| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK — For much of his career, Jude Law has been the archetypal leading man, relying on looks and charm to land featured parts, then deploying them smoothly on screen.
But over the past few years, edge and grit have crept into the actor's...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Wrapping paper is superfluous when it comes to books. Traditional books — physical books you can hold in your hands — are ideal packages already. The gift lies between covers: the meaning and feeling conveyed both by the book itself and by the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Harvey Weinstein has joined the BBC to help produce Leo Tolstoy's classic "War and Peace" as a miniseries. The Hollywood Reporter writes, "The drama series based on Tolstoy's epic will consist of six hourlong episodes and eight 44-minute episodes for...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Rooney Mara looks to be headed to Neverland. The "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" lead is in negotiations to star as the tribal princess Tiger Lily in Warner Bros.' upcoming Peter Pan origin story "Pan," according to a Variety report.
Directed by Joe...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Starting Tuesday, visitors can get a close-up look at the "Mockingjay" dress Katniss Everdeen wore in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." Or they can admire pieces from the wardrobes of the casts of "American Hustle," "The Great Gatsby," "12 Years a Slave"...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:43 AM
The first day of the year is also the day when published works enter the public domain after their copyrights expire. Unfortunately, Public Domain Day 2014 is not a happy one, according to the book mavens at Duke University.
“Not a single...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Producer Judd Apatow and costume designer April Ferry will be among the honorees at the 16th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards set for Feb. 22, the organization announced Tuesday.
Apatow, whose movies include the soon-to-be-released "Anchorman 2:...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Warner Bros. has dated "Pan," its Peter Pan origin tale, for June 26, 2015.
Joe Wright is attached to direct from the Jason Fuchs script but the 3D film has not yet been cast with shooting planned for April. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
BERLIN - Paolo Sorrentino's "The Great Beauty" was the big winner at the European Film Awards on Saturday in a wintry Berlin, where the Italo pic took home prizes for best film, director, actor for Toni Servillo, and editor for Cristiano Travaglioli.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- The European Film Academy has unveiled the first winners to be honored at the 26th European Film Awards, which takes place in Berlin on Dec. 7.
A seven-member jury have selected winners in the cinematography, editing, production design, costume...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:57 PM
In an overhaul of its Focus Features imprint, Universal Pictures is installing FilmDistrict founder Peter Schlessel as the new head of the specialty movie label. James Schamus, Focus' current chief executive, will leave the company.