| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Exclusive Releasing has moved back the release of the John F. Kennedy assassination drama "Parkland," starring Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden and Paul Giamatti, to Oct. 4.
The newly minted distributor is timing the opening to coincide with the 50th...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Blumhouse Pictures has given a boost to Los Angeles production by filming all of Joe Carnahan's "Stretch" in the Hollywood area.
The low-budget film, starring Patrick Wilson as a down-on-his-luck chauffeur, racked up 25 days of permitted production...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:30 PM
James Badge Dale and "Once Upon a Time" actress Sarah Bolger are set to star in the character-driven drama "Relative Stranger."
Kane Senes is helming with Stephen J. Berger producing.
Story follows a Civil War veteran who shows up at the home of his...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Arnold Schwarzenegger's body-building success brought him to America and afforded him a minor bit of fame, but it was his […]...
| Jul 2, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
Dear Johnny Depp,
You jam with Keith Richards and have a lifetime “Play whatever quirky character you want” card signed by Tim Burton, but you, in fact, can't do everything. For example, you can't—or at least you...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Within the memory of those still living, "The Lone Ranger" was a radio serial that broadcast 2,956 episodes over 21 years, as well as a beloved TV series that ran for an additional eight. Never in all that time was it thought necessary to have a villain...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Over the past few years, James Badge Dale has quietly and effectively become one of the most versatile young actors working today.
He was brilliantly sleazy as Michael Fassbender's womanizing boss in Steve McQueen's 2011 drama "Shame." Last fall, he...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Another day, another James Franco art project.
On Wednesday, Vice Media posted the multi-hyphenate renaissance man’s impressionistic 15-minute film “La Passione” to its website (see below). Presented by Gucci -- the global luxury...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:36 PM
World War Z
"World War Z" promised to be some sort of ultimate zombie movie experience, and it’s hard to call it that. But the first 25 minutes or so of this "Contagion"-meets-"28 Days Later" thriller will leave you breathless....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Rising from an early grave of negative pre-release publicity, director Marc Forster and producer-star Brad Pitt's much-maligned "World War Z" emerges as a surprisingly smart, gripping and imaginative addition to the zombie-movie canon, owing as much to...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:16 PM
The Great Gatsby
If any piece of classic American literature should be depicted on film with wildly decadent and boldly inventive style, it’s ‘‘The Great Gatsby.’’ After all, who was the character of Jay...