| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:21 AM
Already, you can watch "The Last Five Years" on demand, on your couch, in your jammies. Adapter and director Richard LaGravenese's film version of the Jason Robert Brown stage show was made available last week on multiple platforms simultaneously. At home...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:00 AM
At 12, she was nominated for a Tony for the Broadway musical "High Society," at 24, she snagged an Oscar nomination for the drama "Up in the Air," and, at 27, her song "Cups," from the hit comedy "Pitch Perfect," went multi-platinum and became one of...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:15 AM
The life of an Oscar nominee is a busy one, indeed. Veteran actor J.K. Simmons had just flown in from Atlanta, where he's filming "The Accountant" with Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick, and was having a quick breakfast on a January late morning near his...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Joe Swanberg's newest film debuted at Sundance this week, and the cast is getting considerable praise.
HitFix critic Daniel Feinberg calls it a "messy movie, but it's also full of terrific little moments and you'd be hard-pressed to find a better...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:55 PM
If you're burning to feel something beyond reactionary horror (or fatigue) for that pop culture mainstay, the serial killer, the arty tonal mash-up "The Voices" begs your consideration.
Introduced as the cheeriest employee in the bathtub factory,...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:13 AM
Anna Kendrick was a guest on "Conan" on Thursday night, promoting her upcoming musical film "The Last Five Years." But rather than the usual celeb-and-host reparte, she and Conan O'Brien decided to show rather than tell.
In other words, they turned...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:58 PM
"The Last Five Years," starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan and their powerful pipes, plays like a Broadway musical, because basically it is a musical. A very distinctive Jason Robert Brown musical, albeit the run was off-Broadway. With clever lyrics,...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The final installment of the "Hobbit" franchise is likely to top the box office again over the four-day Christmas weekend.
"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" is expected to add $50 million to its current $107.9 million domestic haul,...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:09 AM
Why didn't Jennifer Aniston get an Oscar nomination for "Cake"? The short answer to that question: With one of the five best actress slots taken by Julianne Moore for "Still Alice," there was simply no room for another routinely made health-crisis indie,...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Also known as the movie that almost netted the first post-“Friends” Oscar nomination and then didn’t, “Cake” arrives exactly in line with its buzz: This is a good, non-nomination-worthy Jennifer Aniston performance in a...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:10 AM
The Sundance Film Festival kicks off today in Park City, Utah, with a pair of films from Chicago directors who also happened to be married to one another.
Joe Swanberg ("Drinking Buddies") debuts his latest feature "Digging for Fire," co-created with...