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Financial Briefs

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PaineWebber Inc. lowered its investment rating on Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. to "attractive" from "buy" Friday, noting that the company's stock price has risen about 22% from a month ago. The…

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Ad firms jockey for Savoy

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Savoy Pictures Entertainment will select a list of ad agency finalists to compete for its account by mid-December, according to president of marketing Steve Hayman.

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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Births

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William and Anmarie Cunningham, a boy, William Daniel, Oct. 21, Suffern, N.Y. Father is distribution manager for Variety and Broadcasting magazine; mother is non-pro.

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Rysher gets on firstrun's 'Wavelength'

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Rysher Entertainment will make its initial foray into firstrun strip programming with "Wavelength," a daily half-hour "traveling talk/variety series" earmarked to debut in fall 1993 and targeted for…

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Fox nixes Seagal-helmed 'Honor'

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An austerity-minded 20th Century Fox may be throwing out Steven Seagal with the bathwater. According to his attorney Buddy Monasch, Fox has passed on Seagal's putative directorial debut "Man of…