| May 2, 2013
In the new sci-fi movie "Oblivion," Earth's most precious resource is Tom Cruise. But running a close second (spoiler alert) is water. Aliens want it. All of it.
This is old hat, science fiction-wise. In "The War of the Worlds," H.G. Wells had...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 6:17 AM
When I was watching television while completing an online fantasy baseball draft last night, I had a revelation -- the Orioles are going to finish with a winning record in 2012.
Huh? I know they're picked to finish at the bottom of the American League...
| Feb 21, 2013
"We need to buy a movie studio."
Amid the umpteen conferences, panels, meetings and informal conversations in the wake of the presidential election, this idea has been a near constant among conservatives who feel like the country is slipping through...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Debora Bell would be glad "if 3-D went away."
The Rockville printer is just the kind of filmgoer Hollywood wants to keep happy. Her family goes to movies every week. They get to the first screenings they can, usually at the 3-D-equipped AMC Columbia or...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:40 AM
BBC America has a show for fans of "Star Trek," "Star Wars" and "The X Files."
"The Real History of Science Fiction," a four-part documentary series, will focus on four themes in this order: robots, space, invasion and time.
The series debuts at 10 p....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:32 AM
In "Pacific Rim," a score-settling Idris Elba demonstrated he has the eye of the tiger. Now he'll show that he has the voice of one as well.
The 41-year-old London-born actor is in final negotiations to provide the voice of the fearsome feline Shere...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Sam Worthington appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court on Wednesday for his arraignment in a case revolving around a Sunday altercation with a paparazzo.
The "Avatar" star, 37, was formally charged with two counts of assault in the third degree, one count...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:01 PM
"Avatar" actor Sam Worthington and a paparazzo have reportedly been arrested in New York after an altercation in which the photographer allegedly kicked the "Avatar" actor's girlfriend, according to several news outlets.
How's that for a "Clash of the...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 12:49 AM
By Mary Milliken
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb 15 (Reuters) - From the inventors
of the pneumatic car flipper to the software developers who
replaced clay modeling with digital sculpture, dozens of
behind-the-scenes cinematic innovators turned out on...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade will come to an end at Disney's Animal Kingdom this summer, a Disney World spokeswoman said Thursday. Its last day will be sometime in June, she said.
Work on an expansion of Animal Kingdom, which will include a Pandora...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:55 AM
"Avatar" is coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom, and the creators of the new land enthusiastically shared some thoughts about that to cast members gathered for a screening of the film at the theme park this week.
There's little in the way of actual new...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:48 AM
In 1987, Paul Verhoeven's futuristic crime thriller "RoboCop" made its mark with equal parts over-the-top violence and cynical, prescient satire. Now director Jose Padilha's remake has updated the cybernetic cop's story with references to the hot-button...