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Clint Eastwood's Hereafter DVD/Blu-Ray Sales To Benefit Japan

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Very nice gesture by Warner Bros!

Earlier this week, we learned that Warner Entertainment Japan Inc. was pulling Clint Eastwood's film Hereafter from theaters in Japan, because they felt the "tsunami scenes" were "not appropriate" at this time.

Now, we've learned that Warner Bros will use the DVD/blu-ray release of the Matt Damon-starring film to raise funds for Japan relief efforts.

No word yet on which specific organizations will receive the money from Warner Bros, but it looks like a donation to the Japanese Red Cross of $1 million or so is likely to happen.

Here's what Clint Eastwood had to say about Warner Bros' plans for the Hereafter DVD/blu-ray release:

"The devastation and loss Japan is facing is almost incomprehensible. I’m glad to join Warner Bros. in this effort to help the Japanese people.”

And here's what president of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group Kevin Tsujihara had to say on the subject:

“Our hearts and prayers go out to the people of Japan. We are committed to supporting relief and rebuilding efforts during this difficult time.”

We absolutely approve of this! Thanks Warner Bros!

Will U pick up a copy of Hereafter to support Japan?

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Clint Eastwood's Hereafter Pulled From Japanese Theaters Due To Tsunami Content

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It doesn't come as a complete shock to us that Japan wouldn't be enthusiastic about this movie after their recent tragedy.

Warner Entertainment Japan Inc. has announced that theaters will no longer show Clint Eastwood's film Hereafter in Japan, because they feel the "tsunami scenes" are "not appropriate" at this time.

The Matt Damon-starring film opened in Japan in late February.

Do U think Hereafter should be taken out of theaters? Or should they keep playing it anyway?

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Saw 3D Slices To The #1 Spot On Halloween Weekend

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People loooove to watch creepy things on Halloween!

Saw 3D, the film's seventh and (hopefully) final film in its franchise, was the #1 movie this weekend, taking in $24.2 million.

While the film definitely made more than last year's Saw VI's $14.1 million, it was only the fifth highest-grossing film out of all the Saw movies.

Paranormal Activity 2 went down a notch, taking the #2 spot in its second weekend, with $16.5 million. In just two weeks, the film has made $65.7 million, which is a HUGE number, considering the film only cost $3 million to make.

Summit's Red remained in third place with $10.8 million while Jackass 3D took a pretty big drop, plummeting 61% with $8.4 million.

Matt Damon's Hereafter dropped 47% and took the 5th spot with $6.3 million.

Yikes.

What did U see this Halloween weekend??

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Paranormal Activity 2 Scares Up Audiences To The #1 Spot!

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It's still a week before Halloween, but movie-goers were in the mood to be spooked this weekend.

Paranormal Activity 2 was the #1 movie in its opening weekend, taking in an impressive $41.5 million.

Last week's number one movie, Jackass 3D went down a notch, taking the number two spot with an additional $21.6 million.

The Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren spy caper movie Red took the third spot with $15 million.

Matt Damon's new movie, Hereafter was a bit of a disappointment coming in at number four in its opening weekend with a little more than $12 million.

We're sure it didn't phase him though as he was probably preoccupied with his new baby daughter, Stella.

So what did U see this weekend??

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