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  • Is Amazon the bully or the hero?

    The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette. Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...
  • In Nebraska, Yazidi community is paralyzed by guilt

    In Nebraska, Yazidi community is paralyzed by guilt
    When they cook, they weep, knowing their relatives in Iraq have nothing to eat. When they see their beds, they think of those trapped on a mountaintop who must sleep on nothing but rocks. Many members of the Yazidi community here say they have stopped...
  • Box Office: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Delivers $65 Million Debut, Sequel Announced

    Paramount Pictures was so pleased by "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles's" $93.7 million global debut this weekend that it said it is moving forward with plans for a sequel to the franchise reboot. Domestically, the film kicked up a sterling $65 million...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Scores $25.6 Mil Friday on Way to $65 Mil Weekend

    Cowabunga is right. Paramount's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" more than doubled the box office earnings of Disney-Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" on Friday. The turtle adventure opened to $25.6 million and is on track for a much-higher-than-...
  • 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...