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- August 4, 2001
Planet of the Apes
Falls to Second - Rush Hour 2 Soars
Digital Media FX will
have weekend estimates posted tomorrow morning with final results being
posted Tuesday morning.
Fast Food Joints
Avoided Tie-ins with Osmosis Jones
The gross out factor of the mixed live action and animated movie made it unfavorable for tie-ins in the real world. According to USA Today, "Frank vomits on screen, sports huge pus-filled pimples and has nose emissions the color of pea soup."
Animated Films usually
have an easy time at securing deals with fast food joints because of their
appeal to kid and family audiences.
Borders Gives Book
Away with Snow White DVD Orders
The two-disc DVD features
hours of footage recounting the making of the film, why Walt Disney chose
the classic fairytale as the first Disney movie, and a history of Disney
-- from the original release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
in 1939 to present day. The DVD is being released October 9, 2001.
News Link of the
Day - Japan Falls Under Blockbuster Movie's Spell
According to CNN:
"While the fairytale
cartoon Shrek fills movie screens worldwide, Japan is caught under another
celluloid spell. Spirited Away, the latest movie from famed animator Hayao
Miyazaki, has blown out box office records there since it opened on July
20. The cartoon had the biggest opening weekend in history for a movie
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