - originally titled Crood Awakening - when Aardman's five-film deal  was ........

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Sri Sidhartha Gauthama Movie

Sri Siddhartha Gautama, an epic film based on the life story of Prince Siddhartha, from his birth up to his  enlightenment is the latest project of The Light of Asia Foundation of Sri Lanka. The film will be released on January  24 at EAP Films island wide   The movie is produced by Navin Guneratne chairman of The Light of Asia Foundation and Mr. Jeff Goonewardena, former  consul general of Sri Lanka to Los Angeles, Venezuela and Colombia as well as prominent hotelier.The main actors an ........

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Jackie Chan's CZ12 breaks box-office record

International superstar Jackie Chan’s action blockbuster CZ12 has broken the all-time record for an Asian Movie  (excluding local titles) in Singapore. The movie has collected S$4.67 million in 22 days after it opened on 44 screens  island-wide.   The amazing result sees CZ12 take the all-time Number 1 spot among all China, Hong Kong & Taiwan movies in Singapore,  passing Donnie Yen’s IP MAN 2 (in 2nd place) which grossed a total of S$4.66 million in 2010 and Stephen Chow’s ac ........

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Hobbit" may bring a Hollywood ending to 2012 box office

More than a decade has passed since Peter Jackson and company first ventured to Middle Earth with "The Lord of the Rings:  The Fellowship of the Ring." At this point, audiences pretty much know what to expect from "The Hobbit: An Unexpected  Journey," despite the title's insistence to the contrary. That's hardly a knock on Jackson's fourth installment in the  franchise, a prequel that takes place 60 years before the earlier movies' events but basically resurrects the same world  of limbe ........

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Foreign Box Office: Twilight's 'Breaking Dawn - Part 2' Launching the Biggest Foreign Opening of 2012

"Skyfall" falls to No. 2, but cracks the half-billion overseas gross mark to become the biggest Bond ever; "Flight" under  the radar in one-market foreign opening.    Opening at 12,845 locations in 62 overseas markets, Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 virtually sucked the box office  oxygen out of the foreign theatrical circuit with a debut gross of $199.8 million – the biggest offshore opening launch  of the year.    The weekend take easily beats the opening of last year’s ........

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Hollywood Movie Awards honors 'Rise of the Guardians' as best animated film

The animated film "Rise of the Guardians" was honored with the Hollywood Animation Award at the 16th Annual Hollywood  Film Awards Gala presented by The Los Angeles Times held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 22, 2012 in Beverly  Hills, California.   Directed by Peter Ramsey and written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire (“Rabbit Hole”), “Rise of the Guardians”  is based on the highly acclaimed series of children’s books by William Joyce. Joyce, who won an Osc ........

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Signing of the Agreement of "Sri Siddhartha Gauthama"

The signing of the Agreement of "Sri Siddhartha Gauthama” Film which was produced by Light of Asia Foundation held on 06th November 2012 at Gangarama Temple, Hunupitiya, Colombo.  The Directors of EAP Films & Theatres ( Pvt ) Ltd Mr. Asanka Edirisinghe & Mrs. Deepa Edirisinghe participated to this occasion, and Mr. Naveen Gunarathne also participated on behalf of Light of Asia Foudation.  Ven. Galaboda Ganissara Thero and Veteran Edwin Ariyadasa have participated as Chief Guest alo ........

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‘Step Up Revolution’ Switch Places on the Box Office Chart

The latest instalment of the Step Up franchise brings us a completely different storyline to the previous three films, with new characters and a new setting. The characters may be different, but they hope, dreams, and dance skills are similar to the characters we’ve already seen. The provide the basis for every part of the series though, so you expect nothing less.   Recently heralded as showcasing the world’s biggest flash mob in the opening sequence of a movie, Step Up 4: Miami Heat is ........

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Raaz 3 First Weekend Box Office New Record Collections

No one expected, not even the makers, that  Raaz3 would embark on such a solid opening that it would actually end up finding itself in a ‘record zone’. Movie has actually created quite a few records within first three days of its release with collections in the vicinity of RS. 35.39 crores nett.    For starters, it is the first ever film in the recent times with an ‘adults only’ certificate to find such huge patronage from the audience. Secondly, it is the only horror film to have ........

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