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- August 18, 2001
Osmosis Jones Falls
Out of Top 10
Both Planet of
the Apes and Jurassic Park 3 remained in the top 10 coming
in #7 and #9 respectively. To date, Planet of the Apes has made
$155 million while Jurassic Park 3 has made $155 million.
Planet of the Apes After Praising It
Like Wahlberg's space jockey, I started wishing that I too could slip through a convenient timewarp, even just a 24 hour timewarp, and knock my review down a star or so," said Pevere. "...I was wrong. Planet Of The Apes isn't as good a movie as I first told you it was."
It is unheard of in
the publication industry for a reviewer to change his/her opinion then
publish a new opinion.
The 3D experience
is also coming to the Internet this fall via a company called TDV. The
company is set to air major online entertainment and events that appear
to be floating in front of the user's monitor. The special glasses for
this technology are being introduced in September. For more information
on TDV, visit www.tdv3D.com.
News Link of the
Day - Hollywood Reveals Internet Movie Plans
According to the San Francisco Chronicle:
"Five major movie studios, including some of Hollywood's top players, unveiled plans yesterday for a joint venture that will allow computer users to download rental copies of feature films over the Internet.
The service, which
will be available only to those with high-speed Internet connections,
is an attempt to get ahead of some of the piracy problems that have plagued
the music industry through services like Napster and which were beginning
to be felt in the film industry with newer file-swapping services..."
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