Cold streaks... or bad karma?

January 2004
Daily Variety;1/12/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 10, p2
Trade Publication
Discusses the fate of various film production companies and motion picture actors. Streak of bad luck with films produced by companies such as Paramount and DreamWorks; List of films by New Line Cinema with good box-office performance; String of bad luck with films by actor Eddie Murphy after his success with films such as "48 Hrs.," "The Nutty Professor" and "Beverly Hills Cop"; Quality and profitability of films produced by Revolution.


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