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MPC Creates Seamless Effects for ‘Spectre’

Led by MPC VFX Supervisor Mark Curtis and Producer Laura Schultz, MPC’s global team worked closely with director Sam Mendes and Production VFX Supervisor Steve Begg, covering three key sequences in the snowy Austrian Alps and the deserts of Morocco.

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Box Office Report: ‘Krampus’ Surprises with $16M Debut

Universal and Legendary’s holiday horror-comedy ‘Krampus’ outperforms expectations in its North American debut, grossing $16 million from 2,902 theaters to come in at number two behind ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2.’

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Box Office Report: Pixar’s ‘Good Dinosaur’ Uncovers $56M Thanksgiving Debut

Disney and Pixar’s CG-animated feature performs below expectations, bringing in $39.2 million for the three-day weekend, the lowest debut for a Pixar film since the $33.3 million take of ‘A Bug's Life’ in 1998.

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Headed to Blu-ray

The final film in Peter Jackson's epic ‘Hobbit’ trilogy arrives on Blu-ray and DVD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on November 17; extended edition features a 20-minute longer cut and more than nine hours of new special features.

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Turner & Warner Bros. Sign Global Multi-Series Deal for Boomerang

Nearly 450 half-hours of original content from Warner Bros. Animation to premiere on the rebranded network; New WBA Series ‘Bunnicula,’ ‘Wabbit – A Looney Tunes Production’ and ‘Be Cool Scooby-Doo!’ set for global rollout this fall.

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Box Office Report: ‘Tomorrowland’ Tops Slow Holiday Weekend

Brad Bird’s ‘Tomorrowland’ suffers one of the worst Memorial Day starts in recent history with a $41.7 million North American debut. Meanwhile, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ speeds past the $100 million mark overseas.

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Box Office Report: ‘Paddington’ Holds, ‘Strange Magic’ Dives

U.K. feature ‘Paddington’ remains the family offering of choice, coming in third place with $12.4 million, while the George Lucas-produced ‘Strange Magic’ debuts in seventh place with $5.5 million.

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Box Office Report: ‘American Sniper’ Strikes $89.5 Million Debut

Clint Eastwood's ‘American Sniper’ tops the North American box office with a massive $89.5 million debut; StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ lands in third place with $19 million.

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Box Office Report: ‘The Hobbit’ Threepeats with $21.9M

Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ tops the North American box office for the third consecutive weekend with $21.9 million; new horror entry ‘The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death’ opens in fourth place with $15.1 million.

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Box Office Report: ‘The Hobbit’ Finale Rules Holiday B.O.

Peter Jackson's ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ once again rules the North American box office with $54.5 million for the four-day weekend; the New Line and MGM tentpole is on track to eventually cross $1 billion.

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Box Office Report: ‘Hobbit’ Finale Soars with $90.6M Debut

Peter Jackson's ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ opens to a massive $90.6 million in North America, while new entries ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ and ‘Annie’ both suffer soft starts heading into the year-end holidays.

MGM Headline News

MGM to Make a New Live Action/CG Hybrid ‘Pink Panther’ Movie

MGM is developing a new a live-action/animated hybrid Pink Panther movie, with The Simpsons director and producer David Silverman set to direct.

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Box Office Report: 'Hobbit' On Top for Third-Straight Weekend

This year, five new nationwide releases were delivered on Christmas Day. By the weekend, however, audiences had turned their attention back to blockbuster holdovers The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Frozen.