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  • '42' remains best-selling DVD; 'Identity Thief' still top rental

    '42' remains best-selling DVD; 'Identity Thief' still top rental
    Holding on from the previous week, the Jackie Robinson biopic "42" was the top-selling DVD, coming in ahead of "Evil Dead," the remake of the 1981 cult horror favorite.  "Identity Thief," the crime comedy starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy, was...
  • 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' is bestselling DVD and top rental

    'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' is bestselling DVD and top rental
    "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," starring Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis and Channing Tatum, is dominating in home entertainment. The big-budget action film from Paramount is the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray disc title, as well as the top rental.  The Jackie...
  • Are Hollywood studios cranking out too many animated films?

    Are Hollywood studios cranking out too many animated films?
    When it comes to computer-animated movies, studios seemingly can't get enough of talking animals, planes, cars, monsters, cavemen, snails and little blue creatures who live in mushrooms. But there are signs that the abundance of animated movies may be...
  • Tom Cruise vehicle 'Oblivion' is the week's best-selling DVD

    The science fiction movie "Oblivion," starring Tom Cruise, soared to the top of the DVD and Blu-ray disc sales chart in its first week in release. The dystopian drama, directed by Joseph Kosinski, had a strong box-office showing in April despite mixed...
  • Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.

    Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.
    After the coffee. Before finding a way to check out Al Jazeera America. The Skinny: I want to watch Al Jazeera America but alas am a Time Warner Cable subscriber and it doesn't have a deal to carry the news channel, which launches today. I need to get a...
  • 'Olympus Has Fallen' takes over DVD sales and rentals charts

    'Olympus Has Fallen' takes over DVD sales and rentals charts
    A trio of action films took the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray spots last week as the explosion-packed blockbusters from the spring started to hit retail shelves.  In its first week in release, the White House-set thriller "Olympus Has Fallen" was the No....
  • 'Angry Birds' movie set to soar in July 2016

    'Angry Birds' movie set to soar in July 2016
    Angry Birds will be flying into movie theaters in July 2016 with Sony announcing Wednesday that it has acquired the worldwide rights to the ubiquitous game franchise. The 3-D CG-animated movie will be developed and financed by Rovio Entertainment, the...
  • With 'Despicable Me 2,' fans again go bananas over Gru's minions

    If you looked up into the sky over the 101 Freeway last weekend, you might have noticed a massive, yellow, cylindrical aircraft hovering above the traffic. The floating orb was a blimp painted in the image of a minion — the gibberish-speaking...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' to beat 'Lone Ranger' at Fourth of July box office

    It will be fireworks for "Despicable Me 2" at the box office this Fourth of July, but "The Lone Ranger" could be a dud. The animated 3-D sequel will probably collect an impressive $110 million between Tuesday night and Sunday evening, according to those...
  • Review: 'Despicable Me 2' takes refreshing risk with grown-up themes

    The pressures of being a single father. The realization that despite everything, your kids still long for a mom. The difficulties of getting a teenage daughter's attention between texting and a boy. The boy. The treacherous emotional terrain of middle-age...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' already beating 'Lone Ranger' at box office

    "The Lone Ranger" will have to crack its whip to reach the front of the box office pack this holiday weekend. The big-budget western starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer hit theaters at 7 p.m. Tuesday opposite "Despicable Me 2," but the animated 3-D...