| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
After making "Flight" his first live-action film in more than a decade, Robert Zemeckis may be ready to return to a tentpole-type of project as he is in early talks to direct the adaptation of the popular YA novel "Chaos Walking."
Lionsgate is on to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Kevin Hart is filming another movie in Los Angeles — with the help of a nearly $3-million state tax break.
The diminutive, fast-talking comedian and actor is starring in a comedy from Screen Gems and Miramax called "The Wedding Ringer," which...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Location manager Brian O'Neill needed a location to film a wedding scene for the upcoming move "The Wedding Ringer," and he knew just the place: Hollywood United Methodist Church at the corner of Franklin and North Highland avenues.
With its Gothic...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:15 AM
It's been said no one purposely sets out to make a bad movie. But in the case of the grade-Z horror comedy "Dead Before Dawn 3D," that assertion is up for debate. Directed with sledgehammer finesse by April Mullen from Tim Doiron's cartoonish script (they...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Here's what's on our mind this weekend: Low-budget movies, cheap drinks, free music, Ben Taylor, Mike Piazza and two leading curators of the cultural drift: Augusten Burroughs and KRS-One.
SWEDE ME, BABY
Organizers of the second annual South Florida...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:55 PM
In the last shot of Ben Affleck's "Argo" — relax, there are no spoilers here — the camera pans slowly along the shelves of toys in a young boy's bedroom. The year is 1980; the film spends most of its time on the true story of how a CIA...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:30 PM
A sold-out crowd filled the Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, Calif., earlier this summer to celebrate the 35th anniversary of specialty record label Varese Sarabande. Among the parade of film music stars, composers Hans Zimmer and Danny Elfman lent...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The City of Hartford presents a lucky number of free movies (13 of them) this summer in eight area parks, starting with the '80s classic "Back to the Future" (pictured) starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. Bring chairs and/or a blankie, some...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:46 AM
I was in 7th grade when "The Breakfast Club" opened in theaters, and I distinctly remember thinking the movie was totally right about everything. I wasn't in high school yet (and that was surely one of movie's allures; a peek in a world I would soon...
| Jan 4, 2013
JR Linton's painting "What Do You Mean, Another Castle?" depicts an enraged Super Mario, eyes bloodshot, plumber's wrench in hand, cracking that infamous mushroom character Toad across the mouth. Mario's right hook is captured midswing by Linton, whose...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:27 AM
A group of influential screenwriters will converge on Chicago this weekend, including Lucy Alibar (whose script for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" was nominated for an Oscar this year) and Bob Gale (who wrote all three "Back to the Future" films).