The film version of “ Rabbit Hole ,” David Lindsay-Abaire ’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a suburban couple coping with the death of their 4-year-old son, proves that a depressing subject needn’t be humorless.
“The Croods,” the first major animation film of the year, opened as No. 1 in U.S. and Canadian theaters, with $43.6 million in sales for DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. and its distributor, Twentieth Century Fox.
When we first see Johnny Depp in “The Rum Diary,” he’s hung over, bloodshot and clad only in boxer shorts hiked unfashionably high over his midsection. He’s stumbling around a motel room that looks like it’s been hit by a hurricane.
“Battle: Los Angeles,” Sony Corp. ’s special-effects thriller about an alien invasion of the second most-populous U.S. city, generated $35.6 million in weekend ticket sales to lead the domestic box office.