| May 21, 2012
| 4:38 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:39 PM
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."...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The recent movie musicals "Nine" and "Rock of Ages" both tanked at the box office, but that apparently isn't stopping producers from investing in an effort to adapt the Tony-winning "Memphis" for the big screen.
"Memphis" will be turned into a movie...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 9:19 AM
"Snow White and the Huntsman" easily made it out of the woods at the box office this weekend, as the film's debut far exceeded industry projections.
The fairy-tale adaptation opened with a surprisingly robust $56.3 million, according to an estimate...
| Aug 1, 2012
After learning she needed cataract surgery for her weakening eyesight, Merle Gordon decided to wait a few months until her ophthalmologist could offer laser surgery with more precision.
She's glad she did. Gordon received a new type of laser surgery on...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:41 AM
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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:50 PM
"Safe Haven" will find no refuge at the box office the weekend, as the latest "Die Hard" movie is set to annihilate the competition.
"A Good Day to Die Hard," the fifth installment in the Bruce Willis action franchise, is expected to gross a robust $55...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Bosko Magana, a 10-year-old fifth-grader at Dolores Mission School in Boyle Heights, began noticing about a year ago that her world was getting a little fuzzy around the edges. But eyeglasses didn't fit into the family budget.
Joanna Hernandez, 13,...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:30 PM
As vampires Bella and Edward take their last bites on the big screen, Hollywood studios are on the hunt for the next "Twilight," a movie that plays on teenage angst and, more importantly, lights up the movie box office.
The first four "Twilight"...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
"Footloose" took the No. 2 spot at the box office this weekend with $16.1 million worth of ticket sales, just barely less than the $16.3 million "Real Steel" grossed. The horror flick "The Thing" and "The Big Year" both flopped at the box office....
| Oct 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
"Paranormal Activity 3" scared off all rivals at the box office this weekend, topping the series best and outpacing all comers with an eye-popping studio-estimated take of $54 million. The third film in Paramount Pictures' horror franchise bested...