| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Disney's 3-D animated summer movie "Planes" appears to have some lift as a home entertainment title, soaring to the top of Rentrak's DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its first week in release.
Featuring the voice of comedian Dane Cook, the "Cars"...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Golden Globes ballots will be mailed Nov. 27 with film entries broken down as usual between dramas and comedies.
The organization is more confident than I am. For several films in this year's race, it's hard to see where to draw the line. I was deeply...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Neither White House invaders nor a team of aging comedians could expel "Monsters University" from the top of Rentrak's DVD sales chart.
The prequel to Pixar's hit computer-animated family film "Monsters, Inc." was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:37 PM
As part of what is shaping up to be a busy awards season for the actress, Sandra Bullock will receive the Desert Palm Achievement Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in January. The Oscar winner has been receiving strong reviews for...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:30 PM
20th Century Fox, Chernin Entertainment and Paul Feig have launched development of a comedy spinoff movie based on Feig's summer comedy, "The Heat."
The untitled project will center around the characters Beth and Gina -- played by Jamie Denbo and Jessica...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Sandra Bullock will receive the Desert Palm Achievement Award for Acting at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival.
The awards gala will be held on Jan. 4 at the Palm Springs Convention Center -- the second day of the fest, which runs...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Melissa McCarthy is having a nice film career, so how come her CBS sitcom, "Mike & Molly," isn't turning into a major TV hit?
"Mike & Molly" returned for its fourth season last week with less-than-robust ratings: 9.2 million total viewers, according...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Wake up, Hollywood. Women can be unlikable, too.
Scribes Dana Fox ("Couples Retreat," "What Happens in Vegas"), Katie Dippold ("The Heat"), Tracy Oliver ("The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl") and Jen Statsky ("Parks and Recreation") want showbizzers...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Rupert Murdoch's newly streamlined 21st Century Fox media company missed Wall Street's profit expectations for the fiscal first quarter, despite raking in higher revenue from television programming fees and advertising sales.
The quarter ended Sept....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Sony Corp.'s movie unit -- for months the focus of scrutiny from activist hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb -- posted an operating loss of $181 million for the company's fiscal second quarter, a major contributor to its overall poor performance.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Zac Efron, who seems to be in every other movie these days, still found time to pick up a home in Hollywood Hills recently for $3.995 million.
The former teen idol, who owns another house nearby in Hollywood Hills West, bought a two-story Zen-inspired...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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The Tom Hanks hijacking-at-sea thriller "Captain Phillips" is sure to be one of the year's most talked-about films, but cinephiles also should check out director Tobias...