| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The central conceit of "The Smurfs 2" is that the wicked wizard Gargamel (Hank Azaria) is desperate to capture the secret essence of Smurfs. But Sony Pictures already has found the magic formula that makes the blue cartoon characters so popular —...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Holding on from the previous week, the Jackie Robinson biopic "42" was the top-selling DVD, coming in ahead of "Evil Dead," the remake of the 1981 cult horror favorite.
"Identity Thief," the crime comedy starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy, was...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:33 AM
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation," starring Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis and Channing Tatum, is dominating in home entertainment. The big-budget action film from Paramount is the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray disc title, as well as the top rental.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:42 PM
A trio of action films took the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray spots last week as the explosion-packed blockbusters from the spring started to hit retail shelves.
In its first week in release, the White House-set thriller "Olympus Has Fallen" was the No....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The science fiction movie "Oblivion," starring Tom Cruise, soared to the top of the DVD and Blu-ray disc sales chart in its first week in release. The dystopian drama, directed by Joseph Kosinski, had a strong box-office showing in April despite mixed...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:45 AM
After the coffee. Before finding a way to check out Al Jazeera America.
The Skinny: I want to watch Al Jazeera America but alas am a Time Warner Cable subscriber and it doesn't have a deal to carry the news channel, which launches today. I need to get a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When it comes to computer-animated movies, studios seemingly can't get enough of talking animals, planes, cars, monsters, cavemen, snails and little blue creatures who live in mushrooms.
But there are signs that the abundance of animated movies may be...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Thomas Tull may have found his next creature feature.
The producer of monster movies like "Godzilla" and "Pacific Rim" is wasting no time in choosing which films he wants to make at Universal Pictures, with "Dracula" poised to become the first high-...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Committing to the genre after years of fits and starts, Warner Bros. on Monday said it will produce one animated movie per year beginning in 2014.
Every other major studio in Hollywood has established an animation strategy in the past few years, with...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Angry Birds will be flying into movie theaters in July 2016 with Sony announcing Wednesday that it has acquired the worldwide rights to the ubiquitous game franchise.
The 3-D CG-animated movie will be developed and financed by Rovio Entertainment, the...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:58 AM
Universal Pictures has been celebrating its century-long milestone all year, and as that period nears its end, the studio releases a mammoth collection of many of the top films that mark its history thus far.
The titles range from "All Quiet on the...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 2:20 PM
"Universal's Superstar Parade" and "Universal's Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories" will debut May 8, Universal Orlando announced Tuesday.
The daily parade will feature characters from "Despicable Me," "Hop," "SpongeBob SquarePants" and...