| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Robert Rodriguez's new "Machete Kills" is the strongest example yet of the corner the filmmaker seems to have painted himself into, a sad funhouse of bad movies made in thrall of bad movies. Even the self-sufficiency of Rodriguez having his own production...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:30 PM
A24 has launched a digital campaign for James Franco in "Spring Breakers," with a Twitter feed that contains critics' praise under the tagline "Consider This Sh*t."
A second tweet included the words "We weren't joking. Consider this shit very seriously....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Of all the onetime Disney stars, Vanessa Hudgens has always seemed particularly eager to shed her squeaky-clean image.
While Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez were still trying to appease their tween fanbases, Hudgens was dealing with blowback from an...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. distribution rights to helmer Ronald Krauss' drama "Gimme Shelter," starring Vanessa Hudgens, Brendan Fraser and Rosario Dawson. The distrib has set a Jan. 24 Stateside release.
"Gimme Shelter," which premieres next...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:07 AM
James Franco's history with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is an infamous one: During his 2011 Oscar co-hosting stint with Anne Hathaway, the actor's low-key demeanor seemed more appropriate for a backyard barbecue than an entertainment...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:05 PM
One of the most talked-about pictures during the fall festival trifecta of Telluride, Venice and Toronto, Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin" has been acquired by distributor A24. The company plans to release the film, starring Scarlett Johansson, next...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Vanessa Hudgens is kind of a good girl. At least that's what her Marie Claire interview makes her out to be: a "good girl gone badass," to be exact.
The "High School Musical" alum, 24, covers the fashion and beauty mag's October issue and her feature...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
1998 -- Emmett/Furla founded
October -- Release first film, Nickolas Perry's "Speedway Junky"
April -- 10-pic distribution and financing deal with Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films
January -- Joe Carnahan's "Narc" (1) earns $10.5...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Despite "Spring Breakers" becoming a surprise indie hit earlier this year, Selena Gomez has yet to convert her Disney cachet into major box office coin. Her Labor Day weekend actioner "Getaway" is poised to putter past the starting line with a projected...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Movies starring Vanessa Hudgens, Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner have begun filming in Los Angeles, adding some celebrity sizzle to brisk feature film activity this quarter.
Sony's Columbia Pictures has started production on "The Kitchen Sink," a movie...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:30 AM
"The Frozen Ground" is a grim, undistinguished procedural thriller based on the true case of serial killer Robert Hansen who, from 1971 to 1983, abducted, raped and murdered at least 17 young women in Alaska. Although writer-director Scott Walker seems...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:30 PM
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided.
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Distributor: Sony/Screen Gems
Set in a world of scantily clad demon hunters, bisexual...