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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."...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Box Office: 'Snow White' has surprisingly strong $56.3-million debut [Updated]

    Box Office: 'Snow White' has surprisingly strong $56.3-million debut [Updated]
    "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...
  • His vision for a better world [Corrected]

    While most of us don't think twice about our ability to see the world around us, many lack even the basic access to eyeglasses. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Dr. Ahsan Khan was the president of...
  • New iShuttle routes called 'seamless'

    IRVINE — The two new iShuttle routes opening Monday provide a "seamless last-mile transfer" among major live-work destinations and the Irvine Station, a transportation official said. The new routes, labeled C and D, will connect the Irvine...