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Review: 'Cabin in the Woods' is sheer horror heaven updated: Fri Apr 13 2012 10:27:00

If you go down to the "Woods" today, you're sure of a big surprise -- and if anyone tries to spoil it, my advice would be to shut them up quick.

Disney in $200m writedown for 'John Carter'updated: Tue Mar 20 2012 23:15:00

Walt Disney will incur a $200m writedown on John Carter, the action film based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs novel which has failed at the box office despite a $300m production budget and an extensive global marketing campaign.

'The Lorax' stands firm, 'John Carter' fumblesupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 10:05:00

Apparently the Truffula Valley is a much better training ground for the box office than Mars, as "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" had no trouble fending off Disney's expensive new sci-fi arrival "John Carter."

More Hollywood films set for Chinaupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 06:50:00

In a boon for IMAX and movie-watchers in China alike, a deal struck between the United States and China last week raises the number of 3D, IMAX and similar enhanced-format movies released in China.

And the Oscar nominees are...updated: Wed Jan 25 2012 14:48:00

The nominations for the 84th Academy Awards are revealed in Beverly Hills, California.

With 2012 nominees, Oscar looks to the pastupdated: Wed Jan 25 2012 14:48:00

Oscar wants to take you back in time.

'Contraband' tops 'Beauty and the Beast 3D' with $24.1 milupdated: Mon Jan 16 2012 10:18:00

We're counting on Gaston Wahlberg to lead the way!

A 'Mission Impossible' in the UAEupdated: Mon Jan 16 2012 10:18:00

CNN's Leone Lakhani reports on how Dubai's modern skyline plays a central role in a new movie.

Producers Guild top 10 nomineesupdated: Tue Jan 03 2012 17:02:00

The Producers Guild of America has announced its 10 nominees for Best Picture of the Year, and along with expected contenders like "The Artist," "War Horse," "The Descendants," "The Help," and "Hugo" were two minor surprises: "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and "The Ides of March."

Disney: 'The Avengers' will be in 3-Dupdated: Fri Dec 23 2011 09:27:00

Hulk smash! Right into the theater!

'Breaking Dawn' is no. 1 for third week in a row with $16.9 milupdated: Mon Dec 05 2011 10:35:00

For the first time, a "Twilight" movie has ruled the box office for three weeks in a row.

'Breaking Dawn' and 'Muppets' lead Thanksgiving holiday weekend updated: Mon Nov 28 2011 10:24:00

As expected, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn--Part 1" led the box office once again over the extended Thanksgiving frame, but Disney's "The Muppets" reboot more than held its own in second place.

'Breaking Dawn -- Part I' barely misses franchise record with $139.5 mil weekendupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 10:47:00

Although it didn't set a franchise record, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 1" had one of the best openings in box-office history by debuting to $139.5 million, according to studio estimates.

Review: 'Happy Feet Two'updated: Fri Nov 18 2011 10:28:00

I thought by now I was immune to the charms of aquatic, flightless birds who dance or sing. I had not reckoned with the skills of director/co-writer George Miller, whose "Happy Feet Two" displays a new friskiness.

Pink shares her secret for successful motherhood updated: Mon Nov 14 2011 16:39:00

For new mom Pink, balancing a busy career and motherhood is really just a matter of proper timing.

CNNMoney: How Shrek saved DreamWorksupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 15:11:00

Hollywood powerhouse DreamWorks Animation pours eight-figure sums each year into software R&D and is now "as much a technology company as we are an animation company," according to CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg.

Box office report: 'Puss in Boots' has $34 million debutupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 10:17:00

The box office had to contend with the World Series, a very early snowstorm in the Northeast, and Halloween festivities across the country this weekend, but audiences still managed to make it to the movies!

Mr. Moviefone: 'Puss In Boots' charmingupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 10:17:00

Mr. Moviefone says the 'Shrek' spin-off 'Puss In Boots' will be big with families this weekend. But skip the 3D.

People.com: Steve Jobs Leaves His Mark on Showbiz (and Carrie Bradshaw!)updated: Thu Oct 06 2011 22:29:00

References to Jobs and his products popped up all over pop culture

Entertainment world mourns Steve Jobsupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 07:51:00

The entertainment industry and celebrities expressed their condolences Wednesday after the passing of Apple mogul Steve Jobs at the age of 56.

Online tributes to Steve Jobsupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 07:51:00

CNN viewers use Apple products to say goodbye to Steve Jobs. CNN's Errol Barnett reports.

Jobs 'set the agenda' for tech industryupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 23:55:00

"Cult of Mac's" Leander Kahney talks to CNN's Erin Burnett about Steve Jobs' legacy.

