| Aug 6, 2012
| 12:16 PM
The successful landing of the rover Curiosity on Mars on Sunday night captured America's imagination in a way that few positive news events have in years.
Hollywood, meanwhile, may have been left scratching its head over why it can't capture the same...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Sunday, Aug. 5
Antique car show The Chesapeake Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America holds its annual event in conjunction with the opening weekend of the Howard County Fair. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the county fairgrounds in...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Walt Disney Co.'s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment gave it the Hulk, Iron Man and other superheroes to fuel summer blockbusters for years to come.
It also got Ike Perlmutter.
Marvel's chief executive is hardly a household name. But Disney's...
| May 3, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Disney had hopes of launching a movie series based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' "John Carter of Mars" novels, but the box-office results and critical response may make this first effort the only entry.
Taylor Kitsch gets plenty of chances to show off his...
| May 13, 2012
| 11:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- "The Avengers" knocked out its competition and joined an elite box office group -- the $1 billion club.
The superhero smorgasbord featuring Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and The Hulk raked in a whopping $103.2 million in it's second week...
| May 6, 2012
| 2:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Avengers" proved that five superheroes are better than one by bursting into Hollywood's record books with a massive $200.3 million in ticket sales over its opening weekend in U.S. and Canadian theaters, kicking off Hollywood's...
| May 8, 2012
| 2:24 PM
The Walt Disney Co.reported a 21% jump in net income for the quarter, as the strong performance of the television business and at the theme parks more than offset losses at the film studio.
Revenues rose to $9.6 billion for the three months ending...
| May 13, 2012
| 11:36 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Avengers," the smash hit movie about Marvel superheroes who team up to save the Earth, crushed competitors for a second weekend with a record $103.2 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales and was poised to top $1 billion...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:51 PM
EMERYVILLE, Calif. — It takes a fearless sort of man to wear a skirt to the office — even when the office is a den of art school grads, the boss is an avuncular guy with a Hawaiian shirt fetish and the skirt is a stylish plaid number...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Deposed Walt Disney Studios Chairman and former Disney Channels Worldwide President Rich Ross has been named chief executive of Shine America, a production company owned by News Corp.
Ross, who was a fast-rising television executive heading Disney...
| May 22, 2012
We've never met, but I'm a big fan of yours.
In fact, you made me the man that I am today. Confident and resilient, I may not have all my issues in order, but I eat adversity for breakfast. I'm a good guy to have on your side, even if...