| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Since the film academy began handing out the best director Oscar in 1929, you can count the number of women who have been nominated on one hand — Lina Wertmüller for "Seven Beauties" (1976), Jane Campion for "The Piano" (1993), Sofia Coppola for...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 10:49 AM
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” stayed at No. 1 for the third weekend in a row in a traditionally slow weekend at the box office.
Audiences tend to shy away from theaters the weekend after Thanksgiving to instead partakes in...
| 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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:03 PM
The busy afterlife of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," Victor Hugo's 1831 doorstop novel about a church bell ringer with severe chiropractic difficulties, continues with a musical adaptation that's notable for being the first stage collaboration between two...
| Nov 11, 2014
“Strange Magic,” a musical animated feature film inspired by William Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” is coming to theaters in […]...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Legions of Pixar fans heard news this month that the animation studio plans a fourth installment of the blockbuster "Toy Story" franchise, to be directed by John Lasseter, the chief creative officer at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation and Disneytoons.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:50 PM
A vampire is such a handy creature for filmmakers in search of a metaphor or two. Mortality is usually the first bite, and Ana Lily Amirpour's stunning first feature, "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night," definitely takes a stab at that.
But it is the way...
| Nov 19, 2014
The first trailer for Disney's live-action take on Cinderella is out, and from the looks of it, the film adheres […]...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:55 PM
It's hard to go wrong with penguins.
They can be elegant and emotionally engaging in real life, as the Oscar-winning documentary "March of the Penguins" beautifully captured. They can also be toe-tapping hysterical and wildly musical, as they proved...
| Nov 21, 2014
Disney has released the first trailer for the upcoming Lucasfilm animated musical “Strange Magic,” offering a glimpse of the movie's […]...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:02 PM
After Phil Lord and Chris Miller wrote and directed the original "Lego Movie" to critical and popular acclaim, it initially appeared that the filmmaking duo would take a step back for the sequel, acting only as producers — but not so fast.