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  • 5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

    NEW YORK (AP) — The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay's sequel-reboot hybrid "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the lone movie to even approach $1 billion globally....

  • Lawmakers send Hollywood tax credit to governor

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have approved legislation to extend additional tax credits to Hollywood film productions, sending the bipartisan legislation to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature. The compromise deal was brokered by the Democratic governor with legislative leaders...

  • 'Ninja Turtles' knocks out box-office competition

    NEW YORK (AP) — The reptile reboot "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" held off a trio of new challengers at the weekend box office. The Paramount Pictures release took in $28.5 million in its second week, besting the Fox buddy comedy "Let's Be Cops," Lionsgate's poor-performing action-hero...

  • The comedy and tragedy of Robin Williams

    Robin Williams made me cry. Like his mentor, the late Jonathan Winters, Williams, who committed suicide Monday, made me laugh so intensely tears would come to my eyes.

  • US immigration activist's movie premiers in Manila

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An autobiographical documentary by one of America's best known immigrants living in the U.S. illegally has opened an independent film festival in his home country of the Philippines to applause, laughter and tears. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and now immigration...

  • Is Lois Lowry's 'The Giver' a portent of what might be?

    With his approval numbers sinking to 39 percent a week ago, according to the Gallup tracking poll, President Obama isn't alone in having a bad summer. So is Hollywood.



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