In "Crash," director/co-writer Paul Haggis turns up the heat under L.A.'s already simmering melting pot by having a white LAPD officer roust an elegant black couple out of their SUV.
"I needed more creative opportunity, a conceptual change. I needed to follow my heart." This might conjure up thoughts of Paul Gauguin explaining why he left job and family to spend the rest of his…
When the phrase "We're queer, we're here, get used to it" began floating in general circulation, it appeared that the new gay '90s had segued into the new millennium, if not with the…
For much of his earlier movie career, which began in 1978 with "Animal House," Kevin Bacon was a bit like that raw skinny stranger standing courtside waiting for someone to choose him for a pickup…
Imagine if you're an actor, starring in a big-budget movie that splashes you wide on every plex screen in America, whisks your bottom across every talkshow couch, sets you up in five-star hotels for…
Does anyone seriously think that "Saturday Night Live" is consistently funny anymore? Up until recently it was usually good for five minutes.
When it comes to keeping up with entertainment news, the hyperinflation of showbiz reputations and the wall-to-wall litter of celebrity awards have grown so great that one could take a six-week…
Is there any modern epic that could approach the success story of Walt Disney? Born in 1901 at the dawn of the American century, he became its quintessential prototype: Midwestern upbringing; genteel…
Sometimes Hollywood serves up history, sometimes history comes up with a Hollywood ending. It may be hard to believe now, but there was a time during the late '40s and early '50s when the Hollywood…
At 99, Lucy Marsden had a nice stand atop the New York Times best-seller list; she's the title character of Allan Gurganus' 1989 novel "The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All." Now the good…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.7M Cumulative:$167.1M Disney 36.50%
Rio 22Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$46.3M Fox 59.74%
Draft Day3Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$11.9M Lionsgate / Summit 43.09%