| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Nikki Rocco, the first female president of a theatrical distribution division at a major studio, will retire in December from Universal Pictures, where she has worked for nearly 50 years.
Rocco, who has been the head of U's domestic distribution since...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Thomas Mars doesn’t plan in advance when and where he will crowd-surf during performances. The lead singer of French rock band Phoenix said it just kind of happens. But at 36 years old, the father of two and husband of director Sofia Coppola...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Joaquin Phoenix refused to hug it out.
On an overcast November afternoon, in a $13-million Hollywood home with a skyline view stretching from downtown L.A. to the Palos Verdes peninsula, the notoriously press-averse actor was throwing a fit of pique...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Kelly Reichardt calls it "a thriller with a small t." Her newest film, "Night Moves," has its North American premiere Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival following its world premiere a little over a week ago at the Venice Film Festival....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Jamie Dornan will be the new Christian Grey, according to "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James.
Dornan, 31, who played hunky Sheriff Graham Humbert in ABC's "Once Upon a Time," is the actor replacing "Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam. Dornan...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:08 AM
If you were one of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans left scratching your head after Charlie Hunnam was first cast as Christian Grey, you were probably even more perplexed when it was announced Jamie Dornan would take over the role.
On Wednesday evening,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:58 PM
A long film résumé is not a requirement to play the part of Christian Grey in "Fifty Shades of Grey," but a scruffy blond beard might be. The Irish-born actor Jamie Dornan, like departed star Charlie Hunnam the owner of that aforementioned hirsute...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Ansel Elgort | Actor
Before Ansel Elgort was cast in two of next year's most highly anticipated...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In 2013, Hollywood saw big box office hits with Jennifer Lawrence in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," Sandra Bullock in "Gravity" and Melissa McCarthy (and Bullock again) in "The Heat." But none of these girl-power sagas were directed by a woman.
| Dec 21, 2013
Opening on Christmas day, along with "Grudge Match" and a few other films with which it has nothing in common, writer-director Spike Jonze's "Her" is the most beguiling and imaginative picture of 2013, the one I'd miss the most if it hadn't been made....
| Jan 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" hit at the end of 2013 like a contraption that is part stun gun and part paintball, jolting audiences and critics with its brash splatter of sex, drugs, greed and the amorality of wanton excess.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Welcome to our Moroccan Cafe," W Magazine editor-in-chief Stefano Tonchi said as he stood under the edge of a striped awning strewn with lights on the 6th floor balcony of the Chateau Marmont. "Do you like how we decorated? These things can be so...