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  • 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"...
  • 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...
  • William W. 'Bill' Norton dies at 85; screenwriter became gunrunner

    William W. 'Bill' Norton dies at 85; screenwriter became gunrunner
    William W. ("Bill") Norton, a successful screenwriter whose post- Hollywood life took a turn as dramatic as the fast-paced action movies he once wrote when he became a gunrunner for rebels in Northern Ireland, died Oct. 2 in Santa Barbara. He was 85. --...
  • Vonetta McGee dies at 65; film actress during 1970s blaxploitation era

    Vonetta McGee dies at 65; film actress during 1970s blaxploitation era
    Vonetta McGee, an actress whose big-screen heyday during the blaxploitation era of the 1970s included leading roles in "Blacula" and "Shaft in Africa," has died. She was 65. McGee died Friday at a hospital in Berkeley after experiencing cardiac arrest...
  • Peter Fernandez dies at 83; helped bring Japanese animation to American audiences

    Peter Fernandez dies at 83; helped bring Japanese animation to American audiences
    Peter Fernandez, who helped introduce the U.S. to Japanese animation in the 1960s by adapting the series "Speed Racer" for American audiences, has died. He was 83. Fernandez, a voice actor who was also a writer and producer, died July 15 of cancer at his...
  • Movie Projector: 'Three Stooges' are only rival for 'Hunger Games'

     
    "The Hunger Games" is expected to top the box office for the fourth consecutive weekend, with its only competition coming from the new comedy "The Three Stooges."...
  • Disney, DMG team up to make 'Iron Man 3' a Chinese co-production

     
    DMG Entertainment will make an investment in the production of Disney's "Iron Man 3" manage the Chinese co-production process, and jointly produce the film in China....
  • In NY, Jason Statham looks to punch above his weight

     
    "Safe," starring Jason Statham, comes out next week. Can it make him an action star?...
  • 'Battleship' propelled by action cliches, early reviews say

     
    Battleship, a board game with no characters or plot, is now a feature film, opening internationally this week and May 4 in the U.S. Early reviews say the film's storytelling takes a back seat to its explosions....
  • 'Battleship' solid in foreign debut but 3-D 'Titanic' breaks records

     
    The sci-fi action flick "Battleship" got off to a solid start overseas this weekend, grossing $58 million from 26 foreign countries. That sounds good, until you compare it with the receipts for "Titanic 3-D," which simultaneously collected that much in...
  • On blockbuster weekend, indies 'The Raid,' 'October Baby' find success

     
    "The Hunger Games" may have had blockbuster levels of success at the box office this weekend, but some independent films still managed to carve out their own smaller victories. The most notable was that of "The Raid: Redemption," an action......