Movies

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Dallas International Film Festival Begins

More than 150 films are being shown across 11 days at the Dallas International Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday night.

04/09/2015

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Dallas Council To Vote On Alamo Drafthouse

Downtown Dallas is one step closer to getting a new movie theater. A second Alamo Drafthouse could be open before the holidays this year. But there is still one more hurdle.

04/06/2015

Dodge car from the film on display at the "Furious 7" Los Angeles premiere sponsored by Dodge at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on April 1, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Dodge)

“Furious 7” Races To $143.6 Million Debut

The high-octane “Furious 7″ peeled out of the gates in its opening weekend, picking up a stunning $143.6 million from 4,004 locations to easily top the domestic box office.

04/06/2015

Rihanna and Jim Parsons pose for a photo before a screening of "Home" at Cinemark West Plano on March 17, 2015 in Plano, Texas. (credit: Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

“Home” Bests “Get Hard” At Box Office

The DreamWorks animated alien adventure “Home” beat out “Get Hard,” the comedy with Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart, with a resounding debut of $54 million, according to estimates.

03/30/2015

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Vin Diesel Says Oscars Weighted Against Action Films

Vin Diesel said Friday that the latest “Fast & Furious” film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy — it’s an action flick and it’s a sequel.

03/27/2015

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“Super Troopers 2” Seeks Funding From Fans

The comedy troupe behind the cult hit “Super Troopers” has launched a crowd-funding campaign to help bankroll a sequel.

03/25/2015

Actress Shailene Woodley attends "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" New York premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on March 16, 2015 in New York City. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

“Insurgent” Tops Box Office With $54 Million

The second installment in the “Divergent” series easily topped the box office with $54 million from 3,875 theaters. Sean Penn’s “The Gunman” stumbled with only $5 million.

03/23/2015

Actress Lily James arrives at the premiere of Disney's "Cinderella" at the El Capitan Theatre on March 1, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

“Cinderella” Tops Box Office With $70 Million

Disney’s recent streak continued with the $70.1 million North American debut of its traditional, sumptuously costumed fairy tale adaptation “Cinderella,” according to studio estimates Sunday.

03/16/2015

Director Richard Glatzer attends a special screening of "Still Alice" during the AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi at Dolby Theatre on November 12, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

“Still Alice” Director Richard Glatzer Dies At 63

Richard Glatzer, who co-wrote and directed the Alzheimer’s drama “Still Alice” alongside his husband, Wash Westmoreland, while battling ALS, died Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was 63.

03/12/2015

Hugh Jackman attends a fan event for the film "Chappie" at Mall of Berlin on February 27, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. (credit: Clemens Bilan/Getty Images for Sony Pictures)

“Chappie” Tops Slow Weekend Box Office

Neither a hyper-intelligent robot nor Vince Vaughn could save the box office this weekend, which was down 38.5 percent from the same weekend last year, according to estimates.

03/09/2015

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Study Shows Viewers Eat More During Sad Movies

A new study from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab shows that movie-goers watching tear-jerkers ate up to 55 percent more popcorn than those watching other genres.

03/09/2015

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Legendary SciFi Actor Leonard Nimoy Dead At 83

The actor best know for playing the Vulcan ‘Spock’ in the popular television and movie series Star Trek has died.

02/27/2015

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