| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:08 AM
BEIJING -- Strong showings by domestic films drove China's box office in the first half of 2013 to $1.79 billion, up 36% year on year, official statistics released Wednesday showed.
Domestic films accounted for 62% of ticket sales, the State...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Guillermo del Toro, director of the forthcoming sci-fi picture "Pacific Rim," had a very specific set of parameters for the movie's visuals.
For starters, the filmmaker, whose directing credits include "Pan's Labyrinth" and "Hellboy," knew what he...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:34 PM
And so, with Hollywood having pillaged every other conceivable milieu for intellectual content – toys (“Transformers,” “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” “Bratz: The Movie”), video games (“Mortal Kombat,”...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Paramount Pictures turned in another disappointing performance, contributing to an 18% drop in quarterly earnings for parent company Viacom Inc., the media conglomerate reported Wednesday.
The Melrose Avenue movie studio suffered from the DVD blues...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Moviegoers and movie critics have come away from "Oblivion" raving about the vavoom vehicles in the box-office hit starring Tom Cruise -- especially lead character Jack's futuristic folding motocross bike.
Known on the set as "Jack's moto bike," the...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 9:26 AM
"Evil Dead" sucked the life out of the competition at the box office this weekend, leaving its rivals as casualties while claiming No. 1.
The fourth entry in the horror franchise debuted with a healthy $26 million, according to an estimate from...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:49 PM
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" could be demonized by "Evil Dead" at the box office this weekend as the horror film aims to possess No. 1.
After debuting with $40.5 million, the action sequel will likely take in an additional $20 million during its second...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The gig: Todd Tucker, 38, is co-founder and president of Illusion Industries Inc., a special effects makeup company in Los Angeles. He helped create the Brad Pitt baby in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and the pirates in the "Pirates of the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:15 PM
"The Croods" could club its way to box-office success this weekend, as the animated caveman movie looks certain to end up No. 1.
The 3-D DreamWorks Animation film is likely to open with a solid $40 million, according to those who have seen pre-release...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:53 PM
By late 2011, Jai Courtney had given up on trying to take Hollywood by storm and simply wanted to go ......
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Bruce Willis has a new action hero role: defender of the 2nd Amendment. Willis told the Associated Press that he ......