| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:42 PM
A trio of action films took the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray spots last week as the explosion-packed blockbusters from the spring started to hit retail shelves.
In its first week in release, the White House-set thriller "Olympus Has Fallen" was the No....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Open Road Films, the distribution company that released this summer's "Jobs," has extended its $100-million revolving credit facility through 2018.
The company, which was founded in 2011 by exhibitors AMC Entertainment and Regal Entertainment Group,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It was a concern from the minute the arms race to bring out the two movies began: does an American filmgoing audience want to see two films about terrorists taking over the White House?
This past weekend, we learned the answer: not especially.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:38 PM
In "White House Down," aspiring Secret Service agent Channing Tatum is tasked with saving the free world -- but he may not fare as well in rescuing the summer box office fortunes of the action movie's distributor, Sony Pictures Entertainment.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:03 PM
In this action movie from apocalyptic blockbuster specialist Roland Emmerich ("Independence Day," "The Day After Tomorrow," "2012"), the White House is successfully invaded by terrorists, the president is captured and no one can save the day other than...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
CANNES, France — At last year's Cannes Film Festival, Alec Baldwin and director James Toback were pitching their idea for an Iraq-set love story to financier and sales agent Avi Lerner. Lerner waved them aside, saying he could make the duo's movie...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Gerard Butler's charisma does much - if ultimately not enough overall - for this comedy-drama, as he plays a former soccer star whose personal and professional lives have taken downturns.
He tries to put both back on track as he attempts to win back his...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Mel Gibson and Gerard Butler were seen dining at Zuma in Miami last week with a large group of (uh, mostly ladies) friends.
A couple days later they were spotted by the paps walking the streets of South Beach.
Wonder if they are planning on a making a...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:57 PM
In the same manner as "Soul Surfer" not that long ago, this drama tells the true, earnest story of a young person pitted against nature ... the wet brand of it, more specifically.
Jonny Weston plays Jay Moriarity, a surfer determined to conquer one of...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Hollywood may be giving Gerard Butler a red card after his soccer film's dismal performance at the box office this weekend.
The actor suffered yet another flop with "Playing for Keeps," his romantic comedy that debuted with only $6 million, according to...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:45 PM
"Playing for Keeps" employs every cliché in the PG-13 romantic comedy playbook. But the comedy is in short supply as the laughs prove to be few and far between. The end result is a big, steaming bowl of romantic mush with little connection to the...
| Dec 17, 2012
Ridiculously, unjustly, few Oscar prognosticators include “This is 40” star Leslie Mann or her husband, writer-director Judd Apatow, on lists of likely nominees. Thing is, Apatow’s a member of the Academy—will he vote for himself?...