| Mar 9, 2014
The confirmation in December that former CIA Director Leon Panetta let classified information slip to "Zero Dark Thirty" screenwriter Mark Boal during a speech at the agency headquarters should result in a criminal espionage charge if there is any truth...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Edgar Ramirez is paddling out to "Point Break," Alcon Entertainment's reboot of the 1991 surf-crime flick about a hot-shot FBI agent who infiltrates a group of thrill-seeking bank robbers, the film's producers announced Wednesday.
Ramirez, the Emmy-...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Oscar-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow will direct Tom Hardy in the post-9/11 drama "The True American," which will be produced by Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures, the filmmakers announced Wednesday night.
Based on the nonfiction book by New York...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:31 AM
No other film released 25 years ago, and few made since, captured the crosscurrents of a single neighborhood on a sweltering summer day in late 20th-century America the way Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" did.
Lee's brash masterwork still plays like...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
PETER DEBRUGE: OK, gentlemen, time to guess who will win the Oscar for best picture. I say "guess" because the word "predict" seems entirely too confident when it comes to the Academy Awards. Despite all the ink and all the effort that people put into...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:52 PM
There are few modern military characters as outsized as Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
You might recall Michael Hastings' incendiary 2010 Rolling Stone profile of McChrystal that...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Keira Knightley has joined the cast of Working Title's 3D epic "Everest."
Other cast members include Jason Clarke ("The Great Gatsby," "Zero Dark Thirty"), who plays climber Rob Hall, Josh Brolin ("True Grit," "No Country for Old Men"), John...
| Mar 13, 2014
Re "Why give Panetta a pass?," Opinion, March 9
Former CIA officer John Kiriakou is in federal prison because he broke the Intelligence Identities Protection Act of 1982, when he went far beyond the whistle-blowing he states he engaged in by...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:44 AM
The latest in the Disney Dream portrait series shot by Annie Leibovitz features actress Jessica Chastain taking on the role of Merida from the film "Brave."
The title for the portrait is "Where your destiny awaits." The portrait series runs in national...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Much like the captain of the cargo ship Maersk Alabama, who was rescued by the U.S. Navy after his ship was set upon by Somali pirates in April 2009, "Captain Phillips" appears to have been in good hands. With Tom Hanks in front of the camera and Paul...