| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:08 AM
The "Festival of the Lion King" show will move to a new theater within Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park next year, Disney World official confirmed Monday.
The new structure is under construction near Harambe Village in the Africa section of the park....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:30 PM
When the Oscars modified the best picture category in 2009 and instituted an annual list of up to 10 nominees, the intention may have been to ensure that critically acclaimed blockbusters like the Oscar-overlooked "The Dark Knight" would bulk up the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Gravity's rainbow. A movie that so convincingly re-created outer space that it looked like it was shot there. Alfonso Cuaron had to wait years so the technology would catch up to his vision. When it did, he was able to make a movie, "Gravity," that...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The holidays are a time when family-friendly films pack in audiences like the Dallas Cowboys pack-in last-minute turnovers. But even in a season when the G and PG films come with a built-in head start, it's hard not to be impressed by what "Frozen" has...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Lionsgate's "Hunger Games" sequel has shot through another box office milestone, passing $400 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, according to the distributor.
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," the second film in the series based on the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Actress Zoe Saldana, known for her roles as Neytiri in "Avatar" and as Uhura in the new "Star Trek" movies, has been exploring a few new worlds of her own this year.
This summer she married Italian artist Marco Perego, and in September she put her...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Golden Globes. Sunday night. Imagine this scenario at the Beverly Hilton:
Sometime after co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler engage in a little wordplay about gravity and their formal wear and belt out a parody of some song from "Mary Poppins" (maybe "I...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana have closed deals to return for the next three installments of the "Avatar" franchise.
The actors join Stephen Lang, who has also closed a deal to return to the franchise. James Cameron will direct and produce along with...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The reformed supervillain Gru and his lovable yellow minions will reunite on the big screen in "Despicable Me 3," Universal Pictures announced Wednesday. The animated film is scheduled for release on June 30, 2017.
The original "Despicable Me," which...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Director James Cameron has prevailed in another "Avatar" plagiarism suit with a Maryland judge tossing out the action.
The suit by Bryant Moore claimed that Cameron had used his screenplays and drawings to create the 2009 blockbuster.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Sometimes it's good to be a fan. That's what D23 Expo members in Japan found out when they were served up a glimpse of what the "Avatar"-inspired land at Disney's Animal Kingdom is going to look like when it opens in 2017.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts...