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After a Flop, Amazon Makes Another Foray Into Video Games

After a Flop, Amazon Makes Another Foray Into Video Games

After a Flop, Amazon Makes Another Foray Into Video Games After a Flop, Amazon Makes Another Foray Into Video Games BERKELEY, Calif. — Amazon stumbled as it worked to break into the lucrative video game industry. Now it’s trying again. On Monday, Amazon announced Prime Gaming, which is essentially a rebranding of its Twitch Prime service that provides exclusive game …

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How The Shining went from box-office flop to one of cinema’s immortal horrors

How The Shining went from box-office flop to one of cinema’s immortal horrors

How The Shining went from box-office flop to one of cinema’s immortal horrors How The Shining went from box-office flop to one of cinema’s immortal horrors Jack Nicholson must have needed a lot of toothpaste. When he was starring in Stanley Kubrick’s horror movie The Shining (1980), he felt it a matter of common courtesy to brush his teeth before …

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Cats: Judi Dench says she looked like a ‘battered, mangy old cat’ in disastrous flop

Cats: Judi Dench says she looked like a ‘battered, mangy old cat’ in disastrous flop

Cats: Judi Dench says she looked like a ‘battered, mangy old cat’ in disastrous flop Cats: Judi Dench says she looked like a ‘battered, mangy old cat’ in disastrous flop Judi Dench has confessed she was not a fan of her costume in Cats. When Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of the musical came out in 2019, it was widely ridiculed …

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Richard E Grant feared he would ‘never work again’ after notorious 1991 flop and ‘living nightmare’ Hudson Hawk

Richard E Grant feared he would ‘never work again’ after notorious 1991 flop and ‘living nightmare’ Hudson Hawk

Richard E Grant has admitted he thought he would “never work again” after he starred in Hudson Hawk, one of the most infamous flops of all time. The 1991 movie followed a cat burglar who was forced to steal works of art by Leonardo Da Vinci. It also starred Andie MacDowell and Bruce Willis, the latter of whom co-wrote the …

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Britney Spears praised as ‘queen of cinema’ for glowing review of huge flop Dolittle

Britney Spears praised as 'queen of cinema' for glowing review of huge flop Dolittle

Britney Spears has been spending her time in coronavirus lockdown watching multiple films, and it turns out she’s a huge fan of one that’s considered one of the year’s worst so far. The singer sat down to watch Dolittle, the Robert Downey Jr flop that currently has a paltry 15 per cent on Rotten Tomatoes, and branded it “a must see” …

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Cats director Tom Hooper accused of ‘hurtful and demeaning’ treatment of special effects artists on flop film

Cats director Tom Hooper accused of ‘hurtful and demeaning’ treatment of special effects artists on flop film

Cats director Tom Hooper has been accused of being “hurtful”, “horrible” and “condescending” to special effects crews who worked on his 2019 flop. Hooper directed the commercially disastrous adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, which was beset by production troubles before its release. The film, which was released in December, ended up losing Universal Pictures close to $100m after struggling …

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