| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The arrival of Alan Horn, who was unceremoniously pushed out of his Warners job in April 2011, is a game changer for Disney. It’s a sign that Iger, who has spent the last several years hiring (and then firing) untested executive talent, notably...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Yes, this is why they closed down the 73 toll road in coastal Orange County last fall. A massive pile-up on the highway when Zach Galifianakis barrels toward an underpass while towing a giraffe in a trailer behind his convertible.......
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:07 PM
On what is traditionally the slowest moviegoing weekend of the year, only one film has a shot at crossing the lowly $10-million mark at the box office.
"The Possession," the horror picture that was No. 1 at the multiplex over the "EVFES000025">Labor...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:48 PM
When I was with a group of parents earlier this week, watching our kids play in a 14-and-under baseball tournament, I asked them how many of the boys—aged 13 and 14--had gone to see the R-rated movie “Ted.” The answer: Just about all...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:55 AM
LAS VEGAS -- At CinemaCon, most studios charm movie theater owners by putting their best-looking stars center stage. On Tuesday, however, Warner Bros. went a different route, opting to promote its summer slate with the help of its most recognizable...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:27 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Here, in the place where his comedy franchise "The Hangover" began four years ago, Todd Phillips seems particularly at home.
While the filmmaker wasn't nearly as inebriated as the protagonists of his raunchy film series, he admitted he...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Warner Bros. may need to dial 911 after suffering its fifth consecutive box-office disappointment this year.
This weekend, the Warner comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" lost out to the lower-profile "The Call," starring Halle Berry as an emergency...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Fee-fi-fo-fum — Hollywood smells the blood of a box office bum.
Bryan Singer's nearly $200-million production of "Jack the Giant Slayer" is set to debut with a disappointing $25 million this weekend, according to those who have seen pre-release...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:19 AM
“Jack the Giant Slayer,” Bryan Singer’s new version of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” didn’t get off the ground this weekend.
The nearly $200-million 3-D production opened with a disappointing $28 million, according to...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The Film Independent Spirit Awards are the penultimate stop before the Oscars -- but with just one day to go before the Academy Awards, 9-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis had reached her red carpet threshold.
As her publicist told her she had a few more...