American Sniper

Former pro wrestler Jesse Ventura pauses while speaking about his book "They Killed Our President" on October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ventura Won’t See “American Sniper”

“American Sniper” is topping the box office, but don’t expect to see former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura lining up at a movie theater to see the Oscar nominated film anytime soon.

01/29/2015

Director and Producer Clint Eastwood arrives at the 'American Sniper' New York Premiere at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

‘American Sniper’ Holds Top Spot At Weekend Box Office

The military drama starring Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle topped the box office for a second weekend in a row with $64.4 million in first place

01/26/2015

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‘American Sniper’ Astounds With $105.3M Over MLK Weekend

Clint Eastwood’s R-rated Iraq War drama “American Sniper” opened in January like a superhero movie in July, taking in a record $105.3 million over the Martin Luther King Jr. four-day weekend.

01/19/2015

Actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce the nominees for Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement at the AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on January 15, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

2 Comedies Lead Oscar Nominations

Two extravagant comedies, “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” tied for the most Oscar nominations on Thursday morning with nine nods each, including Best Picture.

01/15/2015

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Cooper In DFW For “American Sniper” Showing

Bradley Cooper praised veterans during a showing of his new movie, “American Sniper,” in Plano on Wednesday night. The movie is based on Chris Kyle’s 2012 memoir.

01/15/2015

Golden Globes w/ Tina Fey & Amy Poehler ((Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

What You Need To Know In Entertainment – January 2015

January always marks a fresh new start to the year and with it, a plethora of new events, festivals, shows, and films worth checking out.

01/09/2015

Chris Kyle

Judge Rejects Kyle Widow’s Request For New Trial

A judge has rejected a request from the widow of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle to order a new trial or set aside a jury’s verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.

11/26/2014

Chris Kyle

Ventura Passage To Be Cut From Kyle’s “American Sniper” Book

The passage from the best-selling memoir “American Sniper” that sparked former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against author Chris Kyle will be removed, publisher HarperCollins said Wednesday.

07/30/2014

Jesse Ventura (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ventura Gets $1.8 Million In Defamation Case

A federal jury has awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his lawsuit against the estate of slain “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle.

07/29/2014

Chris Kyle

Jury In Jesse Ventura/Chris Kyle Case To Return Tuesday

Jurors in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle have gone home for the night but will return Tuesday.

07/28/2014

Former pro wrestler Jesse Ventura pauses while speaking about his book "They Killed Our President" on October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Deliberations Continue In Ventura Case

After a weekend break, jurors weighing whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed by “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle are entering their fifth day of deliberations.

07/28/2014

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