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  • 'Pacific Rim' Better-Than-Expected Thursday Night With $3.6 Mil

    Fanboys showed up in large numbers Thursday night to see Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim," which opened to $3.6 million in late screenings, matching the performance of recent box office surprise "World War Z." The numbers are better-than-expected for...
  • Box Office: 'Pacific Rim' Hovering $38 Million for the Weekend

    Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim" may not be a "Lone Ranger" bomb but neither is it a monster performer at the box office, at least not in the U.S. Fanboys generated a husky $3.6 million Thursday night, similar to surprise hit "World War Z" ($66 mil...
  • Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance to fourth round at Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance to fourth round at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England — While Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys and Laura Robson offered tantalizing glimpses into tennis' future, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams reinforced their current dominance. Top-ranked Djokovic and Williams glided into the...
  • ‘Pacific Rim’ writer Travis Beacham: Hollywood needs original stories

     
    “Pacific Rim” didn't even exist as a full screenplay when Guillermo del Toro signed on to produce the Jaegers-versus-kaiju epic […]...
  • BYC tries to end 33-year Gov Cup drought

    BYC tries to end 33-year Gov Cup drought
    Skipper Ryan Davidson along with Brandon Folkman (middle) and Gregg Kent (bow) will attempt to end Balboa Yacht Club's 33-year drought to win the prestigious Governor's Cup starting Wednesday at noon, when the 47th annual youth regatta begins in Newport...
  • ‘True Blood’ actor Robert Kazinsky talks genre, ‘Pacific Rim’ role

     
    Actor Robert Kazinsky is, as they say, having a bit of a moment. The English thespian who appeared on the […]...
  • Governor's Cup: Perfect day for trio

    Governor's Cup: Perfect day for trio
    NEWPORT BEACH — For those who live in Newport Beach Wednesday's weather and scenery appeared to make for another day in paradise. The breezy conditions made it ideal for the sailors in the 47th annual Governor's Cup. You could say it was a perfect...
  • Durban Showcases African Film Renewal

    Opening on July 18, the Durban Intl. Film Festival now ranks as one of the longest running, biggest and fastest growing of major African film events and a burgeoning platform for business in South Africa and beyond. And if Durban's 34th edition says...
  • Governor's Cup: Week of fun, races

    NEWPORT BEACH — As the Governor's Cup sailors came into Balboa Yacht Club Thursday evening, they rushed to dock their boats and prepared to have some fun with a traditional event. They went on the water again for a Beer Can Regatta. There are...
  • Australian leader Kevin Rudd's asylum shift tied to upcoming election

    Australian leader Kevin Rudd's asylum shift tied to upcoming election
    Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s decision to outsource asylum seekers to Papua New Guinea drew scorn from human rights advocates Friday and denunciation from political opponents as an approach that has already failed twice. But the reminders...
  • 7 Questions with “Teen Beach Movie” star Maia Mitchell

     
    Australian native Maia Mitchell stars in Disney Channel's new original film “Teen Beach Movie,” where her character blasts back in time and gets stuck in a 1960s beach movie. “Some of the great themes in the movie are following your...
  • Governor's Cup: BYC to battle for third

    NEWPORT BEACH — The best host Balboa Yacht Club can do is third place, after falling to a boat from Australia in the semifinals Saturday at the 47th Governor's Cup yacht race north of the Newport Pier. Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club of Perth,...