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January 15, 2014
'Frozen' soundtrack ices Beyonce again on Billboard album chart
LOS ANGELES - The soundtrack to the Walt Disney Co. animated film "Frozen" topped the weekly Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday for the second consecutive week, again holding off Beyonce. "Frozen" sold 86,000 copies last week, down from 165,000 the previous week, edging...
January 15, 2014 - 9:00pm
January 14, 2014
15 movies to see this spring, from "Noah" to "Divergent"
Hollywood used to dump some of its worst movies early each year. No more. There are plenty of promising films debuting the next four months: “Transcendence” and “Divergent” both could launch franchises. Sequels “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “The Raid:...
January 14, 2014 - 9:50pm
Celluloid Ceiling: Behind-the-scenes employment hits 16-year low for women in Hollywood
Golden Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler had the audience roaring Sunday when they joked about sexism in Hollywood. Poehler made a crack that Meryl Streep was “so brilliant in ‘August: Osage County,’ proving that there are still great roles in Hollywood for Meryl Streeps...
January 14, 2014 - 11:50am
January 13, 2014
Reds, blacks, neutrals dominate Globes red carpet
Hollywood's leading ladies appeared to favor shimmery champagne, along with bright reds and black lace for their gowns as they walked the red carpet for the 71st annual Golden Globe awards on Sunday (January 12). Julia Roberts shined in a Dolce & Gabbana, Jennifer Lawrence...
January 13, 2014 - 1:00am
"Lone Survivor" outlasts all others at box office
This week at the box office, "Lone Survivor" comes out on top. Mark Wahlberg stars as Marcus Luttrell, the only one of four U.S. Navy SEALS to return from a mission to capture or kill a Taliban leader in Afghanistan. The film collected $38.5 million in U.S. and Canadian...
January 13, 2014 - 12:00am
January 12, 2014
'12 Years A Slave' opens No. 1 in U.K. in first big overseas box office test
Slavery saga “12 Years a Slave” opened at No. in the United Kingdom this weekend, in the Oscar frontrunner’s first major overseas test. “12 Years a Slave” took in $4.2 million from 208 screens, an encouraging number for Liongate, which is distrubuting in nearly...
January 12, 2014 - 11:00pm
‘Outlander’ boss Ronald D. Moore underestimated the casting for Claire: ‘It was difficult’
“Outlander” executive producer Ronald D. Moore underestimated the difficulty of casting the central character for the Starz adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s popular novel of the same name. “Initially, I thought it would take us longer to cast Jamie,” he told TheWrap. In...
January 12, 2014 - 2:00am
January 11, 2014
‘American Hustle’ falsely quoted me saying the microwave is bad, renowned science writer says
Investigative science writer and author Paul Brodeur got quickly heated when he saw the scene in “American Hustle” where Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) tells Irving (Christian Bale) that his “science oven,” her own words for the newfangled microwave, takes the nutrition...
January 11, 2014 - 2:00am
January 10, 2014
‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ top grossing 2013 domestic release
“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” has surpassed “Iron Man 3″ to become the top grossing 2013 domestic release, Lionsgate said Friday. As of this week, the futuristic sequel has made $409.4 million in the United States and Canada, a hair over the $409.3 million logged by...
January 10, 2014 - 9:50pm
‘The Legend Of Hercules’ Review: Beefcake saga is one messy myth
It’s hard to tell from where Renny Harlin and his collaborators stole the most shamelessly for “The Legend Of Hercules” – “Gladiator,” “300” or “Spartacus.” Regardless, the film answers the defiant question “Are you not entertained?” (asked by Maximus in...
January 10, 2014 - 8:50pm
January 8, 2014
Costume designers guild nominees range from ‘Great Gatsby’ to ‘Nebraska’
A baker’s dozen of films, ranging from the lavish period drama “The Great Gatsby” to the elaborate fantasy “Oz the Great and Powerful” to the stark black-and-white rural tale “Nebraska,” have been named as nominees for the 19th Costume Designers Guild Awards,...
January 8, 2014 - 4:00pm
Sony’s ‘Robocop’ campaign lands at CES
Sony is betting a fictitious technology giant can generate as much excitement as other prominent companies launching new products at the Consumer Electronics Show, releasing a new video promoting its upcoming reboot “Robocop” at the massive expo in Las Vegas. Omnicorp,...
January 8, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 7, 2014
Sundance Film Festival by the numbers: Why Fox Searchlight makes the best bets
Scoring a premiere at the Sundance Film Festival can be the difference between an indie movie making it to theaters or languishing in the can, but when it comes to acquiring festival favorites, it’s buyer beware. That’s the take-away from a new info-graphic released...
January 7, 2014 - 3:00pm
January 4, 2014
What glorifying? Everything in ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ you’d never, ever want to do
Are people still mad at Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio for making “The Wolf of Wall Street” without pounding disapproval for Jordan Belfort into audiences’ heads? As TheWrap‘s film critic Alonso Duralde pointed out earlier this week, Scorsese’s adaptation...
January 4, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 2, 2014
China box office grows nearly 30% thanks to home-grown films
China continued its explosive growth as one of the leading markets for movies in 2013. The company’s overall box office grew 27 percent last year, increasing from $2.7 billion in 2012 to $3.6 billion, according to estimates. An official tally has yet to be released,...
January 2, 2014 - 4:00pm