| May 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The box-office party may last a while for "Bridesmaids." Following a solid $26.2-million opening for the rare female-oriented comedy, "Bridesmaids" ticket sales dropped only 20% on the film's second weekend to $21.1 million, an impressive number,...
| May 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Several comments have been rolling in from readers who want to know where the dainty gold necklace worn by Kristen Wiig's character in the film "Bridesmaids" came from. We followed up with the movie's costume designer, Leesa Evans -- with......
| May 24, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Usually when a movie opens big at the box office the cable networks whip out their checkbooks and write numbers with lots of zeroes in them to buy the television rights. But Comcast's Universal Pictures, which has had two of......
| May 8, 2011
Kristen Wiig has just come off an average Saturday night, one that required her to wear a 2-foot-high wig, shuffle lethargically around a stripper pole and bury her face in Helen Mirren's cleavage.
"I was like, 'Are you cool with this? 'Cause I'm...
| Jul 7, 2011
A little more than a year ago, the makers of "Zookeeper" took the Kevin James comedy to the AMC Ontario Mills 30 multiplex for a test screening. The talking-animals film had been scheduled to be released in October 2010, but the Sony Pictures brass were...
| May 13, 2011
From the first overheated moments of "Bridesmaids," with its Kama Sutra-plus-six-positions sex so satisfying for him, so exhausting for her it's clear we're in for that rarest of treats: an R-rated romantic comedy from the Venus point of view.
| Dec 15, 2011
Comedies are often the most talked-about movies of the year, but even the good ones are often overlooked when it comes to awards season. Hoping to buck the trend is "Bridesmaids," the raunchy, female-driven ensemble that racked up close to $170 million at...
| May 23, 2011
Americans appear to be growing tired of riding the high seas with Capt. Jack Sparrow, but "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" found box office treasure anyway.
The fourth entry in the Johnny Depp-starring "Pirates" series raked in $256.3...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Is silence truly golden? Can George Clooney's tears bring Oscar happiness? Will Billy Crystal's yuks play as well as they did eight years ago? And could the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the first time bestow acting statuettes on two...