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Is an R-rating a scarlet letter at the multiplex?

LOS ANGELES — The movie business has never been known for turning its back on profits. But observers are questioning whether the industry is shortchanging itself — and moviegoers — by churning out...

DATE: June 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Comedy is not pretty at the box office

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood comedies have been no laughing matter of late. Once a staple of summer and one of the most bankable genres in movies, comedies have lost their edge at the box office....

DATE: June 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Man of Steel’ leaps box office in single bound

Look, up in the sky: It’s a franchise reborn. After a failed attempt to revive the “Superman” series in 2006, the son of Krypton finally took off in theaters as “Man of Steel” snared $113.1 million...

DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Fast & Furious’ keeps ‘After Earth’ grounded

Moviegoers are bored with the final frontier. Despite boasting Will Smith as its lead, the sci-fi thriller “After Earth” mustered only third place and came in $10 million below analysts’...

DATE: June 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Fast & Furious 6’ applies pedal to metal at box office

“Fast & Furious 6” spent the Memorial Day weekend revving the box office to record sales over the holiday. The latest installment of the lead-footed franchise did a whopping $122.2 million over the...

DATE: May 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Star Trek’ can’t hit warp speed at the box office

“Star Trek Into Darkness” set its box office phasers on stun, but managed only a glancing blow at theaters. The sequel to the 2009 film did $70.6 million, according to studio estimates from...

DATE: May 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film and TV