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  • Is China exerting an undue influence on Hollywood films?

     
    Battleship, Iron Man 3 and Red Dawn have all been crafted with China in mind, as Hollywood bows to pressure from the Asian economic powerhouse; China is now the world's second-largest filmgoing market...
  • 'G.I. Joe': Top 10 reasons Paramount bumped it from summer

     
    Paramount says it has delayed its new "G.I. Joe" movie, "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," for nine months in order to convert it to 3-D, but many in Hollywood are doubtful that's the real reason for the move....
  • 'Taken 2' to take No. 1 from Burton's animated 'Frankenweenie'

    'Taken 2' to take No. 1 from Burton's animated 'Frankenweenie'
    "Taken 2" will hold its rivals hostage at this box office this weekend, as the kidnapping thriller is expected to claim the No. 1 spot at the multiplex. The action film starring Liam Neeson will likely debut with an excellent sum of between $45 million...
  • Screenwriter Skip Woods buys Hollywood Hills West home for $2.004 million

    Screenwriter Skip Woods buys Hollywood Hills West home for $2.004 million
    Action film screenwriter Skip Woods has put himself where the action is in L.A. — the bustling Hollywood Hills West area — with the purchase of a hillside house for $2.004 million. The sleek contemporary, built in 1951 and extensively...
  • Activision Bungie contract unsealed in Call of Duty case

    Activision Bungie contract unsealed in Call of Duty case
    Details of video game publisherActivision Blizzard Inc.'s high-profile deal in 2010 with Bungie Inc. to make an original game series has been made public for the first time as part of a separate lawsuit involving the Call of Duty game franchise. The deal...
  • Justin Bieber pays $6.5 million for Calabasas home

    Justin Bieber pays $6.5 million for Calabasas home
    The price that first-time homeowner Justin Bieber paid for his new digs in Calabasas has wended its way into the public record: $6.5 million. Set on 1.3 acres in a gated community, the 10,000-square-foot main house is described as "transitional French"...
  • Keeping 007 relevant in a changed world

    Keeping 007 relevant in a changed world
    NEW YORK — Early in "Skyfall," Judi Dench's M pulls aside our embattled hero, played once again with suave ennui by Daniel Craig, and wonders whether the world still needs either of their services. As Bond wraps his head around that idea, he looks...
  • Box Office: Cruise, Sandler lose out to 'Madagascar 3'

    Box Office: Cruise, Sandler lose out to 'Madagascar 3'
    Two A-list stars failed to attract moviegoers to the box office this weekend, as a musical featuring Tom Cruise and a comedy starring Adam Sandler lost out to "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted." The animated 3-D picture centering around a band of zoo...
  • Tony Scott dies at 68; a film career in retrospective

    Tony Scott dies at 68; a film career in retrospective
    Director-producer Tony Scott, who apparently committed suicide Sunday in San Pedro at age 68, left behind a lengthy filmography. One of the first directors to make the transition from commercials to features, he helmed movies including "Top Gun,”...
  • Director Tony Scott lived like his alpha-male action heroes

    Director Tony Scott lived like his alpha-male action heroes
    With films such as"Unstoppable"and "Man on Fire," Tony Scott told adrenaline-filled stories about fearless men — spies and cops, race car drivers and fighter pilots — who live by a code and face death on their own terms. He filled his...
  • Film director Tony Scott had a pop music sensibility

    Film director Tony Scott had a pop music sensibility
    Some of the signature action films of Tony Scott, who authorities said died Sunday after leaping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, had an unbilled but unforgettable character: music. Scott blockbusters such as "Top Gun" and "Beverly Hills Cop...