Colleagues, friends react to Steve Jobs' deathupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 23:55:00

Friends and colleagues of Apple founder Steve Jobs sent their condolences Wednesday after his death at the age of 56.

CNNMoney: Netflix scores exclusive DreamWorks streaming dealupdated: Mon Sep 26 2011 13:06:00

Two of the key players in the battle for online streaming market, Netflix and Amazon, announced Monday that they've acquired new weapons for their content arsenals.

Emperor penguin that lost its way is released back into native watersupdated: Sun Sep 04 2011 17:15:00

An emperor penguin that lost its way from Antarctica more than two months ago was released back into his native Southern Ocean waters Sunday.

Hayao Miyazaki: The world's greatest animatorupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 01:44:00

Hayao Miyazaki is regarded by many as the world's greatest living animator and an icon of Japanese popular culture.

Creating Studio Ghibliupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 01:44:00

Master animator Hayao Miyazaki has created 18 films, which he thinks of as his children

The lost 'Transformers' hits American shoresupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 09:32:00

In January 2010, a hardcore "Transformers" fan going by "gaastra" on a message board for Shout! Factory (a DVD and CD company "for the discerning pop culture geek") asked the simple question, "What would it take to get the Takara shows a release in America?"

'Happy Feet' recovering from surgeryupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 10:00:00

The emperor penguin that made its way to New Zealand survived a surgery to remove twigs, stones and sand from its belly.

Lost emperor penguin found full of sand in New Zealand recoveringupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 10:00:00

An emperor penguin discovered thousands of kilometers away from Antarctica with a bellyful of sand is recovering after an endoscopy Monday, a New Zealand zoo official said.

New Zealand zoo: Lost penguin with stomach full of sand might recoverupdated: Sun Jun 26 2011 08:44:00

A young emperor penguin discovered thousands of kilometers away from its home might survive ingesting a bellyful of sand, New Zealand zoo officials said.

Tattoo lawsuit for 'The Hangover Part 2'updated: Tue May 31 2011 11:27:00

Legal analysts discuss why a lawsuit filed by Mike Tyson's tattoo artist failed to derail "The Hangover Part 2."

People.com: Brad Pitt: Sure, I Make Parenting Mistakesupdated: Thu May 26 2011 07:11:00

The Tree of Life actor says he's "painfully aware" of how his actions influence his children

Universal Orlando updates Spider-Man, adds 'Despicable Me' attractionupdated: Thu May 19 2011 14:43:00

Some changes are coming to Orlando theme parks in 2012.

People.com: Angelina Jolie Happy to Talk About Adoption with Her Kidsupdated: Sun May 15 2011 17:08:00

Kung Fu Panda 2 has an adoption theme, a topic hardly off-limits in the Jolie-Pitt house

People.com: Cannes Film Festival to Welcome Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolieupdated: Wed May 11 2011 15:56:00

The stars are set to flock to the south of France as the film festival opens Wednesday

The art of voiceoverupdated: Thu May 05 2011 08:04:00

Cat Deeley gets a lesson in the art of voiceover from the woman who gave Bart Simpson his famously bad mouth.

Celebrities get animated about voice workupdated: Thu May 05 2011 08:04:00

This year has seen Johnny Depp morph into a chameleon, Anne Hathaway perform as a parrot, Jack Black play a panda and Katy Perry turn into a Smurf.

Is 2011 the year of the animation invasion?updated: Thu Apr 14 2011 20:45:00

He's made more money at the movies this year than Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, invading aliens and yes, even Justin Bieber. His name is Rango, a strange-looking lizard with the voice of Johnny Depp, and he's the current king of the box office.

Hamilton to return to Britain to watch disabled brother in first raceupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 08:41:00

Lewis Hamilton will take time out from his preparations for the Malaysia Grand Prix to see his disabled half-brother follow in his footsteps and compete on the racing circuit for the first time.

'King's Speech' rules at the 83rd Oscarsupdated: Mon Feb 28 2011 09:01:00

The story of a king overcoming a speech impediment to lead his people through World War II took top honors at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.

83rd Academy Award nominees announcedupdated: Fri Feb 25 2011 11:45:00

The race for Oscar officially kicks off with the announcement of nominations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards.

'The King's Speech' leads Oscar racesupdated: Fri Feb 25 2011 11:45:00

A film about a stuttering British monarch, a movie about the founder of Facebook, a sci-fi thriller and a John Wayne classic remake topped the list of movies honored with Oscar nominations announced Tuesday.

