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  • 'Spider-Man' flies to No. 1; 'Savages,' 'Katy Perry' are decent

    'Spider-Man' flies to No. 1; 'Savages,' 'Katy Perry' are decent
    Hordes of moviegoers were bitten by the "Spider-Man" bug this weekend, as the superhero flick flew to the top of the box office. The 3-D reboot starring Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger debuted on Tuesday and grossed a healthy $140 million during its...
  • Video: 'Spider-Man' swings to No. 1 past 'Katy Perry,' 'Savages'

    Video: 'Spider-Man' swings to No. 1 past 'Katy Perry,' 'Savages'
    "The Amazing Spider-Man"  was the hero of the box office this weekend, swinging to the No. 1 position past a new documentary about Katy Perry and Oliver Stone's gritty  "Savages." The 3-D superhero flick starring Andrew Garfield debuted Tuesday and...
  • The Amazing Spider-Man

    The Amazing Spider-Man
    This reboot of Spider-Manisn't so amazing. It's rather unnecessary, considering the Sam Raimi pictures were just five years ago and this story was the same as his first one 10 years ago. That means we get no surprises. We knew Uncle Ben (hey...before...
  • US national debate is a disgrace

    PARIS -- As the American presidential election approaches, the dominant conviction expressed by members of both parties is that the country is gravely in decline. If the wrong man is elected, the nation's spin out of control will accelerate and...
  • No. 1 'Oz' conjures up magical $80.3 million in box office debut

    A week after a near $200-million movie debuted with a flop, another big-budget 3-D film proved to be box office magic. "Oz: The Great and Powerful" enjoyed a far better opening than "Jack the Giant Slayer" did last weekend, launching with a robust $80.3...
  • 'Oz' merchandising tie-in treasures

    'Oz' merchandising tie-in treasures
    If Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" continues to be a tornado at the ticket counter (opening weekend saw $80.3 million in domestic ticket sales, making it the most successful 2013 release to date), the inhabitants of the Emerald City aren't the only...
  • With $75M debut, 'Oz' would be 2013's biggest box office hit yet

    It looks like the yellow brick road could lead Walt Disney Studios to box office gold. "Oz: The Great and Powerful," the studio's $200-million-plus production, is headed toward the biggest opening of 2013 by far. The Sam Raimi-directed picture...
  • With $75M debut, Disney's 'Oz' would be 2013's biggest box office hit yet

    With $75M debut, Disney's 'Oz' would be 2013's biggest box office hit yet
    It looks like the yellow brick road could lead Walt Disney Studios to box office gold. "Oz: The Great and Powerful," the studio's $200-million-plus production, is headed toward the biggest opening of 2013 by far. The Sam Raimi-directed picture...
  • 'Oz the Great and Powerful' review: This wand is broken

    'Oz the Great and Powerful' review: This wand is broken
    ** (out of four) If “Oz the Great and Powerful” only had a brain. And heart. And courage. Even then it’d still have James Franco, who should never again collaborate with director Sam Raimi. Franco's turn as Peter Parker's pal/nemesis...
  • 'Oz' set for $90-million debut: The next 'Alice in Wonderland'?

    Blockbuster-starved studios rarely reach Hollywood's Emerald City, but Walt Disney Studios appears headed there this weekend. The studio's $200-million-plus 3-D production is set to open this weekend with a massive gross of about $90 million,...
  • 'Oz the Great and Powerful' explains the man in the Emerald City ★★ 1/2

    'Oz the Great and Powerful' explains the man in the Emerald City ★★ 1/2
    In show business, like all business, very often you spend money to make money. Director Sam Raimi's "Oz the Great and Powerful" is Disney's latest attempt to spend $200 million to make a billion worldwide, on the order of Tim Burton's "Alice in...