| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The numbers said "Kick-Ass 2" was going to do just that.
Before its theatrical release, audience tracking surveys estimated the superhero action-comedy could gross as much as $25 million its opening weekend.
Instead, the sequel took in only $13...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Now that the summer box-office proceeds have been tallied, with the hits ("Iron Man 3") and misses ("R.I.P.D") identified, social media measurement firm Fizziology has weighed in with the season's social media standouts.
Fizziology has generated its...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:23 PM
The Wolf Pack is taking a bite out of the home entertainment market.
"The Hangover Part III," the final installment of the trilogy starring Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms, was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week in...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy are arresting plenty of DVD and Blu-ray buyers.
Their buddy cop comedy "The Heat" is the top title on Rentrak's DVD sales chart for its first week in release, thwarting Guillermo Del Toro's science fiction smash-em-up...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LAS VEGAS — From the 34th floor of the Aria Resort & Casino, a colossal hotel complex with more than 4,000 rooms and a 150,000-square-foot gambling floor, Robert De Niro surveyed what remained of the Las Vegas he once knew.
"I don't even recognize...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Johnny Knoxville has been at the center of the lowbrow "Jackass" series of bad-boy comedy films and cable TV shows. His format gathers a collection of silly, stupid skits that are so seriously R-rated they defy description in a family newspaper. The...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:35 AM
"Fast and Furious 6": 1, "Hangover Part III" director Todd Phillips: 0.
The Memorial Day weekend box office results are in, and "Fast 6" flattened the Wolfpack's third outing by a 2-to-1 margin. Now Phillips -- like some of his film's characters --...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:36 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out where the month of May went.
The Skinny: I've got a pile of pilots to watch, but I just can't find the energy right now. Instead, all I want to do is watch baseball and take naps. Thursday's headlines include a look...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A Grumpy Cat movie is in development, and the famously unhappy feline will speak in the film.
We can think of plenty of sourpusses in Hollywood, but it would take a special talent to voice this particularly disdainful kitty, a mixed breed female named...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In 2013, television got a lot of love from the appreciation societies, amateur and professional — some say it was the best TV year ever! (Notwithstanding the unprepossessing fall season.) Can 2014 do better? Will it be the fulfillment or the end...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:32 AM
We may still be digesting “American Hustle,” “Her” and the surge of movies from the end of 2013, but with the calendar flipping to January, it’s not too soon to look ahead. The year 2014 promises to be a big and at times...