| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:16 AM
"Flowers, but with garbage."
Has there ever been a better metaphor for the Academy Awards? Granted, that line comes from Jennifer Lawrence in "American Hustle" (nominated for 10 Oscars, Lawrence included), and she wasn't talking about the Academy Awards...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Beverly Hills-based RealD Inc. has signed an agreement with China's Wanda Cinemas that would double RealD's screen count in one of the world's biggest film markets.
Wanda Cinemas, a subsidiary of Dalian Wanda Group, said Friday it would install 780...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Movie ticket prices rose in the last three months of 2013, boosted by pricier 3D and Imax films.
The average ticket price in the fourth quarter was $8.35, representing a 3.7% increase from the same period during the previous year, according to the...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
It looks like Democrats are more welcoming to the idea of "12 Years a Slave" being named best picture at the Academy Awards than Republicans, according to a recent poll.
In a survey released by Public Policy Polling, the organization asked 1,152...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:03 AM
The filmmakers behind the season's biggest commercial and critical hit, "Gravity" -- director Alfonso Cuaron; his son, Jonas, with whom he wrote the screenplay; and producer David Heyman -- are in Los Angeles this week, the beginning of what is likely...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Nothing blocked the orbit of "Gravity" at the box office this weekend.
The 3-D space drama was No. 1 for a second weekend, collecting an impressive $44.3 million, according to an estimate from distributor Warner Bros. That means its ticket sales dropped...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:38 PM
The historical drama "The Book Thief," based on Markus Zusak's novel about a young girl who develops a passion for reading against the backdrop of World War II, has been called out by some critics for being too safe and sanitized in its depiction of the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:53 PM
When Tom Hanks released "Cast Away" in 2000, he was all alone in more ways than one.
Playing a man stuck for years on a remote island, the Oscar winner was helping to bring back a genre, the so-called stranded film, that hadn't had a major entry in...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:21 PM
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Will "Carrie" pull "Gravity" back down to earth this weekend?
Since making its debut two weeks ago, Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" has proved to be a favorite at the box office, raking in $136...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Loneliness, hubris, depression and other fixtures of human frailty get amplified by technology in several of this year's most forward-thinking films. In "Her," "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks" and "Gravity," direct person-to-person contact comes...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:57 PM
“American Hustle,” “The Great Gatsby” and "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" are among the films competing for a nomination for makeup and hairstyling in the 86th Academy Awards.
The films, as well as “Dallas Buyers Club,&...