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  • 'The Possession' is No. 1; 'Oogieloves' posts worst opening ever

    'The Possession' is No. 1; 'Oogieloves' posts worst opening ever
    "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...
  • 'The Amazing Spider-Man' hopes to sling $150 million by Sunday

    'The Amazing Spider-Man' hopes to sling $150 million by Sunday
    With the debut of "The Amazing Spider-Man" on Tuesday, Sony Pictures has six days to prove that a reboot of its marquee superhero can still ensnare moviegoers into its web. The Marc Webb-directed film, which stars Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger, cost...
  • 'Spider-Man' flies to No. 1; 'Savages,' 'Katy Perry' are decent

    'Spider-Man' flies to No. 1; 'Savages,' 'Katy Perry' are decent
    Hordes of moviegoers were bitten by the "Spider-Man" bug this weekend, as the superhero flick flew to the top of the box office. The 3-D reboot starring Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger debuted on Tuesday and grossed a healthy $140 million during its...
  • Video: 'Spider-Man' swings to No. 1 past 'Katy Perry,' 'Savages'

    Video: 'Spider-Man' swings to No. 1 past 'Katy Perry,' 'Savages'
    "The Amazing Spider-Man"  was the hero of the box office this weekend, swinging to the No. 1 position past a new documentary about Katy Perry and Oliver Stone's gritty  "Savages." The 3-D superhero flick starring Andrew Garfield debuted Tuesday and...
  • No. 1 'Oz' conjures up magical $80.3 million in box office debut

    No. 1 'Oz' conjures up magical $80.3 million in box office debut
    A week after a near $200-million movie debuted with a flop, another big-budget 3-D film proved to be box office magic. "Oz: The Great and Powerful" enjoyed a far better opening than "Jack the Giant Slayer" did last weekend, launching with a robust $80.3...
  • 'Oz' merchandising tie-in treasures

    'Oz' merchandising tie-in treasures
    If Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" continues to be a tornado at the ticket counter (opening weekend saw $80.3 million in domestic ticket sales, making it the most successful 2013 release to date), the inhabitants of the Emerald City aren't the only...
  • With $75M debut, 'Oz' would be 2013's biggest box office hit yet

    With $75M debut, 'Oz' would be 2013's biggest box office hit yet
    It looks like the yellow brick road could lead Walt Disney Studios to box office gold. "Oz: The Great and Powerful," the studio's $200-million-plus production, is headed toward the biggest opening of 2013 by far. The Sam Raimi-directed picture...
  • 'Oz' set for $90-million debut: The next 'Alice in Wonderland'?

    'Oz' set for $90-million debut: The next 'Alice in Wonderland'?
    Blockbuster-starved studios rarely reach Hollywood's Emerald City, but Walt Disney Studios appears headed there this weekend. The studio's $200-million-plus 3-D production is set to open this weekend with a massive gross of about $90 million,...
  • How Michael Jackson's son landed an 'Entertainment Tonight' job

    How Michael Jackson's son landed an 'Entertainment Tonight' job
    Since their heart-wrenching appearance at Michael Jackson’s funeral in 2009, the King of Pop’s three children have largely remained out of the media glare. Now, almost four years later, one of the music icon’s sons has decided to step...
  • Michelle Williams lost control on her journey through 'Oz'

    Michelle Williams lost control on her journey through 'Oz'
    Michelle Williams comes from the world of low-budget independent film, so, she said, it took her a while to get her sea legs on the $200-million-plus production of "Oz: The Great and Powerful." "That was a really hard transition for me to make," the...
  • Laura Ziskin dies at 61; 'Spider-Man' producer

    Laura Ziskin dies at 61; 'Spider-Man' producer
    When disagreements between some of Hollywood's most powerful people began to roil plans for a fourth "Spider-Man" movie several years ago, some in the entertainment industry were advising filmmakers to walk away. But Laura Ziskin, the franchise's...