| 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......
| Dec 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The death of Paul Walker in a car crash Saturday at age 40 marks a tragic end to the life of a man who brought innumerable people pleasure as rogue former cop Brian O'Conner in the street-racing "Fast and Furious" pictures.
In tribute, here are five...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
On-screen, Vin Diesel's default setting can be described as coiled rage and brutal efficiency.
In the films that put him on Hollywood's star map, the buff and bald actor hefts big guns: from artillery to his own softball-sized biceps. He punches the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky have purchased a Malibu estate from actors Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski for $4.8 million.
The remodeled home, built in 1992 and set on an acre, has ocean views, vaulted ceilings and a library. A Victorian exterior...
| Apr 29, 2011
Who knew that the best place to put Vin Diesel would be between the Rock and a hard place? The spot has never been tighter, or righter, and the testosterone never higher than in the hot jacking action of "Fast Five."
Going mano a mano with Diesel's Dom,...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:00 AM
China bought $91.9-billion worth of U.S. goods last year, including boatloads of medical devices, precious metals and electrical equipment. But when it comes to America's most celebrated cultural export — Hollywood movies — crossing China's...
| 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 21, 2013
| 1:35 PM
With the Oscars telecast airing on Sunday, Hollywood is preparing for the biggest weekend of the year. There won't be as much to celebrate at the box office, however, as two new films are expected to have lackluster debuts.
"Snitch," an action film...
| May 27, 2013
| 9:29 AM
"Fast & Furious 6" blew past the finish line at the box office this Memorial Day weekend, leaving "The Hangover Part III" to face a sobering reality.
The sixth entry in the action-packed "Fast" franchise took in a robust $120 million from Thursday...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
As Socrates so sagely suggested when he stopped by the set of "Fast & Furious 6" — "Yo, know thyself..."
Dom and crew certainly took the words to heart. For all the excess in the latest installment of the adrenaline-injected street-racing action...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The idea came screeching into director Justin Lin's fuel-injected imagination in 2009: a fiery escape scene featuring a muscle car that crashes out of an airplane during takeoff.
In production at the time on "Fast & Furious" — the fourth...