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  • Box Office: 'Contraband' steals No. 1 spot from 'Beauty and the Beast' [Updated]

     
    The ugly world of drug smuggling beat out a fairy tale "Beauty" at the box office this weekend, as Mark Wahlberg's "Contraband" was the No. 1 pick at the multiplex. The action thriller was the most popular film over the......
  • 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."...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • First look: 'Extraordinary Measures' has less than ordinary start, 'Avatar' not slowing

     
    The No. 1 broadcast network got a lesson in big screen disappointment this weekend. "Extraordinary Measures," the first release from CBS Films, debuted to an anemic $7 million, according to a studio estimate. "Avatar," meanwhile, once again dominated...