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  • Box Office: Fourth 'Underworld' film is No. 1 on strong weekend [Updated]

     
    The vampire film starring Kate Beckinsale, "Underworld: Awakening" opened to $25.4 million in ticket sales The George-Lucas produced "Red Tails" -- about the Tuskegee Airmen -- exceeded industry expectations, selling $19.1 million worth of tickets....
  • 'Chernobyl Diaries' mines nuclear disaster for horror thrills

     
    Audiences will get a history lesson of sorts from "Chernobyl Diaries," a movie due in theaters May 25 which follows a group of young American tourists in Europe on a jaunt to the abandoned Ukrainian site of the 1986 nuclear meltdown....
  • 'Battleship' debuts weakly at the box office [video]

     
    The headlines writers had fun. The makers of “Battleship” didn’t. In a dramatically weak opening, the alien invasion drama grossed just an estimated $25.3 million in its domestic premiere, as “Battleship” took in less than...
  • Christoper Nolan pulls a Guillermo del Toro

     
    Christopher Nolan, director of "The Dark Knight Rises," will godfather and executive produce Wally Pfister's directorial debut; Nolan has worked with Pfister on movies such as "Memento" and "The Dark Knight."...
  • The cataracts are gone

    The cataracts are gone
    For the millions of baby boomers who will eventually need cataract surgery, here's some cheering news: New types of implantable lenses promise to restore your youthful vision. Unlike the standard single-power lenses doctors have been implanting for 30...
  • 'New Moon' nearly 'Blind Side'-d at Thanksgiving box office

    'New Moon' nearly 'Blind Side'-d at Thanksgiving box office
    "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" is fading fast after its massive debut, while significantly more people are seeing "The Blind Side." Tickets sales in the U.S. and Canada for Summit Entertainment's $50-million teen vampire drama plummeted 70% over the...
  • Nestle enjoys strong 2010

    Pet food sales in North America and revenue growth in the developing world were bright spots in 2010 for Nestle, S.A., with U.S. headquarters in Glendale, company officials reported Thursday. Leaders of the Swiss company said that despite a rise in the...
  • Running 20 miles for the blind

    Running 20 miles for the blind
    Bruno Dacquay, an executive with Alcon Laboratories in Irvine, completed a 20-mile charity benefit run Tuesday morning that took him through Newport's Back Bay. He was running to raise money for and awareness about a nonprofit that helps blind people....
  • Injured dolphin Winter inspires the disabled — and Hollywood

    Injured dolphin Winter inspires the disabled — and Hollywood
    CLEARWATER — Harry Connick Jr. reread the script to his new film, "Dolphin Tale," about a dolphin who loses her tail only to have a prosthetic one made for her, and got the studio on the phone. "I had to ask, 'Did this really happen?' Oh yeah, they...
  • Movie projector: 'New Moon' headed for $90-million-plus launch

     
    Edward and Bella's latest bite at the box office looks like it will be the second biggest of 2009. People with access to pre-release audience surveys say "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" will likely sell about $90 million worth of......
  • 'Marvin the Martian' prepares for liftoff

     
    The Na'vi may be protecting Pandora this weekend, but come Christmas 2011, Marvin the Martian will try to destroy things here on Earth. The Looney Tunes character is getting his own movie -- and now that movie has a director......