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  • 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...
  • Hilary Swank Picks 'French' Diet

    Fresh from her starring turn in "P.S. I Love You," Hilary Swank is turning her eyes to possibly starring in another book adaptation. The Oscar winner and her producing partner Molly Smith have picked up the rights to "French Women Don't Get Fat,"...
  • Box office: 'Expendables' still going strong; 'Vampires Suck' draws audiences [Updated]

     
    It’s not just the film’s aging stars that have staying power. For the second week in a row, Sylvester Stallone’s “The Expendables,” the action movie starring an ensemble of performers so long in the tooth they qualify for the...
  • Dolphin Tale–production begins Friday

     
    Thinking about a trip to The Clearwater Aquarium? Think again. Dolphin Tale, the movie about the aquarium's most famous resident, Winter, the dolphin with the artificial tail, begins production on Friday, Sept. 10. Expect production to eat up a couple...
  • Dolphin Tale–casting call for extras, Saturday in Clearwater

     
    The Warners film “Dolphin Tale” being shot in Clearwater will have an open casting call for extras Sat. Sept. 11 at Ruth Eckerd Hall (the big concert hall at 1111 Booth McMullen Rd. ) in Clearwater. The casting call is from 11 to 5, and they'...
  • 'Up in the Air' takes off in limited release as box office keeps booming

     
    Strong reviews and an early awards win drove "Up in the Air" to a spectacular takeoff, as the George Clooney drama sold a studio-estimated $1.2 million worth of tickets in just 15 theaters. That's the third-biggest opening in limited release......
  • First look: 'Blind Side' tops box office as four new movies disappoint, 'Up in the Air' soars

     
    A relatively modest post-holiday drop put box-office phenom "The Blind Side" at No. 1 on its third weekend in theaters. Meanwhile, four new movies in wide release opened to less than $10 million each, meaning that despite their modest budgets,......
  • Audiences love 'Princess and the Frog,' 'Invictus,' but will they keep going?

     
    Walt Disney Studios and Warner Bros. have established that moviegoers dig their new movies "The Princess and the Frog" and "Invictus." But as a holiday season crowded with highly anticipated movies approaches, the question is whether they can both keep......
  • First look: 'Princess and the Frog,' 'Invictus' off to so-so starts

     
    This frog's going to need legs. Disney's "The Princess and the Frog" opened to $25 million, a relatively soft start that's in line with the last two releases by its Burbank-based animation studio, "Bolt" and "Meet the Robinsons," which were......
  • Could 'Avatar' hit $1 billion?

     
    20th Century Fox's $430-million bet on James Cameron is off to a rip-roaring start and set up for a huge holiday haul. "Avatar" sold a studio-estimated $232.2 million worth of tickets around the world this weekend, the ninth-biggest global debut......
  • '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......