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Six Famous Movies That Lived up to Massive Hype

What’s more impressive: the fact that 195 nations signed a global accord on climate change or that Star Wars: The Force Awakens lived up to the hype? I’m going to go with Star Wars. The Paris Agreement to fight climate … Continue reading

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Feeling the Pull of Alfonso Cuarón’s “Gravity”

I knew Gravity was something special when my Facebook wall exploded with awe-struck mini-critiques from my friends (especially my Baby Boomer friends) the night the movie opened. Alfonso Cuarón’s meditation on life and death in space went on to enjoy … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the $15 billion adventure

How long can the $15 billion Harry Potter franchise flourish without generating new content? In December 2011, an announcement about the planned launch of a Harry Potter theme park in California generated a frenzy of excitement among bloggers and media … Continue reading

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Finally: 3-D that makes sense

It was only a matter of time before Disney Parks and Resorts responded to the success of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at rival Universal’s Islands of Adventure. And with the announcement of an Avatar world at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, … Continue reading

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All hail Imax

As an avid movie goer, I applaud the recent financial success of Imax — the company that offers movies on giant screens with overwhelming sound. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, within the past two years, box office sales for movies shown … Continue reading

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