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- April 28, 2001
Media FX Opens Shrek Movie Site
"Digital Media FX is dedicated to being the leading authority on animated and FX films," says publisher Joe Tracy. "This Shrek movie site gives readers an area dedicated all to one film - Shrek. Best of all, it is updated regularly and will even track daily Box Office results once the film opens on May 18, 2001."
Access to the dFX
Shrek movie site is available by clicking
Can the Electrical
Parade Rescue Disney's California Adventure
The Electrical Parade
features many Disney classic animated characters, including ones that
starred in live action films like the dragon in Pete's Dragon.
It was the most popular parade in Disneyland's history and is now being
used to try and increase attendance at DCA, a place where Disney has tried
to keep its characters out of since the park is suppose to be an "educational"
The Calm Before
Studios have anticipated the strike, however, and rushed many productions. As both deadlines near, there is an uneasy calm in Hollywood as studios are reluctant to start new projects due to the looming strike.
"I was at Warner Bros. yesterday and the lot's already dead," Propmaker Jean Hodges told the Associated Press. "It's just empty parking spaces everywhere."
The Writers Guild
of America has announced that negotiations will continue through the weekend
in an effort to reach an agreement before Tuesday's deadline. A strike
by writers would effect all Hollywood movies, including animated ones.
The negotiators have instigated a "news blackout" so that the
true status of negotiations is only known by those involved.
News Link of the
Day - Pearl Harbor: Pretty Faces, Big Bucks Dress Up War Epic
"Same old story: Attractive actors, a big budget ($135 million), action and romance converge in a historical drama centering on the sinking of huge ships. It sure feels like the return of Titanic.
But, as the title
suggests, this film is about the 1941 surprise Japanese attack on the
U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, which led us into World War II..."
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