| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:13 AM
TORONTO -- There is something special about seeing director Jason Reitman’s movies at the Toronto International Film Festival. I’ve had the chance twice.
Born in Montreal, he’s a native son of the fest as much as Canada, his family,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Baby Jim or Pam might be real! Emily Blunt and husband John Krasinski are expecting their first child.
The "Looper" actress, 30, and the genial "Office" alum, 33, have confirmed reports Blunt is pregnant, their rep told Us Weekly and People.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Not even a visit from Anna Kendrick last year could keep Hot Doug’s owner Doug Sohn from renaming the fire dog sausage he named after the “Up in the Air” actress. The Anna Kendrick is now the Malin Akerman -- inspired by the “...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:23 AM
It's difficult to watch director Dennis Zacek's staging of "Other People's Money" for Shattered Globe Theatre without thinking about the director's own well-publicized disputes with the board of Victory Gardens Theater, where he served as artistic...
| Dec 5, 2013
Looking over the Siskel Film Center schedule recently, a little-known film from 1944 called "Christmas Holiday" starring Gene Kelly caught my eye. Hang on. Hang on! Gene Kelly made a Christmas movie? How have I missed this?
"It's one of the oddest...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Meryl Streep fans can get a first look at the Oscar-winning actress' bewitching role in the coming film “Into the Woods.”
The film version based on the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical started shooting this week in England, with...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, today in 1985. This birthday gal portrayed Jessica in the "Twilight" franchise. She's also appeared in the films "Pitch Perfect," "Up in the Air" and "End of Watch." Her 1998 Tony Award...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Walt Disney is once again turning to the Brothers Grimm for theatrical inspiration.
The studio that brought the classic Grimm's fairy tale "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" to the big screen in 1937, said it began production last week on “Into the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
CLAIM TO FAME
Got his first big break with a lead role as a stuttering, nerdy high school student opposite Anna Kendrick in "Rocket Science." Now 24, he has been keeping busy with roles in pics such as "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" and "Daydream...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
In some respects, the 30th annual Sundance Film Festival offers a snapshot of the ways in which the independent film scene has dramatically shifted over the past three decades, said fest director John Cooper, from an ever-widening talent pool to an...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:44 PM
The event: BooHoo.com, a U.K.-based online fashion retailer, threw a star-studded viewing party at Beyoncé's "Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" L.A. concert Tuesday night at the Hyde Lounge at Staples Center to celebrate the company's first year in the U.S. ...