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'Thor' tops 'Daddy's Home 2,' 'Orient Express' at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The God of Thunder isn't ready to relinquish his box office throne yet. Studios estimated Sunday that "Thor: Ragnarok" added $56.6 million from North American thea...

In a weak summer at the box office, bright spots abound

NEW YORK (AP) — On their face, the numbers are grim. Movie ticket sales in North America are running roughly half a billion dollars behind last summer's box office, making this one of lowest-grossing ...

Insider Q&A: Scary forecasts at the box office

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a rough summer at the box office, and movie theater chains are feeling the pain. It got worse last week when AMC Entertainment said U.S. box office grosses are sinking. Paul ...

'Wonder Woman' is a hit that even Hollywood can't ignore

NEW YORK (AP) — Batman is the superhero with the calling-card beam of light, but Wonder Woman sent a signal over the weekend that even Hollywood couldn't miss. Patty Jenkins' "Wonder...

'King Arthur' flops, 'Guardians 2' still rules at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first major box office flop of the summer movie season has arrived. Studio estimates on Sunday say director Guy Ritchie's "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" op...

Are 'gay moments' in 'Beauty' and 'Power Rangers' progress?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A hug. A wink. A dance. A non-answer. These are the so-called gay moments in a handful of recent high-profile studio movies that have sparked both rapturous celebration and startlin...

'La La Land,' 'Beauty' herald more Days of Sun for musicals

So, perhaps you've heard: "La La Land" didn't win best picture at the Oscars. But if every cloud has a silver lining, this one might be called golden: The Emma Stone-Ryan Gosling mus...

In sensation of 'Get Out,' hints of a Trump-effect

NEW YORK (AP) — There have been monster gorillas and sharp-clawed superheroes at the box office this month, but the biggest beast of them all has been Jordan Peele's $4.5 million, race-exploding thril...

Oscars look to 'La La Land,' host Kimmel for ratings boost

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If the Oscars had doubled down on nominating films with actors named Ryan, the ceremony's chances for a ratings bounce might be as likely as host Jimmy Kimmel's Trump jokes. ...

China goes Hollywood in 'The Great Wall'

NEW YORK (AP) — Big Hollywood hits commonly reap half or more of their box office overseas, as "Finding Dory" and "Rogue One" have done. Zhang Yimou's "The Great Wall," which opens Friday, will test w...

Leaked video likely to hurt "A Dog's Purpose" at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marketers would describe "A Dog's Purpose" as a film with "four-quadrant" appeal, meaning it's likely to draw moviegoers of both genders, young and old. Based on a bestselling book ...

Animation, sequels and superheroes propel box office record

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A forgetful fish, infighting superheroes and some intergalactic rebels led the North American box office in 2016, which, with an estimated $11.2 billion in earnings to date, has bec...

'Moana's reigns, 'La La Land' sings in limited release

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's "Moana" has continued to sit pretty atop the box office for its third consecutive weekend, but Damien Chazelle's musical "La La Land" was what really had audiences singing ...

Leftovers 'Moana,' 'Fantastic Beasts' rule box office again

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audiences came back for a second helping of "Moana" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" this weekend. Both family-friendly films topped the post-Thanksgiving box office ch...

With election looming, Hollywood votes for escapism

NEW YORK (AP) — "Cutting through the noise" is a phrase often uttered around Hollywood, where mammoth marketing budgets are routinely expended to reach moviegoers distracted by a million other enterta...