Movies

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FAA Expected To Approve Drones In Filmmaking

The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to fly drones.

09/25/2014

Actor Blake Cooper and actor and recording artist Jacob Latimore attend a screening of "The Maze Runner" at Regal Atlantic Station on September 19, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Ben Rose/Getty Images for Allied-THA)

“The Maze Runner” Tops Box Office

The young adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box office this weekend with $32.5 million, giving the budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.

09/22/2014

Patrick Dempsey celebrates his podium finish in the IMSA Tudor Series GT race at Virginia International Raceway on August 24, 2014 in Alton, Virginia. (credit: Brian Cleary/Getty Images)

Dempsey Makes Name In Sports Car Racing

Patrick Dempsey and teammate Andrew Davis are coming off of their first podium finish in the GT sports car series after taking third in August at Virginia International Raceway.

09/18/2014

Actors Idris Elba and Taraji P.Henson attend The L.A. Special Screening Of Screen Gems' "No Good Deed" at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on August 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Screen Gems)

“No Good Deed” Tops Weekend Box Office

“No Good Deed,” which stars Idris Elba as an escaped convict and Taraji P. Henson as the innocent who he terrorizes, opened on top of the box office with $24.5 million.

09/15/2014

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Comedian Joan Rivers Dies At 81

The comedian was hospitalized on Aug. 28 when she suffered cardiac arrest after her breathing stopped during vocal cord surgery at a Manhattan clinic.

09/04/2014

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Netflix Debuts New Selective Sharing Feature For Recommendations

Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don’t want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.

09/02/2014

Chris Pratt attends the UK Premiere of "Guardians of the Galaxy" at Empire Leicester Square on July 24, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

“Guardians” Tops Summer Box Office

Marvel’s cosmic romp topped the Labor Day box office with a three-day take of $22 million — its third time in first place since its release five weeks ago, according to studio estimates Monday.

09/02/2014

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5 Takeaways From Dull Summer Box Office

When the season sputters to a close on Monday, the summer box office will be down about 15 percent from last year, making it Hollywood’s worst summer in at least seven years.

09/01/2014

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Film Official: Incentives Keep Texas In Picture

The director of the Texas Film Commission says incentives used to reimburse production companies are helping lure them to the Lone Star State.

08/28/2014

Chris Pratt attends the UK Premiere of "Guardians of the Galaxy" at Empire Leicester Square on July 24, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

“Guardians” Reclaims Box Office Title

“Guardians of the Galaxy” reclaimed the first slot at the box office this weekend and became the top-grossing movie of the summer with a $17.6 million weekend.

08/25/2014

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“Turtles” Tops Weak “Expendables” Debut

Moviegoers continued to shell out for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” while Sylvester Stallone’s action ensemble “The Expendables 3″ was easily out-gunned in its debut.

08/18/2014

Chris Pratt attends the UK Premiere of "Guardians of the Galaxy" at Empire Leicester Square on July 24, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

“Guardians Of The Galaxy” Tops Box Office

“Guardians of the Galaxy” blasted past expectations at the weekend box office, earning $94 million in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates on Sunday.

08/04/2014

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