Ann Donahue

CFO: Ovitz never fit in

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The parade of Disney board members who have defended their decision to pay out $140 million to end Michael Ovitz's tenure at the Mouse House continued Monday, as former chief financial officer Gary…

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Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Daily Gross:$7.6M

    Cume to08.12.14: $79.8M

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    1
    Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Daily Gross:$6.6M

    Cume to08.12.14: $188.5M

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    2
    Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
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    Into the Storm

    Daily Gross:$2.1M

    Cume to08.12.14: $21.1M

    Into the Storm

    3
    Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%

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Review: 'Pollyanna'

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Masterpiece Theater's presentation of "Pollyanna" seeks to position itself as classic holiday entertainment but is too choppy and disjointed to sweep the audience into the reverie achieved by the…

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His day in court

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A chatty Disney CEO Michael Eisner took the stand Monday to testify in a shareholder action that seeks to recoup the $140 million severance package paid to Michael Ovitz after his disastrous 14-month…

Review: 'I, Fatty
A Novel'

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Blending fact with fiction, Jerry Stahl recreates the sad, sad life of Roscoe Arbuckle in "I, Fatty." The author's technique is more of interest than the facts of the story -- Arbuckle's tale of woe…

  • Biz

Judge O.K.s Ovitz memos

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Several mystery boxes of receipts and memos that accumulated at Disney during the tenure of Michael Ovitz will be admissible evidence in the $200 million trial instigated by Mouse House investors, a…

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