| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
From its earliest days, cinema has borrowed heavily from the world of magic. Illusion, after all, is part of the moviegoing experience — the phrase "the magic of movies" is both literally and figuratively true.
This week the Academy of Motion...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Over the last two decades, filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has become known as one of popular culture’s great visionaries. He’s […]...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
While the characters on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" have been stuck at Paddy's Pub for nine years, the show's five main actors have ventured out of the perpetually luminous confines of Pennsylvania's largest city.
Charlie Day plays a lovable...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Fantasy and horror filmmaker Guillermo del Toro does big, big, big movies. But he's going very small for his next side project: he's directing the couch gag for an upcoming episode of "The Simpsons."
The couch gag -- the short little bit that constantly...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Warner Bros. has closed a financing deal with RatPac-Dune Entertainment, a four-year partnership with Dune's Steven Mnuchin, filmmaker Brett Ratner and Australian billionaire James Packer, to fund up to 75 upcoming films.
The total funds are expected...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Universal Pictures will release "Warcraft," a film from Legendary Pictures based on the best-selling video game franchise of the same name, on Dec. 18, 2015, the studio announced Tuesday afternoon.
"Warcraft," to be directed by "Source Code's" Duncan...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Guillermo del Toro is a horror movie fanatic (just ask anyone who has been a guest at his memorabilia-filled home), and that genre love is on full display in the newly released opening sequence for the upcoming "Simpsons" Halloween episode, known as the...
| Jul 14, 2013
In summer, the social scene can slow down, but red carpets were sizzling last week. Here are some of the eyecatching looks.
Charlie Hunnam looked sharp in a three-piece suit by John Varvatos at the Hollywood premiere of "Pacific Rim" on Tuesday....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
When Walt Disney Pictures releases "Iron Man 3" on homevideo Sept. 24, it won't be the first post-theatrical glimpse fans will get of the film after its theatrical run. The movie will be available for high-definition download three weeks earlier on a...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:20 PM
In high school, Michael B. Jordan was a good kid. He was one of the star players on his basketball team. He made good grades even while juggling a role on "All My Children." He tried to spend his salary wisely, buying a small apartment complex in 2005...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
With more and more foreign films now being allowed into China, and potential revenues that can be earned having risen to 25% (from as little as 13%), one might think that doing business in China is getting easier for Hollywood.
But that's simply not...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:46 AM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
Pacific Rim, the sci-fi action movie directed by Guillermo del Toro, is getting the SuperTicket treatment.
Toronto-based Cineplex Entertainment and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc....