| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Offering sneak peaks at the next installments of "X-Men" and "Planet of the Apes," 20th Century Fox chairman Jim Gianopulos hailed the studio's upcoming production slate - including the next three "Avatar" sequels - during Thursday's first investor day...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:30 PM
(Spoiler alert: This piece reveals details about the ending of "Elysium.")
In the days before "Elysium" opened last week, a handful of right-wing news outlets attacked the film for being "sci-fi socialism" (Newsmax) and "just the latest of several...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Matthew Vaughn was shocked to learn early last year that Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the domestic distributor of his 2010 superhero movie "Kick-Ass," wasn't interested in a sequel.
The quirky, R-rated "Kick-Ass" had grossed $101 million worldwide...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Relaxed and ready, if not tanned: Hillary Clinton swooped in to Malaria No More's annual fundraiser in Gotham on Monday night to be feted for her efforts to fight what she called an "ancient scourge."
Many in the crowd noted that Clinton looked the...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
20th Century Fox domestic marketing topper Tony Sella is leaving the studio, according to sources.
Sella's decision to leave comes in the aftermath of a profound shake-up at Fox's executive suite.
Oren Aviv was fired Wednesday as marketing officer and...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Director James Cameron and his Lightstorm Entertainment Inc. have prevailed in a legal case brought against them by a man who alleged that his ideas were stolen for use in the blockbuster "Avatar."
In December 2011, Eric Ryder filed a lawsuit in Los...
| 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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The makers of "Last Vegas," a "Hangover"-style comedy for the senior set, won an appeal of the film's R rating Thursday, a rare case of the Motion Picture Assn. of America overturning a ruling.
The CBS Films movie, which stars Michael Douglas as a...