| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:30 AM
George R.R. Martin's bestselling "A Song of Ice and Fire" series has found even more readers with HBO's adaptation, "Game of Thrones." Martin's next much-anticipated installment, "The Winds of Winter," is coming -- it has to be. Entertainment Weekly has...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:14 PM
2015 is just around the corner, and you know what that means -- hoverboards!
Or, to use the official brand name, HUVr boards!
That's right! Just like we were promised in the 1989 movie "Back to the Future Part II," we will soon be able to zip around...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:42 AM
The late-night circuit is usually a well-oiled Hollywood hype machine through which movie stars and hot-shot directors can safely plug their latest films. Every once in a while, though, things go off the rails, a phenomenon that seems to happen with a bit...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The future — at least Chicago-born director Robert Zemeckis' idea of the future, as envisioned in 1989 — arrives, in our present space-time continuum, in 553 Earth days. That date, Oct. 21, 2015, is when "Back to the Future Part II" is set,...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Stretch limos, tuxedos, sequins and bouquets of Kleenex were the order of the evening at Friday’s red-carpet opening of the 28th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival.
Among the most glittery of Hollywood glitterati were...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:57 PM
At age 52, Lea Thompson isn’t looking back, nor does she spend time worrying about the future. She’s happy right where she is, with a diverse acting resume, a new movie to tout and two ambitious daughters (actress Zoey and Madelyn, a musician)...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter Bob Gale have teamed with Universal Stage Prods., producer Colin Ingram and Amblin Entertainment to turn 1985 time-travel comedy "Back to the Future" into a stage musical.
Zemeckis, who directed the pic, and original...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Cemeteries aren't usually thought of as hotbeds of activity, but last Saturday night at the Forest Lawn Museum, atop the memorial park's Glendale grounds, proved the exception. As a blues band blared and colored lights splashed off the white walls of an...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Growing up in a working-class London suburb beset by dull classes and endless winters, Dean Stockton often escaped into a dream vision of California fueled in equal measure by "Back to the Future" and the skateboard bible Thrasher magazine. "When I was 12...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Dean Cundey -- the latest recipient the ASC's highest honor, its Lifetime Achievement Award -- might have started out in low-budget genre films, but his career trajectory has led him to the summit of envelope-bursting technology on such films as the "Back...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
After making "Flight" his first live-action film in more than a decade, Robert Zemeckis may be ready to return to a tentpole-type of project as he is in early talks to direct the adaptation of the popular YA novel "Chaos Walking."
Lionsgate is on to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Kevin Hart is filming another movie in Los Angeles — with the help of a nearly $3-million state tax break.
The diminutive, fast-talking comedian and actor is starring in a comedy from Screen Gems and Miramax called "The Wedding Ringer," which...