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  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Squashes 'Tammy' in Unexplosive 4th of July

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is far from extinct in its second weekend, bringing some heat to a less-than-explosive Fourth of July box office. The sequel grossed $10.6 million Stateside on Friday, dominating Melissa McCarthy's "Tammy," which earned...
  • 'Transformers' crushes 'Tammy,' 'Evil' to lead weekend box office

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" collected $36.4 million in ticket sales over the three-day July 4 weekend, storming ahead of new films "Tammy," "Deliver Us From Evil" and "Earth to Echo" to lead the U.S. and Canadian box office for a second...
  • Box Office: 'Transformers 4,' 'Tammy' Top Dreadful July 4th Weekend

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" topped a Fourth of July holiday that let out a whimper at the box office instead of a bang. Overall, this holiday weekend topped out at approximately $122 million, a roughly 45% drop from last year's Independence Day,...
  • 'Transformers 4′ Tops Foreign Box Office Thanks to Huge China Weekend

    Transformers: Age of Extinction" dominated the international box office for the second week in a row, picking up $95.8 million in foreign markets, according to studio estimates. The giant robots sequel played better in China than it did in the United...
  • Box office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' takes Fourth of July

    The Fourth of July weekend might have brought fireworks, but the holiday box office didn’t close with a big bang. With no new popcorn blockbusters opening, “Transformers: Age of Extinction” easily triumphed. The fourth entry in...
  • 'Transformers' wins weak Fourth of July. Moguls head to summer camp.

    'Transformers' wins weak Fourth of July. Moguls head to summer camp.
    After the coffee. Before wishing Ringo Starr happy birthday. The Skinny: I hope everyone had a good break. I used the past few days to watch a bunch of pilots in preparation for the TV press tour that kicks off this week. Now I need another vacation....
  • Melissa McCarthy -- after 'Tammy,' time for a change?

    "SPLENDID MISERY." That was Thomas Jefferson's description of the job of the presidency. I would say for some occupants of the White House -- the current inhabitant, for instance -- it might just be "miserable misery." I CAME across the above quote re-...
  • 'Tammy': Is Melissa McCarthy stuck in a creative 'Groundhog Day'?

    'Tammy': Is Melissa McCarthy stuck in a creative 'Groundhog Day'?
    It was, needless to say, not a great weekend for Melissa McCarthy. Her woman-on-the-run comedy “Tammy” took in just $21 million over the three-day weekend — a good chunk less than the prior three films in which she’s had key...
  • Charlize and Sean, Nona Hendryx, Marlene, Marilyn and new wave classics

    "PASSIONATE LOVE, I take it, rarely lasts long and is very troublesome while it does last. Mutual esteem is much more valuable," said Anthony Trollope. For a man with a name like Trollope, he was certainly a killjoy! USUALLY I let my gifted associate...
  • Hungary's Movie Renaissance Continues as Pix Win Laurels, Incentives Rise, and Hungarian Film Week Returns

    The Hungarian film biz is on a roll, and keen to maintain its momentum. Variety spoke to Agnes Havas, head of the Hungarian National Film Fund, who is attending the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival this week, about the three Hungarian features playing...
  • Emmy nominations 2014

    Emmy nominations 2014
    "True Detective" joined a stellar list of drama nominees including “Breaking Bad" and "House of Cards" when the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning in a ceremony hosted by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly. The comedy series nominees...