| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:30 PM
PARIS- The third opus of EuropaCorp's mega-hit franchise, "Taken 3" has been picked up in all major territories ahead of its shooting start tomorrow.
The Liam Neeson starrer has been acquired by EuropaCorp's partners in China (Fundamental), Germany...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:01 PM
We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends.
At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Nominated for this year's Animation Oscar, the excellent “Ernest & Celestine” was, sad to say, not the winner. It was a tough field — hey, there was a Miyazaki film in there too — and I have no unkind words for “Frozen,&...
| Mar 9, 2014
Inside Llewyn Davis
Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99
Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
Joel and Ethan Coen use the pre-Bob Dylan Greenwich Village folk scene as a jumping-off point for a black comedy about obsolescence, but unlike earlier, similar...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Jonny Weston has joined the cast of Fox's "Taken 3," starring Liam Neeson.
Maggie Grace and Famke Janssen are set to reprise their roles as Neeson's daughter and wife, and Forest Whitaker is the newest addition to the cast.
Plot details are unknown...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:17 AM
In his follow-up to the Oscar-winning "Crazy Heart," director and co-writer Scott Cooper again enlists an impressive cast in a story of people living on the fringes.
Christian Bale plays an ex-convict released back into his Pennsylvania steel town and...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Following the huge success of "Lee Daniels' The Butler," Forest Whitaker is looking to stay busy in 2014 both in front of and behind the camera as he is in final negotiations to write, direct and star in Lionsgate's adaptation of best-selling novel "The...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:18 PM
My childhood memories of "Rocky & Bullwinkle" cartoons are personal treasures. The sarcastic observations of the smart aleck characters were a giant leap beyond the silly humor of other kid fare on TV in the 1960s. Pop culture, history and the Cold War...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago and the awards won't be announced for another month. But let's take a wild stab at predicting the winners anyway. Not that this group is that hard to read. SAG voters have...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:32 PM
"12 Years a Slave," director Steve McQueen's harrowing depiction of slavery in America, won top motion picture honors at the 45th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday evening at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Lupita Nyong'o won in the supporting actress...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
It was a night of laughs and tributes to "12 Years a Slave," "Lee Daniels' The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and other pics at the fifth annual African-American Film Critics Assn. awards.
Variety chief film critic Justin Chang was also honored by the...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Sanity is a cozy lie!" said Susan Sontag.
So we really don't cherish "sanity" anymore because the world's people feel they are living through uncertain times.
We do seem to be at the beginning of a new Ice Age ... also with drought and the disappearance...