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Brad Pitt Says Big Hollywood Pay Days Are Over

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Celebrity Gossip, Lists,

Brad Pitt says actors can longer expect to earn multi-million dollar salaries. The 48-year-old actor insists Hollywood just doesn't have the cash to splash on its major stars at the moment due to the global financial crisis and the top actors must simply get used to the economic change. When asked if major stars could expect to earn $10 million per movie, he told the BBC, "Yeah, that thing died. That arithmetic doesn't really work …

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ABC Viewers Rate the Greatest Films

Which movie character was the greatest in cinema? Which kiss continues to sizzle on screen, even 70 years later? ABC and People gave film buffs the opportunity to choose their favorites in 15 different categories, and some of the answers may surprise you. Did your favorite film make the Best in Film list? More than 500,000 votes were tallied to determine the best comedy film, most romantic couple and many other categories. Keep reading to …

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Box Office Breakdown: The Rite Exorcises a Win

The Rite may not currently be up for an Oscar, but it does have an Oscar winner – and a box office win. Anthony Hopkins’ first wide release since The Wolfman cut No Strings Attached from its top spot this past weekend. The film, which debuted during (another) East Coast weather event, managed to shovel up $14.8 million in ticket sales. The Mechanic, featuring action star Jason Statham, also found a place in the Top …

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In Theaters This Weekend: January 28, 2011

Here are a few selections in theaters this weekend: The Mechanic (R): starring Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland (directed by Simon West) The Rite (PG-13): starring Anthony Hopkins, Colin O'Donoghue, Alice Braga (directed by Mikael Hafstrom) Biutiful* (R): starring Javier Bardem, Maricel Alvarez, Hanna Bouchaib (directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu) From Prada to Nada* (PG-13): starring Camilla Belle, Alexa Vega, April Bowlby (directed by Angel Gracia) Ip Man 2* (R): starring Donnie Yen, Lynn …

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This Week on DVD and Blu-ray: January 25, 2011

Here are some of the DVD and Blu-ray options available this week: A Beautiful Mind: Blu-ray Broadcast News: DVD, Blu-ray The Color Purple: Blu-ray Enter the Void: DVD, Blu-ray Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: Blu-ray The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest: DVD, Blu-ray Nowhere Boy: DVD, Blu-ray Open Season 3: DVD, Blu-ray Red: DVD, Blu-ray Saw: The Final Chapter: DVD, Blu-ray Secretariat: DVD, Blu-ray Make sure to also check out the TV-on-DVD options …

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Box Office Breakdown: Portman Scores with Kutcher and Kunis

Pair Natalie Portman with a star from That 70’s Show and what do you get? A Top Ten film. No Strings Attached – last weekend’s only new wide release – topped the box office with a $19.6 million bow. The film, which features Portman and Ashton Kutcher, gave Natalie – someone who has avoided romantic comedies -- her best debut since 2006’s V for Vendetta. As for Black Swan, Portman’s film with 70’s Show actress …

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In Theaters This Weekend: January 21, 2011

Here are a few selections in theaters this weekend: No Strings Attached (R): starring Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Cary Elwes (directed by Ivan Reitman) The Company Men* (R): starring Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Kevin Costner (directed by John Wells) The Housemaid* (NR): starring Jeon Do-yeon, Lee Jeong-jae, Youn Yuh-jung (directed by Im Sang-soo) Mumbai Diaries* (NR): starring Prateik Babbar, Monica Dogra, Kriti Malhotra (directed by Kiran Rao) The Way Back* (PG-13): starring Ed Harris, Jim …

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Box Office Breakdown: No Dilemma for The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet, starring Seth Rogen and Jay Chou, brought in a lot green for Sony this weekend. Although the film came nowhere near its $110 million budget, Hornet did earn enough ($33.5 million) to make it the second-best grosser ever during the MLK Jr. holiday frame. (Cloverfield earned $40.1 million over its first three days in 2008.) Despite the combined comedic forces of Vince Vaughn and Kevin James, The Dilemma turned out to be …

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This Week on DVD and Blu-ray: January 18, 2011

Here are some of the DVD and Blu-ray options available this week: Animal Kingdom: DVD, Blu-ray Buried: DVD/Blu-ray combo Death Race 2: DVD, Blu-ray Freakonomics: DVD, Blu-ray Jack Goes Boating: DVD, Blu-ray Lebanon: DVD, Blu-ray The Naked Kiss: DVD, Blu-ray Paper Man: DVD, Blu-ray Shock Corridor: DVD, Blu-ray Stone: DVD, Blu-ray Takers: DVD, Blu-ray Make sure to also check out the TV-on-DVD options for this week. ...

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In Theaters This Weekend: January 14, 2011

The Dilemma (PG-13): starring Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Jennifer Connelly (directed by Ron Howard) The Green Hornet (PG-13): starring Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz (directed by Michel Gondry) Barney's Version* (R): starring Dustin Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Rosamund Pike (directed by Richard J. Lewis) Burning Palms* (R): starring Dylan McDermott, Zoe Saldana, Lake Bell (directed by Christopher B. Landon) ...

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