box office

The Heat’ hot at box office but ‘Monsters’ rule

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy brought “The Heat” against Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx at the box office. The Fox action-comedy starring the funny ladies as mismatched detectives earned $40 million […]


Will Smith and Jaden Smith (l-r) in scene from movie "After Earth." (Sony Pictures/AP Photo)

Does ‘After Earth’ end reign of Mr. Box Office?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It used to be that if a summer flick starred Will Smith, it was a guaranteed moneymaker, but the actor’s latest film opened with a thud. “After Earth,” a futuristic action-adventure […]


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Iron Man 3 rules at the box office

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – “Iron Man 3″ is a monster, and has posted the ninth-highest single-day total of movie ticket sales, an analyst said Saturday. The Disney release sold $68.3 million in tickets in the […]


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‘Evil Dead’ rises again with $26M box-office stake

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Resurrected demons and resurrected dinosaurs are helping to put some life back into the weekend box office. Sunday studio estimates put the demonic horror remake “Evil Dead” at No. 1 with a $26 million debut.


Kristin Stewart & Robert Pattinson star in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 (AP photo)

‘Twilight,’ ‘Skyfall’ remain top picks for fans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The “Twilight” finale and “Skyfall continue to dominate the box office on a typically slow post-Thanksgiving weekend.


Box-office activity slows for 'Paranormal' part 4

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Scary movie fans are still into “Paranormal Activity,” though the horror franchise looks as though it’s starting to run out of steam at the box office. According to studio estimates Sunday, […]


At the box office

Leo Quinones, host of The Film Freak movie talk show, joined Maggie & Michael on LA’s Afternoon News to talk about what’s playing in movie theaters this weekend.


Hotel Transylvania sets record

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The animated “Hotel Transylvania” topped the weekend box office with a record-setting haul for a September opening, according to final figures released today. The 3-D film earned $42.5 million between Friday […]


R-rated films lead weekend box office

(CNS) – A talking teddy bear with a penchant for beer and hookers attracted a surprising number of moviegoers to dominate the weekend box office, while a film about male strippers had a stronger-than-expected opening […]


Top movies for the weekend

Leo Quinones, host of the Film Freak Movie Talk Show, talks with KFWB’s Maggie McKay about the movies out this weekend. Listen to find out what to see and maybe, what not to see.





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