| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It's been a long time coming, but Tim Burton and Michael Keaton may be ready to return to the "Beetlejuice" franchise.
Sources have told Variety that Burton is in talks to return as director with Keaton also in talks to reprise his role as everyone's...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" Benjamin Walker is set to star in the indie "The Moon and the Sun."
He is joined by Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario and Fan Bingbing.
The pic is helmed by Sean McNamara with James Pang, Wei Han, Paul Currie and David...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Fans of the 1988 supernatural comedy "Beetlejuice" will recall that the way to summon Michael Keaton's titular ghost is to repeatedly invoke his name. Now Keaton himself is taking a similar approach to a sequel.
During a press junket for the new...
| Oct 29, 2013
Prolific composer Danny Elfman is celebrating his years-long cinematic partnership with Tim Burton in a unique way this week: Beginning […]...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:25 PM
This Friday at 4 p.m. at the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner will pay a visit to one of his favorite Chicago haunts.
In the spirit of the movie “Lincoln,” which Kushner wrote and which revels in the...
| Feb 28, 2013
* (out of four)
Anna Faris stars in “Little Bo Peep: Wolf Exploder.” That sounds like a classic tale revision that would pick the right tone and actually deliver some fun.
Until that movie actually exists, we’re left with “Jack...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:18 PM
The title tells it like it is ... at least in the case of this Tim Burton-produced fantasy, about as big a revision of history as there could be. The story traces the supposed pursuits of one of America's most legendary presidents (played by Benjamin...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Fairies are beating strippers in DVD sales.
Walt Disney Studios' new direct-to-DVD title "Disney Fairies: Secret of the Wings" was the No. 1-selling DVD and Blu-ray disc for the week ended Oct. 27, according to research firm Rentrak Corp.
| Aug 20, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Earning the coveted and easily attained praise "better than `Twilight,'" "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" thrives not on the presence of awesome but the absence of terrible. Though the film has welcome, mild stabs at humor, I...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The subject matter is so intriguing as to exacerbate the sense that "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" is something of a letdown, dramatically speaking. Anchored by Frank Langella and Christopher Plummer's performances as Supreme Court Justices Warren Berger...