"The Avengers" have conquered America -- for one weekend, at least.
If you've paid any attention to the box office over the past few years, you've heard the constant drumbeat that the international box office has been increasingly driving Hollywood's bottom line.
Pure products of Hollywood, "The Hunger Games" and "John Carter" were conceived, designed, stretched and pre-tested with one purpose: to lighten billfolds while satisfying mass appetites.
iReporters and film critic Grae Drake share their reviews of the blockbuster hit film, "The Hunger Games."
The appetite for "The Hunger Games" was even more voracious than experts predicted.
The "Games" have officially begun!
The first big awards show of the season has come and gone, but catch the stars on the red carpet.
Despite not appearing at Wednesday's 38th annual People's Choice Awards, Katy Perry was the big winner of the night.
The curtain is falling on the worst year for Hollywood in recent memory.
It's been a busy 24 hours in Awardsland, with the announcement of the New York Film Critics Circle and Gotham Award winners as well as the Spirit Award nominees.
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.
Harry Potter's final appearance on the big screen gave Time Warner earnings and revenue the lift they needed, prompting the company to raise its outlook for the year.
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" features one of the more soul-destroying death orgies in Fantasy-lit history, with a whole cavalcade of Potter supporting players winding up as casualties in the climactic wizard battle.
Time Warner Inc. posted second-quarter earnings Wednesday that rose from a year earlier and beat Wall Street's expectations, as revenue climbed at the fastest pace in almost four years.
It's been more than five months since Indonesians have seen the latest Hollywood flicks on the big screen. But cinema owners say the long wait is now over, with monster hit "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" releasing on Friday.
Cast members of the final "Harry Potter" movie talk about the end of the series and take your iReport questions.
The Harry Potter star expects to spend a year in the U.K., then return to Brown University
When Larry King asked Daniel Radcliffe about filming his last scene as the title character in the "Harry Potter" movies, the actor described it as "very emotional. ... I kind of wept like a child on that last day."
Larry King speaks about the future of Harry Potter star, Daniel Radcliffe. King says a wedding maybe in his future.
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" broke a domestic box office record for a midnight opening Thursday, hauling in $43.5 million, Warner Bros. Pictures said Friday.
If you're bleary-eyed and yawning after a late-night screening of "Harry Potter's" final movie installment, the lasting impressions of "Deathly Hallows Part II" are no doubt the only things keeping you awake today.
The handsome villain says having kids is still "decades away"
It's an event more than a decade in the making -- after years growing alongside "The Boy Who Lived," Harry Potter fans worldwide will clamber into theaters at midnight Thursday to behold the final battle between their hero and the Dark Lord Voldemort.
PEOPLE's movie critic weighs in on the highly anticipated summer movie
The cast of "Harry Potter" reflect on the end of an era as they attend the London premiere of the series' final film.
More than a decade of Harry Potter devotion reaches its climax for fans on Thursday with the premiere in London of the eighth and final movie in the record-breaking series.
Watch the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, streaming live from London.
Whiskey was the Harry Potter star's drink of choice - but now he's dry
Harry Potter's final literary chapter may have come to an end, but millions of fans can now continue following the boy wizard's adventures online with the launch Thursday of an interactive e-book series.
J.K. Rowling reveals the "Pottermore" website, designed to bring new and interactive material to "Harry Potter" fans.
Plus: Ashton Kutcher, Jason Bateman and others will hand out awards at Sunday's show
Inception and Black Swan are also up for big awards at the June 5 ceremony
The gang is back for one last encore in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Time Warner Inc. posted fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat Wall Street expectations, aided by a recovering TV advertising market.
Angelina Jolie tells how being on "Larry King Live" helped her land the lead role in "Changeling."
Excited fans line up to celebrate before the midnight showing of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One."
Fans of Harry Potter have a lot to talk about this morning.
In a surprisingly close race, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 1" held on to its box-office crown Friday by grossing $20.8 million, according to early estimates. That's a 66 percent drop from the fantasy film's opening last Friday, which was inflated due to an enormous turnout at Thursday midnight screenings.
The Harry Potter actor says "it sounds crazy," but it was strange kissing his childhood friend
All grown up, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson give their best performances yet
For those of you too busy downloading the entire Beatles catalogue to check out entertainment news, the second-to-last "Harry Potter" movie debuts Friday.
Daniel Radcliffe and the cast of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows' hit the red carpet for the premiere on Monday.
