“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the sequel to the film about teens fighting to the death in a totalitarian world, opened with $158.1 million in weekend sales for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., short of some estimates. The shares fell.
News Corp.’s new comedy “The Internship” features Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, a cameo by Google Inc.’s Sergey Brin and access to the search leader’s Silicon Valley campus. It won’t be enough to turn a profit.
In Woody Allen’s charming new movie, “Midnight in Paris,” Owen Wilson’s character, a modern-day novelist, travels through time to the 1920s. He wishes he could stay, so he could keep hanging out with Hemingway and Fitzgerald. His love interest from the ‘20s wishes she were living in La Belle Epoque. Both discover when they travel back to the 1880s that Degas and Gauguin wish they were living in the Renaissance.