| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:48 PM
Confounding the Oscar pundits who predicted levity over gravity, not to mention levity over “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award on Sunday for best film of 2013.
“Gravity,” by far the biggest popular...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Warner Bros. has optioned the rights to the biography "Buzz: the Life and Art of Busby Berkeley" with Ryan Gosling attached to produce and possibly star.
Jeffrey Spivak penned the biography and Gosling would produce with Marc Platt, who also produced the...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:54 PM
With its multidisciplinary mix of movies, music and technology, the South by Southwest festival has a reputation as a hip, forward-looking affair. But one of the unofficial themes to emerge at this year's SXSW Film Festival, which kicked off Friday, is...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:23 AM
After the coffee. Before finding a way to get that lost hour back.
The Skinny: I literally got chills watching "The Americans" on FX last night. I know I keep plugging it but trust me, it's worth an hour of your time. Thursday's roundup includes a...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:14 AM
"Heathers" has been resurrected -- shoulder pads, big bangs et al. -- as a cheeky stage musical. As Veronica Sawyer, the Winona Ryder character, might ask, what's the damage?
The musical production had a brief run in Los Angeles at the Hudson...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Could "Fast & Furious 7" soon be back on the road?
A report says that shooting on the Universal Pictures film will resume in April after a hiatus that began in December after the death of star Paul Walker.
Universal, director James Wan, writer Chris...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"THERAPY proves that sexual desire leads us awry. The erotic life is ashamed, conflicted, awkward, embarrassed, uncertain.
"The way to survive psychically is to find people to love. But in order to feel safe enough with other people, most of us feel we...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:25 PM
So what's going on with Jennette McCurdy? The costar of "Sam & Cat," a show spun off from Nickelodeon's "iCarly," was absent over the weekend from the Kids' Choice Awards — and now her live-action comedy has apparently gone on hiatus unexpectedly....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Like the eponymous hero of his new biblical epic "Noah," director Darren Aronofsky has proved himself a man obsessively devoted to a formidable undertaking: in Aronofsky's case, combining a scriptural story with blockbuster visuals and a provocative...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:28 PM
There are myriad ways to promote a film these days, most notably through trailers, billboards, media junkets and talk-show appearances.
Now "Noah" star Russell Crowe is trying to reach a higher power, beseeching Pope Francis on Twitter to watch his...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Following days of conflicting reports whether Russell Crowe would get his wish to meet with Pope Francis, the "Noah" star did make the pontiff's acquaintance on Wednesday, albeit briefly, at Francis' weekly audience in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:38 AM
After the coffee. Before the premiere party for HBO's "Silicon Valley."
The Skinny: I highly recommend HBO's "Silicon Valley," which debuts this Sunday. I watched five episodes and the show got funnier with each one. Although it is set in the tech...