| 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 26, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Oh. My. God. Lena Dunham. Look. At. Her. Dress.
She likes big fluff and she cannot lie?
Dunham's long, ruffled, pink ombre skirt and plain pink top on the Emmys red carpet Monday evening were about as subtle as Nicki Minaj's "Baby Got Back"-sampling,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:37 PM
"Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" couldn't find absolution at the multiplex over the weekend as the neo-noir sequel from Robert Rodriguez and Miller utterly bombed, grossing just $6.5 million in the U.S. and Canada, way down in eighth place....
| Aug 23, 2014
| 10:11 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - BUSSELTON, West Australia - Robert Connolly's "Paper Planes" claimed the richest festival award in Australia on Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014).
The film was named as the winner of the first prize at the CinefestOZ festival (Aug. 20-...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Zoe Saldana has finally acknowledged that she's pregnant -- and all it took to get her to 'fess up was a looming bucket of ice-cold water.
She was, of course, called out to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS, or Lou...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:17 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Twentieth Century Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos doesn't have an easy job.
It's hard enough to pick movies that connect with audiences. Today, studio chiefs like Gianopulos must navigate a rapidly shifting landscape where...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Twentieth Century Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos doesn't have an easy job.
It's hard enough to pick movies that connect with audiences. Today, studio chiefs like Gianopulos must navigate a rapidly shifting landscape where consumer demands, piracy...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:02 AM
The documentary "Deepsea Challenge 3D" retreads the 2012 National Geographic Channel TV feature "James Cameron: Voyage to the Bottom of the Earth," chronicling the most ambitious among the 72 deep-submersible dives made by the "Avatar" filmmaker -- the...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG - Period action film "Roaring Currents" has added another astonishing record as it sits atop the Korean box office for the second weekend.
According to distributor CJ Entertainment, the film became only the twelfth film ever to have sold more...