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  • Box Office: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' off to strong start

    Box Office: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' off to strong start
    Despite getting roundly shredded by critics, the new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie is off to a strong start at the box office. "TMNT" took in $25.6 million Friday, doubling the Friday take of last weekend's champion, "Guardians of the Galaxy."...
  • Om Puri's Long 'Journey'

    "Fat noses have no place in the Hindi film industry," Om Puri is fond of saying. "But it is not so in the West -- otherwise Anthony Quinn would have never been an actor." Puri certainly nose -- make that knows -- of what he speaks. When he was starting...
  • Social Media Buzz: Marvel's 'Guardians' Face Off Against Return of the 'Ninja Turtles'

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • 'Hundred-Foot Journey' Producer Talks Food, Family and France

    What ingredients go into a movie that's part foodie pic and part heartwarming ode to family? A dash of Steven Spielberg, a soupcon of Oprah Winfrey, and a heaping helping of actors -- including Helen Mirren and Om Puri. Stirring the batter are director...
  • Is August no longer filled with Hollywood's dog days?

    T.S. Eliot deemed April the cruelest month in his poem “The Waste Land,” but, when it comes to movies, August can be pretty brutal too. This month has long had a reputation as a kind of cinematic island of misfit toys stranded between the...
  • Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst

    Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst
    In the early days of the tourist boom that now has the city awash in bus-boat-foot tours, clogging the summer sidewalks, streets and river, I remember a "guide" on one of the boat tours who had, shall we say, a unique take on our town. He would point to...
  • Foodie montages aside, 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' unsurprising, unnecessary

    If food be the music of love, eat on. Perhaps not quite how Shakespeare put it, but then, the Bard never got to see "The Hundred-Foot Journey," an impossibly overstuffed culinary culture clash rom-com in which an imperious French restaurateur and a...
  • Billie Letts dies at 76; author of bestseller 'Where the Heart Is'

    Best-selling author Billie Letts, whose 1995 novel "Where the Heart Is" was selected by Oprah Winfrey for her book club and then adapted into a movie, has died in Oklahoma. She was 76. Letts died Saturday in Tulsa of acute myeloid leukemia. Her...
  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' follows its recipe to the letter

    'The Hundred-Foot Journey' follows its recipe to the letter
    Unhurried and unworried, "The Hundred-Foot Journey" runs with the genial precision of the well-oiled machine. A sweet and unapologetic fairy tale for adults, its story of cuisines and cultures in conflict has been polished to such a high sheen it's hard...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' may outshell 'Guardians' at box office

    'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' may outshell 'Guardians' at box office
    Michelangelo and his gang are expected to paint a box-office masterpiece this weekend with the return of popular franchise "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." The Michael Bay-produced film is expected to open with a solid $50 million in ticket sales through...
  • Oprah visits Baltimore, enjoys Canton crab feast

    Oprah visits Baltimore, enjoys Canton crab feast
    You get a crab, and you get a crab, and you get a crab! Everybody here gets a crab!  Oprah's in town. The billionaire media magnate, whose career took off after a stint as an anchor on WJZ in Baltimore, came back to the city Wednesday for a dinner...