| Jul 1, 2012
| 10:01 AM
"The Amazing Spider-Man" swung into theaters overseas this weekend and ensnared audiences in Asia.
The superhero film, which debuts in the U.S. on Tuesday, opened in 13 foreign countries this weekend and grossed a strong $50.2 million, according to an...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 2:25 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedy "Ted," starring a foul-mouthed teddy bear, won the battle at movie box offices over the weekend, taking in a surprising $54.1 million in the United States and Canada and beating Channing Tatum's steamy role as a male...
| Jul 2, 2012
Adults came out to the multiplex in droves this weekend, as two R-rated films —"Ted"and"Magic Mike"— dominated ticket sales.
The weekend winner was "Ted," "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane's raunchy comedy starring Mark Wahlberg and a...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 8:35 AM
After a full day in theaters, "The Amazing Spider-Man" has pulled $35 million into its web.
The $230-million production starring Andrew Garfield, which hit cinemas at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, gathered $7.5 million from post-midnight screenings and then...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Seth MacFarlane has 10 years of sarcastic culture comedy under his belt as the creator of the animated TV series "Family Guy." The raucous laughs on that show begin where"The Simpsons" level of humor ends. His new outrageous R-rated movie clearly...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Hordes of moviegoers were bitten by the "Spider-Man" bug this weekend, as the superhero flick flew to the top of the box office.
The 3-D reboot starring Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger debuted on Tuesday and grossed a healthy $140 million during its...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:10 PM
When asked recently why he’d been making movies in Paris, London, Spain and Rome, site of his latest, “To Rome With Love,” Woody Allen drolly explained: “Well, the Italians call and say, ‘We’ll pay for it.’...
| Jun 11, 2010
| 9:47 AM
The year was 1972, and then-teenager George Borovik was in his glory. The U.S. Olympic swim trials were being held at the Olympic-size pool at Portage Park, right in his own Chicago neighborhood.
"I remember going to the prelims," Borovik recalled....