| Jul 27, 2011
| 10:00 PM
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Tiny blue people called Smurfs live in a magic forest and speak a beautiful language: It’s English, except the word smurf can be used to mean absolutely anything. (Examples: “Oh my smurf” and “Where the smurf are...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:00 AM
China bought $91.9-billion worth of U.S. goods last year, including boatloads of medical devices, precious metals and electrical equipment. But when it comes to America's most celebrated cultural export — Hollywood movies — crossing China's...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 3:46 PM
"Apollo 18" (PG-13). Supposed "lost footage"-style movie details the mission of Apollo 18. Two American astronauts are sent on a secret mission to the moon, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. TownMall Cinemas (1:10, 3:20, 5:30, 7:40,...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 1:10 PM
The little blue creatures get a fun update in this combination of live action and computer animation, taking them from their own world to New York ... where they're still pursued by their perennial enemy Gargamel.
Neil Patrick Harris proves an ideal...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:40 PM
"Hotel Transylvania" will suck the life out of its rivals at the box office this weekend, as the animated monster flick is set to dominate ticket sales.
The 3-D film should easily claim the No. 1 position with a solid debut of around $35 million,...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 8:37 AM
"Hotel Transylvania" sank its teeth into the competition this weekend, as the animated film easily ruled the box office.
The 3-D monster flick, which features classic characters such as Dracula and the Mummy, had the biggest September opening ever with...
| Oct 9, 2012
Coinciding with the comic strip's 65th anniversary, Charles Schulz's "Peanuts" gang--that's Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy and the rest, if your memory needs a reboot--will hit the big screens Nov. 25, 2015, a press release announced this...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Monday, July 2
Movie time The Columbia Association Summer Lakefront Film Festival continues with "The Smurfs" (rated PG) at 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. For more information,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Lucille Bliss, who provided the voice of the cartoon character Crusader Rabbit in the early days of television and gained recognition a generation later as the voice of Smurfette in the 1980s television hit "The Smurfs," has died. She was 96.
| Jul 25, 2011
"The Smurfs" premiere drew Katy Perry, Neil Patrick Harris, Sofia Vergara, Jayma Mays, Brooke Shields, Tim Gunn and more to the blue carpet outside the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City. Katy Perry, who voices Smurfette, wore Smurfette as well....
| Aug 2, 2011
Jeff Sagansky: Veteran media executive Jeff Sagansky and his partners are betting hundreds of millions of dollars on more than a dozen Hollywood "tentpoles." Sagansky on Tuesday announced plans to invest in 12 to 16 big-budget studio releases over the...