| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:10 PM
For the first time in forever, "Toy Story 3" is no longer the highest grossing animated film of all time. With its opening in Japan this weekend, Disney's "Frozen" has taken the top spot and pushed its worldwide box office to an estimated $1.072 billion....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:12 AM
(On Monday mornings, Movies Now will be looking at some aspect of the No. 1 movie over the weekend. This week: "Noah" and the return of Russell Crowe as a box office force).
After what seemed like 40 days and 40 nights of controversy over Darren...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Not many superheroes can wallop bad guys and belt out a tune with equal aplomb, but Fox's "X-Men" franchise boasts just such a guy in Hugh Jackman, a.k.a. Wolverine.
The star of last summer's "The Wolverine" demonstrated his singing prowess in an...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Animation giant Pixar uses technology only as a means to an end; its films are rooted in human concerns, not computer wizardry.
The same can be said of the new book "Creativity, Inc.," Ed Catmull's endearingly thoughtful explanation of how the studio he...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Mid-flight thriller "Non-Stop," the latest action movie to star Liam Neeson, flew just higher than "Son of God" to top the box office over the Oscar weekend.
"Non-Stop" grossed a studio-estimated $30 million in ticket sales in the United States and...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 10:53 AM
The still-hot "Frozen" has joined the billion-dollar box-office club.
Disney's animated fairy tale musical is expected to pass $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales on Sunday, according to studio estimates.
"Frozen," which was released wide in the...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:25 AM
CBS aired a strong Fab Four 50th anniversary special as the Sochi Winter Olympics on NBC iced the broadcast competition Sunday night, according to preliminary numbers from Nielsen.
CBS' "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America" drew nearly 14...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:34 AM
The magic continues at the global box office for Disney's "Frozen," which surpassed the studio's "Iron Man 3" this weekend to become the fifth-highest grossing film of all time, with $1.219 billion worldwide.
Boosted by its $400 million-plus Stateside...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:31 AM
No other film released 25 years ago, and few made since, captured the crosscurrents of a single neighborhood on a sweltering summer day in late 20th-century America the way Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" did.
Lee's brash masterwork still plays like...
| Aug 26, 2011
The UU Chalice Concert Series opens its season with "Framed Pairs: A Recital for Harp and Flute," at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way. A reception with the artists follows each concert....
| 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...