| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
Though it sounds like a metal band, “Snowpiercer” is a riveting sci-fi adventure only a few steps down from “Dark City” or “Children of Men.” It pummels forward like the train on which the action...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:21 PM
The oversized comedy of Melissa McCarthy is best served as a side dish in a cinematic meal.
"Bridesmaids" had just the right amount of her unfettered antics. That film's recipe called for her to share the spotlight with several other women. But now...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Even though it's only July, it's hard to imagine watching a better-made movie in 2014 than "Boyhood." Shot in secret over 12 years, director Richard Linklater captures the journey, and struggles, of growing up -- his lead actor Ellar Coltrane ages in real...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Of the three Korean directors to have achieved international fame in the past decade, two made their English language debuts last year — Kim Jee-woon with the utterly pedestrian Schwarzenegger vehicle "The Last Stand," and Park Chan-wook with the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Giovanni Ribisi has joined the cast of Paramount's Martin Luther King Jr. biopic "Selma," starring David Oyelowo as King and Tom Wilkinson as Lyndon B. Johnson.
Ribisi will play Lee C. White, an adviser to John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson who was...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Disney Cruise Line is basking in the reinvigorated Disney Magic, which made its big face-lift reveal last fall with a splash in Port Miami before migrating to Port Canaveral in January.
Debuting in 1998, the oldest ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The absence of 'The Amazing Spider-Man' actor Andrew Garfield is reportedly the reason the Oscars cut a segment that would have featured 5-year-old Miles Scott, better known as "Batkid."
According to PageSix.com, Garfield was suppose to the take the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:20 PM
BEIJING — As one of the most bankable stars on the planet, Johnny Depp has the luxury of keeping his PR obligations brief.
But he was jumping through press hoops this week as he made his first trip to China to sell moviegoers on his new sci-fi...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:55 AM
BEIJING -- China’s box office has made its first $1 billion for the year, crossing the mark in the week that ended Sunday with some help from “Robocop.”
Year-to-date box office receipts for the mainland -- the world’s second...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:06 AM
"Snowpiercer," South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho's post-apocalyptic sci-fi film set aboard a speeding train, is to open the 20th annual Los Angeles Film Festival, which runs June 11-19.
Starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell and Tilda Swinton, "Snowpiercer"...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Chris Evans fans should not expect to see their hunk on the big screen as anyone other than Captain America in the foreseeable future, because the actor says he's pretty much quitting his day job.
Why? Well, as they say, what he really wants to do is...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 27% increase in net income for its fiscal second quarter, lifted by the strong performance of its film studio.
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.917 billion for the quarter that ended March 29, up from $1.513 billion...