| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:58 AM
In the commercial animation realm, there are movies that reach for something, or many things. Others are content merely to baby-sit.
The 2011 hit "Rio" was a baby sitter. And so is "Rio 2," a routine sequel following the perilous adventures of the...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Reddit users got scoop from James Cameron himself on Saturday when the director offered up meaty details about the upcoming "Avatar" movies.
Cameron told the site during an AMA session ("Ask Me Anything" Q&A) that he's currently working on the scripts...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:30 PM
MBS Media Campus, formerly known as Manhattan Beach Studios, evacuated its staff Tuesday morning after receiving a bomb threat, a spokesman for the studio said.
Mike Newport, a spokesman for MBS Media Campus, said the Manhattan Beach studio evacuated...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:56 AM
The City of Fort Lauderdale has launched a campaign to incorporate green living habits. The sustainability plan's three-word rhyming moniker, Green Your Routine, was a big influence for our annual Green Issue. You may have noticed the conveniently...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
James Cameron will make his next three "Avatar" films for 20th Century Fox in New Zealand.
Cameron said he expects the films to be released on the previously announced dates of December, 2016, December, 2017, and December, 2018.
The filmmaker made the...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:01 AM
The 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced Tuesday that Robert Redford will receive the American Riviera Award at a tribute Feb. 7 at the Arlington Theatre.
The festival takes place Jan. 30 through Feb. 9.
Redford, 77, has starred in...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Prometheus has long been a symbol of the rebel hero, a revolutionary challenging an oppressive order. Dubbed "the patron saint of the proletariat," he is a god who sided with mankind against the immortals, bestowing on them enlightenment and the great...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:36 PM
James Cameron will make his return trip to Pandora with some familiar faces, as "Avatar" stars Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana have signed on for three sequels, studio Fox announced Tuesday.
Though Cameron presumably could have taken the franchise in...