• Film

Non-EC Swiss pix face crisis

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When Swiss voters said no to Europe on Dec. 6, choosing to remain outside the European Economic Space, they were also nixing the film industry's participation in the MEDIA '95 programs.

  • TV

Viacom buys 'Stolen' telepic

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Viacom has purchased a new based-on-a-true-life tale, "Stolen Love: A Child of Her Own." Written by first-time scripter Isabel Nady Storey, "Stolen" tells the story of a 28-year-old cocktail waitress…

  • Film

Canada hands out Gemeaux Awards

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The big winner at this year's Prix Gemeaux--the annual French-language TV awards -- was a miniseries about a Quebec snowmobile inventor. "Bombardier," a bio of local entrepreneur Joseph-Armand…

  • Biz

Disney investments flying high

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Forget just stocks and bonds. Disney has also invested about 5% of its $ 2 billion portfolio in aircraft leases, where it essentially puts up money with another lender, usually a bank, to buy an…

Data

Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

  1. 1

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Daily Gross:$1.6M

    Cume to08.28.14: $258.3M

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    1
    Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
  2. 2

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Daily Gross:$1.1M

    Cume to08.28.14: $150.7M

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    2
    Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
  3. 3

    If I Stay

    Daily Gross:$1.0M

    Cume to08.28.14: $20.6M

    If I Stay

    3
    Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%

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Marketplace

ACLU joins boycott of Colorado

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Fuel was added to the fire to boycott Colorado as the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California yesterday publicly endorsed an economic boycott of the state.

  • Film

Family films head FAB awards

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The Film Advisory Board's annual holiday awards paid tribute to numerous family-oriented films including "The Last of the Mohicans" (actor Wes Studi) and Hemdale's "Little Nemo: Adventures in…

One who'd be proud to carry ACLU's card

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On Friday night, Barbra Streisand was honored, along with Anita Hill, by the American Civil Liberties Union. What follows is an edited version of the actress/singer/filmmaker's acceptance speech, in…