| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
PARIS - A glam slam of Audrey Tautou ("Amelie," "The Da Vinci Code"), Francois Cluzet ("The Intouchables") and director FranÃ§ois Ozon ("Swimming Pool," "8 Women") figure among about 140 French thesps and directors who will talk up upcoming French...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The impending departure of Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment from Paramount Pictures would seem like a blow to the Hollywood studio, which is suffering from a perception problem.
The studio is making fewer films these days, and enjoying smaller market...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Making a big studio movie when you're the strong-willed independent sort can run you into a lot of sand traps. Filmmakers in that position think studio execs are a bunch of philistines and marketing-minded meddlers, while the execs thinks a director is...
| Oct 26, 2013
"Carrie" is back, and the billboards all over town give notice that she's out to instill fear in us. But with all the ways to see movies these days, and all the many franchises of hit horrors, there's plenty of cinematic fear to go around.
Here are a...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Behind the Candelabra
HBO, $19.97; Blu-ray, $24.99
One of the best movies Steven Soderbergh has made in years, the HBO telepic "Behind The Candelabra" stars Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, a dog-trainer who in the late '70s became the romantic partner of...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:32 AM
With the benefit of hindsight, all of the drama involved in getting World War Z to the big screen probably was worth it. As of mid August, the film had grossed nearly $200 million in the U.S. Rumor has it, the sequel to the film (which was always intended...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Classify this one under horror, zombie, big budget, Brad Pitt. In plot and back story, it's another retread of “Day of the Dead,” “28 Days Later,” “I Am Legend” and a zillion others.
After bubbling under our radar in...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"SOMETHING COMING back from the dead was always bad news. Movies taught me that. For every one Jesus you get a million zombies," says writer David Wong.
THE world did not end on Dec. 22, 2012, as some insisted it would, because of the ancient Mayan...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The infection caused by "World War Z" has spread from the box office to home entertainment.
The apocalyptic zombie film starring Brad Pitt is the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week in release, and it's also the No. 1 rental.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The year's biggest hit movie has landed in the home entertainment market.
"Iron Man 3," the Marvel superhero movie starring Robert Downey Jr. in the titular role, was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week in release.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Now that the summer box-office proceeds have been tallied, with the hits ("Iron Man 3") and misses ("R.I.P.D") identified, social media measurement firm Fizziology has weighed in with the season's social media standouts.
Fizziology has generated its...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
SCOTT FOUNDAS: And so another summer movie season comes to an end, with both a bang (in terms of record-breaking box office) and the collective whimpers of ousted executives and even an entire studio placed on and off the chopping block by hedge fund...