| Dec 13, 2012
I told myself I wouldn’t get worked up over the Golden Globe nominations this morning, but here we go again.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association—an anonymous group of freelancers much, much smaller than the Academy—really booted...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 2:01 PM
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" stands to collect more gold at the box office this weekend than the dragon Smaug is hoarding inside the Lonely Mountain.
Peter Jackson's 3-D prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy should open to between $120...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:57 PM
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (PG-13). Bilbo Baggins begins a journey to reclaim a stolen treasure. With Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage. TownMall Cinemas (11:00 a.m., 12:00*, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00*, 7:00, 7:30*, 8:00*, 10:50...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 2:25 PM
(Reuters) - "The Hobbit" brought home a big box office treasure over the weekend, setting a December movie record with $84.77 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales as legions of fans turned out for the long-awaited big-screen return to Middle Earth....
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Brad Pitt's latest movie "Killing Them Softly" won't make a killing at the box office this weekend.
Rather, the violent dark comedy will debut softly with about $10 million domestically, according to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys. The...
| Dec 2, 2012
"Flight" (R). An airline pilot makes a heroic landing, but in the aftermath faces a level of scrutiny he didn't expect. With Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Kelly Reilly, John Goodman, Bruce Greenwood, Brian Geraghty, Tamara Tunie, Nadine...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 12:36 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The "Twilight" teen movievampires sucked more money out of theaters over the weekend, leading James Bond, Brad Pitt and the rest of box office pack with $17.4 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales and scoring its third weekly...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 7:09 AM
"Life of Pi" is the best film of the 2012 Thanksgiving season. The film is expertly crafted by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee, it features an amazing debut performance from actor Suraj Sharma, it has perhaps the most beautiful water and aquatic...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:45 AM
The Tooth Fairy and her friends will be no match for a couple of sharp-fanged vampires at the box office this Thanksgiving.
After debuting with a massive $141.1 million last weekend, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2" is expected to rule the...
| Nov 21, 2012
WGN's Dean Richards reviews this weekend's new releases.
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| Nov 21, 2012
| 2:21 PM
The wait is finally over. Opening in theaters today, DreamWorks Animation’s “Rise of the Guardians” is the family film you’ve been waiting for all year. Before I saw the film, and based on the Thanksgiving weekend release, I...