| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:12 PM
“Stargate” may be getting a reboot. Director Roland Emmerich, who co-created “Stargate” with Dean Devlin, says he wants to remake […]...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment veteran Dwight Caines has been named president of theatrical marketing for the company's Columbia TriStar Motion Pictures Group.
Caines is assuming some of the responsibilities of Marc Weinstock, who earlier this week was...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Roland Emmerich's face wore an easy expression of carefree calm as he strolled onto the patio of his Hollywood Hills […]...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Sony and the nation's four largest exhibitors -- Regal, AMC, Cinemark and Carmike -- are showing their patriotism this Fourth of July by offering free admission to "White House Down" for active military personnel and veterans.
The giveaway is available...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Director Roland Emmerich is the master of action movies high in calories but low in nutritional value. "Independence Day," "The Day After Tomorrow" and "2012" are among his previous credits. Great production values and cinematography are utilized only...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
As Walt Disney Studio's "The Lone Ranger" limps off into the sunset after a bruising box-office encounter with the minions of "Despicable Me 2," it could be years before the studio gambles on a character unfamiliar to young moviegoers.
The new take on...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:04 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out how to make a short week shorter.
The Skinny: Sunday nights aren't the same without "Mad Men" or "Veep" but I am enjoying Netflix's new show "Orange Is the Black," which debuts for regular folks later this month....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It was a concern from the minute the arms race to bring out the two movies began: does an American filmgoing audience want to see two films about terrorists taking over the White House?
This past weekend, we learned the answer: not especially.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:00 PM
"White House Down" is a hoot and a half, a shameless popcorn entertainment that is preposterous and diverting in just about equal measure.
This story of "the worst day this country ever had" — a roughly 12-hour period when an armed paramilitary...
| Jun 28, 2013
If you see just one terrorists-take-over-the-White House thriller this year, make it "White House Down." Even if you saw the dour and bloody "Olympus Has Fallen," which has a lot in common with "White House Down," you owe it to yourself to check out...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:38 PM
In "White House Down," aspiring Secret Service agent Channing Tatum is tasked with saving the free world -- but he may not fare as well in rescuing the summer box office fortunes of the action movie's distributor, Sony Pictures Entertainment.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:19 AM
After the coffee. Before considering a new air conditioner.
The Skinny: After writing the words News Corp. for my entire career, I now have to start writing 21st Century Fox when describing the company that houses Rupert Murdoch's entertainment assets....