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  1. Activist Investor Daniel Loeb Sells Sony Stake

    12:00 pm PDT 10/21/2014
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    He had been a harsh critic of the electronics and entertainment conglomerate READ MORE

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  2. Sony Interactive Group Shuts Down as Layoffs Begin

    1:27 pm PDT 03/17/2014
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    UPDATED: Sony Pictures Entertainment is laying off 216 people in California this week in its effort to save $100 million annually. READ MORE

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  3. Sony Home Entertainment Exec Steps Down Amid Pending Layoffs

    1:10 pm PDT 03/14/2014
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    Matt Brown, executive vp worldwide commercial at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, is leaving the company as it restructures. READ MORE

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  4. Razzie Nominations: 'Grown Ups 2' Leads With Eight Nods

    9:25 am PST 01/15/2014
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    "After Earth," "Movie 43" and "A Madea Christmas" are each contenders in six categories, with the "winners" set to be revealed at the March 1 ceremony. READ MORE

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  5. From 'After Earth' to 'The Lone Ranger': The Box-Office Bombs of 2013

    8:45 am PST 12/23/2013
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    "After Earth" and "The Lone Ranger" were only two of the star-studded films that failed to generate much enthusiasm from moviegoers this year. READ MORE

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  6. 'After Earth' Parody Trailer Mocks Will Smith (Video)

    5:17 pm PDT 10/08/2013
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    The Break Media team takes on the box-office bomb as "one of the world's most charismatic actors plays a man with no charisma." READ MORE

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  7. Summer Box Office Fallout: Studios' New Fear of the $200 Million Tentpole

    8:00 am PDT 09/04/2013
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    "The Lone Ranger" and "R.I.P.D." create a new reluctance to bet big on franchises; says producer Joe Roth: "Everyone is trying to get [budgets] down about 20 percent." READ MORE

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  8. Big Stars, Big Bombs: A-Listers Fall Victim to Summer Box-Office Flops

    3:45 pm PDT 08/30/2013
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    Hollywood heavyweights including Johnny Depp, Will Smith and Channing Tatum all had disappointing performances at the box office this summer. READ MORE

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  9. China Box Office: 'After Earth' Retains Pole Position –- But Not for Long

    10:41 am PDT 07/22/2013
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    The Will and Jaden Smith feature enjoyed a healthy second week in Chinese cinemas, but is expected to fade out with the Monday opening of "White House Down." READ MORE

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  10. China Box Office: ‘After Earth’ Opens on Top With $13.8 Million

    2:05 am PDT 07/15/2013
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    After a hard flop in North America, Will and Jaden Smith’s father-son sci-fi adventure won the weekend in China despite competition from Jay Chou’s "The Rooftop" and Johnnie To’s "Blind Detective." READ MORE

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  11. 'White House Down': Sony's Second Summer Flop Arrives Amid Call for Spinoff

    4:32 pm PDT 06/30/2013
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    "This is a negative for what is generally a well-run studio," says one analyst as shareholder Daniel Loeb pushes for a partial spinoff of the firm's entertainment businesses. READ MORE

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  12. 'After Earth' Bows at Number One in Japan But Fails to Dazzle

    3:58 am PDT 06/25/2013
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    Sony's critically-panned post-apocalypse picture starring Will Smith looks set for an underwhelming final total in Japan. READ MORE

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  13. Will Smith's 'After Earth' Apocalypse: Who Loses Most

    5:00 am PDT 06/05/2013
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    As the sci-fi bust heads toward a loss in the tens of millions, fallout touches Sony, M. Night Shyamalan and the star once considered box-office royalty. READ MORE

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  14. Cine Gear: 'After Earth' in 4K Draws Crowd; Why iTunes Will Go Ultra HD Before TV Nets

    7:20 pm PDT 06/02/2013
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    Warns Light Iron’s Michael Cioni: “We have to make the [4K] content before the displays.” READ MORE

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  15. Could 'After Earth' End Will Smith's Box Office Domination?

    6:10 pm PDT 06/02/2013
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    The sci-fi epic marks the actor's worst summer opening in two decades, putting intense pressure on the film's performance overseas. READ MORE

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  16. Box Office Report: Will Smith's 'After Earth' Loses to 'Now You See Me' in Major Misstep

    8:33 am PDT 06/02/2013
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    UPDATED: Neither film was a match for Universal's "Fast and Furious 6," which remained No. 1 in its second weekend with $34.5 million for a souped-up worldwide total of $480.6 million; "The Hangover Part III" scores big overseas. READ MORE

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  17. Box Office Shocker: Will Smith's 'After Earth' Narrowly Loses Friday to 'Now You See Me'

    8:32 am PDT 06/01/2013
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    The two films are expected to stay in a close race for the weekend in a major blow for Smith; Sony is counting on the sci-fi adventure to make up ground overseas. READ MORE

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  18. A Former Scientologist Reviews 'After Earth' (Guest Column)

    6:26 pm PDT 05/31/2013
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    Ex-church member Marc Headley says Will Smith's latest contains language, concepts and imagery plucked directly from the L. Ron Hubbard playbook. READ MORE

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  19. 'After Earth' as Scientology Propaganda: What Critics Are Saying

    1:03 pm PDT 05/31/2013
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    Desolate planets, bubbling volcanoes and all that talk about overcoming fear: Is Will Smith's new movie trying to sell us something more than a good time? READ MORE

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  20. Cine Gear Preview: Sony to Present 'After Earth' in 4K, Interview With DP Peter Suschizky

    10:43 am PDT 05/31/2013
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    The program features DPs including Stephen H. Burum, Stephen Lighthill, Steven Poster and Nancy Schreiber. Atomos, Codex, Colorfront among the exhibitors. READ MORE

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