| 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...
| 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 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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:00 AM
In early 2012, James Cameron was bolted into the cramped pilot's chamber of a torpedo-shaped submersible he had designed and hoped to ride in, alone, to the deepest point in the world's oceans, a place no human had traveled to in 50 years. For the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Like the '70s cassette mix tape so dear to its hero, "Guardians of the Galaxy" scavenges all sorts of "greatest hits" precedents, from "Iron Man" on down, to come up with its own summertime fling. It's looser, scruffier and more overtly comic than the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Like movies, slot machines can provide an escape from our daily lives. So it follows that many slot machines have movie themes.
In recent weeks, games based on "Avatar," "Beetlejuice" and "Flashdance" have appeared in South Florida casinos....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
By Lucas Shaw
July 28 (Reuters) - Gale Ann Hurd rose to the pinnacle of
Hollywood by producing some of the biggest and brashest films in
history, none more so than "The Terminator," directed by her
then-husband James Cameron. Yet when thinking about...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:29 PM
BURBANK Calif. (Reuters) - A lead actor known for playing the slovenly sidekick, a director who only made small films, a talking raccoon and a 1970s pop music soundtrack - together they form an unlikely tableau for a mega-budget space adventure movie....
| Jul 14, 2014
Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced the voices who will be behind the action heroes of “Big Hero 6,” the first […]...
| Jul 15, 2014
“All right, let me get this straight: a man in a kabuki mask attacked you with an army of miniature […]...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown.
The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...