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The Decade Decathlon: 2013

Welcome back to the Decade Decathlon, where we're taking an extended look back at the past decade of filmmaking to see what worked, what didn't, and what stories we can learn from the past. I'm sure that there are more tactful ways of going...

 
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FlixList: The Ten Best Modern Box Office Turkeys

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! To celebrate the carving of the bird, we here at Flixist decided to look into the recent past at box office failures (also called "turkeys") and list off some of our favorites. It's never fun to hear that a fil...

 
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Depp & Bruckheimer blame critics for Lone Ranger flopping

The Lone Ranger is a box office flop that will lose Disney a lot of money. According to Johnny Depp and producer Jerry Bruckheimer, the reason the movie flopped wasn't its tonal shifts, poor screenplay, problematic depictions of Native Amer...

 
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Box Office Numbers: Rock 'Em Sock 'Em

Over the weekend there was a box office bout that pit Guillermo Del Toro and the fightin' robots of Pacific Rim against the unfunny, lazy, talentless hack Adam Sandler and his abominable sequel Grown Ups 2. In the end, both movies lost out ...

 
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Disney predicting losses of $150 million for Lone Ranger

Since no one other than Liz seems to have seen Disney's The Lone Ranger (you should read her excellent Tonto discussion), you shouldn't be surprised that the film is performing poorly at the box office. In fact the film is doing so poorly, ...

 
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Box Office Numbers: Wild Wild West 2: Owned Ranger

Oh man do I feel sorry for The Lone Ranger. The film was savaged by critics, its depiction of Tonto has been carefully scrutinized by our own Liz Rugg, and its box office fell far short of expectations. The weekly attrition on The Lone Rang...

 
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The Battle For A More Conscientious Tonto

The portrayal of Native Americans in film has been problematic for a long time. Going back as far as John Ford's 1939 western Stagecoach, the Native American has been stereotyped, truncated and even vilified by traditional Hollywood cinema....

 
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See the Lone Ranger early and free

How do you spell hi ho? Is it like that? Hi ho Siliver, away! Or is it one word or hyphenated? I bet I could Google this and find out, but instead I'll just live in ignorance. While I'm pondering deep questions of the universe why don't you...

 
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Trailer: The Lone Ranger

The latest trailer for The Lone Ranger is here, apparently disproving the last trailer's status as the final trailer. There's even more Armie Hammer, more Johnny Depp, more trains, more horses, and more face paint. Like Nick said in t...

 
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Trailer: The Lone Ranger

The final trailer paints The Lone Ranger as Pirates of the Caribbean (given all the Bruckheimer vibe) with a Jonah Hex skin. It's got the Ranger's origin story and how he meets Tonto (as a man who has been to the other side, like Hex)...

 
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New character posters for The Lone Ranger

Today Walt Disney Pictures has released new character posters for their upcoming film, The Lone Ranger. The posters feature Armie Hammer as the Lone Ranger and Johnny Depp as Tonto. We get to see a very up close and personal look at each ch...

 
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Trailer: The Lone Ranger (Japanese)

This new trailer for Disney's The Lone Ranger (starring Armie "Arm & Hammer" Hammer and Johnny "I'm always Jack Sparrow" Depp) may be turning Japanese-a, but it still has a bit of English dialogue and quite a lot of new foota...

 
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Super Bowl TV spot for The Lone Ranger

Now if memory serves, this TV spot for The Lone Ranger marked the transition from normal commercials to Super Bowl commercials. It was a long spot, essentially a trailer for people watching on TV, and you know what? It doesn't look half ba...

 

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