| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Struggling through the costly, back-to-back box office debacles of "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" and "Jack the Giant Killer" this past March, New Line chief exec Toby Emmerich knew not to panic. Having risen up the ranks of the Time Warner-owned...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Anyone who pays even passing attention to the trailers and commercials for "Prisoners" may think they have a handle on what this movie is about: Hugh Jackman’s an aggrieved father on the hunt for his kidnapped daughter,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:00 PM
TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:51 AM
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Thursday night NBC staged a three-hour live performance of Rodgers and Hammserstein's "The Sound of Music," the world's most beloved musical, with Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, a role...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"Much Ado About Nothing"
Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
The degree to which viewers connect with Joss Whedon's modern-dress adaptation may depend on how familiar they are with Whedon's TV shows "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Angel," "Dollhouse"...
| Oct 4, 2013
"Gravity" defies itself. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney play astronauts — a newbie scientist and a veteran cowboy — who dodge space debris and the usual narrative expectations while coping with a highly compressed series of crises 372 miles...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:39 PM
World premiering Tuesday night at the Toronto International Film Festival is the psychological thriller “Proxy,” about two women whose lives become intertwined in the aftermath of a vicious attack.
Directed and co-written by Zack Parker, the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NORFOLK, Neb. — One night last year, Rachel Liester was waitressing at a restaurant near this rural town when she received an unusual request. A director was preparing to shoot a movie nearby, and her ticking off of the specials made her...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Nearly a decade after "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" pulled off one of the biggest Oscar-night sweeps of all time, it seems almost unthinkable that it could have played out any other way. But in the days leading up to that year's...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Flash makes his debut on CW's "Arrow" in the Dec. 4 episode, and don't worry, because if you blink, you won't miss him. That's because the fleet-footed hero actually won't have any powers - yet - as he's introduced in the first of a two-part...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:44 PM
What's happened to the Lakers since owner Jerry Buss has been gone is enough to make him roll over in his luxury box in the sky.
In the past 10 months, Dwight Howard left L.A. to take less money and Kobe Bryant took more money to stay. Each decision...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:23 PM
A bloody bore featuring Jason Statham wasting steaming piles of rednecks in small-town Louisiana, "Homefront" nonetheless contains many teachable moments while setting a very low bar for fathers everywhere. One such moment: If your 10-year-old daughter is...