| Oct 18, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Audiences came out to the movies in droves this weekend, sending ticket sales up 41% from last year, but the future of the No. 1 movie is still unclear. 'Where the Wild Things Are' sold a healthy $32.5 million worth......
| Oct 18, 2009
| 4:32 PM
'Where the Wild Things Are' opened to a solid if not exceptional $32.5 million in the U.S. and Canada, but played very much like an adult-themed movie despite its origins in children's literature. The adaptation of Maurice Sendak's book saw......
| Apr 14, 2009
Marilyn Chambers, the legendary adult movie queen who was the wholesome model on Ivory Snow detergent boxes in the early 1970s when she made her adult movie debut in the X-rated classic "Behind the Green Door," has died. She was 56.
Chambers was found...
| Feb 6, 2009
The third dimension comes of age with "Coraline." The first contemporary film in which the 3-D experience feels intrinsic to the story instead of a Godforsaken gimmick, "Coraline" is a remarkable feat of imagination, a magical tale with a genuinely...
| Aug 12, 2008
I read in the paper last week that tween boys, or young males ages 9 to14, account for $50 billion in spending a year.
That's a lot of moolah, but I'm not surprised.
I have a 9-year-old budding tween and a 5-year-old boy who desperately wishes he were...
| Apr 9, 2008
The Rolling Stones, as it turns out, are not the only senior citizens singing rock 'n' roll. Another, rather unexpected group is singing lyrics that are more cutting edge and performing on-screen antics that are considerably more amusing. You won't...
| Apr 27, 2008
TO become a mega-movie star these days, a man must don the tights. With a few notable exceptions like Leonardo DiCaprio, who had the good fortune to be in the highest-grossing movie of all time (that would be "Titanic"), almost every $20-million man has...
| May 16, 2008
"THINGS never happen the same way twice," Aslan the all powerful says in “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian,”:-prince-caspian and although the lion king is referring to the ways of the world, he might be talking about this film as well....
| May 18, 2008
| 1:32 PM
"The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" dethroned "Iron Man" as ruler at the box office, pulling down $56.6 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The Walt Disney Co.'s action sequel took in less domestically in its opening weekend than "The...
| Jul 27, 2008
The pied pipers wore black.
Carrying guitars, mandolins, tambourines and an ungainly string bass, they led 35 of us away from the center of town, beyond the church of San Diego and the Jardín Unión, over stone bridges, up narrow, dark...