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Whedon suits up to write, direct ‘Avengers’ sequel

The Associated Press
August 6, 2012
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joss Whedon has been hired on again as boss of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and their superhero pals for a sequel to "The Avengers." The news came Tuesday from Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Officer Robert Iger, who said during a company earnings call that the filmmaker is re...

Avengers’ helps Disney smash 3Q profit forecast

RYAN NAKASHIMA,AP Business Writer
August 6, 2012
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - A box office blast from "The Avengers" and an enthusiastic response to the revamp of Disneyland's California Adventure theme park helped The Walt Disney Co. reap a better-than-expected third-quarter profit. Disney's movie studio was behind much of the earnings gain as studio pr...

Avengers’ helps Disney smash 3Q profit forecast

RYAN NAKASHIMA,AP Business Writer
August 6, 2012
Filed under Arts

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A box office blast from "The Avengers" and an enthusiastic response to the revamp of Disneyland's California Adventure theme park helped The Walt Disney Co. reap a better-than-expected third-quarter profit. Disney's movie studio was behind much of the earnings gain as studio pr...

Film Critic Judith Crist dies at 90

HILLEL ITALIE,AP National Writer
August 6, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) - Judith Crist, a blunt and popular film critic for the "Today" show, TV Guide and the New York Herald Tribune whose reviews were at times so harsh that director Otto Preminger labeled her "Judas Crist," has died. She was 90. Her son, Steven Crist, said his mother died Tuesday at her Man...

Film Critic Judith Crist dies at 90

HILLEL ITALIE,AP National Writer
August 6, 2012
Filed under Arts

NEW YORK (AP) - Judith Crist, a blunt and popular film critic for the "Today" show, TV Guide and the New York Herald Tribune whose reviews were at times so harsh that director Otto Preminger labeled her "Judas Crist," has died. She was 90. Her son, Steven Crist, said his mother died Tuesday at her Man...

Feminist anti-Putin rockers say judge biased

NATALIYA VASILYEVA,Associated Press
August 6, 2012
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MOSCOW (AP) - Members of a feminist Russian punk band on trial for performing a stunt against Vladimir Putin in Moscow's main cathedral sought to dismiss their judge on Monday, accusing her of being politically biased and ignoring their side of the story. The Pussy Riot members also said they did not ...

Feminist anti-Putin rockers say judge biased

NATALIYA VASILYEVA,Associated Press
August 6, 2012
Filed under Arts

MOSCOW (AP) - Members of a feminist Russian punk band on trial for performing a stunt against Vladimir Putin in Moscow's main cathedral sought to dismiss their judge on Monday, accusing her of being politically biased and ignoring their side of the story. The Pussy Riot members also said they did not ...

Dog Sees God

Candace Nicholas-Lippman
June 28, 2012
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  "Have you ever had someone close to you die and you can't stop thinking about them and what's happened to them? It's like you're stuck in this morbid place and there's so much death that you feel like your head is going to explode, and it makes you think that you aren't even there. That maybe you'r...

Dog Sees God

Candace Nicholas-Lippman
June 28, 2012
Filed under Arts

  "Have you ever had someone close to you die and you can't stop thinking about them and what's happened to them? It's like you're stuck in this morbid place and there's so much death that you feel like your head is going to explode, and it makes you think that you aren't even there. That maybe you'r...

Exit Through The Gift Shop

Lily Arrazcaeta
June 28, 2012
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  "Exit Through The Gift Shop" is a 2010 documentary focusing on the world of street art.  More specifically, it focuses on Thierry Guetta, Banksy, and Shepard Fairey.   The documentary starts with Banksy stating that the film is about Thierry Guetta, a filmmaker obsessed with capturing everyda...

The Seven Year Itch

Lily Arrazcaeta
June 28, 2012
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              "The Seven Year Itch" is the 1955 film adaptation of the hit Broadway play of the same title.  It begins with Richard Sherman who is a middle-aged man that has been married to the same woman for seven years.  In Manhattan there is a tradition ...

The Seven Year Itch

Lily Arrazcaeta
June 28, 2012
Filed under Arts

              "The Seven Year Itch" is the 1955 film adaptation of the hit Broadway play of the same title.  It begins with Richard Sherman who is a middle-aged man that has been married to the same woman for seven years.  In Manhattan there is a tradition ...

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