| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Music biopics often seem ubiquitous, but it's not always easy to drum up movies about famous tune-smiths.
Take Don Cheadle's in-the-making movie about the jazz trumpet player and composer Miles Davis, which he's been trying to get started for years....
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:30 AM
When the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced its nominations last month, the biggest surprise was that there were no surprises. There were no obvious, ratings-driven nods to celebrities, no left-field recognition to performances no one else found...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Gwen Stefani sparkled at the inaugural gala for the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, but her fringed Ferragamo gown did little to distract attention from her midsection.
The singer is reportedly expecting her third child with...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Alfonso Cuaron's stranded-in-space thriller "Gravity" received the most nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, earning 11 nominations including for film, actress for Sandra Bullock, director for Cuaron and screenplay for Cuaron and his son,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:09 PM
A funeral Mass for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was held Friday at St. Ignatius of Loyola church on Park Avenue in New York City, with dozens of acting luminaries turning out to bid farewell to the Oscar winner who died Sunday of an apparent heroin...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
We won't have to wait long to see what kind of final decisions Oscar voters will be making out of Thursday's Oscar nominations. This weekend brings the Screen Actors Guild and Producers Guild awards, with the Directors Guild following on Jan. 25. Those...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Michael Wilkinson's sexy costume designs stole the show in "American Hustle," so it seems appropriate that Amy Adams, one of the film's stars, will be lauded during his guild's awards gala.
The thesp, who is a contender for a lead actress Oscar, will...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Fans eager to see Superman and Batman together on the big screen are going to have to wait a little […]...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:00 PM
These days, it seems as if the collective voice of moviegoers echoes the Taylor Swift lament "Why you gotta be so mean?"
And for once they're not talking about me or my fellow critics.
The discontent and, in some cases, the disdain is directed at some...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:45 AM
It isn't like last year, when it was down to "Argo" and "Lincoln," and it was already looking like "Argo." This year's Academy Awards ceremony, to be March 2, feels to me like a tricky three-way scenario among "American Hustle," "Gravity" and "12 Years...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Movie theaters breathed fire this weekend as “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” struck box-office gold. The Peter Jackson-directed sequel to last year’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected journey,” raked in a studio-estimated $73....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Multicity film premieres, promotional tours and a months-long award season mean a whole lot of dressing up.
But today's long run of red carpets does create an opportunity for an actress to tell a story with fashion choices. And so far this season, Amy...