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  • Looks we noticed on this week's red carpet

    Looks we noticed on this week's red carpet
    In summer, the social scene can slow down, but red carpets were sizzling last week. Here are some of the eyecatching looks. Charlie Hunnam looked sharp in a three-piece suit by John Varvatos at the Hollywood premiere of "Pacific Rim" on Tuesday....
  • Troubled '47 Ronin' may be headed for a box office reckoning

    Troubled '47 Ronin' may be headed for a box office reckoning
    In "47 Ronin," Keanu Reeves portrays the leader of a band of ronin — masterless samurai in 18th-century Japan who must suffer the indignity of having no one to lead them in battle. Turns out that plot line provides an apt metaphor for the period 3-D...
  • Video: Trailer for Keanu Reeves' troubled '47 Ronin' debuts

    Video: Trailer for Keanu Reeves' troubled '47 Ronin' debuts
    “We believe you are the only one who can help us.” That ominous plea comes about halfway through the new trailer for “47 Ronin,” and while it’s directed at the character played by Keanu Reeves the entreaty could also...
  • Guillermo del Toro opens his ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ with new book

     
    Over the last two decades, filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has become known as one of popular culture’s great visionaries. He’s […]...
  • Sundance Unveils 2014 Competition, Next Lineups

    In some respects, the 30th annual Sundance Film Festival offers a snapshot of the ways in which the independent film scene has dramatically shifted over the past three decades, said fest director John Cooper, from an ever-widening talent pool to an...
  • '47 Ronin' Tanks at Japanese Box Office; Is U.S. Doom Next?

    If a samurai movie can't work in Japan, where can it? Universal execs are asking themselves just that after the weekend's weak performance of "47 Ronin" in Japan, where the mega-budgeted Keanu Reeves starrer launched ahead of the Dec. 25 Stateside bow,...
  • Film Review: '47 Ronin'

    In Japan, the story of the 47 ronin is so central to the country's national identity that a special word exists for the act of retelling it: Chushingura. But despite this long tradition of flexible reinterpretation, the Hollywood-backed "47 Ronin" takes...
  • Review: '47 Ronin' doesn't quite cut it as a samurai fantasy

    There's the kind of movie that comes riding into theaters on such a prolonged wave of bad buzz — changed release dates, backstage whispers of production troubles and a swelling budget — that the film itself starts to seem beside the point,...
  • ‘Pacific Rim’ message: ‘We’re all in the same robot,’ Del Toro says

     
    “Pacific Rim,” the new film from director Guillermo del Toro, offers moviegoers plenty of crowd-pleasing spectacle with its visually stunning […]...
  • ‘True Blood’ actor Robert Kazinsky talks genre, ‘Pacific Rim’ role

     
    Actor Robert Kazinsky is, as they say, having a bit of a moment. The English thespian who appeared on the […]...
  • 'Pacific Rim' fails to wow Japanese auds

    Tokyo -- In what was supposed to be one of its friendliest foreign markets, Japan, "Pacific Rim" ended its opening weekend, August 10-11, with a so-so sixth rank on the B.O. chart. The Guillermo del Toro robots-versus-monsters epic, inspired by Japanese...
  • '47 Ronin': The Inside Story of Universal's Samurai Disaster

    "47 Ronin," an old Japanese fable about a group of rogue samurai, ends in a horrible bloodbath. It's a fitting conclusion for a big-budget adaptation that has left Universal deeply in the red, having suffered one of the costliest box office flops of 2013....