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DVD Review: The Tempest

As someone who has never had the opportunity to read Shakespeare’s final masterpiece, “The Tempest“, I jumped at the chance to watch and review the modern retelling of it on Blu-Ray. Released this September by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, … Continue reading

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Disney finally sells Miramax, almost

After a long period of bidding and negotiations, Disney has finally received a non-refundable deposit of $40 million from an investor group that wants to buy Miramax Studios. The final price is $660 million, or about 8 times the original … Continue reading

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Disney unloads Miramax for $675 million

Reports from Hollywood are that Disney has sold it’s art house studio Miramax to a consortium of investors for $675 million. had the scoop, although Disney refuses to confirm the report. This ends a long strange chapter for Disney … Continue reading

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Miramax: Disney gives another team a chance

Perhaps what’s most amazing about this is that Disney has multiple bidders for Miramax, and even one who came close to Disney’s asking price. The studio’s primary value is its library, which is diminished by the current state of affairs … Continue reading

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Weinsteins out of Disney for Miramax

The Weinstein Brothers attempt to reclaim control of the film studio they founded has more ups and downs than the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. I’m sure it feels that way for them too. Reuters is reporting that ‘sources familiar … Continue reading

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