| Aug 26, 2012
| 9:06 AM
With the Republican National Convention set to kick off this week, an anti-Obama documentary did surprisingly well at the box office on one of the slowest moviegoing weekends of the year.
The No. 1 film was still "The Expendables 2," which claimed the...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 9:15 AM
"The Possession" took ownership of the No. 1 spot at the box office this Labor Day weekend, but there was no love for "The Oogieloves."
The horror flick produced by Sam Raimi did stronger-than-expected business, grossing a solid $21.3 million over the...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Not even the Sexiest Man Alive could lure moviegoers to the box office this weekend.
On the the slowest weekend at the multiplex thus far this year, "The Words," a new film starring Bradley Cooper -- deemed by People magazine to be the most attractive...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 9:03 AM
A 3-D version of “Finding Nemo” was expected to dominate the box office upon its debut, but the animated film sank to the runner-up position at the multiplex this weekend.
Instead, “Resident Evil: Retribution,” the fifth...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Despite the arrival of four new films in theaters this weekend, moviegoers weren't interested in heading to the box office.
For the fourth consecutive weekend, ticket sales were down compared with the same period in 2011, as none of the fresh arrivals at...
| Aug 19, 2012
HILLSBORO, Ore. — Movie buffs probably have some idea of what goes into designing a costume for film.
But what about when the star is a 9-inch-tall puppet named Norman?
As I learned a few months ago during a visit to the Laika Studios set of...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Halloween is still more than two months away, but ghosts are filling up movie theaters like it's already October.
"ParaNorman,"a stop-motion animated film about a boy who talks to ghosts and zombies, and "The Awakening," a period tale of a grieving young...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 8:52 AM
"The Expendables 2" may have knocked out the competition at the box office this weekend, but it didn't pack as much of a punch as Hollywood was expecting.
The sequel featuring a gang of muscular action stars like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:37 AM
AMC theaters are offering a $3 summer movie series for adults.
The series started Monday, June 24. Through Wednesday, June 26, moviegoers can catch The Dark Knight Rises at 10 p.m. for $3. Other movies included in the summer series are Django Unchained,...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:34 AM
"There's nothing wrong with being scared, Norman, so long as you don't let it change who you are." — from Laika's film, "ParaNorman"
The bright sun warmed the brisk morning air as I walked near Diver's Cove. A flock of pelicans skimmed the...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Chances are most people won't ever have the chance to hold an Oscar statue, but one Herald-Mail reader will want to get his or her acceptance speech ready on Sunday, Feb. 24.
That's when he or she correctly identifies the most winners in the 10...