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- May 27, 2001
May Top $100 Million on Monday!
Meanwhile, Pearl Harbor made $20.4 million at the Box Office, lower than expected for the film marketed as an "epic" adventure. By the end of Monday, Pearl Harbor is expected to reach $80 million, well under analyst predictions, but still an excellent showing considering the film's run time (over three hours).
Pearl Harbor Writer
Blames Director for Negative Reviews
Screenwriter Randall Wallace, who wrote Pearl Harbor, is speaking out about the mass negative reviews the film has received, particularly relating to "superficial relationships" panned by critics. Wallace told the NY Daily News the following:
"The script I wrote wasn't fully the script that Michael shot," says Wallace. "If you look at Armageddon or The Rock [two of Bay's action flicks] and if you think there is any superficiality [in Pearl Harbor], where do you think it came from?"
Wallace adds that
the director was not on the same page as the originally written script
and to change that, he brought in new writers to alter the script.
Pictures from Shrek
For more details on the Shrek Xbox game, click here.
News Link of the
Day - Beauty and the Beast on IMAX
"Quite some time
has passed since audiences have seen the romance of Belle and the Beast,
done Disney-style. The original animated version of Beauty And The
Beast was released to box office and critical acclaim in the winter
of 1991. The film garnered the first nomination for Best Picture for an
animated feature and spawned a successful Broadway show. But since then,
the film has only been seen briefly on LaserDisc and VHS video, but not
in theatres. Recently, Disney decided to dust off the computer files of
Beauty for the large format
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