| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:05 PM
In the 27 years since "RoboCop" first rocked the movie world, much has happened and apparently the filmmakers behind this year's remake didn't get the memo. A straight-up old-school bot-man morph isn't quite so spectacular with "Transformers,"...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:55 AM
"Avatar" is coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom, and the creators of the new land enthusiastically shared some thoughts about that to cast members gathered for a screening of the film at the theme park this week.
There's little in the way of actual new...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade will come to an end at Disney's Animal Kingdom this summer, a Disney World spokeswoman said Thursday. Its last day will be sometime in June, she said.
Work on an expansion of Animal Kingdom, which will include a Pandora...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A decade after its launch, the Dubai Intl. Film Festival has firmly earned its leadership role among Middle East film events thanks to its unwavering drive to be international, but with an Arab core.
"We are the only festival that, aside from...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
On a Friday a few weeks ago, the "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire's" first full day in theaters, I made my way into the real world — or at least as real as Rick Caruso's Americana at Brand gets — to see what the pre-"Games" party looked like,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:59 PM
"Avatar" fans hungry for information about the long-gestating sequels to the 2009 science fiction blockbuster got another morsel this week, when director James Cameron said he will film the live-action portions of the three movies in New Zealand, with...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:52 PM
In the latest sign of California's declining movie market share, director James Cameron announced he will shoot the three sequels to his Oscar-winning blockbuster "Avatar" in New Zealand.
Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment will do the performance-...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Box office observers have long credited Tyler Perry's "Madea" franchise with at least one thing: reliability.
As surely as Christmas comes once a year, a movie with Perry directing himself in drag as the volatile matriarch Mabel "Madea" Simmons is...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you want to ride a Matterhorn-like roller coaster themed around the "Ice Age" movies you'll have to fly to Malaysia.
Twentieth Century Fox has broken ground on its first theme park there, appropriately named Twentieth Century Fox World. When it...