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  • No. 1 'Despicable Me 2' rules box office as 'Lone Ranger' flops

    With "Despicable Me 2" dominating the Fourth of July box office, it was no holiday for "The Lone Ranger." The animated 3-D film had a lot to celebrate over the long Independence Day weekend as it took in an explosive $142.1 million between its debut...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' boosts original's DVD sales; 'Jack' takes No. 1

    Publicity preceding last week's release of "Despicable Me 2" carried over into DVD sales for its predecessor. Three years after its own theatrical release, Universal's "Despicable Me" cracked the top-10 DVD sales chart at No. 9 for the week. "Jack the...
  • Reel Critics: 'Despicable' is delectable

    Any blockbuster hit is sure to be reincarnated in today's Hollywood. Dual directors Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud teamed up make over $500 million with the animated hit "Despicable Me" in 2010. They repeat the success of their first collaboration with...
  • 'Oz' top-selling DVD; No. 2 is 134-week-old 'Despicable Me'

    'Oz' top-selling DVD; No. 2 is 134-week-old 'Despicable Me'
    Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" returned to the top of the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its fourth week in release. Buzz around Universal's "Despicable Me 2" continued to boost sales of the original, which took the No. 2 spot.  "The Call,"...
  • You're invited -- to watch movies under the stars and race in high heels [Perry Hall]

    Come and enjoy the movie series Under the Stars, courtesy of the Perry Hall Giant food store. Unique to our almost one-year-old store at 8905 Belair Road in Perry Hall, the series started at the end of June and runs until the beginning of August. An...
  • Ghosts beat minions as 'Conjuring' horror flick leads box office

    Ghosts beat minions as 'Conjuring' horror flick leads box office
    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The low-budget horror flick "The Conjuring" outran the "Despicable Me" minions and a racing snail named "Turbo" to win the weekend box office contest at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to studio estimates on Sunday....
  • '42' is No. 1 on DVD sales chart; 'Identity Thief' is top rental

    '42' is No. 1 on DVD sales chart; 'Identity Thief' is top rental
    The Jackie Robinson biopic "42" scored the top spot on the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its first week in release. The film, starring Chadwick Boseman and Nicole Beharie, outpaced "Evil Dead," this year's remake of the tongue-in-cheek horror classic...
  • 'The Smurfs 2' looks overseas for more green

    The central conceit of "The Smurfs 2" is that the wicked wizard Gargamel (Hank Azaria) is desperate to capture the secret essence of Smurfs. But Sony Pictures already has found the magic formula that makes the blue cartoon characters so popular —...
  • '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...