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  • Why the Oscars Need More Movies Like 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ever since the Oscars snubbed Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" for best picture in 2009, the Academy has tried to dodge accusations of elitism. The argument goes that Oscars voters, made up of a bloc of 6,028 Hollywood...
  • 'Mockingjay' vaguely unsatisfying but still engrossing

    The most important thing to know about "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" is that you're only going to get two thirds of a movie. Mirroring the increasing trend in popular film franchises ("Harry Potter," "Twilight") and TV shows ("Breaking Bad,"...
  • 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1' a solid segue, early reviews say

    Following in the franchise footsteps of the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" movies, the final installment of "The Hunger Games" has been split into two parts. While that doubles the box-office potential, it also means that a single book — in this...
  • Lee Daniels: Making Jump from Film to TV's 'Empire' Was the 'Hardest Thing I've Ever Done'

    Everyone was in an "Empire" state of mind at L.A.'s Soho House Monday night, as producers gathered an audience to screen the new drama, set to air on Fox in January. Starring Terrence Howard as hip hop music mogul Lucious Lyon and Taraji P. Henson as his...
  • A sneak peek at new movies during the holidays

    NOV. 5 Interstellar As mankind's time on Earth comes to an end, astronauts travel through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. Written by Jonathan Nolan and...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ director warns Katniss is ‘very alone’

     
    In a barren Georgia warehouse on a cold January day, Jennifer Lawrence was doing something unusual for the young Oscar […]...
  • TV CASTINGS: Courtney Love Joins 'Empire'; Mena Suvari Set for 'South of Hell'

    Courtney Love has signed on to Fox's music-biz drama "Empire" as a recurring guest star. Love will play a rocker who is signed to the record label run by Terrence Howard in the Imagine TV/20th Century Fox TV drama from Lee Daniels and Danny Strong....
  • Naomi Campbell joins 'Empire' cast

    Naomi Campbell joins 'Empire' cast
    Don't be surprised if you soon spot Naomi Campbell in Chicago. The model and actress has booked a recurring role in Fox's "Empire," which films in the city. Campbell will play Camilla, "an alluring woman involved in a steamy affair" with a younger man...
  • Mazda, Doritos, Whole Foods Line Up to Promote 'The Hungers Games: Mockingjay - Part 1′

    After two successful films, Lionsgate's "Hunger Games" franchise is attracting an unexpected group of promotional partners for its next installment. Mazda, Doritos and Whole Foods Market have joined Samsung to launch campaigns around "The Hunger Games:...
  • Filmmaker crafts an homage to crafty brew newbies

    Filmmaker crafts an homage to crafty brew newbies
    Filmmaker Shannon Mortimer is a wine drinker. Her significant other is a craft beer guy and in her words: "He was dragging me around to all these industrial parks" — where many small breweries are based — "and trying different craft beers. And...
  • Roger Ebert Widow Says Critic Would Have Given 'Life Itself' 'Two Thumbs Up'

    Roger Ebert was remembered Monday as a critic whose love of movies was second only to his zest for life at the New York premiere of "Life Itself." The Pulitzer Prize-winning Ebert became famous for the long-running "At the Movies" program with Gene...