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  • 'The Conjuring' to scare off pricey 'R.I.P.D.' on crowded weekend

    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....
  • Review: Old-school 'The Conjuring' has thrills, 'gotchas!' aplenty

    Review: Old-school 'The Conjuring' has thrills, 'gotchas!' aplenty
    When a really good new horror film comes out, one that's more about creative intelligence than executing the next grisly kill shot, it's something of a miracle in this eviscerating post-"Saw" era. Old-school and supremely confident in its attack, "The...
  • Emmys 2013: TV crossover rewarding for Farmiga, Mirren, Daniels

    Emmys 2013: TV crossover rewarding for Farmiga, Mirren, Daniels
    At 58, Jeff Daniels has made more than 40 movies, been nominated for three film Golden Globes and had one of the defining big-screen comedies of the 1990s ("Dumb & Dumber"). But before last year he had never been a TV-series regular — and had...
  • Emmys 2013: Reading the fallout and future from the Emmy nominations

    Emmys 2013: Reading the fallout and future from the Emmy nominations
    Predicting the whims and quirks of Emmy voters isn't that hard. (For proof, see Exhibit A here. If that guy can do it, anyone can.) Still, Thursday's nominations produced a fair share of surprises and undoubtedly bruised a few egos. What's the fallout?...
  • 'The Conjuring': Five ways to scare up an unlikely hit

    "The Conjuring" looks to cast a spell over audiences this weekend, with our own box-office reporter Amy Kaufman estimating the film with a $20-million budget may open to more than $30 million in ticket sales. It joins other recent return-on-investment...
  • With 'Conjuring' No. 1, 'R.I.P.D.' may be summer's biggest flop

    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-...
  • Ghosts beat minions as 'Conjuring' horror flick leads box office

    Ghosts beat minions as 'Conjuring' horror flick leads box office
    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The low-budget horror flick "The Conjuring" outran the "Despicable Me" minions and a racing snail named "Turbo" to win the weekend box office contest at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to studio estimates on Sunday....
  • 'The Conjuring': Are targeted movies the future of summer?

    'The Conjuring': Are targeted movies the future of summer?
    A couple of weeks ago, millions of people talked about (if they didn't always watch) a made-for-cable movie about Los Angeles enduring a flying-shark attack. Thirty-eight years ago it was Steven Spielberg's "Jaws"; this summer it was Ian Ziering's...
  • Reel Critics: 'R.I.P.' should end with '-O.F.F.'

    Reel Critics: 'R.I.P.' should end with '-O.F.F.'
    If they ever create an Oscar category for multi-level plot theft, "R.I.P.D." would win the first award. The initials stand for "Rest in Peace Department" and the screenplay follows a trail blazed by several blockbuster films that came before. This movie...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • Rookie actor Spencer Lofranco, star of the filmed-in-Md. 'Jamesy Boy,' is making an impact

    Rookie actor Spencer Lofranco, star of the filmed-in-Md. 'Jamesy Boy,' is making an impact
    Chances are you've never heard of Spencer Lofranco. But chances are that's going to change this year. At 21, the Toronto native is about to have what promises to be a pretty impressive rookie season. In addition to his first film, Trevor White's "Jamesy...