| Jul 3, 2014
Henry Cavill strikes a pose in a new still from “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Released Thursday, the image […]...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Tinseltown is up to its old tricks. In hopes of Oscar glory, Hollywood is saving some of its biggest movies for the year's final weeks. Yet these titles, stars and subjects do raise expectations that, after a disappointing summer, some memorable movies...
| May 21, 2014
Warner Bros. has announced the title for the upcoming “Man of Steel” sequel that will bring together Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. […]...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:43 AM
"It might sound crazy what I'm about to say." — Pharrell Williams, "Happy"
Virginia is a lyrical place to live and work. From the Shenandoah Mountains to here in Hampton Roads, the commonwealth inspires great music and we should embrace so rich...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:34 PM
When Angelina Jolie arrived at Oscar rehearsals Thursday morning, she had some wisdom to share with a group of film students clustered backstage at the Dolby Theatre. The actress and director spoke to the students not of the demands of a Hollywood career,...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
"I'm afraid everybody's going to get sick of me," Jennifer Lawrence fretted at the Golden Globes last Sunday.
Ostensibly, this is a legitimate worry and not false modesty, because for the past year the actress has been kind of inescapable.
| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
"American Hustle" won just a single trophy at the Screen Actors Guild Awards — the really important one.
The cast of David O. Russell's con-man tale took home SAG's cast award Saturday night, nudging "American Hustle" ahead of Oscar season's...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:45 AM
It's mid-December, and everybody's a winner, what with critics' prizes and best-ofs and award nominations being announced seemingly around the clock. Has any of this changed the best picture race? And how are the documentary and foreign-language...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:00 AM
We're presuming that if you're reading this that you're awake (and if you're here on the West Coast, may we ask "why?" or is that a little nosy?) and ready and raring to devour the motion picture academy's Oscar nominations when they're revealed beginning...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
American moviegoers love a good con man. Burt Lancaster won an Academy Award for playing one in 1960's "Elmer Gantry." Michael Douglas took home an Oscar in 1988 as master "Wall Street" manipulator Gordon Gekko. And Robert Redford got nominated for his...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Jehane Noujaim's "The Square," Netflix's first major film acquisition that chronicles a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, won the best feature award at the International Documentary Assn.'s 2013 IDA Awards on Friday evening...