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Disney Purchases Star Wars for $4 Billion

I’m not a fan enough to dress up, attend premieres or know every single line of dialogue, but I’m a fan enough to know that Han shot first. The original trilogy (that is Episodes IV, V and VI) sat in my living room in a boxet on VHS and my brothers and sister used to sit down with our dad to watch them. Loved it. Even if we didn’t really get it the first time round.

The Forbes’ List of Top Earning Male and Female Hollywood Actors

Forbes recently released a list of top earning male and female actors in Hollywood. The list is a clear testimony that big budget stars still attract crowds and millions every year. Their source of income is not just from their big budget films but also from endorsements. Of course, their popularity naturally translates to other endeavors which mean they can still earn more through endorsements and advertisements.

A Short History of 3D films

A Short History of 3D Films

Since the success of James Cameron’s Avatar, movie producers are constantly looking for ways to release their films in 3D. With 3D films grossing higher revenue, it looks like 3D is the technology that will usher the further success of the film industry. But even though 3D looks like its brand new, it’s actually a very old technology. New blockbusters have simply improved the technology to improve the viewing experience.

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Brittany Murphy Found Dead

After last year’s tragic death of actor Heath Ledger, Hollywood is loosing another young talent. Actress Brittany Murphy was declared dead yesterday, Sunday 20th December, after paramedics urgently transported her to Los Angeles Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Murphy’s husband, writer-producer Simon Monjack, and mother Sharon found her in the shower in a state of unconsciousness and immediately called for rescue.


Boyzone Movie?

News has it that the band Boyzone decided to make a movie about themselves. They want to create a story based on their life as a band, with how they reached the stars, what happened why they ended up going solo and how they reunited and made a comeback.