| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Icon Film Distribution has acquired the rights to four titles for U.K. distribution.
The first title is "A Most Violent Year," the thriller from writer/director J.C. Chandor ("All Is Lost," "Margin Call"). It stars Oscar Isaac ("Inside Llewyn...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:16 PM
NEW YORK — “Homeland” and “The Americans” have made believers out of skeptics who said shows about intelligence had gone the way of the Robert Ludlum novel.
Now the trend is spilling over to broadcast. At its upfront...
| 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Zero Dark Thirty" writer-producer Mark Boal has launched Page 1, a movie-TV development and production company funded by Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures.
Boal will serve as CEO and producer on Page 1 projects and may also write some of the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Clint Eastwood's latest movie, "American Sniper," kicked off with a bang in Los Angeles County this week.
The Warner Bros. film, which stars Bradley Cooper as a Navy SEAL who recounts his military exploits, began 10 days of filming Monday in an Afghan...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...