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  • 'Hobbit' sequel tops 'Wolf of Wall Street' on Christmas Day

    Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" didn't steal quite enough box office riches to beat the "Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" on Wednesday. "Wolf of Wall Street," the Leonardo DiCaprio-starring dark comedy from Paramount Pictures and Red Granite...
  • 'Wolf of Wall Street' whimpers, 'Hobbit 2' wins at the box office

    'Wolf of Wall Street' whimpers, 'Hobbit 2' wins at the box office
    Martin Scorsese's Wall-Street-gone-wild epic, "The Wolf of Wall Street," was not the leader of the pack at the box office this weekend. The alpha film was "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," which topped the charts for the third time in as many weeks...
  • TV Picks: 'Wrong Mans,' TV Guide, 'MasterChef Jr.,' 'Burning Love'

    TV Picks: 'Wrong Mans,' TV Guide, 'MasterChef Jr.,' 'Burning Love'
    "The Wrong Mans" (Hulu, beginning Monday). James Corden and Mathew Baynton, both from Britain's "Gavin & Stacey," co-wrote and costar in this fine action comedy, co-produced by Hulu and the BBC. As the title suggests, it's Hitchcock times two, comically....
  • Production Hotspots Across Europe

    Germany remains a hot location for international co-production thanks to generous film subsidies and top-notch studio facilities that offer one-stop shop solutions for foreign projects. Indeed, this year marks the first time ever that Studio Babelsberg...
  • Trailer: Simon Pegg's 'Hector and the Search for Happiness'

    The first trailer for the upcoming film "Hector and the Search for Happiness" was released Wednesday, inciting a sense of déjà vu among viewers. Similar to Ben Stiller's hero in the recent "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," this film shows London...
  • Sputtering 'X-Factor' and weak films crimp Fox's profit

    Sputtering 'X-Factor' and weak films crimp Fox's profit
    Media company 21st Century Fox's fiscal second-quarter profit was sliced in half, largely because big-ticket feature films landed with a thud at the box office and the broadcast network continues its uphill slog. Fox's television show "X-Factor" with...
  • 21st Century Fox second-quarter profit falls 12%

    21st Century Fox second-quarter profit falls 12%
    Media company 21st Century Fox's fiscal second-quarter profit dropped 12%, largely because big-ticket feature films landed with a thud at the box office and singing competitions on the Fox TV network have been hitting sour notes. Fox's once-formidable...
  • James Thurber gets a boost from Ben Stiller

    A book doesn't have to be a movie tie-in to see the benefit of a film's release. Readers don't need to see a star's face on the book's cover, it turns out: They just need to see the author's name. That's what's shown by the year-end numbers at the...
  • Digital Stats Foretold Which New Movies Would Fall Flat

    2013 was not only an all-time record year for domestic and global box office, it was also a big year for digital marketing and social media in Hollywood. We have seen some of the biggest viral campaigns in 2013, and YouTube and Facebook have finally...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Grimm' on NBC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Grimm' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Carrie Diaries In this...
  • National Society of Film Critics Offers a More Civil Awards-Season Alternative

    No one came to blows, suffered a heart attack or stormed out of the room: In other words, it was an unusually mellow year at the National Society of Film Critics' annual voting meeting, where the Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" rebounded from its WGA...
  • Haiti Charities Backed by Hollywood Luminaries in for the Long Haul

    Four years after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, it may appear as if the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere fell off the planet, as other natural disasters and world events have overshadowed that tragedy. But although media attention has...