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December 24, 2016
Carrie Fisher's celebrity friends wish her a fast recovery
Friends and colleagues of Hollywood actress Carrie Fisher shared their hopes for a swift recovery for the "Star Wars" star on Saturday, a day after she was taken to a Los Angeles intensive care unit. Fisher, 60, suffered heart problems during a flight on Friday from London, where...
December 24, 2016 - 10:06pm
November 20, 2016
'Fantastic Beasts' Box Office Debut Draws on Aging Harry Potter Fanbase
LOS ANGELES - It's been nearly 20 years since Harry Potter, the bespectacled boy wizard, first sprang on the pop culture scene as the main attraction...
November 20, 2016 - 4:20pm
November 13, 2016
Five decades and 200 films later, Jackie Chan 'finally' wins Oscar
LOS ANGELES - When Jackie Chan saw an Oscar at Sylvester Stallone's house 23 years ago, he said that was the moment he decided he wanted one. On Saturday at the annual Governors Awards, the Chinese actor and martial arts star finally received his little gold statuette, an honorary...
November 13, 2016 - 6:51pm
October 2, 2016
Box Office: ‘Miss Peregrine’ tops with $28.5 million
LOS ANGELES - Tim Burton’s “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” topped a feeble crop of new releases to pick up first place...
News/Nation and World
October 2, 2016 - 8:46pm
August 15, 2016
Letter to the editor: Choose to eat live foods over animals
This year's 10 highest grossing box office releases are about animals, including "Finding Dory," "The Jungle Book," "Zootopia," "The Secret Life of Pets" and "Kung Fu Panda 3." Nearly half of our households include a dog, and nearly 40 percent have a cat. Two-thirds of us view pets...
August 15, 2016 - 6:52am
August 7, 2016
'Suicide Squad' kills box office competition
Despite being poorly received by critics, 'Suicide Squad' is rocking the box office ahead of "Jason Bourne" and "Bad Moms". Gavino Garay reports.The...
August 7, 2016 - 5:32pm
August 5, 2016
Ranking the Jokers from worst to best
LOS ANGELES - A hero is only as good as the villain he's up against. Batman is famous for his gallery of rogues, but the Joker will always be at the top of the top. He's been portrayed by a variety of actors over the years. Here's how they line up, from worst to best:5. Jared Leto,...
August 5, 2016 - 11:00pm
July 28, 2016
Oscar hopefuls chart the course with Venice, Telluride and Toronto bows
LOS ANGELES - The early awards season landscape is filling out as selections have been made for the Venice and Toronto film festivals, leaving clues for Telluride in their wake (where seven of the last eight best picture winners have screened).Venice (Aug. 31-Sept. 10) kicked things...
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July 28, 2016 - 1:59pm
May 29, 2016
Sam Mendes Won't Direct the Next James Bond Film
LOS ANGELES - Sam Mendes, the Oscar-winning filmmaker who directed the last two James Bond films, "Spectre" and "Skyfall," is done with the 007 franchise."It was an incredible adventure, I loved every second of it," Mendes said at the Hay festival, according to The Guardian. "But...
May 29, 2016 - 12:00am
May 28, 2016
X-Men' Dominating Johnny Depp's 'Alice' with $80 Million
LOS ANGELES - "X-Men: Apocalypse" is showing superhero power at the U.S. box office with a formidable $80 million over the four day of the Memorial Day holiday -- doubling "Alice Through the Looking Glass," Saturday estimates showed.U.S. audiences responded enthusiastically to Fox's...
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May 28, 2016 - 6:00pm
May 1, 2016
'Jungle Book' rules the box office for third week
Disney's "The Jungle Book" held Huntsman sequel, "Winter's War" and kitten comedy "Keanu" at bay to dominate the box office for the third week...
May 1, 2016 - 11:00pm
March 23, 2016
Early 'Batman v Superman' Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying
LOS ANGELES- "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is facing a rocky start ahead of its Friday release. The tentpole has met with lukewarm reviews and holds a bleak Rotten Tomatoes percentage (which continues to change as more reviews roll in). The last installments fared far better...
March 23, 2016 - 10:00am
March 14, 2016
"Force Awakens" director not looking forward to film being watched on cellphones
AUSTIN, Texas - With "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" coming out soon on iTunes, the director of the box-office smash said on Monday it was a "nightmare" to think of people watching the big-screen sci-fi adventure on a cellphone."Anyone who makes movies will say: 'Please don't watch...
March 14, 2016 - 11:00pm
January 6, 2016
New 'Star Wars' film shatters North American box office record
Blockbuster movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has become the highest grossing film of all time in the United States and Canada, Walt Disney Co said, and crossed the $800 million mark at overseas box offices on Tuesday.Earlier on Wednesday, Disney said that domestic ticket sales...
January 6, 2016 - 9:00pm
December 18, 2015
'Star Wars' sales surge toward opening weekend record
LOS ANGELES - "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hurtled toward $120 million at the U.S. and Canadian box office on Friday and a potential record-breaking $215 million through Sunday, giving the long-awaited movie a shot at the biggest opening weekend of all time.The ticket sales figures...
December 18, 2015 - 9:00pm