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Battleship (movie)

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  • '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' 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Role of Today's Studio Chief Has Been Redefined

    Comcast Corp.'s naming of Jeff Shell as head of Universal's movie studio may have taken many by surprise last week, given his lack of experience and profile in Hollywood's notoriously insular film industry. But when viewed as a reflection of (or window...
  • '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...
  • Universal shows off 'Fast' cast, announces 'Pitch Perfect' sequel

    LAS VEGAS -- Rebel Wilson is having a good week. First, the comedian hosted the MTV Movie Awards, and now Universal Pictures has announced it is planning a sequel to the film that helped cement her star status: “Pitch Perfect.” Though...
  • '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-...
  • ‘Superman/Batman’: Who should play Dark Knight in ‘Man of Steel’ sequel?

     
    In Zack Snyder's upcoming Superman/Batman movie, Henry Cavill is reprising his “Man of Steel” role. But who will play the […]...