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Actor Ian McKellen in a scene from "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Mark Pokorny)

‘The Hobbit’ holds box office lead, adding $29M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After six weeks in theaters, “Frozen” slid back into the No. 2 spot at the box office, but it failed to dethrone “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” from its hold […]

12/30/2013

A Samsung Electronics' 110-inch UHD TV. (AP Photo/Samsung Electronics Co.)

Samsung sells 110-inch ultra-HD TV for $150,000

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung said a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea. The launch Monday of the […]

12/30/2013

Sandra Bullock in a scene from the film, "Gravity." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, File)

Hollywood poised for best-ever box-office year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite a string of summertime flops, Hollywood is expected to have a banner year at the domestic box office, coming in just shy of $11 billion, the largest annual take ever. […]

12/27/2013

This image released by Disney shows Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff, left, and Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." (AP Photo/Disney)

‘Frozen’ takes over top spot at box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney’s wintery animated tale “Frozen” took over the top spot at the box office with $31.6 million in its second week of release. Studios announced final numbers for the weekend box […]

12/09/2013

This image released by Disney shows Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff, left, and Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." (AP Photo/Disney)

‘Catching Fire,’ ‘Frozen’ glowing box office hits

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” continues to illuminate the box office after its second weekend in theaters. Figures released by studios Monday show the “Hunger Games” sequel, starring Jennifer Lawrence, broke holiday box office records […]

12/02/2013

Jennifer Lawrence, left, as Katniss Everdeen and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark in a scene from the film, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." (AP Photo/Lionsgate, Murray Close)

‘Catching Fire’ box-office haul revised to $158.1M

  NEW YORK (AP) — The scorching box office haul for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” has been adjusted to $158.1 million, dropping it a few notches in the record books. Studios released actual box […]

11/25/2013

This publicity photo released by Walt Disney Studios and Marvel shows Chris Hemsworth in a scene from "Thor: The Dark World." (AP Photo/Walt Disney Studios/Marvel, Jay Maidment)

‘Thor’ stays atop box office with $36.6 million

  NEW YORK (AP) — Disney’s “Thor: The Dark World” continued its box office reign with $36.6 million in its second weekend of release. Opening 15 years after the original “The Best Man,” Universal’s romantic […]

11/18/2013

A gamer purchasing his Sony Playstation 4  at a BestBuy store in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The PlayStation 4, came out Friday. The Xbox One, goes on sale next week.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Altered landscape for Sony, Microsoft consoles

NEW YORK (AP) — Remember a time before “Angry Birds,” the iPad and the iPhone? No? When Sony and Microsoft last came out with new video game consoles — seven and eight years ago, respectively, […]

11/15/2013

Chris Hemsworth, left, and Anthony Hopkins in a scene from "Thor: The Dark World." (AP/Walt Disney Studios/Marvel, Jay Maidment)

‘Thor’ sequel box office heavy-hitter with $85.7M

“Thor: The Dark World” stormed into first place as the weekend box office hero. Disney’s superhero sequel, starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman, earned $85.7 million when it opened domestically, knocking last weekend’s victor, Lionsgate’s […]

11/11/2013

This photo released by Microsoft shows the Xbox One user interface from Microsoft.  (AP Photo/Microsoft)

Xbox, can you hear me now? One requires repetition

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like a stubborn family member or insubordinate employee, Xbox One owners might need to tell their fancy new console what to do more than once. In flashy commercials that began airing […]

11/08/2013

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