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  • 'Butler' likely to be No. 1 again as 'Mortal Instruments' disappoints

    "The Butler" is on its way to making a tidy profit for the Weinstein Co. Starring Forest Whitaker as a White House employee who served eight presidents, "Butler" got off to a robust start last weekend, debuting at No. 1 with $24.6 million. The Lee...
  • 'The Butler' serves the competition once more at box office

    "The Butler" polished off the competition at the box office this weekend, scoring its second consecutive No. 1 win. In its second weekend in theaters, the civil-rights drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey saw its ticket sales fall only 31%...
  • 'How I Live Now' review: War gets between kissing cousins

    'How I Live Now' review: War gets between kissing cousins
    ** (out of four) It’s tough to forget Saoirse Ronan’s three 2013 stinkers for long during “How I Live Now,” which in its first 15 minutes features her character blabbering in voiceover (“The Host”), insisting on...
  • 'Ender's Game' is No. 1, 'Last Vegas' has better hand than 'Free Birds'

    This weekend Hollywood was again unable to lure teens to the multiplex in droves, as "Ender's Game" became the latest young adult adaptation to open with modest ticket sales. The pricey sci-fi flick debuted with a so-so $28 million, according to an...
  • Will Shailene Woodley be the new queen of YA film adaptations?

    Will Shailene Woodley be the new queen of YA film adaptations?
    Judging by the movies she'll be starring in this fall, actress Shailene Woodley has great taste in young adult books. She was at Comic-Con last week to talk about Summit Entertainment's upcoming adaptation "Divergent," Veronica Roth's dystopian young...
  • '42' is No. 1 on DVD sales chart; 'Identity Thief' is top rental

    '42' is No. 1 on DVD sales chart; 'Identity Thief' is top rental
    The Jackie Robinson biopic "42" scored the top spot on the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its first week in release. The film, starring Chadwick Boseman and Nicole Beharie, outpaced "Evil Dead," this year's remake of the tongue-in-cheek horror classic...
  • With 'Ender's Game,' YA movies continue to see a widening wealth gap

    "Ender's Game" may not be the best-executed adaptation in the history of moviedom. But it's based on a major bestseller and a longtime fan favorite, so by all rights it should have made a boatload of money instead of eking out $28 million on its first...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' likely to hit big, buck YA film trend

    When the receipts are tallied for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," heroine Katniss Everdeen and her famed arrows will likely hit a box-office bull's-eye. The film starring Jennifer Lawrence is forecast by some to sell as much as $180 million in...
  • 2013 movies by the numbers

    2013 movies by the numbers
    375: Approximate number of hours I spent watching movies (with about 225 movies times approximately 100 minutes)   8: Number of survival stories in October (“Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Captain Phillips,” “...
  • REVIEW: 'Divergent' ★★

    REVIEW: 'Divergent' ★&#9733
    In Veronica Roth's young adult trilogy of best-selling futuristic hellholes, being a "divergent" means you avoid easy categorization and defy the crushing dictates of your overseers. The movie version of "Divergent" is no divergent. It goes along to get...
  • Movie review: 'Divergent'

    Movie review: 'Divergent'
    In Veronica Roth's young adult trilogy of best-selling futuristic hellholes, being a "divergent" means you avoid easy categorization and defy the crushing dictates of your overseers. The movie version of "Divergent" is no divergent. It goes along to get...