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Actor Hugh Jackman. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Sans claws, Hugh Jackman rages in ‘Prisoners’

TORONTO (AP) — Hugh Jackman may spend an inordinate amount of time playing a mutant wolf superhero, but even the Australian actor realizes his image is somewhat defanged. Whether it’s because he hasn’t shied away […]

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 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

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Statuette from ‘Maltese Falcon’ to sell in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A statuette featured in the 1941 movie “The Maltese Falcon” is being offered for sale at a New York City auction. Bonhams says the black figurine is the highlight of a […]

08/07/2013

Hugh Jackman in scene from the movie "The Wolverine." (Photo: AP/Twentieth Century Fox/Ben Rothstein)

‘Wolverine’ cuts loose with $53.1M at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Wolverine” clawed his way to the top of the weekend box office. The Fox film starring Hugh Jackman as the clawed mutant superhero debuted in first place with $53.1 million […]

07/29/2013

In this publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Lili Taylor portrays Carolyn Perron, left, and Joey King portrays Christine in a scene from "The Conjuring." (AP Photo/New Line Cinema/Warner Bros. Pictures, Michael Tackett)

‘The Conjuring’ scares up $41.5M to top box office

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Moviegoers were ready for a fright this weekend, sending “The Conjuring” into first place at the box office, while “R.I.P.D.” became the summer’s latest big-budget action film to bite the dust. […]

07/21/2013

‘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

Henry Cavill as Superman in scene from movie "Man of Steel" (Warner Brothers Pictures / AP Photo)

‘Man of Steel’ promoted from the pulpit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seems Warner Bros. has taken movie marketing to a whole new level — even higher than a bird or a plane. The studio enlisted Christian-focused firm Grace Hill Media to promote […]

06/19/2013

Henry Cavill as Superman in scene from movie "Man of Steel" (Warner Brothers Pictures / AP Photo)

‘Man of Steel’ soars with $116.6M at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Man of Steel” went up, up and away at the box office. The Warner Bros. superhero film earned $116.6 million in its opening weekend. The retelling of Superman’s backstory nabbed the […]

06/17/2013

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‘The Purge’ scares up $34.1 million at box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Made for just $3 million, the suspense thriller “The Purge” scared up more than 10 times that in its opening weekend at the box office. The Universal horror film took in […]

06/10/2013

The Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles. (Wilshire Boulevard Temple Photo)

$150 million reboot for Hollywood Temple to Stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From its very beginnings, the imposing marble edifice with the glistening copper dome rising 100 feet above the edge of downtown Los Angeles has been a major Hollywood production. During the […]

06/02/2013

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. (AP Photo)

Royals William, Kate and Harry have magic day out

WATFORD, England (AP) — Britain’s young royals had a magical day out Friday with a visit to the studio where the “Harry Potter” movies were filmed. Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry toured Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden near London.

04/26/2013

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