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Jonah Hex and Hollywood Facial Disfigurement

I wondered how to preface this subject. I get a little queasy thinking about it but really, it’s Hollywood magic, that’s all. There’s a reason for it found in every movie script. So with due respect to the many actors who have had their faces altered we thank you for the many hours of makeup […]

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The Return of James Cameron

I came across this article in The New Yorker and its under-your-skin look at James Cameron, Director of Avatar. Mr. Cameron, the bright fellow he is, has mastered every job on the movie set. Having no lack of ego, he has reason to be upbeat because he takes on the most ambitious projects in Hollywood, […]

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Charlie Rose Q&A: James Cameron

Master Interviewer Charlie Rose met with James Cameron, Director of Avatar, to discuss behind-the-scenes matters to bring ‘Avatar’ to market. Here’s an excerpt of the interview and Cameron’s comments regarding the rumored cost of production, “We knew what the negatives were: We didn’t have stars, there was no prior art, it wasn’t part of a […]

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King of the World (Again)

James Cameron has the distinction of directing the two (2) highest grossing movies of all time, Titanic, and now, Avatar. He is the subject of the Business Week February 1st cover story “King of the World (Again)”. The article calls Mr. Cameron “the most important commercial force in modern film” and says there are $1.64 […]

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‘Avatar’ Tops $1 Billion Worldwide Revenue

Indeed, it seems James Cameron’s remaining box office competition is himself. Faster than a speeding bullet, it only took three (3) weeks for Avatar to reach $1 billion. Foreign box office revenues are fueling the ascent like never before. About 2/3 or $670 million of the gross comes from overseas markets. The referenced LA Times […]

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