The shirtless warriors of the “300” sequel “Rise of an Empire” ravaged the post-Oscars box-office weekend with a domestic debut of $45.1 million but an even bigger international haul of $87.8 million.
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The mystery surrounding 17th century Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer’s use of light and how he was able to produce such photorealistic paintings has baffled art historians for centuries.
“300: Rise of an Empire” slavishly re-creates the original. It feels like one of those quickie, direct-to-DVD cash grabs that somehow took seven years to surface.
What: “Mr. Peabody &Sherman”
John Travolta has apologized to Tony Award winner Idina Menzel for mangling the pronunciation of her name during the Oscars telecast, saying he’d been “beating myself up” over it.
It took listening to Oprah and other idols for this Oscar winner to realize her skin color did not make her “unbeautiful. “
It turns out that using emergency warning tones in a TV commercial with images of the White House blowing up and the flashing words “THIS IS NOT A TEST” is frowned upon by the government.
Steve McQueen’s slavery odyssey, based on Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, has been hailed as a landmark corrective to the movie industry’s long omission of slavery stories and years of whiter tales like 1940 best-picture winner “Gone With the Wind.”
Not all Academy Award moments are created equal. We’ve picked the 8 that made the biggest impression this year.
Will and Jaden Smith have something they can bond over. They were both awarded Razzies for their performances in “After Earth.”