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Steve Canepa

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Big Screen Meets Big Data: How Movies Are Bigger (and Smaller) Than Ever

(1) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 9:39 AM

Over the past few years, Hollywood's major film studios have increasingly focused their movie slates on a select number of tent-pole productions. These big budget storylines have dominated the box office with award-winning casts, massive sets and mind-bending digital effects.

The common theme is "the bigger the better." "Avatar," "Star...

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Big Screen and Twitter Mania: Gauging the Social Sentiment of Vampires and James Bond

(8) Comments | Posted November 29, 2012 | 9:24 AM

Moviegoers flock to the theaters during the holiday season, and Hollywood always celebrates with blockbuster releases.

This year is no exception.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 opened with weekend box office ticket sales of $141.3 million in the U.S., making it the eighth most profitable...

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