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- May 6, 2001
The Mummy Returns
Breaks Box Office Record!
It is estimated that
by the end of the weekend, The Mummy Returns could bring in a towering
Announces New Rating for Osmosis Jones
In related news, Osmosis
Jones got a break when Dimension Films recently moved the release
date of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back from August 10 (when Osmosis
Jones opens) to August 24, 2001. This opens up more theaters for Osmosis
Jones to potentially play in and brings less competition that week.
Trumpet of the
Swan Opens on Friday
The movie was suppose to be a direct to video release in 2000 and even received a G rating by the Motion Picture Association of America last summer.
According to sources associated with the project, the release was delayed when it was learned that the Motion Picture Association of America was adding a "Best Animated Film" category to its award lineup. The film was readapted for the wide screen to play in theaters long enough to qualify for a possible nomination.
News Link of the
Day - The Oscar Goes to: Pearl Harbor
"Next March, expect to hear these words: 'And the Oscar for Best Picture goes to... Pearl Harbor. Believe it, bank on it, bet on it in Vegas -- it's going to happen.
a three-hour epic of World War II with a love triangle about two flyboys
(Ben Affleck and Josh Hartnett) and the nurse (Kate Beckinsale) they both
love, has everything Oscar voters love: the historical tragedy and special
effects of Titanic, the doomed romance of Shakespeare in Love
and the patriotic fervor of Saving Private Ryan. How can it miss?..."
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