| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:35 PM
In different hands, "Snowpiercer" might have been just another generic action movie. Yet with South Korean director Bong Joon-ho at the helm, it's instead something more off-kilter and more disturbingly satisfying.
Set in the near future after an attempt...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:26 PM
A couple of weeks ago, Tavi Gevinson was presented with an ideal scenario for any 18-year-old graduating senior at Oak Park and River Forest High School (or any other): Her parents were going out of town. Gevinson these days is hanging out with her new,...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Director Edgar Wright has departed Marvel's superhero movie "Ant-Man" over "differences in their vision of the film," according to a joint statement issued by Wright and the studio on Friday.
"The decision to move on is amicable and does not impact...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Just after graduating from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Destin Daniel Cretton took a job at a local short-term care facility for at-risk teenagers, hoping to save money to make short films on his own while he figured out what to do next....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
August has been a particularly rich month for movies that fall between the mindless, overblown summer superhero blockbusters and the polished prestige of the super-serious Oscar brigade to come. Edgar Wright's "The World's End" is the right movie for this...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Labor Day is almost here and we're deep enough into the calendar year that when a film critic declares a picture to be "light-years the most entertaining movie of the year," we sit up and take notice -- even if the year as a whole has been almost entirely...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Alison Pill is finding herself in the dark these days -- for play rehearsals, anyway.
Pill, who plays eager TV news staffer Maggie Jordan on HBO’s “The Newsroom,” is to star in a new adaptation of Frederick Knott’s thriller...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Some of the signature action films of Tony Scott, who authorities said died Sunday after leaping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, had an unbilled but unforgettable character: music.
Scott blockbusters such as "Top Gun" and "Beverly Hills Cop...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:58 AM
The director's statement issued with “Smashed” reads, in part: "Being drunk can be really fun. It's just all the other things that come with being drunk that can be a downer (wrecking cars, lives, etc.) ... so many films that deal with...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:45 AM
Universal Orlando's salute to 100 years of filmmaking history replays more than 200 clips from the movie studio's vault on a watery canvas in the theme park's lagoon.
PHOTOS: New attractions coming to Universal Orlando
Creative Director Michael Aiello...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Mary Elizabeth Winstead talks to the Los Angeles Times on the red carpet at the premiere of "The Thing." Eric Christian Olsen also attended the premiere of "The Thing."...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Todd Martens of the Pop & Hiss blog continues his guest-writer pilgrimage on Hero Complex... "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" is advertised as "an epic of epic epicness." But it also could be considered a date movie with dated datedness.......