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  • With 'Conjuring' No. 1, 'R.I.P.D.' may be summer's biggest flop

    With 'Conjuring' No. 1, 'R.I.P.D.' may be summer's biggest flop
    Will "R.I.P.D." go down as the biggest flop of the summer? It's hard to make the distinction, given the number of big-budget misfires that have landed in theaters this season. But according to distributor Universal Pictures, the $130-million action-...
  • Ethan Hawke to take on 'Macbeth' at Lincoln Center

    Ethan Hawke to take on 'Macbeth' at Lincoln Center
    Ethan Hawke has a taste for the macabre. More specifically: “Macbeth.” The actor will star as the king of Scotland in the Shakespeare tragedy at Lincoln Center this winter. Jack O'Brien, whom Hawke worked with on 2006/2007’s "The Coast...
  • Summer box office: Five lessons to take away from a record season

    Summer box office: Five lessons to take away from a record season
    "R.I.P.D." was D.O.A. and "The Lone Ranger" was unable to lasso moviegoers. Yet at summer's end, Hollywood is riding happily off into the sunset thanks to an unexpected number of $100-million-plus hits that drove the seasonal box office to a record....
  • 'The Conjuring' to scare off pricey 'R.I.P.D.' on crowded weekend

    'The Conjuring' to scare off pricey 'R.I.P.D.' on crowded weekend
    With the low-budget horror film "The Conjuring" poised to win this weekend's box office race, Universal Pictures may soon face a frightening reality. Of the four new films hitting theaters this weekend, the studio's $130-million 3-D action-adventure "R....
  • On slow Labor Day weekend, tweens will turn out for One Direction

    On slow Labor Day weekend, tweens will turn out for One Direction
    The boy band One Direction is headed straight to the top of the box office over Labor Day weekend, thanks to throngs of overzealous teenage girls. "One Direction: This Is Us," a 3-D concert documentary about the mega-popular British group, is set to...
  • Can 'The Purge' surge? CW finishes upfront sales.

    Can 'The Purge' surge? CW finishes upfront sales.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to come back as a house cat in my next life. The Skinny: I now am one of those people who no longer has a home phone. It feels a little weird even though I never used it and didn't even know the number. Will...
  • Ethan Hawke makes waves at box office with 2 new films

    If you've been longing to see Ethan Hawke more on the big screen, the next few weeks are a golden opportunity. He's starring in two movies, each representing very different facets of his multi-tiered career.  Opening Friday is the low-budget, but highly...
  • Box office: Low-budget 'The Purge' expected to beat 'The Internship'

    Box office: Low-budget 'The Purge' expected to beat 'The Internship'
    This weekend, "The Internship" may become the latest star-driven movie to get beaten by a lower-wattage production. The comedy, which stars Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, appears set to follow in the footsteps of Will Smith's "After Earth," which last...
  • 'The Purge' recoups $3 million production budget in midnight shows

    'The Purge' recoups $3 million production budget in midnight shows
    In its first night of release, Universal Pictures' micro-budgeted thriller "The Purge" starring Ethan Hawke earned back its $3 million production budget. Nabbing an estimated $3.4 million from its late night and midnight shows (the film bowed at 10 p.m....
  • 'The Purge' goes on a Twitter binge

    Much has been made this spring of the triumph of movies that don't contain much star power over the films that do. This weekend, that will likely happen again as "The Purge," a low-budget ($3 million) futuristic horror pic starring Ethan Hawke and...
  • 'The Purge' easily beats Vaughn-Wilson's 'Internship' for No. 1

    'The Purge' easily beats Vaughn-Wilson's 'Internship' for No. 1
    "The Internship" got bossed around at the box office this weekend, as the film starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn appealed to far fewer moviegoers than the low-budget thriller "The Purge." Made on a micro-budget of just $3 million, "The Purge"...
  • 'The Purge' trounces 'The Internship.' Cable show kicks off in D.C.

    'The Purge' trounces 'The Internship.' Cable show kicks off in D.C.
    After the coffee. Before heading into humid downtown D.C. for cable fun. The Skinny: Made the mistake of standing still in a backyard in suburban D.C. on Sunday afternoon, and the mosquitoes ate me up. Lesson learned. I'll be drenched in Off next time....