'Boss Baby' dethrones 'Beauty and the Beast' with $49M debut

NEW YORK (AP) -- The taskmaster toddler of "The Boss Baby" dethroned Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" at the box office with a $49 million debut, handing its star Alec Baldwin what President Donald Trump might call a "huge" no. 1 opening. Paramount Pictures suffered another flop with its controversy-plagued "Ghost in the Shell.

Review: 'The Zookeeper's Wife' tells a riveting true story

In German-occupied Poland during the darkest days of World War II, a zookeeper and his wife managed to save the lives hundreds of Jewish people, many of whom were detained in the Warsaw Ghetto, by giving them shelter and refuge on the zoo grounds. This extraordinary true story is dramatized rather effectively in director Niki Caro's "The Zookeeper's Wife ," based on the non-fiction book by the naturalist writer Diane Ackerman.