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Updated: April 22, 2014 10:05:30 AM PDT
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Like jumbo jets on the runway, Hollywood's summer movies are lined up, ready for takeoff. Will they hit any turbulence? If the movie business had a "fasten your seat belt" light, it was certainly flashing last summer. A number of high-profile films tanked while onlookers like Steven Spielberg warned of a coming "implosion" ...   Read More...
 
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Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp's new movie. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" added another $26 million to its coffers, according to studio estimates Sunday.   Read More...
 
HONOLULU - A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.   Read More...
 
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Spring has definitely sprung in Hollywood, as the past weekend certainly proved. The MTV Awards rolled into town on Sunday, April 13, and those much-beloved swag-filled luxury suites led the way into that wild and wooly event held downtown at the Nokia Theatre.   Read More...
 
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"Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas. The strong second-week performance for the Walt Disney release in North America was enough to narrowly edge 20th Century Fox's "Rio 2."   Read More...
 
The film legacy of actor Marlon Brando is in the spotlight this week at the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles. Brando's film career went from red hot in the 1950s in films like "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951) to lukewarm in the 1960s when he starred in movies that were not highly rated or moneymakers like "A Countess from Hong Kong" (1967).   Read More...
 
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In "Draft Day," Kevin Costner plays a beleaguered general manager of the Cleveland Browns who, despite being second-guessed by just about everybody, is determined to play the NFL's biggest recruiting event his own way. Honestly, has there ever been better casting?   Read More...
 
The four-day TCM Classic Film Festival opens in Hollywood Thursday with a gala screening of the newly restored musical "Oklahoma!" On hand will be one of its stars, Shirley Jones, who made her film debut in the 1955 movie directed by Fred Zinnemann.   Read More...
 
Johnny Depp showed off a diamond engagement ring that he called a "chick's ring" on Monday indirectly confirming rumors of his engagement to actress Amber Heard.   Read More...
 
Comic book movies have been dominating the summer movie season for most of this century. It doesn't look like that will be any different this year, with half a dozen superhero, superturtle and graphic novel-sourced features scheduled for Hollywood's most lucrative release period, which traditionally runs from the first weekend in May through Labor Day.   Read More...
 
Footage of the sci-fi drama "Transcendence" previewed at CinemaCon in Las Vegas shows an eerily convincing Johnny Depp as a terminally ill scientist turned unruly machine in the Wally Pfister film that asks: What if we could upload a human mind into a computer?   Read More...
 
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After 11 years of marriage, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin are calling it quits. The superstar couple announced their decision to separate on March 25, 2014, with a statement posted on Paltrow's website Goop.   Read More...
 
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Mark Wahlberg, star of the upcoming "Transformers: Age of Extinction," is promising the fourth installment of the Michael Bay-directed franchise will be a huge hit.   Read More...
 
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Despite spending nearly half her life under the glare of cameras, Jennifer Aniston admits she's still not used to the baggage that comes with it, from paparazzi to the tabloid headlines.   Read More...
 
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It's been two decades since Mike Mignola created a horned, red-hued devilish beast with a penchant for cigars and a big gun.   Read More...
 
Nine moving, passionate, real-life stories showcasing what real women are made of - by their drama, humor, struggles and triumphs - are coming to the local big screens for the 14th annual LUNAFEST.   Read More...
 
Kid television actor turned go-to comic straight man Jason Bateman makes a - shall we say surprising? - feature-directing debut with "Bad Words." Written by Andrew Dodge, it's a wicked, fairly straight-faced and unapologetically foul-mouthed comedy about a 40-year-old jerk, Bateman's Guy Trilby, who enters children's spelling bees on a technicality and works his way up to the national finals.   Read More...
 
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For the first time, a film directed by a black filmmaker Steve McQueen of "12 Years a Slave" won best picture and a Latino Alfonso Cuaron of "Gravity" took home best director in a ceremony presided over by a lesbian host and overseen by the academy's first black president.   Read More...
 
Have you seen all nine Best Picture nominees? Of course you haven't. Who has time for that? Enjoy this mash-up of all nine films competing for Best Picture at the 2014 Academy Awards.   Read More...
 
After months of speculation, it appears the actors officially decided to make it official.   Read More...
 
 
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