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  • 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1' wins slow weekend at box office

    'Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1' wins slow weekend at box office
    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” stayed at No. 1 for the third weekend in a row in a traditionally slow weekend at the box office. Audiences tend to shy away from theaters the weekend after Thanksgiving to instead partakes in...
  • 'Interstellar' charts course in China to become No. 2 import of 2014

    'Interstellar' charts course in China to become No. 2 import of 2014
    “Interstellar” rocketed past the $100-million mark in China last week and is charting a course to be the second-highest grossing imported film of 2014. Christopher Nolan’s space epic added nearly $23.3 million to its haul in the...
  • Youth drama sinks John Woo's 'The Crossing' at Chinese box office

    Youth drama sinks John Woo's 'The Crossing' at Chinese box office
    The nostalgic romantic youth drama “Fleet of Time” sunk director John Woo’s much-anticipated nautical epic “The Crossing: Part 1” at the Chinese box office in the seven days ending Sunday.  “Fleet of Time,”...
  • 'Penguins of Madagascar' hit by a blizzard of puns

    'Penguins of Madagascar' hit by a blizzard of puns
    It's hard to go wrong with penguins. They can be elegant and emotionally engaging in real life, as the Oscar-winning documentary "March of the Penguins" beautifully captured. They can also be toe-tapping hysterical and wildly musical, as they proved...
  • Box office: 'Hunger Games' tallies $14.5 million on Wednesday

    Box office: 'Hunger Games' tallies $14.5 million on Wednesday
    "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1," the Lionsgate sequel expected to win the Thanksgiving weekend box office race, began its holiday feast early by earning a studio-estimated $14.5 million on Wednesday, raising its cumulative U.S. and...
  • Stocks slip on Cyber Monday as retail sales dipped and China slowed

    Stocks slip on Cyber Monday as retail sales dipped and China slowed
    NEW YORK — Mounting signs of weakness in the global economy and a poor start to the holiday shopping season knocked the stock market lower on Monday. Earlier sales, a shift to online shopping and stagnant wages meant fewer Americans showed up to...
  • 'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon

     'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon
    After a recent screening of "The Boxtrolls," a child approached animator Travis Knight to say he loved the movie because "it was the weirdest thing I've ever seen." For Knight, president and CEO of Laika, a stop-motion animation company based outside of...
  • Shareholder lawsuit targets DreamWorks Animation

    Shareholder lawsuit targets DreamWorks Animation
    DreamWorks Animation has been hit with a shareholder lawsuit alleging the company misled investors about the poor performance of its 2013 movie "Turbo." Charles Paddock, a DreamWorks shareholder suing on behalf of himself and other investors, alleges...
  • DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer

    DreamWorks Animation has appointed a new chief financial officer, in the latest in a series of management changes at the Glendale studio. Fazal Merchant, a former executive at DirecTV and Barclays Capital,  has been tapped as the company's finance...
  • Oscars: 20 animated features submitted for consideration

    Oscars: 20 animated features submitted for consideration
    Twenty films have been submitted for consideration in this year's animated feature Oscar category, a large and diverse group that could potentially be winnowed down to five. According to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rules, the size of the...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'

    Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'
    Robin Williams may have been best known for his roles in such as movies as “Good Morning, Vietnam,” “Dead Poets Society” and “Good Will Hunting.” But it was his turn as the fast-talking genie in the 1992 Disney...