Pete Hammond

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Project runway

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Whether it's David Lean's majestic best picture winners "Lawrence of Arabia" and "The Bridge on the River Kwai" or more recent champs like "The English Patient," "Braveheart," "Gladiator" and "The…

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'Million Dollar' march

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From the opening bell, it was an underdog scrapper fighting an undercard bout -- coming out of nowhere to score a late-round knockout. Sound like "Rocky"? The difference between that 1976 picture…

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Category conundrum

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In the infamous 1981 case of Oscar campaigning gone awry, Paramount pushed Susan Sarandon for supporting actress in "Atlantic City" but voters ignored the ads and served up a surprise nod for actress…

David meets Goliath

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Oscar watchers have seen it all before: those pitched award season battles between big-budget, craft-driven movies that Academy members drool over vs. more thoughtful, critically driven smaller gems…

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Peddle to the medal

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It's easy to tell when awards time rolls around. Actors are everywhere pushing their projects, and not just on the talkshow circuit but in personal appearances at the guilds, the Variety screening…

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Fools gold rush?

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Ah, sweet November. Football hits its stride, the holidays are just around the corner, the weather turns cool and award season heats up. Right now everyone who is anyone is making room on their…

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In good company

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At a panel exploring how fest success can turn into worldwide success, Friday's gathering of top industry execs in the 2005 Variety Cannes Conference Series didn't pull their punches.

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Marketplace

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Domestic Film WEEKEND OF

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

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    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Weekend Gross:$73.0M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

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    Weekend:$73.0M
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    Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Weekend Gross:$16.5M

    Transformers: Age of Extinction

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    Weekend:$16.5M Paramount Pictures
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    Tammy

    Weekend Gross:$12.9M

    Tammy

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    Weekend:$12.9M Warner Brothers / New Line

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