| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:30 AM
REMEMBER the "scandal" over Ava DuVernay not being nominated for a Best Director Oscar for "Selma," although the movie was given a nod? That's now faded away in the frenzy around the blockbuster hit, "American Sniper." The latter kept making big money,...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 11:50 AM
The Oscar nominations for lead actor are in, and they include Michael Keaton, who in “Birdman” portrays an aging actor who once played a superhero; Eddie Redmayne for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in “Theory of Everything&...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:55 PM
When Neil Patrick Harris rose to a podium at the Beverly Hilton on Monday afternoon, the Oscar host promised the assembled group of Academy Award nominees, including Clint Eastwood, Oprah Winfrey, Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Common, that at this year's...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 1:41 PM
Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" is expected to tackle three box office newcomers over the Super Bowl Weekend.
The war drama could be No. 1 for the third weekend in a row and add $35 million to $40 million, according to people familiar with pre-...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 10:14 AM
War movies have been around nearly as long as film itself, but every now and then the genre seems to spark a new resonance in the public imagination.
The late 1980s saw a spate of Vietnam War movies ("Platoon," "Full Metal Jacket," "Casualties of War")...
| Feb 8, 2015
MIDDLEFIELD — Most people would probably find the prospect of sitting down with Clint Eastwood to audition for a part — playing themselves — in a Hollywood blockbuster nerve-wracking or even surreal.
Not Kevin Lacz.
"It's kind of...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 10:46 AM
"American Sniper" scored big again at the box office with an estimated $31.9 million -- a number that, if it holds up, will set a record for Super Bowl weekend.
"Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" had held the Super Bowl...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 9:56 AM
There is no stopping “American Sniper,” as the film took the top spot in the Friday box office for the third week in a row. The Clint Eastwood-directed war drama pulled in another $10 million and is expected to reign the entire Super Bowl...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:52 PM
I finally went to see Clint Eastwood's Iraq War movie, "American Sniper," after a partisan culture war broke out around it. If we had debated with this much gusto before we invaded Iraq, there might not have been a war to make a movie about.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 8:08 AM
In a confluence of show business scheduling, the two stars of "American Sniper" are both appearing on Broadway this week, though in separate shows. Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller, who play Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and his wife, Taya, in the Clint...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 11:22 AM
Miley Cyrus remains the champion of the box office during Super Bowl weekend.
According to final studio estimates released on Monday, "American Sniper" fell short of the Super Bowl weekend box-office record set by the film "Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus:...