'300' sequel rules box office with $45.1M debut
NEW YORK (AP) — The shirtless warriors of the "300" sequel "Rise of an Empire" ravaged the post-Oscars box-office weekend with a domestic debut of $45.1 million but an even bigger international haul of $87.8 million.
Connecticut could be 1st state to curb loud movies
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut could become the first state to curb loud movies under proposed legislation that's drawing opposition from the Motion Picture Association of America.
'Batkid,' Spider-Man hang out after Oscars cut
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California boy who was treated for leukemia and became famous as "Batkid" got to spend time with another superhero after his planned appearance at the Academy Awards was cut.
Wes Anderson dreams of a Europe before bombs fell
NEW YORK (AP) — A new Wes Anderson film arrives like a magician's latest illusion, greeted by questions of not just "How does he do it?" but "What is it, exactly?"
Review: 'Peabody & Sherman' a sweet, geeky jaunt
Animated films have seen their share of uptight dads — the most memorable being merman Triton and his strict rule over daughter Ariel in "The Little Mermaid" and the over-protective caveman Grug in the prehistoric journey "The Croods." Mr. Peabody the dog in the charming "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" is o different.
A look at actors who have played Jesus in movies
NEW YORK (AP) — Casting Jesus for the silver screen has always been tricky. Directors must balance the actor's ability to project a sense of both divinity and humanity. They also need to sell tickets, and thus have often cast handsome, leading-man types.
Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt?
NEW YORK (AP) — They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Surely it goes without saying that you can't be too good-looking, either, right? Especially in Hollywood.
Arkansas judge's online comments investigated
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge has admitted that he posted a series of anonymous online comments that critics say are racist, sexist and otherwise inappropriate, including one in which he revealed alleged details of confidential proceedings involving actress Charlize Theron's adoption o her son.