| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Peter Jackson screened 10 minutes of footage from "The Hobbit" at CinemaCon, but the projection rate of 48 frames per second created such a realistic effect that some trade show attendees complained the footage didn't feel enough like a traditional film.....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:35 PM
"Looper" is the latest movie to get a "trailer for the trailer."...
| Dec 11, 2011
In a globalized age, Chinese and American pop culture mix in unexpected ways. Taiwanese singers borrow from hip-hop and R&B. Locked-out NBA players join mainland basketball teams. And Batman — or, at least, the man who plays him — is called...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:06 AM
When I was asked to come up with movies I was looking forward to in 2012, I was first at a loss. As a critic, I find it a lot of fun to do lists of the best/worst of the previous years; but we try not to watch too many trailers. They give away key plot...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Anne Hathaway married her longtime love, Adam Shulman, in September, and the actress wants to help make sure all couples have the right to experience their own fairytale wedding. "The Dark Knight Rises" star, 29, will donate a portion of the profits...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Do you want to be one of the first people to see The Dark Knight Rises? It could cost you a few hundred bucks. Tickets have sold out for midnight screenings around the country and now Batman fans are turning to scalpers, who in turn, are jacking up the...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:16 PM
With his first two Batman films, Nolan re-imagined Batman as something a bit more plausible in today's world: a self-made, one-man special forces unit with lots of money, a kick-ass R&D department and tons of anger issues. But beyond that, he made...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Paramount Pictures does not lie: The chipper, no-warts-and-all tour chronicle "Katy Perry: Part of Me" is indeed the 3-D movie music event of the summer. The only one, I believe. Unless Christopher Nolan's"The Dark Knight Rises" turns out to be in 3-D,...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 11:57 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Amazing Spider-Man" has swung into action with $35 million domestically in its first day — a record for a film opening on Tuesday.
The new launch for the Marvel Comics superhero outdid the previous best Tuesday debut...
| Jul 8, 2012
BEDFORD, England — From a distance, Christopher Nolan's Gotham City sure doesn't look like much. The "skyline" begins to emerge over the horizon in the rolling green farmlands about 50 miles north of London, but there are no gothic spires or granite...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 11:57 AM
For proof of income inequality in America, look no further than the take-home pay of Batman and Spider-Man.
Bruce Wayne is a 1 percenter, with an estimated annual income of $102 million. And that excludes the potential extra riches to be had from stock...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:19 AM
There aren't many movies made about bootlegging these days, but director John Hillcoat gives this one life through a notable cast and a rather sizable dose of violence.
Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy ("The Dark Knight Rises") play members of a Virginia...