| Jan 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Those merry pranksters David Wain and Michael Showalter aim to do for the factory-made Hollywood romantic comedy what their "Wet Hot American Summer" did for the summer-camp movie in "They Came Together," a lively comic jamboree that's sometimes smarter...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:36 PM
Alfonso Cuaron won the Directors Guild of America’s award for directorial achievement in feature film for “Gravity,” the outer space survival story starring Sandra Bullock.
"This is truly an honor and I'm humbled by it," Cuaron said as...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Arriving at a Malibu cafe while waiting to conduct a post-screening Q&A, cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki isn't just on time but, startlingly, early. The 49-year-old Mexican-born cinematographer has earned raves for two very different films last year:...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
There's so much that's authentic and likable about the loopy road trip comedy "Let's Ruin It With Babies" that it's a shame when it loses its mojo along the way. But half a loaf is better than none, especially when a movie stars an actress as amusing...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 2:45 PM
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Ready to watch the 21st annual...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" took best picture prize at the 19th Critics Choice Movie Awards, which was also honored for supporting actress Lupita Nyong'o.
Sony's "American Hustle" took prizes for acting ensemble, top comedy film and comedy...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Ed Orgeron tried to be Pete Carroll.
When he left USC to become Mississippi's head coach in 2005, Orgeron said he attempted "to do everything we did here with Coach Carroll."
It did not go as planned.
"Some of them worked and some of them did not,"...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
That "whoosh" you heard Sunday night during the Academy Awards telecast was me breathing a sigh of relief.
Good judgment prevailed and "12 Years a Slave" deservedly won the Best Picture Oscar over a lousy script hidden behind amazing visuals ("Gravity")...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Not many first-time filmmakers get invited to the White House to show their work, but on Friday a group of K-12 auteurs will do just that at the inaugural White House Student Film Festival.
Hosted by President Obama, the festival will showcase student-...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
It was a night of laughs and tributes to "12 Years a Slave," "Lee Daniels' The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and other pics at the fifth annual African-American Film Critics Assn. awards.
Variety chief film critic Justin Chang was also honored by the...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
SANTA BARBARA — Hollywood's unique awards calculus wouldn't seem to take a film festival at this posh coastal enclave into account.
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, after all, is not a prestige movie launching pad such as the Toronto...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Peter Jackson's “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” and Alfonso Cuarón's Oscar-nominated “Gravity” are the top contenders at the upcoming […]...