| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Academy voters try to adhere to the organization's myriad rules during Oscar season -- except for the one barring them from talking about their vote. A convivial lot, Academy members (I've been one for 30 years) habitually chat about their likes and...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Judging by the feature nominees for the ASC Awards, the film-vs.-digital debate that has roiled the cinematography world in recent years has been fought to a draw, at least for now. Digital capture has thoroughly penetrated the market, and standards in...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
James Cameron called on his fellow filmmakers to be bolder in their use of format on day two of the international 3D Creative Summit in London. The "Avatar" director was the two-day event's biggest draw taking part via an exclusive pre-recorded...
| 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.
| 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 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 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...
| 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...