| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:55 AM
In its first night of release, Universal Pictures' micro-budgeted thriller "The Purge" starring Ethan Hawke earned back its $3 million production budget.
Nabbing an estimated $3.4 million from its late night and midnight shows (the film bowed at 10 p.m....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Stop me if you've heard this one before: A couple of outcasts find themselves in a rigid social environment, surrounded by winners who sneer at them as losers. Most of these "losers" have given up even trying. Luckily, within their number there are a...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It's been a rough few years at the box office for Vince Vaughn.
Last summer, the actor reteamed with Owen Wilson in "The Internship" — an attempt to re-create the glory of their 2005 hit, "Wedding Crashers." But the comedy tanked at the box...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:44 AM
The critics have spoken, and “Grown Ups 2” is the winner -- as the worst movie of the summer so far.
Although the Adam Sandler comedy is expected to do good business in its debut this weekend, the sequel has attracted a blizzard of...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:03 PM
With the low-budget horror film "The Conjuring" poised to win this weekend's box office race, Universal Pictures may soon face a frightening reality.
Of the four new films hitting theaters this weekend, the studio's $130-million 3-D action-adventure "R....
| Jul 21, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Will "R.I.P.D." go down as the biggest flop of the summer?
It's hard to make the distinction, given the number of big-budget misfires that have landed in theaters this season. But according to distributor Universal Pictures, the $130-million action-...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:11 PM
"Monsters University" was at the top of its class in its freshman week in the home entertainment market.
The hit prequel to the 2001 Pixar computer-animated family film "Monsters Inc." topped Rentrak's DVD and Blu-ray sales chart. This comes after...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
It looks like there will be plenty of computer animated movies underneath Christmas trees this year.
The Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios family film "Monsters University" and DreamWorks Animation's "Turbo" took the No. 1 and No. 2...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:10 PM
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| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Gisele Bundchen, supermodel and actress, and her husband, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, have put their mega-estate in Brentwood on the market at $50 million.
The country French chateau is reached by a winding driveway that ends at a...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung Electronics Co. struck social media gold when Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres used one of its smartphones to take what has now become the world's most famous selfie.
DeGeneres never mentioned Samsung, a major Academy Awards...