| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:20 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The caveman comedy "The Croods" left an indelible mark on the wall, opening at No. 1 with $44.7 million, according to Sunday studio estimates.
The 3-D adventure from DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox features a voice...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:33 AM
It was a weekend of firsts at the box office.
The No. 1 spot went to the first cave-man family in "The Croods," and "Olympus Has Fallen" star Gerard Butler had his first strong showing at the multiplex in years.
The 3-D animated family film beat out...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Mar 21, 2013
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“It’s like ‘Die Hard’ but at the White House,” a studio executive probably said about “Olympus Has Fallen,” whose title refers to a breach of security in the White House. “What could go...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Gerard Butler's charisma does much - if ultimately not enough overall - for this comedy-drama, as he plays a former soccer star whose personal and professional lives have taken downturns.
He tries to put both back on track as he attempts to win back his...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Mel Gibson and Gerard Butler were seen dining at Zuma in Miami last week with a large group of (uh, mostly ladies) friends.
A couple days later they were spotted by the paps walking the streets of South Beach.
Wonder if they are planning on a making a...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:57 PM
In the same manner as "Soul Surfer" not that long ago, this drama tells the true, earnest story of a young person pitted against nature ... the wet brand of it, more specifically.
Jonny Weston plays Jay Moriarity, a surfer determined to conquer one of...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 2:57 PM
It is clear from its opening weekend that "Playing for Keeps" is one of the biggest bombs of the year, both critically and commercially. Review database Rotten Tomatoes has it at a 2-percent "Fresh" rating for its one positive review vs. 59 negative...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Director Peter Jackson (“The Lord of the Rings") returns to Middle Earth with this first installment in a $500 million trilogy of films based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel. Martin Freeman is the young Bilbo Baggins...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:45 PM
"Playing for Keeps" employs every cliché in the PG-13 romantic comedy playbook. But the comedy is in short supply as the laughs prove to be few and far between. The end result is a big, steaming bowl of romantic mush with little connection to the...