| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:48 AM
The team behind the blockbuster film adaptation of "The Hunger Games" has signed on to make Donna Tartt's 2013 bestseller "The Goldfinch" into a film -- or something.
The Wrap reports that Nina Jacobson's Color Force is looking for the right director...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:27 AM
"Hunger Games: Catching Fire" continued to post big numbers as it made its debut on retail shelves.
The "Hunger Games" sequel sold an estimated 3.9 million DVD and Blu-ray units in its first weekend in release, Lionsgate said Tuesday. The original sold...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Alexander Ludwig knew he'd have to bring the muscle playing a young warrior in History's "Vikings," but he didn't expect to use them when the cameras stopped rolling.
Ludwig joined the cast in Season 2 as Bjorn Ironside, the now teenage son of Ragnar...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
No offense to entertainment journalists and film critics, but Kate Winslet doesn't read what they write about her. It's nothing personal. And it's not as if she's inaccessible. In fact, she's one of the more engaging interviewees one is likely to...
| Mar 2, 2014
Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1
Available on VOD beginning March 6
It's hard to know how to evaluate this because Lars von Trier's two-hour character sketch is, on its own, an unfinished film, ending on a cliffhanger that suggests a change of gears for the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:09 AM
The new movie "Divergent" opens on a marsh, wild and untended, its grasses long, wavy and serene. So what follows, considering the relatively benign, "Ferris Bueller"-ed archetype of Chicago on film, might prove unnerving: As the camera pans across...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Even though it stretches to nearly two-and-a-half hours and concludes with an extended gun battle, by the time "Divergent" ends, it still seems to be in the process of clearing its throat. Blame it on burdensome commercial expectations, perhaps: Adapted...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:46 AM
When it comes to family-friendly entertainment, the Muppets are one of the most successful franchises ever created. Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy are on the celebrity A-list of many parents and their kids. Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted" is an elaborate...
| Jan 31, 2014
In general, I try to take an ecumenical approach to books and reading in this space. Sure, I have my own prejudices, but I take care not to impose them on others.
For example, I've tried three separate times to read "The Da Vinci Code" and can't...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:03 PM
When Jennifer Lawrence is on the late-night circuit, ridiculous things are bound to spill out of her mouth.
The wisecracking "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" star swung by "The Late Show With David Letterman" on Wednesday to promote her latest film,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:45 PM
When the receipts are tallied for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," heroine Katniss Everdeen and her famed arrows will likely hit a box-office bull's-eye. The film starring Jennifer Lawrence is forecast by some to sell as much as $180 million in...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Liam Hemsworth isn't wasting time nor tears on Miley Cyrus, getting caught on camera Tuesday planting a big ol' smooch on another (quite beautiful) woman.
Before the news of his broken engagement with Cyrus even had time to settle -- it was officially...