Minnesota mystery author to appear PINE RIVER - Jess Lourey, a Minnesota mystery author from St. Cloud, will make an appearance at 2 p.m. Saturday at the at the Riverview Life Center in Pine River.
LOS ANGELES - All films not named "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," please raise your hands so audiences will know you'll be in theaters this holiday season.
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It looks like a typical big-budget holiday blockbuster. But the marketing behind "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" was unlike most for a movie of its size, thanks to the geek factor.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hobbits were lords of the box office as the opening chapter of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic fantasy took in $45.3 million Friday to Sunday for an easy No. 1 debut.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - O.J. Simpson says hip-hop music helped him deal with life in the aftermath of his murder trial.
LOS ANGELES - For Hollywood, 2001 was another year of record revenue, a time for the birth and rebirth of big film franchises and a period of soul-searching over violent action films after the Sept. 11 attacks.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - What if you threw a Hollywood award show and the winners stayed away?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Moviegoers weary of pre-Oscar seriousness escaped to "Orange County" over the weekend, but the teen comedy couldn't quite match the struggles of a hobbit and a mathematician at the box office.
LONDON (AP) - Besides capturing readers' imaginations and thrilling moviegoers, the fantasy epic "The Lord of the Rings" has won high praise from religious groups for what they see as Christian values in the story.
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