People.com: Cameron Diaz Is 'Flattered' By Kids Choice Nominationupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 15:50:00

The actress is nominated along with Robert Downey Jr., Justin Bieber and more stars

People.com: Natalie Portman and Colin Firth Are Critics' Choice Winnersupdated: Sat Jan 15 2011 22:07:00

The Black Swan and The King's Speech stars were honored Friday night in Hollywood

Pharrell Williams gets 'Despicable'updated: Thu Dec 16 2010 13:53:00

The art of music production comes easy for Pharrell Williams, but the Grammy-winning singer/songwriter and producer met his match when Hollywood came knocking on his door.

People.com: Will Ferrell Happy to Be 'Most Overpaid' Actorupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 15:09:00

"I'm living the American dream without even trying," the Megamind star says of Forbes magazine's bittersweet honor

Lady Gaga, Elton John record song for Disney movieupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 12:58:00

Lady Gaga and Elton John, who teamed up to open the 52nd Annual Grammys back in January, have collaborated on a new song, "Hello, Hello."

At Dragon*Con, a new view of 'Akira'updated: Mon Sep 06 2010 11:27:00

Walking through the downtown hotels hosting Dragon*Con, it's remarkable how many costumes on display are influenced by Japanese animation. Dynamic hairdos, gravity-defying clothes and exotic weapons are the hallmarks of the dedicated anime fans who proudly dress up as their favorite characters.

Fortune: Fastest-Growing's rising stars: DG Fastchannelupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 13:47:00

Tinker Bell soars across my laptop screen in three dimensions, does a full somersault, emits a shower of sparkles, and then zooms straight toward me at unnerving speed. This online promo for Disney's theme parks reached me courtesy of DG Fastchannel (No. 16), a company that delivers digital advertising for a living.

William Kentridge, the South African artist drawing apartheidupdated: Sat Aug 14 2010 14:07:00

One of South Africa's best-known artists, William Kentridge makes unsettling work about apartheid -- and he is now making a name for himself internationally.

DiCaprio, Page steal top with 'Inception'updated: Mon Aug 02 2010 10:14:00

iReporters review the summer hit "Inception."

Fortune: Why 3-D is already dyingupdated: Tue Jul 27 2010 06:16:00

Back in the day, the knock on Hollywood was that it produced too many two-dimensional characters. Now moviegoers are beginning to grumble about paying up to see them in the third dimension as well.

'Despicable Me' comes out swingingupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 14:41:00

A number one start at the box office, iReport all-access reviews "Despicable Me."

The summer of 'blah' blockbustersupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 14:42:00

Sarah Linn was practically at the end of her tether.

The return of 'Sex and the City'updated: Fri Jul 09 2010 14:42:00

The stars of "Sex and the City 2" discuss the upcoming sequel.

Trendy teens bite teens to show loveupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 12:16:00

Fans of the film "Twilight" have begun biting fellow teenagers to show affection. CNN's Kyra Phillips reports.

Sexism and stereotypes in 'Toy Story 3?'updated: Mon Jun 28 2010 20:02:00

"Toy Story 3" has been receiving nothing but praise. It's topped the box office for two weeks in a row and has pulled in $226 million so far. Not to mention that critics are lauding it as the saving grace in a horribly blah summer movie season. But Ms. magazine is not too happy about the movie's success. Natalie Wilson, who wrote the piece, admits that the kid's movie is "fresh" and "clever," but she also claims that it contains a few too many misogynistic and homophobic jokes for comfort.

Breaking big at the box officeupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 20:02:00

CNN's Maggie Lake looks at the rise of event movies and IMAX cinemas.

'Toy Story 3' knocks it out of the playboxupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 11:20:00

How should a tortilla move? Trust Pixar to ask the important questions and to come up with the most inspired answers, too.

Your guide to the summer blockbustersupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 18:47:00

It's Memorial Day weekend, which can only mean one thing: time to sit inside an air-conditioned movie theater. To get ready for summer-blockbuster season, here's a roundup of the most buzzed-about movies being released through July:

Sex and the City 2: Leaving New Yorkupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 18:47:00

The cast of "Sex and the City 2" raves about the movie and talks about shooting on location in Morocco.

'Letters to Juliet' stars on red carpetupdated: Sun May 16 2010 14:56:00

CNN takes you to the red carpet premiere of the summer romance "Letters to Juliet."

People.com: Couple Goes Green - as Shrek Characters - for Themed Weddingupdated: Thu May 13 2010 14:52:00

A Welsh couple dressed up like the Ogre and his bride Fiona at their recent nuptials

People.com: Melanie Griffith: Antonio Was 'Amazing' During My Health Struggleupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 15:27:00

"He did everything," Griffith says about her fight with substance-abuse problems

Stars open up about 'Date Night'updated: Mon Apr 12 2010 10:06:00

CNN entertainment producer KJ Matthews chats with Tina Fey and Steve Carrell about their new movie, 'Date Night.'

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