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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

Box Office

‘Identity Thief’ tops box office with $14 million

NEW YORK (AP) — A week after losing the box office title to Bruce Willis, Melissa McCarthy took it back again. McCarthy’s road trip comedy “Identity Thief” topped the box office in its third week of release on Oscar weekend with $14 million for Universal.

02/25/2013

Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, director Quentin Tarantino, Jamie Foxx, and Christoph Waltz (l-r), cast of "Django Unchained" movie. (AP Photo)

‘Django Unchained’ action figures discontinued

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Weinstein Co. has asked a toy maker to discontinue a line of “Django Unchained” action figures after receiving complaints that they were offensive.

01/18/2013

Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, director Quentin Tarantino, Jamie Foxx, and Christoph Waltz (l-r), cast of "Django Unchained" movie. (AP Photo)

Action figures for ‘Django Unchained’ draw protest

(AP) – Slavery-era action figures tied to Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” are raising questions about whether they’re appropriate.

01/08/2013

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