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  • Box office: 'Funny People' neither hits nor misses

    "Funny People" generated the box office equivalent of a light chuckle, opening to a studio-estimated $23.4 million on its opening weekend. That's below what tracking had indicated and what some of the biggest summer comedies starring Adam Sandler ("You...
  • 'G.I. Joe' opens to $100 million worldwide, but will it hold?

    'G.I. Joe' opens to $100 million worldwide, but will it hold?
    "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" earned a studio-estimated $100 million around the globe on its opening weekend, marking Paramount's third successful big-budget action movie of the summer, albeit the smallest one. The film came in about $10 million under...
  • New Director Shines Light on 'Green Hornet'

    The green light to direct "The Green Hornet" has been given to Michael Gondry -- the very eyes that have overseen such pics as: "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "The Science of Sleep," and "Human Nature." Gondry will direct Seth Rogen and Stephen...
  • Celebrity Scoop: David Spade

    One might think that someone who's part of CBS' highly successful Monday comedy block might prefer to jet off to some luxury resort during the production hiatus. But for David Spade of "Rules of Engagement," returning this fall for its fifth season,...
  • Judd Apatow's Pacific Palisades home sells

    Judd Apatow's Pacific Palisades home sells
    Judd Apatow and his wife, Leslie Mann, have sold their Pacific Palisades home for $5.26 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The traditional house sits behind gates on nearly an acre at the end of a cul-de-sac. Built in 1997, the stately 6,000-...
  • Oscar silly season: 'Funny People' for best picture?

     
    Far be it from me to stop all of my favorite Hollywood studios from buying Oscar "For Your Consideration" ads, since they often make for a good chuckle over the morning coffee and provide a much-needed economic boost for my......
  • Shrewd DVD strategies reap rewards with Oscar nominations

     
    So how did "A Serious Man" pull off that underdog Oscar nomination for best picture? Perhaps because it was among the first wave of DVD screeners shipped to academy members, long before the deluge of discs that arrived during the holiday season. Such an...
  • 'Animal Kingdom' and 'Mother and Child' are first DVD screeners of Oscar season

     
    Being first out of the gate often matters a lot in the Oscar derby. "Frozen River" and "Little Miss Sunshine" reaped top nominations in 2008 and 2006, respectively, after being the first DVDs shipped to academy members. This year, that distinction goes to...