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The latest contenders for the James Bond role

There are few more coveted roles in Hollywood than that of James Bond. Over the years, the likes of Sean Connery, Roger Moore and Pierce Brosnan have achieved cinematic immortality by playing the part of the famous British spy. But seeing as Daniel Craig is still looking unlikely to return to the role of 007, […]

“Lego Batman” tops all newcomers

"Lego Batman" easily outpaces all the newcomers, with only "The Great Wall" making a big impact at the box office.

“Lego Batman,” “Fifty Shades,” “John Wick 2” all open big

The February box office gets a huge boost with all three major new releases topping $30 million apiece.

The Long and Short of It: ‘Gandhi’

The Oscar-winning epic has a massive scope, but it never loses sight of its linchpin — the flesh-and-blood man behind the legend.

“Rings” can’t knock “Split” off the box office crown

In the battle between horror films, "Split" holds off new challenger "Rings" to claim the top spot; "A Dog's Purpose" has legs.
Holly Hunter (left) and Nicolas Cage star in "Raising Arizona," a 1987 film directed by Joel Coen and produced by Ethan Coen.

Class of 1987: ‘Raising Arizona’

Hardly a lark, “Raising Arizona” is a story of loneliness, love, legacy and regret while remaining the Coens' most poignant, humane and hilarious work yet.

“Split” still reigns; “Dog” overcomes controversy for strong opening

"Split" going strong in its second week, while "A Dog's Purpose" overcomes controversy to post a strong opening with $18 million; "Hidden Figures" crosses the magic 9-digit threshold.

The Long and Short of It: ‘The English Patient’

An admirable epic, but its attempt to feel like an old classic clashes with the more contemporary grit at the dark heart of the story.