| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:15 AM
She's a princess cut from marble, smoother than a storm. And she moves through town, quiet like a fight.
The low hum that begins "Yellow Flicker Beat" takes the viewer from the final shot of the transformed heroine Katniss Everdeen to the closing...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Whether you're counting hits or misses, 2014 certainly left a mark fashion-wise. From the runways to the red carpets to the slopes of Sochi, it was an endless parade of see-through dresses, ugly Olympic sweaters, cool cats in extra-large hats and just...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:40 PM
There are myriad ramifications to the hacking of Sony's computers and the domino effect of its yanking "The Interview," in the wake of a murky threat from the North Korean cyber underground. Putting it in perspective is Douglas Thomas' turf. The USC...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:10 AM
While it's always tempting to rush out to see all the new, fresh-cut movies landing in theaters this week, consider skipping the crush to play a little catch-up. There are so many excellent films still hanging around the multiplexes, something for...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:55 AM
As 2014 winds to an end, it's time to test your memory and see if you were paying attention to the passing parade of pop culture.
See how you do.
Challenge your friends.
And always pay attention to pop culture. (To take the quiz interactively, click...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:00 PM
It's good to be Katniss Everdeen... and Mystique: Jennifer Lawrence has officially been named this year's most bankable box office star.
The Oscar winner earned Forbes' lofty title of highest-grossing film star of the year thanks to her genre...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 12:20 PM
The upcoming installment ofthe "Star Wars" franchise tops moviegoers' lists of mostanticipated films of 2015, ticket seller Fandango said onTuesday in what Hollywood watchers expect to be a banner boxoffice year for studios.
"Star Wars: Episode VII - The...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 12:08 PM
I had a vague sense that there had been something enervating about 2014, and then Slate put it beautifully in words. Actually, words were only part of it: The online magazine assembled a remarkable graphic that featured a series of tiles, each one...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 10:48 AM
Gwyneth Paltrow's relationship with ex Chris Martin is the relationship they were "meant to have," she says.
The Oscar winner opened up about last year's infamous "conscious uncoupling" in the February issue of Marie Claire ahead of her forthcoming...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:20 AM
Long ago, my honored predecessor and friend John Hartl (who's been reviewing movies for Seattle Times readers for 48 years) began a tradition of wrapping up the movie year with a list of "Dubious Achievements." Following once more in his footsteps, here...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:38 AM
Following the success of "Lucy," Scarlett Johansson looks ready to take on another action pic, this one coming from the world of Japanese anime.
Johansson is set to star in DreamWorks' adaptation of the popular anime pic "Ghost in the Shell." Deadline...