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  • Kevin Costner's Draft Day may set record for most improbable plot

    Kevin Costner's Draft Day may set record for most improbable plot
    Remember the thrill you got when 83-year-old Rocky Balboa fought for the heavyweight title in "Rocky VI"? Or when that receiver pulled out a pistol and shot three defenders while scoring a touchdown in "The Last Boy Scout"? Or when hard-luck golf pro...
  • After (or instead of) 'Draft Day': What to watch?

    Have you seen "Draft Day"? Did you love it? Did you hate it? More important, do you know what you want to watch next? My feelings about the movie were decidedly mixed, even though I have often admired the work of director Ivan Reitman and stars Kevin...
  • 'Captain America' edges out 'Rio 2' to retain top box-office spot

    'Captain America' edges out 'Rio 2' to retain top box-office spot
    In a battle of the sequels, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" retained its superhero grip at the weekend box office, finishing No. 1 and beating the animated "Rio 2" by a slim margin. "Captain America" grossed a studio-estimated $41.4 million in its...
  • Not a top 'Draft' pick, but worth your consideration

    Makers of the new Kevin Costner film "Draft Day" are banking that rabid NFL fans will have as much interest in a fictional version of the annual draft as they do in the real one. Director Ivan Reitman rips back the curtain to show the process coaches...
  • 'Captain America' soars above 'Rio 2' birds to win box office

    'Captain America' soars above 'Rio 2' birds to win box office
    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marvel's red-white-and-blue superhero soared to a second straight box office win in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," beating out new animated movie "Rio 2," the story of a family of Brazilian birds on a trip to the...
  • Box Office: 'Captain America' Maintains Winning Perch Worldwide, Edging Out 'Rio 2′

    In a tight race for No. 1 at the worldwide box office, Disney-Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," with its estimated $41.4 million domestically, eked out a victory over Fox's newcomer "Rio 2," which ended with a projected $39 million three-day...
  • Box Office: 'Rio 2′ Barely Flies Past 'Captain America' on Friday

    In the tightest race of the year and the first major battle of the sequels, Fox-Blue Sky Studios' "Rio 2" barely flew past Disney-Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" at the Friday box office. The lighthearted family toon grossed $12 million,...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'Rio 2′ to Fly High Above Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (April 7-11, 2014)

    Rio 2 (20th Century Fox) A rather misleading title is just one reason to be slightly suspicious of "Rio 2" an eye-popping, ear-tickling animated sequel that labors to fold a cheeky family sitcom, an earnest environmental primer, an exotic jungle tour, a...
  • Box Office: 'Captain America,' 'Rio 2′ Both Aiming at $46 Million Weekend

    In the closest box office race of 2014, Disney-Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Solder" and Fox-Blue Sky Studios' "Rio 2" are both looking to finish the weekend as high as $46 million. Studio estimates showed "Winter Soldier" leading on Friday...
  • Sports a good fit for Kevin Costner

    Kevin Costner plays a pro football general manager in "Draft Day," the latest entry in the actor's long association with sports on film. "Bull Durham" was a benchmark for Kevin Costner as an actor who fits seamlessly into Hollywood's musings on baseball....
  • Film Review: Costner and Reitman keep 'Draft Day' from fumbling

    Film Review: Costner and Reitman keep 'Draft Day' from fumbling
    The people behind “Draft Day” like to say that it's not “about football”; it's about “characters” or “a man under pressure” or something like that. This is a blatant attempt to appeal to filmgoers who don'...