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British writer J.K. Rowling (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)

JK Rowling to pen new magic movie for Warner Bros

LONDON (AP) — J.K. Rowling’s world of wizardry is coming back to the big screen — but without Harry Potter. Film studio Warner Bros. announced Thursday that Rowling will write the screenplay for a movie […]

09/12/2013

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

A television screen shows the CBS channel with an announcement by Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

TV blackouts aren’t shutting out fans completely

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A week into the blackout of CBS programming to millions of Time Warner Cable subscribers, viewers are finding workarounds. Nancy Keiter, a graphic designer in New York, plans to watch early […]

08/09/2013

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CBS rejects Time Warner’s a la carte proposal

Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt is offering to end a four-day blackout of CBS stations, saying the cable operator would allow CBS to sell its stations’ signal “a la carte” to consumers instead of […]

08/05/2013

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Time Warner, CBS draw viewers into fee spat

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Time Warner Cable can’t work out their differences, so they want viewers to help settle the fight. Three million Time Warner Cable customers in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas […]

08/04/2013

Larry King

Larry King to host a new political talk TV show

NEW YORK (AP) — Larry King is returning to TV with a political talk show beginning next month. The new program, “Politics With Larry King,” will air on the RT America network, a global, English-language […]

05/29/2013

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Time spin-off highlights risks facing magazines

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From Sports Illustrated to People to its namesake magazine, Time Inc., was always an innovator. But now when the troubled magazine industry is facing its greatest challenge, the company is struggling in a digital world.

03/10/2013

Kevin Tsujihara

From eggs to film: A Japanese-American studio head

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — There isn’t much “Hollywood” about Kevin Tsujihara. He spends most of his time in back-room meetings, away from the red carpets and spotlights for which the city is known.

02/28/2013

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Super-clear format can puncture ‘Hobbit’ fantasy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One thought struck me as I watched the new “Hobbit” movie in the latest super-clear format: “The rain looks fake. It’s not hitting their faces!” That is just one consequence of Peter Jackson’s decision to shoot at a higher frame rate.

12/07/2012

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