The year's final weekend saw top movies add to ticket sales from the Christmas holiday one week earlier but no change in the top three chart positions. The "Sherlock Holmes" and "Alvin and the Chipmunks" franchise films took the No. 2 and 3 positions behind Tom Cruise's 'Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.'
Eva Gabrielsson, the longtime partner of 'Dragon Tattoo' author Stieg Larsson, says that the buzz around the new movie should call attention to violence against women, not merchandise.
From the ultra-violent 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' to 'Hugo,' Martin Scorsese's love letter to silent films, the movie listings this holiday season are full of films that came from the printed page. Here are some that are already out as well as a few that are yet to be released.
A second take on 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,' David Fincher's movie comes across as oddly unoriginal.
Better World Books' 2011 bestseller list: everything from 'The Shack' to 'To Kill A Mockingbird'
Robert Downey Jr. recaps his leading role in 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,' the franchises second installment.
The throwback black-and-white, almost silent movie garnered the most film nominations for the Golden Globe awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills.
'Breaking Dawn' and 'Harry Potter' were two of the movies that got people talking in 2011.
Plenty of bookstores vanished this year, but books sure didn't. More readers discovered the joys of reading them on screens, leaning in to peruse everything from blockbuster bios and zombie adventures to the latest hot novels from the chilly confines of Scandinavia. Here's a look at 10 stories that captivated us as we turned the pages of 2011:
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.