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click to enlarge Courtesy Of The Mediapro Studio/Buena Vista International Penelope Cruz in Official Competition new to cinema BAD PEOPLE: In Pierre Perifel’s animated caper starring the voices of Sam Rockwell, Marc Maron, Craig Robinson and Awkwafina, several reformed but misunderstood criminal beasts seek to be good – with some disastrous results. (100 minutes, PG. … Read more

‘Elvis’, ‘Top Gun’ at the top of the box office; sharp decline for Pixar’s ‘Year of Light’

NEW YORK — Elvis Presley Baz Luhrmann biopic “Elvis” rocked theaters with an estimated $30.5 million weekend ticket sales, but — in box-office rarity — “Elvis” tied for “Top Gun: Maverick,” which also reported $30, 5 million, for No. 1 in theaters. Monday’s final figures, after Sunday’s gross was tabulated, will sort out which film … Read more

Leonard Pitts Jr.: So much for a good guy with a gun | columnist

So much for a good guy with a gun. That, you’ll remember, was NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre’s preferred solution to America’s gun violence epidemic. “The only thing that stops bad guys with guns,” he said, “is good guys with guns.” He said this on December 21, 2012 — one week after the massacre at Sandy … Read more

‘The Bad Guys’ beat ‘The Northman’ and Nicolas Cage at the box office

NEW YORK — On an extraordinarily crowded weekend in theaters featuring the expensive Viking epic and Nicolas Cage playing himself, DreamWorks Animation’s “The Bad Guys” beat the field, signaling a continued resurgence for family films after a downturn during the pandemic. “The Bad Guys,” released by Comcast’s CMCSA, -3.32% Universal Pictures, debuted with $24 million … Read more