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Spider-Man Weaves $65M Web

Hits $140M in first 6 days domestically

(Newser) - The Amazing Spider-Man had a pretty decent six-day run, pulling in $65 million over the weekend to notch a $140 million total domestically, notes the Hollywood Reporter . That gives Spidey a $341.2 million tally worldwide, but the AP notes that it still lags behind the previous incarnation of the... More »

Oscar Smiles on Women Writers

A record four are up for screenwriting awards

(Newser) - When the Oscars for screenplays are awarded tomorrow, chances are pretty good that women's names will be on the envelopes. Three are up for best screenplay and one for adapted screenplay, an Oscar record. Women still make up only 19% of film writers, the AP reports, but the tide may... More »

Atonement Gets 7 Globe Nods

Charlie Wilson's War follows with 5

(Newser) - The WWII-era romance Atonement leads today's Golden Globe nominations with seven, including best drama, best actor, and best actress. Also among the seven drama contenders—there are typically five—are There Will Be Blood, No Country for Old Men, The Great Debaters, American Gangster, Michael Clayton, and Eastern Promises. No ... More »

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