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khrushchev does america, hot docsHot Docs

Hot Docs ends with a bang and a laugh in “Khrushchev Does America,” a straightforward historical doc about a very odd event that has been all-but-forgotten. Before the future of the world rested on a razor blade, before Kennedy, and before the Cold War started as we understand it today, Nikita Khrushchev took a two-week vacation … in… Continue reading Hot Docs 2014: 'Khrushchev Does America' Review












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After holding the top position at the box office for three weeks, femme-fueled “The Other Woman” has beat superhero blockbuster “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” for the No. 1 spot in its opening weekend.

Fox’s raunchy revenge comedy, starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton, debuted with $ 24.7 million, while Disney-Marvel’s “Captain America,” led by Chris Evans, grossed $ 16 million… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'The Other Woman' Defeats 'Captain America'

When it comes to superheroes, who have been in publication for over 75 years, films have a gray area regarding the rules of adaptation. As the times change, these characters do too, but there’s also an intangible element that will definitively make Batman, well, Batman. A detectable truthfulness exists in each character adapted to the screen, but the rules for what constitutes that truthfulness change from… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why It's Not Fair to Compare 'Man of Steel' to 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $ 26.6 million ($ 201.5 million total)

2. Rio 2 – $ 22.5 million ($ 75.3 million total)

3. Heaven Is for Real – $ 21.5 million ($ 28.5 million total)

4. Transcendence – $ 11.1 million ($ 11.1 million total)

5. A Haunted House 2 – $ 9.1 million ($ 9.1 million total)

6. Draft Day – $ 5.9

Former New York Giant and current Live! With Kelly and Michael co-host Michael Strahan is officially joining the Good Morning America team after a months-long negotiation with ABC News.

Strahan stopped by the Good Morning America set Tuesday morning for the announcement — and to receive both an alarm clock from George Stephanopoulos and a giant coffee cup from Lara Spencer, which should help out with his new extra-early wakeup time. He will join the show a few days a week while still… Continue reading Michael Strahan officially joins ‘Good Morning America’ — VIDEO