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  • China trying to pull back on gift-giving

    BEIJING — If you want a full-time teaching job, but you're stuck in a temporary gig without health benefits, Luo Chunlei advises that you buy the school principal a box of mooncakes and follow up with an envelope of dough. Having an operation?...
  • Box Office Gets a Boost From Older Audiences Seeing 'Gravity' in 3D

    Fall is upon us at the movies, and so is the usual bottleneck of adult-skewing awards bait. But unlike in past years at this time, adults are showing support for an unusual suspect: 3D. In just two weeks, Warner Bros.' 3D event "Gravity," which stars...
  • Gyllenhaal, Jackman's 'Prisoners' set to snatch box office crown

    The kidnapping thriller "Prisoners" is set to hold the box office captive this weekend. The well-reviewed film costarring Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman will likely debut at No. 1 with a solid $20 million in ticket sales, according to those who have...
  • October Awards Buzz: What's on Top and What's Not

    Awards-watchers were positively drunk with excitement during the Venice-Telluride-Toronto fests, but a month later, everybody has started to sober up as additional contenders are being screened. Entering the conversation in a big way are Warner Bros.'...
  • 'Prisoners': Six things to know about the Jake Gyllenhaal thriller

    This weekend sees the unofficial start of the quality-driven fall movie season. (Yeah, technically it began a few weeks ago, but would you want "Riddick" to kick off anything with the word quality in it?) The smart pop entertainment Formula One movie...
  • Box Office: 'Prisoners' Bound for $20 Million-Plus Opening

    Hugh Jackman's "Prisoners" is making a break at the U.S. box office. The Warner Bros. drama, directed by Denis Villeneuve, should expect north of $20 million this weekend for Jackman's eighth No. 1 movie of all-time. According to early estimates, the R-...
  • Box Office: 'Prisoners' Arrests a $21.4 Million Domestic Opening

    Warner Bros.' kidnapping drama "Prisoners" walked away with a solid $21.4 million Stateside opening. Pic, from Alcon Entertainment, fell in line with pre-weekend expectations. "Prisoners" opened wide this weekend at 3,260 locations. The Hugh Jackman-...
  • 'Prisoners' wins box office with solid $21.4-million opening

    'Prisoners' wins box office with solid $21.4-million opening
    Riding a wave of enthusiastic reviews, the Hugh Jackman-Jake Gyllenhaal kidnapping tale “Prisoners” opened to strong business of an estimated $21.4 million at the box office, according to figures released Sunday. Produced by Alcon...
  • 'Prisoners': Does weekend box-office winner show a new hybrid way?

    “Prisoners” is either the most exceptional piece of conventional filmmaking in Hollywood or the most conventional piece of exceptional filmmaking.   If that spins your head faster than a Geno Smith scramble, it should. The movie, which won...
  • Box Office: Sony's 'Cloudy' Sequel Takes a Bigger Bite Stateside With $35 Million

    While Sony's live-action line-up struggled this summer, the studio's animated films -- including hybrid movie "The Smurfs 2" -- have fared better, with "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" being the latest example, grossing a solid $35 million...
  • 'Good Day to Die Hard' barely wins Presidents Day weekend box office

    Presidents Day was almost a bad one for "A Good Day to Die Hard." The fifth installment in the Bruce Willis action franchise narrowly won the holiday weekend at the box office, just stealing No. 1 from "Identity Thief," the Melissa McCarthy comedy...