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  1. Box Office Gender Gap: Why 'Lucy' Conquered 'Hercules' (Analysis)

    4:59 am PDT 07/28/2014
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    More than 50 percent of the audience for the Scarlett Johansson action pic was women, another summer sign that female moviegoers are taking on more power. READ MORE

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  2. Box Office: Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' Overpowers 'Hercules' With $44M Debut

    8:18 am PDT 07/27/2014
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    UPDATED: From director Brett Ratner, "Hercules" opens to $29M, while Rob Reiner's "And So It Goes" opens at a distant No. 8; Roadside Attractions enjoys second-best opening ever with "A Most Wanted Man," starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. READ MORE

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  3. 'Hercules': What the Critics Are Saying

    10:34 pm PDT 07/25/2014
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    Dwayne Johnson leads as a hardened mercenary who must save a kingdom from civil war in Brett Ratner's adaptation of the graphic novel based on the classic myth. READ MORE

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  4. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Lucy,' 'Hercules' and More

    6:15 am PDT 07/25/2014
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    See what THR's critics are saying about the Scarlett Johansson actioner and the Dwayne Johnson mythology film, plus the Woody Allen comedy "Magic in the Moonlight," the Philip Seymour Hoffman thriller "A Most Wanted Man" and the Michael Douglas-Diane Keaton dramedy "And So It Goes." READ MORE

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  5. 'Hercules': Film Review

    5:50 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson plays the mythical Greek hero in Brett Ratner's action-packed epic. READ MORE

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  6. Box-Office Slump: Hollywood Facing Worst Summer in Eight Years

    7:00 am PDT 07/23/2014
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    Domestic box office is down 20 percent in the U.S. as "Sex Tape" goes limp and, for the first time since 2001, no film crosses $300 million. Laments one studio executive, “I wish I worked at Netflix.” READ MORE

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  7. Dwayne Johnson 'Hustles for the Muscle' With Jimmy Fallon (Video)

    5:00 am PDT 07/23/2014
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    The pair played the beefed up "Fungo Brothers" in a series of spoof workout videos, while David Letterman grilled Ricky Gervais about his love life on the "Late Show." READ MORE

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  8. 'Hercules' Star Dwayne Johnson Drops More DC Hints, Talks 'Fast 7' (Video)

    7:55 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    The actor formerly known as "The Rock" also tells NBC's "Today" show what would get him back in the wrestling ring — and suggests a possible opponent. READ MORE

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  9. Dwayne Johnson on His DC Role: 'Just Say the Word'

    1:18 pm PDT 07/21/2014
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    He's not playing Green Lantern, but when it comes to which DC superhero the Rock is tackling, he won't go further than saying that he's as powerful as Superman. READ MORE

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  10. Alan Moore Calls for Boycott of Brett Ratner's 'Hercules'

    3:28 pm PDT 07/18/2014
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    "Watchmen" and "V for Vendetta" writer calls on fans to avoid the Brett Ratner adaptation of the comic book "Hercules: The Thracian Wars." READ MORE

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  11. Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards: David Beckham, Gabby Douglas Shine Before They Get Slimed (Photos)

    9:12 pm PDT 07/17/2014
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    The fun-filled sports awards show attracted world-famous athletes including Dwayne Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, Carmelo Anthony and Victor Cruz, who all ran the risk of being slimed by host Michael Strahan. READ MORE

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  12. ESPYs 2014: Dwayne Johnson, Richard Sherman, Michael Sam Honor Sports' Big Night (Photos)

    8:23 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    Super Bowl champions rubbed shoulders with tennis stars and NASCAR drivers as Maria Sharapova, Robin Roberts and Danica Patrick were among the stars gathered at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live for the ESPN's annual awards show. READ MORE

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  13. UFC Fighter Ronda Rousey: My Plans to Become 'The Female Rock'

    10:45 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    In THR's annual Sports Issue, the MMA athlete opens up about being the only woman in "Expendables 3," her role in the "Entourage" movie and the advice she got from Sylvester Stallone. READ MORE

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  14. Dwayne Johnson Circling 'Janson Directive' for Universal

    2:07 pm PDT 07/08/2014
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    The project is an adaptation of a book by Robert Ludlum, the author of the Jason Bourne novels. READ MORE

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  15. In the Wrong Theater? Blame Summer's Confusing Movie Titles

    12:58 pm PDT 07/03/2014
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    Even AMC Burbank mixed things up this week, putting up a digital poster of Oscar-nominated 2006 documentary "Deliver Us From Evil" instead of the new horror film "Deliver Us From Evil." READ MORE

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  16. 'Fast & Furious 7' Release Date Shifts

    5:00 pm PDT 07/02/2014
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    The latest installment in the high-speed franchise will now open a week earlier than previously planned. READ MORE

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  17. Animated 'Hercules' Poster Brings Man Vs. Lion to Life

    3:03 pm PDT 07/02/2014
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    The "Living One-Sheet" for Brett Ratner's movie sets up one of the titan's famous labors. READ MORE

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  18. The Drive (and Despair) of The Rock: Dwayne Johnson on His Depression, Decision to Fire Agents and Paul Walker's Death

    9:00 am PDT 06/18/2014
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    His movies grossed $1.3 billion last year. Now the underestimated A-lister attempts to own summer again as he reveals how he rebooted his career and the bouts of depression that pushed him: "Eventually you are all cried out." READ MORE

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  19. Behind The Scenes of Dwayne Johnson's THR Cover Shoot

    9:00 am PDT 06/18/2014
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    The "Hercules" star reveals details of shooting his tentpole and working on his first indie film: "Big studio movies pay the bills. Independent movies pay the soul." READ MORE

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  20. The Rock and 5 Other Wrestlers Turned Hollywood Stars (Photos)

    8:52 am PDT 06/18/2014
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    Hulk Hogan, Jesse Ventura and Steve Austin have all gone from fighting in the ring to wowing on the big screen. READ MORE

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