| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:00 AM
His characters have flung swords, absolved sins and robbed homes in the pitch of night. They have been bearded and shaven, light on their feet, weighted with doubt. They have yearned for and granted wisdom and have traded on a smile that has the pull of a...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:55 AM
As part of its push to woo more kids and families, Netflix has struck a deal for animated films from Sony Pictures, including "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" and "The Smurfs 2."
The pay channel Starz has a multiyear agreement with Sony for its...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer, stars of the CBS comedy "Two and a Half Men," have been named the highest-paid TV actors of 2013 by Forbes magazine.
Despite flagging viewership as of late, the show makes most of its dough in syndication, which keeps its...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Slime time is drawing near.
Nickelodeon announced Monday the nominees for the 27th annual Kids' Choice Awards, hosted by Mark Wahlberg.
Sandra Bullock, Mila Kunis, Jennifer Lawrence and Jayma Mays will vie for favorite movie actress, and Lawrence's film...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:29 PM
A mutant comic book hero and a crew of little blue children's characters ruled the home video sales chart in their first weeks in release.
"The Wolverine," the sixth film in 20th Century Fox's "X-Men" franchise, was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:24 PM
This weekend's box office forecast is anything but murky: "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" is set to become a clear No. 1 hit.
The 3-D animated film will likely debut with around $45 million in ticket sales, according to those who have seen pre-...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:24 AM
It's been weeks since a family-friendly film hit theaters, and judging by the opening weekend result for "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2," moviegoers with kids were eager to return to the multiplex.
The 3-D animated sequel easily beat out three...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:15 PM
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"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....
| May 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The studio behind the animated fantasies "Bambi," "Dumbo" and '"The Lion King" has a new kind of hero tale on the way — a Marvel Comics one. Walt Disney Animation Studios on Thursday announced plans to release "Big Hero 6," an action-comedy inspired...
| 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 —...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Right down to the brute functionality of its title, "The Smurfs 2" may be the platonic ideal of a major studio sequel — no markedly better or worse than the first and with just enough difference to lay claim to being something new. Just as with...