Paramount Pictures

A scene from Cecil B. DeMille’'s silent film "Male and Female." (AP Photo/Library of Congress)

Most US silent films have been lost

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vast majority of feature-length silent films made in America have been lost due to decay and neglect over the past 100 years, allowing an original 20th century art form to all […]

12/04/2013

Props and costumes from the "Anchorman" movie are seen at an exhibit at the Newseum in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

‘Anchorman’ parody of TV news lands at Newseum

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Dorothy’s ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” are prize artifacts at the Smithsonian, Ron Burgundy’s burgundy “Anchorman” suit might turn out to be the most popular item at the Newseum. […]

11/15/2013

(Dawn Steel, AP Photo)

Mansion once owned by Columbia Pictures chief for sale

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) – A 10.2-acre compound once owned by the late Columbia Pictures chief Dawn Steel has been listed for $34.5 million, the listing agent announced today. The estate offers a commanding view that […]

09/30/2013

‘Monsters’ top box office; beat zombies, Superman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pair of good-natured monsters overcame Superman and a zombie apocalypse at theaters over the weekend. Disney’s “Monsters University” topped the box office, opening with $82.4 million in ticket sales. The […]

06/24/2013

JJ Abrams

Reports: JJ Abrams to direct next ‘Star Wars’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another universe of sci-fi fans has been put in the hands of J.J. Abrams. According to multiple trade reports, Abrams is set to direct the next installment of “Star Wars.”

01/24/2013

Mark Wahlberg to star in next 'Transformers' movie

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Mark Wahlberg, roll out. “Transformers” director Michael Bay says the 41-year-old actor will star in the franchise’s fourth film. Bay called Wahlberg the “perfect guy to re-invigorate the franchise and carry […]

11/09/2012

Budweiser seeks removal from 'Flight'

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Denzel Washington’s character in “Flight” drinks a lot throughout the film, but his portrayal of a highly functioning alcoholic pilot isn’t going down well with brewing company Anheuser-Busch or the distributor […]

11/06/2012

Paramount and 'Godfather' author heirs clash

NEW YORK (AP) – The lawyer for the late creator of “The Godfather” stories says the writer’s heirs no longer want Paramount Pictures to make movies based on books they commission. Attorney Bertram Fields told […]

08/30/2012

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