Denzel Washington's new action flick The Equalizer opened in first place this weekend, taking in $35 million at the box office, according to Box Office Mojo. That's the fourth-highest September debut for a film ever.read more
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the prizefighter who was wrongly convicted of murder in 1967 and who was later immortalized in a Bob Dylan song, died Sunday after a long battle with prostate cancer, The Associated Press reports. He was 76.read more
Talk about a backhanded compliment. Adam Sander has been named the most overpaid actor of 2013 by Forbes.
Though Sandler still commands a fat paycheck, most of his recent films have been Razzie fodder and box office duds. The magazine estimates that for every dollar Sandler received on his last three films, which include Jack & Jill and That's My Boy, the movies returned an average of $3.40. However, there are exceptions when Sandler's price tag pays off, as is the case with Grown Ups 2, one of Sandler's best performing films, which was not counted toward this year's ranking because of its later release date.read more