| May 20, 2013
| 5:51 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.
| May 20, 2013
| 6:25 AM
It is commonly accepted that of the original “Star Trek” movie series, 1982’s “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” is about ten times better than 1979’s “Star Trek: The Motion Picture.”
Applying the same logic...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Summer is the season for blockbusters at the box office, and this year Hollywood is going all in.
Midway through a year of declining attendance and ticket sales, the major studios are betting heavily on big-budget spectacles that can fatten the bottom...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:05 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding if I still need a landline phone.
The Skinny: My Time Warner Cable bill, which includes Internet and phone, is now more than $200 a month. I'm always looking to trim costs and am debating dropping the phone, which would...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:47 AM
NEW YORK -- Zachary Quinto might be headed into other worldly places this summer in "Star Trek Into Darkness," but he says a social issue that's near and dear to him is taking care of the earth.
He turns off the water when he is brushing his teeth and...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NBC has renewed the Chicago-set and filmed "Chicago Fire" along with four other dramas, the network announced Friday.
"Chicago Fire" has done OK in the ratings, but more importantly it has boosted NBC's 9 p.m. Wednesday ratings by 24 percent year-over-...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:52 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a cast of superheroes and villains, "The Avengers" beat out its competitors to become the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards.
The action romp won three awards Sunday, including the top prize, movie of the year.
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Movie theater owners aren't known for being the most raucous crowd. But plop Brad Pitt in front of them and anything can happen.
"I love you!" one woman shrieked from a balcony in the cavernous 4,100-seat Caesars Palace Colosseum, where...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 10:35 AM
With all the pre-release press that has been going out about the new Star Trek game, you'd think I'd have grown immune to it all. Well, this stunt involving the original Captian Kirk (or do you call him Kirk Prime?) William Shatner made me grin from ear...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:06 PM
It’s one of the strangest scenes in “Star Trek Into Darkness”: With no explanation or motivation, USS Enterprise visitor Carol (Alice Eve) strips down to her blue underwear, whereupon James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) sneaks a peek.
| May 12, 2013
| 3:46 PM
While the USS Enterprise has yet to conquer foreign galaxies, it is starting to pick up speed overseas.
Playing in seven foreign markets this weekend, J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek Into Darkness" collected $31.7 million, according to an estimate from...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:02 AM
NEW YORK -- Coming off a television season that saw its ratings fall by 20%, Fox unveiled a new schedule heavy on big names both in front of and behind the camera in hopes of rejuvenating its prime-time lineup.
“We’re making the biggest...