| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Animator Paul Grimault is most famous for his one feature, “The King and the Mockingbird,” arriving in American theaters for the first time this weekend. The film’s reputation is all the more remarkable when you realize that it was...
| 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 19, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Nearly 70 years ago, a music teacher filling in for his wife’s second-grade class asked the children what they wanted for Christmas.
When hearing the sibilant sounds erupting all over the room, it inspired the man, Donald Yetter Gardner, to compose...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:45 AM
In a year without a Pixar film — or "Frozen" for that matter — the animated feature Oscar race is as wide open as it's ever been. "The Lego Movie" is a sure nominee and "Big Hero 6," "The Book of Life," "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and "The...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:45 AM
When it comes to the crafts categories, everything is awesome (or should be) if you're a member of the teams behind "Into the Woods" or "The Grand Budapest Hotel." And, yes, we're liking "The Lego Movie's" chances of winning animated feature. Here's how...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:28 AM
The surreal show business satire "Birdman," a darling of critics for its innovative storytelling, led the Golden Globe Awards film nominations on Thursday, with its seven nods making it a frontrunner early in the Hollywood awards season.
The story of a...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:35 AM
"Heaven must have sent her to me as a blessing," says the awestruck woodcutter who finds a sparrow-size infant nestled in a bamboo sprout in "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya."
The movie, too, feels heaven sent, or near enough. It is a commercial...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Charming in small doses, the "Penguins of Madagascar" prove altogether less irresistible in their feature-length starring debut. The latest example of DreamWorks Animation's franchise mania is a frantic, peppy, in-your-face slice of irreverent toon...
| Dec 11, 2014
“The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness,” a documentary that offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the famed Studio Ghibli in […]...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:33 AM
There's more than 80 titles disappearing from Netflix by the end of November, so this is your last chance to watch "Dirty Dancing," "The Untouchables" and one of the Missions: Impossible.
In fact, one of the best films goes off the air tonight, the 2012...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:04 AM
"Boyhood," Richard Linklater's acclaimed coming-of-age drama shot over a 12-year period, was named best film of 2014 on Monday by the New York Film Critics Circle. "Boyhood" also won awards for director Linklater and supporting actress for Patricia...