| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:43 PM
As Han Solo once said, it's not wise to upset a Wookiee. So it's probably good news for all involved that Peter Mayhew, the 7-foot-3-inch British actor famous for playing the hairy hero Chewbacca, is now set to reprise his role in the highly anticipated...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Attendees at next month's Cannes Film Festival will hear plenty of French being spoken -- except, that is, by the characters onscreen. Of the French films recently announced as part of this year's official selection, two (Olivier Dahan's opening-nighter...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Spain, still reeling from the 2008 global economic crisis, sky-high unemployment rates for young people and Eurozone financial woes, finally has something to laugh about: Romantic comedy "Spanish Affair" (Ocho apellidos vascos) is taking the country by...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
It's not quite May, but I have officially begun my search for the perfect popcorn movie. That's what we call the big box-office bruisers that swagger through our summers because expectations are strangely both high — and low. A quick fix of fun...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Actor Sam Worthington has reportedly settled his paparazzo-related assault case.
The "Avatar" star's attorney Stacey Richman took a conditional-dismissal deal on April 8 in Manhattan Criminal Court, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
James Cameron has prevailed in another "Avatar" plagiarism lawsuit for the fourth time in less than a year.
In the latest case, the federal court in Canada in Vancouver issued an order dismissing the complaint of Emil Malak, which had alleged that...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:30 PM
LAS VEGAS -- The future of movie theaters is simple: Expect champagne and oysters in France, airport-style e-ticketing and second screen viewership (tweeting teens start your engines!) in the United Kingdom, fresh food made in-house throughout Southeast...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 11:11 AM
A South Korean company aiming to transform the way Americans experience movies at the multiplex is bringing its "4-D" theater technology to Los Angeles.
Seoul-based CJ Group, the conglomerate that operates Asia's largest theater chain, has signed a deal...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:20 PM
MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...
| 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 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...