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  • Tom Cruise vehicle 'Oblivion' is the week's best-selling DVD

    Tom Cruise vehicle 'Oblivion' is the week's best-selling DVD
    The science fiction movie "Oblivion," starring Tom Cruise, soared to the top of the DVD and Blu-ray disc sales chart in its first week in release. The dystopian drama, directed by Joseph Kosinski, had a strong box-office showing in April despite mixed...
  • Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.

    Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.
    After the coffee. Before finding a way to check out Al Jazeera America. The Skinny: I want to watch Al Jazeera America but alas am a Time Warner Cable subscriber and it doesn't have a deal to carry the news channel, which launches today. I need to get a...
  • Are Hollywood studios cranking out too many animated films?

    Are Hollywood studios cranking out too many animated films?
    When it comes to computer-animated movies, studios seemingly can't get enough of talking animals, planes, cars, monsters, cavemen, snails and little blue creatures who live in mushrooms. But there are signs that the abundance of animated movies may be...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' to beat 'Lone Ranger' at Fourth of July box office

    'Despicable Me 2' to beat 'Lone Ranger' at Fourth of July box office
    It will be fireworks for "Despicable Me 2" at the box office this Fourth of July, but "The Lone Ranger" could be a dud. The animated 3-D sequel will probably collect an impressive $110 million between Tuesday night and Sunday evening, according to those...
  • Review: 'Despicable Me 2' takes refreshing risk with grown-up themes

     Review: 'Despicable Me 2' takes refreshing risk with grown-up themes
    The pressures of being a single father. The realization that despite everything, your kids still long for a mom. The difficulties of getting a teenage daughter's attention between texting and a boy. The boy. The treacherous emotional terrain of middle-age...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' already beating 'Lone Ranger' at box office

    'Despicable Me 2' already beating 'Lone Ranger' at box office
    "The Lone Ranger" will have to crack its whip to reach the front of the box office pack this holiday weekend. The big-budget western starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer hit theaters at 7 p.m. Tuesday opposite "Despicable Me 2," but the animated 3-D...
  • With 'Despicable Me 2' and more, movies revisit the sequel debate

    With 'Despicable Me 2' and more, movies revisit the sequel debate
    In 2010, after the animation studio Illumination Entertainment's first film, "Despicable Me," became a surprise hit, its makers faced a quandary. "Despicable Me" derived much of its appeal from the character of a curmudgeonly supervillain named...
  • No. 1 'Despicable Me 2' rules box office as 'Lone Ranger' flops

    No. 1 'Despicable Me 2' rules box office as 'Lone Ranger' flops
    With "Despicable Me 2" dominating the Fourth of July box office, it was no holiday for "The Lone Ranger." The animated 3-D film had a lot to celebrate over the long Independence Day weekend as it took in an explosive $142.1 million between its debut...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' boosts original's DVD sales; 'Jack' takes No. 1

    'Despicable Me 2' boosts original's DVD sales; 'Jack' takes No. 1
    Publicity preceding last week's release of "Despicable Me 2" carried over into DVD sales for its predecessor. Three years after its own theatrical release, Universal's "Despicable Me" cracked the top-10 DVD sales chart at No. 9 for the week. "Jack the...
  • 'Angry Birds' movie set to soar in July 2016

    'Angry Birds' movie set to soar in July 2016
    Angry Birds will be flying into movie theaters in July 2016 with Sony announcing Wednesday that it has acquired the worldwide rights to the ubiquitous game franchise. The 3-D CG-animated movie will be developed and financed by Rovio Entertainment, the...
  • Julie Andrews' Brentwood house isn't going for a song

    Julie Andrews' Brentwood house isn't going for a song
    Singer and actress Julie Andrews has listed the Brentwood house she owned with her late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards, for $2.649 million. Less than a month after coming on the market, the tidy white home with gray shutters is already...