Can't wait until Friday to check out the latest installment of the "Harry Potter" film series? Well, if you have any knowledge of torrent sites at all, you should be able to view the first 36 minutes today, as a goodly chunk of the film has leaked online.
The two stars are British and pale-skinned, but is there really a rivalry?
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and more are expected at Thursday's big event
The Brown University sophomore is enjoying the simple life of anonymity and carbs at college
Time Warner Inc. reported earnings that topped Wall Street's expectations Wednesday and raised its outlook for 2010, thanks in part to a boost in advertising revenue.
"I had no idea. I felt sick, very emotional," says Harry Potter's Hermione
Daniel Radcliffe wears a lacy undergarment in a new clip for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Microsoft has just announced the 17 games that will be available on launch day with Kinect for Xbox 360, the tech giant's highly anticipated controller-free gaming system.
There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the fall. We've got pumpkins, colorful leaves, Halloween, and whatnot. But the hands-down best thing about fall is that this is the season when the "good" movies come out.
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint put emotions - and their movie series - behind them
Only at San Diego Comic-Con, the annual gathering of self-proclaimed fanboys and fangirls, can an early screening of a movie feel like a rock concert, and then literally become one.
Fans flock to the 2010 kick off of Comic-Con.
The movie's star has an ulterior motive - and it involves Harry Potter
Daniel Radcliffe's love interest, who's reportedly engaged to Twilight's Jamie Campbell Bower, picks her favorite franchise
The film's cast gathered for an emotional - and secret-spilling! - meal
"I feel like someone is dying," Emma Watson says of her last few weeks with Daniel Radcliffe
Love casts its spell over young actors Jamie Campbell Bower and Bonnie Wright
Look out Rhode Island, the Harry Potter star has worked her magic to get into Brown
The Harry Potter star actually thought, "Am I going to die?"
Rupert Grint, who plays Ron Weasley, suffered a mild case and is well enough to attend Tuesday's premiere, his rep says
The seventh and concluding film in the series will open July 15, 2011
A 25-year-old stuntman reportedly "couldn't feel anything from the waist down" after falling during an aerial sequence
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince the sixth installment in the blockbuster film franchise about boy wizard Harry, is moving from its planned Nov. 21 release to July 17, 2009
The fairy tale collection – due out just before Christmas – will raise money for charity
The last installment of J.K. Rowling's hit series will be developed into not one, but two feature films
With Harry Potter's adventures having come to their breathless end, J.K. Rowling is wasting no time when it comes to what's next.
During a New York City reading with delighted fans, the author explains that Dumbledore is gay
Are your kids' toys safe?
Barnes & Noble, the world's largest book retailing chain, posted a higher quarterly profit Thursday, helped by higher sales driven by record demand for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the final book in the popular series.
The last installment of the Harry Potter series sold a record-breaking 11.5 million copies in the U.S. in the first 10 days on sale, the book's publisher Scholastic announced Thursday.
Wait for Harry Potter is over
Even though Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sold an incredible 8.3 million copies in its first 24 hours on the American market - its author, J.K. Rowling, says reaching the finish line was bittersweet.
It was a night of broken curfews and late bedtimes as fans around the globe lined up to buy the final installment in the Harry Potter series at 12:01 a.m.
It's all out war.
'Deathly Hallows' reviewed
Kids read less despite 'Potter'
The final book in the Harry Potter series sold an estimated 8.3 million copies in its first 24 hours of sale, setting a new record for the book industry, according to U.S. publisher Scholastic.
Millions of readers are still making their way through the latest Harry Potter, but book sellers are already happy with the outcome.
No book has ever seen this much fever-pitch anticipation and excitement around the world.
As millions of fans await Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and the final news of their hero's fate - to be revealed once and for all 12:01 a.m. Saturday - J.K. Rowling sounds almost relieved that it is sealed.
Pages of what appear to be the The Deathly Hallows are turning up online, but the publisher won't confirm if they're real
Who's behind Potter-gate?
Muggles, rejoice. As hard copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows leaked out to fans, The New York Times has published the first review of the most eagerly anticipated book of the year.
As the clock keeps ticking toward the magic hour when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is released - 12:01 a.m. this coming Saturday - fans eager to find out whether their hero lives or dies are under attack by an invasion of spoilers.
J.K. Rowling says she broke down in tears as she finished writing the final chapters of the seventh and last Harry Potter novel.
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