| May 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Charting a love story that spans two decades, Frant Gwo's "My Old Classmate" is a Chinese campus romance that manages to make the genre's most time-worn themes feel as fresh as spring water. Alternately cute as a button and unapologetically melodramatic,...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Sarah-Violet Bliss acknowledges some frustration with fielding questions, yet again, about being a female filmmaker, about how the vast majority of movies seem to be directed by men, and about whether that will stop being the case any time soon.
| May 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Palmer Luckey, the baby-faced founder of virtual-reality start-up Oculus VR, looked slightly perplexed when asked if he thought his ballyhooed headset, known as the Rift, could change cinema.
"No, not 'if.' We will change it," he said after a pause,...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:49 AM
China’s film gatekeepers have denied Russell Crowe's “Noah” a release slot, two people with knowledge of the studio’s efforts to bring the movie to the mainland said Thursday.
The Paramount Pictures release, which came out...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:08 PM
A raunchy comedy about feuding neighbors will move in next to "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" at the multiplex this weekend, with a chance to challenge the superhero for the No. 1 spot at the box office.
Universal Pictures' $18-million "Neighbors" is...
| May 10, 2014
| 11:36 AM
"Neighbors," the Seth Rogen comedy pitting family against frat boys, opened to $19.6 million Friday, a figure that exceeded even the most optimistic expectations and put the R-rated movie on track for a first weekend that will approach $50 million....
| May 18, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Easternlight has taken over the international sales duties of big-budget Chinese animated feature "Legend of a Rabbit: Martial of Fire 3D."
The film is a sequel to "Legend of a Rabbit," the 2011 film that is the only Chinese CGI-animated feature to...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
In a further blow to Southern California's visual-effects industry, Sony Pictures Imageworks is moving its Los Angeles-area headquarters to Vancouver, Canada.
The unit of Sony Pictures Entertainment said Thursday it was transferring the bulk of its...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Elsa's love of cold climates will serve her well when the hit animated movie "Frozen" becomes a live touring show for Disney on Ice.
Feld Entertainment, which produces live touring family spectaculars, including shows under the Disney on Ice banner,...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
CANNES - Russian movie support agency Roskino has been busy during Cannes. Among its varied activities, it has presented Global Russian, a selection of films in the Short Film Corner of the Cannes Market, the New Russian Cinema program, which is a...
| May 12, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Fans of the Wizard of Oz can safely skip this animated adaptation, which is based on the book Dorothy Of Oz by L. Frank Baum’s great grandson, Roger S. Baum. Directed by Will Finn and Daniel St. Pierre and produced by Summertime Entertainment, the...