| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot - which studies social data and box office trends - analyzes this weekend's new...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Oregon-based Laika is heading into awards season with the stop-motion "The Boxtrolls." Having earned Oscar nominations for its first two efforts, "Coraline" (2009) and "ParaNorman" (2012), the studio is aiming to remain on a roll. Producer (and...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If you've ever watched some chiseled action hero coolly taking out bad guys onscreen and thought to yourself, "How hard could that be?" I have two words for you: Try it.
On a recent afternoon, I paid a visit to 87Eleven in Inglewood, a stunt...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Emma Watson dedicated her Britannia Award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles on Thursday to her late hamster Millie.
Honoree Robert Downey Jr. had his pregnant wife, producer Susan Downey, stand up just to show the...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 8:09 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences went global with its honorary Governors Awards on Saturday evening in Hollywood, paying tribute to three movie legends — Irish-born actress Maureen O'Hara, Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki and...
| May 18, 2014
| 10:37 AM
CANNES, France--“I guess it is the end of the road,” Salma Hayek says, then laughs. “But it depends which road you mean.”
Hayek is sipping water at a table in a hotel backyard on a side street removed--somewhat--from the chaos of...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Liam Neeson's action thriller "Taken 3" has taken its business to Georgia, adding to the Peach State's growing list of Hollywood credits.
The production recently wrapped 17 days of filming in the Los Angeles area, capturing scenes at the Malibu Pier,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:01 PM
The hunter has become the hunted in the new trailer for "Taken 3," the next -- and supposedly final -- installment of the hit action franchise starring Liam Neeson as a butt-kicking family man with a "very particular set of skills." (Watch the trailer...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Leave it to Denzel Washington to bring another likely hit film to the box office.
The actor's latest, "The Equalizer," is poised to gross $28 million to $33 million in the U.S. and Canada this weekend, according to those who have seen prerelease...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Despite its glamorous name and location, the Hollywood Film Festival has struggled to find its identity since its founding in 1997. But this year's edition (Oct. 16-19) is getting a radical overhaul and rebranding from new owner Jon Fitzgerald and his...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The latest Tom Cruise action film, "Edge of Tomorrow," topped the national home video sales charts the week ending Oct. 12, bumping the prior week's top seller, "Transformers: Age of Extinction," from Paramount Pictures, to No. 2.
"Edge of Tomorrow,"...