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Scene from the movie Bad Grandpa. (AP Foto/Paramount Pictures, Sean Cliver)

‘Bad Grandpa’ tops box office with $32M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With theaters heavy in dramatic offerings, Johnny Knoxville’s silly stunts captivated weekend moviegoers. “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” stole the No.1 spot from three-week box-office champ, “Gravity,” with $32 million in ticket […]

10/28/2013

Sony's logo outside the company's headquarters in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

Sony hopes sharable clips, extras aid movie buying

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony is hoping that providing sharable movie clips and extras like deleted scenes will prompt more people to buy digital movies. At least that’s the intention behind a new initiative it’s […]

10/23/2013

This image released by Starpix shows Sandra Bullock, left, and George Clooney at luncheon honoring the film "Gravity," and hosted by The Peggy Siegal Company and Warner Brothers Pictures at The Explorers Club, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)

‘Gravity’ exerts its force, earns $30M in 3rd week

NEW YORK (AP) — “Gravity” continued to exert its force at the box office, the WikiLeaks drama “The Fifth Estate” flopped, and the anticipated Slavery tale “12 Years a Slave” opened strong in limited release. […]

10/21/2013

The Sony Smart Watch (Photo credit: SonyMobile.com)

Sony’s $200 smartwatch works with Android phones

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony says its new computerized wristwatch will sell for $200 in the U.S. and will work with a variety of Android phones. Sony’s SmartWatch 2 hasn’t gotten as much attention as […]

10/15/2013

This image released by Starpix shows Sandra Bullock, left, and George Clooney at luncheon honoring the film "Gravity," and hosted by The Peggy Siegal Company and Warner Brothers Pictures at The Explorers Club, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)

‘Gravity’ keeps spinning with $43.2M at box office

(AP) – “Gravity” isn’t leaving orbit. The Warner Bros. astronaut adventure starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney landed in the top spot at the box office for the second weekend in a row, earning $43.2 […]

10/14/2013

This image released by Starpix shows Sandra Bullock, left, and George Clooney at luncheon honoring the film "Gravity," and hosted by The Peggy Siegal Company and Warner Brothers Pictures at The Explorers Club, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)

‘Gravity’ launches to top of worldwide box office

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Gravity” soared to the top of the worldwide box office in its debut weekend. The Warner Bros. space drama starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney boasted the biggest October opening […]

10/07/2013

Danielle Bisutti in a scene from "Insidious: Chapter 2." (AP Photo/FilmDistrict, Matt Kennedy)

‘Insidious: Chapter 2′ creeps to top of box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The haunted-house horror flick “Insidious: Chapter 2″ scared up more than $40 million of box-office bounty in its debut weekend. The James Wan film reunites Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne as […]

09/16/2013

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, speaks on stage during the introduction of the new iPhone 5C in Cupertino, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Christmas in summer? Gadget makers reveal lineups

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — It’s still officially summer, yet major electronic companies have already announced a slew of holiday gift ideas: iPhones of different colors, video game players and a new category of wristwatches designed […]

09/11/2013

This film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Oprah Winfrey as Gloria Gaines, left, and Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines in a scene from "Lee Daniels' The Butler." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Anne Marie Fox)

‘The Butler’ tops ‘One Direction’ at box office

(AP) – “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” was served another first-place finish over the Labor Day weekend. The film starring Forest Whitaker as a veteran White House butler earned $20.2 million in the top spot at […]

09/03/2013

This film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Oprah Winfrey as Gloria Gaines, left, and Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines in a scene from "Lee Daniels' The Butler." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Anne Marie Fox)

‘The Butler’ tops box office with $16.5 million

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite three new releases, the period drama “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” and the road trip comedy “We’re the Millers” stayed atop the box office. “The Butler,” which stars Forest Whitaker as […]

08/26/2013

This film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Oprah Winfrey as Gloria Gaines, left, and Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines in a scene from "Lee Daniels' The Butler." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Anne Marie Fox)

‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ opens atop box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Lee Daniels’ biopic of a White House butler who served eight presidents topped the weekend box office while three other new releases failed to connect with fans. “Lee Daniels’ The […]

08/19/2013

Actor Matt Damon arrives at the world premiere of "Elysium" at the Regency Village Theater on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Box office top 20: $29.8 million for ‘Elysium’

NEW YORK (AP) — Neill Blomkamp’s science-fiction thriller “Elysium” led a crowded field at the box office, topping the weekend with $29.8 million. That was enough to best Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston’s comedy “We’re […]

08/12/2013

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