Disney Film Boss Drops After 'John Carter' Flop

(AFP) The chairman of Walt Disney Studios Rich Ross resigned Friday, a month after the massive box office flop suffered by critically-panned sci-fi fantasy film “John Carter.” The 15-year Disney veteran made no reference to the movie — which lost

'Hunger Games' Hits Easter gold in North America

Juggernaut hit film “The Hunger Games” was the top earning movie for a third weekend in a row, scoring $33.5 million in theaters across North America, industry estimates showed Sunday. The movie blockbuster, which opened with a record $152.5 million

'Hunger Games' Hits Easter gold in North America

Box Office Preview: 'Hunger' To Take Huge Bite

(AP) Box Office Preview: ‘Hunger’ to take huge bite By PAUL DERGARABEDIAN For The Associated Press LOS ANGELES Lionsgate’s much-anticipated adaptation of the bestselling “Hunger Games” book series is about to unleash itself on a ravenous movie-going public. With massive

Box Office Preview: 'Hunger' To Take Huge Bite

'John Carter' Loses $200 Million for Disney

Critically-panned fantasy adventure film “John Carter” is expected to lose $200 million for makers Disney, dragging its whole movie budget into the red, the studio said. Disney said it would take the huge operating loss on the movie, made by

'John Carter' Loses $200 Million for Disney

HomeVideodrome: Give Unfairly Maligned 'Musketeers' a Second Look

On this week’s HomeVideodrome podcast, Jim talks about the upcoming headache that is SXSW, Hunter reviews “John Carter,” and we run through this week’s considerable line-up of releases.  Head over to The Film Thugs to listen! “The Three Musketeers” is a book

HomeVideodrome: Give Unfairly Maligned 'Musketeers' a Second Look

Wednesday Call Sheet: Today's Hollywood Production Code Worse Than Original

CLINT EASTWOOD’S FAMILY GETS E! REALITY SHOW TO HELP PROMOTE SOUTH AFRICAN BAND The only thing worse than celeb-reality narcissism is celeb-reality narcissism disguised as politically correct do-gooderism.   Insufferable squared. GAY, JEWISH BLOGGER SUGGESTS: HOW ABOUT A TV SERIES TREATING

Wednesday Call Sheet: Today's Hollywood Production Code Worse Than Original

Big Budget Bust: 'John Carter,' Eddie Murphy Bomb

Los Angeles Times: In what is certain to go down as one of the biggest box office flops of the year, the $250-million-plus “John Carter” debuted with a disappointing $30.6 million this weekend. Instead, last weekend’s No. 1 film, “Dr.

Big Budget Bust: 'John Carter,' Eddie Murphy Bomb

Trailer Talk: 'John Carter of Mars' Is No 'Prince of Persia'

The first trailer was recently released for the upcoming adaptation of John Carter Of Mars. What followed across Internet boards was quite surprising. First, here’s a look at the trailer: —– The way the character jumps and moves around reminded

The Senseless Cop-Out on Jihad

The Army honored a fallen hero of the Ft. Hood Jihad Massacre with a medal this week. Not, of course, that the Army describes the November 2009 attack in such meaningful terms. Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan may have shouted

Congressman Calls on Obama to Fire Homeland Security Head Napolitano

Politico: “Singling out political opponents for working against the ruling party is precisely the tactic of every tyrannical government from Red China to Venezuela,” said Texas Rep. John Carter, a member of the party’s elected leadership who has organized an