• Business Briefs for Aug. 31 - 08/31/2014 01:46 AM EDT
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    'Let's Be Cops' is a mundane misdemeanor

    08/18/2014 08:14 AM EDT
    There are two elements in a buddy cop movie -- serious or funny -- that have to work. 
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    'Expendables 3' loses oomph factor
    08/18/2014 08:10 AM EDT - In its third incarnation, "The Expendables" has become, well, expendable. Despite some ruthless new tactics, there's no saving "The Expendables 3," the overpopulated third outing of Sylvester Stallone's all-star action ensemble. Full Story

    'Boyhood': Unremarkably remarkable story
    08/12/2014 09:11 AM EDT - Twelve years in the making, filming a few scenes each year to capture kids as they progress through life, Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" is an amazing achievement in telling an unremarkably remarkable life story. Full Story

    Weekend Box Office: ‘Guardians' has torrid opening
    08/05/2014 09:47 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES -- "Guardians of the Galaxy" blasted past expectations at the weekend box office. Full Story

    'Snowpiercer': Satisfying at nearly every level
    07/14/2014 09:31 AM EDT - In the mood for allegory? Have a look at Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer," which proceeds from a fantastical premise rich with real-world relevance. Full Story

    'Tammy': One wrong turn after another
    07/09/2014 06:49 AM EDT - It's difficult to decide if the new Melissa McCarthy comedy "Tammy" is such a major disappointment because it's so poorly written and acted or because it is such a monumental waste of talent. Full Story

    Mark Wahlberg Teddy bear was just a warm-up for Autobots
    06/30/2014 11:08 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES -- Before Mark Wahlberg ever attempted to test his mettle vis-a-vis giant metamorphosizing robots from outer space -- before he be friended a heroic battle-bot named Optimus Prime on screen -- the actor prepared for his latest part with an unlikely foil: a talking teddy bear with an outsize taste for prostitutes and cocaine. Full Story

    'Jersey Boys' No great favors for Frankie Valli
    06/23/2014 12:37 PM EDT - Whatever charms turned the musical "Jersey Boys" into a Tony-winning Broadway hit are sorely missed in Clint Eastwood's tone-deaf corpse of a movie. Full Story

    'Think Like a Man Too' Vegas comedy should have stayed in Vegas
    06/23/2014 12:31 PM EDT - The nearly complete lack of laughs in "Think Like a Man Too" is reason enough to suggest that this production filmed in Las Vegas should have stayed in Las Vegas. Full Story

    '22 Jump Street' Biggest, loudest laughs of the summer
    06/16/2014 09:21 AM EDT - You're pretty much going to have to see "22 Jump Street" twice -- just to catch all the jokes the roars of laughter make you miss. Full Story

    Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named "Sneezy. Full Story