| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Paramount Pictures' "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" has received the AARP's inaugural"Movies for Grownups" seal of approval.
The org's new honor, an extension of the Movies for Grownups platform that launched in 2002 and includes the annual Movies for...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:00 AM
It looks like Kevin Hart will easily lock up a first-place finish at the box office during the busy Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, coming in ahead of last week's victor "Lone Survivor" and the new "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit."
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The cop comedy “Ride Along” drove past expectations to win at the box office and set records over the Martin Luther King Day weekend, proving again that studios shouldn’t underestimate the diverse film audience.
| Jan 18, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The buddy comedy "Ride Along" drove to the top of the box office rankings Friday, earning an estimated $14.5 million.
The comedy starring stand-up favorite Kevin Hart and musician-turned-actor Ice Cube was projected to perform well at the box office...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The Kevin Hart and Ice Cube comedy "Ride Along" has little to fear at the box office as "I, Frankenstein," the only new film in wide release, will likely have trouble coming to life.
The 3D horror-action hybrid, starring Aaron Eckhart as Victor...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Author Tom Clancy created CIA agent Jack Ryan as the hero of several novels that became major films. The Ryan character has been played by Alec Baldwin in "The Hunt for Red October," Harrison Ford in "Patriot Games" and Ben Affleck in "The Sum of All...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:48 AM
"I, Frankenstein," the only new wide-release movie in theaters over the weekend, posted less-than-monstrous results that failed to instill any fear in holdovers "Ride Along" and "Lone Survivor."
The 3D horror-action hybrid, starring a muscular Aaron...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
A look back and a final farewell to the notable entertainment celebrities who died in 2013. Cosmo Allegretti (b. 1927) (actor) Allegretti was an actor and puppeteer on Captain Kangaroo, working his way up from set painter. He made and voiced puppets,...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I mark the author's passing Tuesday in a Baltimore hospital at age 66 not as a fan--I found his books impenetrable and, truth be told, boring--but as an observer of a remarkable publishing paradigm, the rise of the technobabble thriller.
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:26 PM
There’s been more movement on the upcoming film schedule than at a Pixar weekend matinee. On Thursday, several movies — including George Clooney’s “Monuments Men,” David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” and...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:01 AM
"What the hell is going on here?" Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) asks in the new trailer for the latest Tom Clancy-inspired movie, "Jack Ryan: Shadow One," which opens Christmas Day.
Judging from the preview, director Kenneth Branagh ("Thor") and...