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  • After 'Lego Movie' mania, more toy-based films are coming

    The monster success of "The Lego Movie," which took in $69.1 million over its opening weekend, has Hollywood scanning the aisles of toy stores, looking for the next hit.  In recent years, several film series based on action figures and other children'...
  • 'Lone Survivor' is winning its box-office battle

    Coming into the weekend, the military action drama "Lone Survivor" was expected to take in $20 million to $25 million at the box office — a decent if hardly overwhelming number for a movie that cost about $40 million to make. But when final...
  • 'Lone Survivor' cinematographer Tobias Schliessler aims for truth

    'Lone Survivor' cinematographer Tobias Schliessler aims for truth
    For director of photography Tobias Schliessler, shooting the gritty war drama "Lone Survivor" brought plenty of complex challenges, including pulling off treacherous stunts, dealing with rugged terrain and orchestrating as many as five cameras at once....
  • 'Lone Survivor' is winning its box-office battle

     'Lone Survivor' is winning its box-office battle
    Coming into the weekend, the military action drama "Lone Survivor" was expected to take in $20 million to $25 million at the box office — a decent if hardly overwhelming number for a movie that cost about $40 million to make. But when final...
  • 'Lone Survivor' Marcus Luttrell's devotion to duty

      'Lone Survivor' Marcus Luttrell's devotion to duty
    Marcus Luttrell is very polite and quiet — "Yessir," "No, ma'am," "Thank you very much" — but his abiding civil demeanor can't mask the fact that the physically imposing former Navy SEAL isn't inclined to suffer fools. At a breakfast meeting...
  • Autonomy Allowed Peter Berg to Tell the Story of 'Lone Survivor'

    Peter Berg is staring at an elegant, wood-carved memorial that dominates a wall of Engine 53/Ladder 43, a firehouse in New York's Spanish Harlem. The memorial is a tribute to Lt. Michael Patrick Murphy, one of the 19 U.S. Navy SEALs and Army Special...
  • Review: Peter Berg's fierce 'Lone Survivor' captures realities of war

    Review: Peter Berg's fierce 'Lone Survivor' captures realities of war
    In "Lone Survivor," filmmaker Peter Berg has finally found the right war to fight and the right cast to fight it. Based on Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's memoir of a failed military operation in Afghanistan, the action is led by Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch,...
  • Directors on Their Teams: Peter Berg on 'Lone Survivor'

    Peter Berg wrote and directed Universal's year-end opener "Lone Survivor," which centers on Marcus Luttrell, who was part of a Navy SEALs mission in 2005 to capture Taliban leader Ahmad Shahd. It was a difficult shoot, with the mountains of New Mexico...
  • Oscars: Directors Ready to Rebound After Bombs Like 'Battleship'

    According to a Hollywood truism, you're only as good as your last project. So the awards buzz for this year's directors is doubly gratifying: Prizes are nice, but for some of these helmers, the 2013 films are a way to rebound -- or to remind the biz...
  • Pete Berg embedded with Navy SEALs before making 'Lone Survivor'

    Pete Berg embedded with Navy SEALs before making 'Lone Survivor'
    Writer-director Pete Berg considered putting his "Lone Survivor" cast — led by Mark Wahlberg — through the hard-core Navy SEAL training, not only to get his actors in the best fighting shape possible for a film set in the war in Afghanistan...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and Hollywood's Leading Man Crisis (Opinion)

    For the last 18 months, the ardent fans of "50 Shades of Grey" have engaged in a parlor game of trying to cast Christian Grey. As far as the online groupies are concerned, the frontrunners were, and still are, Matt Bomer and Ian Somerhalder, who may never...
  • 'Star Trek Into Darkness' wings in at No. 1 but not at warp speed

    'Star Trek Into Darkness' wings in at No. 1 but not at warp speed
    "Star Trek Into Darkness" opened atop the U.S. box office, though its debut didn't quite make the jump to warp speed that Paramount Pictures executives expected. "Into Darkness," the second J.J. Abrams-directed installment in the long-running science-...