| Apr 16, 2014
"Transcendence" is a most curious name for a movie that never shakes free from those hoary old cliches about the evils of technology and the danger by which man plays at becoming a god. The man in question here is Johnny Depp, whose listless lead...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The Walt Disney Co. has finally unveiled new details about its proposed "Avatar"-themed land at Disney's Animal Kingdom, two years after striking a deal for the theme-park rights to the blockbuster film franchise.
Disney released its first artistic...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Sometimes it's good to be a fan. That's what D23 Expo members in Japan found out when they were served up a glimpse of what the "Avatar"-inspired land at Disney's Animal Kingdom is going to look like when it opens in 2017.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The land based on the film "Avatar" at Disney's Animal Kingdom will be big and blue, if scenes from this week's groundbreaking are any indication.
Disney World released images and video of Disney executives and Imagineers with blue, bigger-than-life...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
James Cameron will make his next three "Avatar" films for 20th Century Fox in New Zealand.
Cameron said he expects the films to be released on the previously announced dates of December, 2016, December, 2017, and December, 2018.
The filmmaker made the...
| Oct 20, 2013
Earlier this month the pre-Halloween episode of “The Simpsons” opened with an elaborate three-minute segment directed by Guillermo del Toro, in which Bart joyfully skateboards up the tentacle of a gruesome, towering creature, its eight eyes...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:11 AM
James Cameron thinks that director Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity” is “the best space film ever done.”
It’s a remarkable compliment, give how many times Hollywood has traveled past Earth’s orbit.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In the upcoming movie "Ender's Game," boy warrior Ender Wiggin faces a series of challenges as he embarks on a journey to battle insect-like creatures that threaten to destroy the planet.
The movie also is a test for the film's co-producer, Digital...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:36 AM
As "Gravity" made waves at the box office this weekend, pundits both professional and amateur struggled to find comparisons. One of the striking attributes of the Alfonso Cuarón film is that it's not really like anything that's come before. But one of the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Robert Redford was going down with the ship.
Yes, the character he plays in writer-director J.C. Chandor's "All Is Lost," which arrives in theaters Friday, is a lone traveler on the Indian Ocean whose sailboat is taking on water from a gash in its hull....
| 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...