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Blockbusters: Can EEGs predict a movie's success better than surveys?

February 25th, 2015 No comments

Seventy-five percent of movies earn a net loss during their run in theaters.

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Blockbusters: Can EEGs predict a movie's success better than surveys?

Smoking in movies critized by health unit as WIFF starts

October 31st, 2014 No comments

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is targeting the Windsor International Film Festival as part of its anti-smoking campaign.

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Impact of movies on dog breed popularity

September 11th, 2014 No comments

The effect of movies featuring dogs on the popularity of dog breeds can last up to 10 years and is correlated with the general success of the movies, according to new research.

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New study shows impact of movies on dog breed popularity

September 10th, 2014 No comments

( University of Bristol ) The effect of movies featuring dogs on the popularity of dog breeds can last up to 10 years and is correlated with the general success of the movies, according to new research from the University of Bristol, the City University of New York, and Western Carolina University.

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1980s movies were bad, the remakes might be worse

February 14th, 2014 No comments

As the saying goes, those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

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Film Industry Pro Starts Social Media DVD Review Series – Quickie Reviews of the Latest DVD Releases in 140 Characters …

February 7th, 2013 No comments

After seeing new DVD releases almost every night for three years, film writer and producer Gini Graham Scott has launched a series of short reviews for the social media – 140 characters or less. Now featured on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social media platforms, these DVD recommendations at #DVDlatestrecs provide a brief introduction to the film, what’s great or not great about it …

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Movies About Porn Shouldn't Be This Boring: 'Lovelace' Edition

January 23rd, 2013 No comments

The ‘Deep Throat’ star’s biopic, which just premiered at Sundance, squanders its potential.

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Smoking in movies increases in 2011, reverses five years of progress

September 27th, 2012 No comments

Top box office films last year showed more onscreen smoking than the prior year, reversing five years of steady progress in reducing tobacco imagery in movies, according to a new study.

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Movies About Porn Shouldn't Be This Boring

September 19th, 2012 No comments

‘About Cherry’ represents yet another failed attempt to nail the skin-flick industry in the digital age.

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Christmas Movies 2011: A Guide to Holiday Viewing

December 14th, 2011 No comments

Penguins dressed in Santa Claus costumes are seen at Everland, South Korea’s largest amusement park, on December 19, 2008 in Yongin, South Korea. Christmas has become increasingly popular over the years in South Korea, which is the only East Asian country to recognise Christmas as a national holiday

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Christmas Movies 2011: A Guide to Holiday Viewing