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The Lost City Directors Reveal How That Hilarious Mid-Credits Scene Came Together

Note: This article will contain spoilers for the 2022 film “The Lost City.”Adam and Aaron Nee’s “The Lost City” was released in theaters on March 25 of this year, coming in at #1 at the box office that weekend, unseating “The Batman” as the highest-grossing film in the country. As of today, “The Lost City” […]

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Michael Douglas Says Debra Winger Bit Him, So He Refused to Work With Her: ‘She Broke the Skin’

Michael Douglas said on a recent episode of Rob Lowe’s “Literally!” podcast that he refused to work with Debra Winger in “Romancing the Stone” after a meeting between them ended with Winger allegedly biting Douglas. Winger was the studio’s top choice to star in the film as Joan Wilder, a romance novelist who falls in […]

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Michael Douglas Says Debra Winger Bit Him and Made Him Cry During ‘Romancing the Stone’ Casting

Michael Douglas certainly has thick skin — so thick that Debra Winger didn’t end up cutting her teeth opposite the “Basic Instinct” star in “Romancing the Stone.”Douglas revealed during Rob Lowe’s “Literally!” podcast that three-time Oscar nominee Winger bit his arm during a pre-shoot dinner with Robert Zemeckis.After “knocking back tequilas” over friendly conversation, Winger […]

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‘The Lost City’ and India’s ‘Rrr’ Dominate Box Office on Oscars Weekend

It’s a rare Sunday when three original films debut with strong grosses. Since Covid devastated theaters, it is a first.Paramount’s “The Lost City” starring Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum in a latter-day “Romancing the Stone” opened with $31 million, dislodging still-strong “The Batman” from #1. The $70 million production continues Paramount’s 10-month string of successful […]

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Box Office: Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum’s ‘The Lost City’ Takes Down ‘The Batman’ With $31 Million Debut

Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum’s screwball romantic comedy “The Lost City” collected $31 million at North American theaters over the weekend, a promising sign that Netflix hasn’t completely seized on the meet-cute market.Of course, Paramount, which is behind “The Lost City,” did not rely only on positive reviews — or the tease of Tatum’s bare […]

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‘The Lost City’ Review: Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum Are Cute Together in Guilty-Pleasure Treasure Movie

You know studio movies are in a rut when, amid endless Spider-Bat sequels, you find yourself longing for the likes of such escapist 1980s offerings as “Romancing the Stone” and “King Solomon’s Mines.” I can’t be the only one who’s been craving a good old-fashioned treasure hunt, where the leads throw sparks and the ladies’ […]

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‘The Lost City’ Review: Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum’s Chemistry Carries Charming Jungle Comedy

In Adam and Aaron Nee’s “The Lost City,” a wild, careening screwball comedy set in the jungle, the stars are in full display. And they need to be. See, the directing duo are following a similar roadmap used by “Romancing the Stone,” the Indiana Jones franchise, and Tomb Raider: colossal big-budget adventures dependent upon the […]

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‘Jungle Cruise’ Early Buzz Draws Favorable Comparisons to ‘The Mummy’ and ‘Romancing the Stone’

Jungle Cruise is the latest attempt to bring one of Disney’s trademark theme park rides to the big screen, and the studio is hoping it will follow in the footsteps of Pirates of the Caribbean. The good news is that the early reactions say the adventure starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt has the thrills […]

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Raiders of the Lost Ark at 40: Indiana Jones’s first adventure remains his greatest

Steven Spielberg’s deliriously entertaining throwback remains a pure pleasure, a film drawn from forgotten serials and comics and brought brilliantly to lifeIt took almost no time – certainly not the 40 years since it was released – for Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark to become the new standard of adventure films, surpassing the […]

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