| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:19 PM
Lock the doors, board up the windows and prepare for another night of government-sanctioned mayhem: "The Purge 3" is set to hit theaters July 1, 2016, Universal Pictures announced Thursday.
Set in a dystopian near-future, the "Purge" films center on...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Franklin Leonard wasn't looking to upend the system. He just wanted some good vacation reading.
In 2004, Leonard was working as a development executive at Leonardo DiCaprio's production company, Appian Way, charged with sifting through piles of...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:42 PM
As Sony made the decision Wednesday to scrap the Dec. 25 release of “The Interview,” casual observers found themselves asking some logical how-could-this-happen questions. A broad and benign Seth Rogen comedy causes an international incident...
| Dec 16, 2014
Few actors have been a part of as many celebrated genre stories as Andy Serkis. Following the success of the […]...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Hordes of moviegoers journeyed to Middle-earth to see the final installment of the "Hobbit" franchise.
"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" has raked in $90.6 million in ticket sales since its release on Wednesday, according to studio estimates....
| Dec 18, 2014
“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” filmmakers Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh are bidding Middle-earth goodbye […]...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:38 PM
In keeping with holiday tradition, Hollywood studios finally unwrapped the last of their adult-oriented prestige pictures on Christmas Day, giving the moviegoing public a chance to check in with the rest of 2014's high-profile Oscar hopefuls.
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The last movie of PeterJackson's three "Hobbit" films rode to a second consecutive winatop U.S. and Canadian weekend box office charts, selling anestimated $41.4 million worth of tickets to triumph over newreleases "Unbroken" and "Into the Woods."
| Dec 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Just a few years ago, underemployed TV writers were complaining that reality programming was taking over their industry.
Now the scribes are having their revenge: Unscripted programming is mired in an unexpected slump.
Onetime smashes such as...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 6:25 PM
For a four-year stretch at the turn of the 21st century, December was the most wonderful time of year to be a best picture Oscar contender.
From 2002 to 2005, the film academy gave its best picture prize to movies debuting in December. Starting with...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:57 PM
After Ryan Gosling's directorial debut "Lost River" landed with a thud at the Cannes Film Festival, fans began wondering when they'd get the chance to judge the film for themselves.
We now have that answer — but it may not be one that pleases...