| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Sony Pictures Television has sold rights to biz competition format "Dragon's Den," known in the U.S. as "Shark Tank," for versions that will air in Germany and Spain.
In Germany, SPT's local unit will produce the local version of the show for private...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Multi-faceted, sensual and raw, Lea Seydoux embodies the classic beauty and gravitas of a classic screen star. Like fellow French actress Marion Cotillard, the 28-year-old actress has been juggling the expansion of her career on multiple fronts: In...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Who didn't write about Zelda Fitzgerald?
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| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Hollywood's favorite bling ring Chopard is the official jeweler on the film "Diana," opening in September and starring Naomi Watts.
The Swiss jeweler's connections in cinema run deep.
In addition to sponsoring the Cannes Film Festival, Chopard has...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Do movie directors, like fine wines, get better with age? That may sound like a frivolous question, but it has long been debated by critics as they weigh the relative merits of fiery young upstarts versus wise old veterans. The question takes on renewed...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
CANNES, France -- The movie world feted an old friend Wednesday night, or at least an old sport.
Two weeks after celebrating Baz Luhrmann's big-budget adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel with a throwback party at the Plaza Hotel in New York,...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:24 PM
The legend of Zelda has formed the basis for numerous Jazz Age sojourns. Some dabble in shopworn tales of Mr. and Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald's drunken wild-child antics, as Woody Allen did in "Midnight in Paris," while feminist literary critics have usually...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:51 AM
NEW YORK — Does Woody Allen have regrets?
His new film, "Blue Jasmine," amplifies the air of concentrated self-examination that has long been a hallmark of his work. Though marked by buoyant moments of wry humor, the film is devastating in its...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:20 PM
You may have missed it for the racket produced by the majority of movies currently going boom-boom — or, in the case of "The Lone Ranger," bust-bust — at the multiplex. But with the arrival of Sundance Film Festival sensation "Fruitvale...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Movie ticket prices increased sharply in the second quarter of 2013, thanks to a slate of 3-D and Imax films.
The average U.S. movie ticket price for the three months that ended in June was $8.38, up 3.2% from the same period last year, according to the...
| Aug 1, 2013
*** (out of four)
Recently, the flavor of Woody Allen's work has had all the sweetness of a black coffee martini. 2011's nostalgic "Midnight in Paris" turned borderline evil in the bitter, unwatchable scenes involving Rachel McAdams' excruciating...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In the astute new road-trip movie "Crystal Fairy," set mostly in Chile's Atacama Desert, Michael Cera plays an archetypal Ugly American.
In fact, Cera plays several versions of the Ugly American popularized through generations of movies, novels and...