| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Since taking the Telluride and Toronto film festivals by storm in the early fall, "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" have dominated the Oscar conversation. Three months of screenings and cocktail receptions and glad-handing have done little to alter the...
| Oct 29, 2013
When Jennifer Lawrence landed the role of Katniss Everdeen in the first "The Hunger Games" two years ago, neither she nor the film's producer, Nina Jacobson, nor financial backer Lionsgate could imagine the magnitude of what would transpire for all of...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Wedding bells are not on Miley Cyrus' play list.
The singer-actress and actor Liam Hemsworth ("The Hunger Games") have broken up, E! News is reporting.
E! News cites "sources" who said the breakup was Cyrus' decision. And E! noted that Cyrus had...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:04 AM
Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling's new film series -- based on a fictional textbook that the author wrote to accompany her "Harry Potter" novels -- is expected to do big business for the Burbank movie studio.
The Sept. 12 announcement that Warner Bros....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"Sesame Street" scored a viral-vid hit this week with its cheeky take on "Homeland," which is just the latest in a string of pop culture parodies that the venerable kidvid franchise has produced in recent years.
In addition to "Homelamb," which drew...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:30 PM
In promotion for his new "The Shining" sequel "Doctor Sleep," Stephen King has taken to commenting on some of today's most popular book series. For those wondering, he's not a Twihard.
In a recent (and rare) interview, he admitted to reading "Twilight"...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Based on the popular young-adult novel by Orson Scott Card, the new film "Ender's Game" shares at least superficial similarities with the recent sci-fi smash "Gravity" (with its dazzling zero-G effects) and last year's YA blockbuster "The Hunger Games"...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:15 PM
After Miley Cyrus unfollowed Liam Hemsworth on Twitter on Saturday, it was only a matter of time: The two have reportedly called off their engagement.
Reps for both sides — Cyrus, 20, and Hemsworth, 23, met while making the movie "The Last Song"...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
On Nov. 18, the Nokia in downtown Los Angeles hosted the sixth premiere in eight days for Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." After all that travel director Francis Lawrence allowed that he was a bit jet lagged -- and energized at the same...
| 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 22, 2013
| 7:23 AM
After the coffee. Before buying my "Catching Fire" tickets.
The Skinny: I've been tired all week and Friday morning is no exception. Was out late at premiere for TNT's "Mob City." The party was nice although some of my fellow ink-stained wretches...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:27 PM
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is a lot like its own celebrity heroine, Katniss Everdeen, who begins this second "Hunger Games" movie fulfilling a public relations tour as penance for her killer — literally, killer — popularity. She is...