Why 'Gone With the Wind' eclipses both 'Avengers' and 'Avatar'

Even as Disney confirmed Sunday that "Avengers: Endgame" had become the top-grossing movie ever, film historians noted that "Gone With the Wind" still has a strong case for being the most successful film of all time.
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Avengers: Endgame tops Avatar as highest-grossing film ever

The global box office has a new king in Avengers: Endgame.
The superhero extravaganza this weekend usurped Avatar to become the highest grossing film of all time, with an estimated $2.79 billion US in worldwide grosses in just 13 weeks.
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Justin Bieber to Donald Trump: 'Let those kids out of cages'

Pop star Justin Bieber thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for trying to help rapper A$AP Rocky, who’s currently being held by Swedish police. At the same time, he also made sure to criticize the president and the fallout of his “zero-tolerance” immigration policy.
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'Avengers: Endgame' has passed 'Avatar' as biggest film ever

This image released by Disney shows, from left, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Karen Gillan, the character Rocket, voiced by Bradley Cooper, Paul Rudd and Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Avengers: Endgame.
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A woman stands between two cultures, juxtaposing Eastern and Western morality. She feels the urge to laugh as a stoic man breaks down in tears. She grapples with whether lying can be the right thing to do.
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Marvel reveals Natalie Portman as Thor, Mahershala Ali as Blade

Avengers: Endgame may have closed a chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the blockbuster factory is not slowing down and only expanding in scope and diversity.
Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige led a marathon presentation at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday night, announcing plans for the first two years of "Phase Four," which will include Natalie Portman taking up the hammer as Thor, making Angelina Jolie an immortal for The Eternals and rebooting Blade with Mahershala Ali.
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SAN DIEGO -- Canadian actor Simu Liu has been tapped to play the titular character in Marvel's upcoming film "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings."
Liu is best known for starring as Jung in CBC's "Kim's Convenience.
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'The Lion King' bites off $185 million debut, a July record

LOS ANGELES -- The Walt Disney Co. is ruling the box office again with the record-breaking debut of "The Lion King" this weekend.
The studio says Sunday that the photorealistic remake devoured an estimated $185 million in ticket sales from 4,725 North American locations.
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Marvel Phase 4 kicks off with Angelina Jolie, 'The Eternals'

SAN DIEGO -- Marvel Studios is kicking off Phase Four with high-wattage star power.
Angelina Jolie surprised fans at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday evening along with the cast of the upcoming film "The Eternals.
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'The Lion King' rules and 'Endgame' scores all-time record

LOS ANGELES -- If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it. Not only did its photorealistic remake of "The Lion King" devour opening weekend records for the month of July and PG-rated films, but "Avengers: Endgame" also crept past "Avatar" to become the highest-grossing film of all time.
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Canadian actor Simu Liu cast as Marvel's first Chinese superhero, Shang-Chi

New details about Marvel's first Chinese hero were revealed at San Diego's Comic-Con Saturday, including who the lead actor will be — and he's Canadian.
Simu Liu, known for his role as Jung Kim on the CBC sitcom Kim's Convenience, will star in the highly-anticipated superhero film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
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Canadian video game streamer Alinity apologizes for throwing cat in video

A Canadian video game streamer is being accused of animal abuse after she was seen throwing her cat behind her during a recent livestream.
In a video snippet posted on Thursday, Natalia Mogollon, who streams under the handle Alinity on Twitch, appears to pick up her cat Milo from beneath the camera frame and tosses the animal over her shoulders.
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Trump offers to guarantee bail for rapper A$AP Rocky

U.S. President Donald Trump offered Saturday to guarantee the bail of rapper A$AP Rocky, detained in Sweden on suspicion of assault following a street brawl.
Trump tweeted that he had spoken with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, who he said gave assurances that the singer would be treated fairly.
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