| Apr 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"I had to show my voter registration and passport to get in here," joked Robert De Niro as he accepted the 2014 Muhammad Ali Celebrity Fight Night Award on April 12 in Phoenix. "And to get a drink at the bar, I had to prove I was not gay. Which is why I...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Make no small plans.
Said Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Spring is the time of year when much of the TV business slaves away on pilots, with actors and crews often pulling 14-hour-plus workdays to deliver sample episodes in hopes that, come May, the networks will add their series to their fall lineups.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Cloud computing was once an esoteric tech tool, something for visual-effects companies and tech-forward filmmakers.
But as they've come down in price, cloud services -- like such once-exotic tools as CGI and digital intermediate -- have been adopted by...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Earlier this month Steven Spielberg expressed strong interest in remaking "West Side Story," and my first thought (via Twitter) was a quick gut reaction: Why not "Gypsy" instead?
I've been second-guessing that tweet ever since. So many major Broadway...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:40 PM
This is the weekend people are usually encouraged to go see the Oscar winners they missed during the lead-up to last Sunday's awards show.
Not me. I say make time for the Biggest Loser: "American Hustle."
The film went into the night...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A week after "12 Years a Slave" writer John Ridley and director-producer Steve McQueen both refrained from thanking one another after winning Oscars — the former for adapted screenplay, the latter for best picture — Ridley downplayed rumors of...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The AFI Fest has set its 28th edition for November 6 to 13 in Hollywood.
AFI has also opened filmmaker submissions through its website or through Withoutabox.com. June 27 is the early submission deadline and August 8 is the final submission deadline...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $44.99
Available on VOD beginning March 18
Disney's clever, heartwarming Rapunzel riff "Tangled" was a surprise smash back in 2010, setting the stage for last year's billon-dollar-grossing, multi-Oscar-...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The fascinating premise of "The Americans" -- the FX series about Soviet spies hiding in plain sight, posing as a suburban couple during the Reagan-era years of the Cold War -- didn't fully coalesce in its first season. Yet the program did deepen its...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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