'Avengers' flex muscles at midnight box office

2012-05-06 17:04:24

"The Avengers," a superhero movie mash-up of Marvel comics characters, flexed its muscles in U.S. and Canadian midnight screenings on Friday, earning $18.7 million and starting Hollywood's summer season with a bang.

Will Smith promotes 'Men in Black III'

2012-05-04 17:19:14

Cast members Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones and Josh Brolin pose at a photo call while promoting their upcoming film "Men in Black III" in Los Angeles, California May 3, 2012.

Craig attends James Bond film 'SkyFall' photocall in Istanbul

2012-05-01 11:35:58

Berenice Marlohe (R), Daniel Craig (C) and Naomie Harris pose for the media during a photocall for the James Bond film "SkyFall" in front of the Ciragan Palace in Istanbul April 29, 2012.

New James Bond film 'SkyFall' started

2011-11-04 11:30:01

Actor Daniel Craig poses with Berenice Marlohe (L) and Naomie Harris while launching the start of production of the new James Bond film "SkyFall" at a restaurant in London November 3, 2011.

'Hunger Games,' 'Bridesmaids' top MTV Movie Awards

2012-05-01 10:53:06

This year's MTV Movie Awards will be a showdown between a bevy of bridesmaids and a cast of killer kids.

New 007 film to depict spy's inner demons

2012-05-01 10:51:36

The next James Bond movie, "Skyfall," promises the usual action, exotic locations, scheming villains and beautiful women. For fans of the original novels by Ian Fleming, there's more: a journey into the troubled psyche of the iconic spy.

Hollywood hopes rise as Blu-ray, digital offset DVD decline

2012-05-01 10:40:16

Hollywood may be seeing a turnaround in a seven-year decline of home video sales, thanks to double-digit sales growth of Blu-ray discs and online movies and TV shows, an industry trade group is expected to announce on Sunday night.

Titanic band leader's final letter sells for $154,974

2012-04-28 10:20:00

A letter written by the British bandleader on the Titanic to his parents in England five-days before the ship struck an iceberg and sank a century ago sold for nearly $155,000 in an online auction on Thursday.

Missing Cuban actor, 'War Witch' win Tribeca awards

2012-04-28 10:17:23

"War Witch," a sensitive drama about a 12-year-old girl abducted by vicious armed rebels in sub-Saharan Africa, and a nonfiction film that examines the plight of women in modern India, won the top awards at the Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday.

'Anonymous,' 'Stopped on Track' win big at German film awards

2012-04-28 09:54:45

A film by Hollywood director Roland Emmerich portraying William Shakespeare as a fraud won six German Film Prize trophies on Friday at the world's most lucrative movie honors with total prize money of around $4 million.

Pot-smoking teddy bear a hit at CinemaCon

2012-04-28 09:44:51

Universal brought Snow White, Bourne and a battleship to CinemaCon on Thursday in the hopes of astonishing theater owners, but all it really needed to pack was a pot-smoking teddy bear.

A cinematic marvel

2012-04-27 10:12:31

Marvel's iconic superheroes, such as Hulk, Iron Man, Thor and Captain America, have respectively undertaken individual big screen adventures.