| Sep 17, 2014
It's a Friday night, and two fight choreographers are teaching cast members how to fall.
The characters John Proctor pushes Abigail Williams in this scene, and student actors are learning how to collapse properly, all in a day's work for the cast of "The...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Twentieth Century Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos doesn't have an easy job.
It's hard enough to pick movies that connect with audiences. Today, studio chiefs like Gianopulos must navigate a rapidly shifting landscape where consumer demands, piracy...
| Jul 24, 2014
In the first major studio presentation at this year's Comic-Con International, DreamWorks Animation was eager to show off its upcoming alien […]...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The revival of Matthew McConaughey's career continues apace with the announcement he will be receiving the Desert Palm Achievement Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film festival.
The awards gala will be Jan. 4, during the festival...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Let's say this right off the bat: Jane Fonda, in the opinion of this lowly journalist at least, is a perfectly fine choice for an AFI life achievement award. She's done remarkable film work going back a long way, whether in "On Golden Pond," "They Shoot...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The Academy Awards' reigning best actor, Daniel Day-Lewis, and best actress, Jennifer Lawrence, will join this year's ceremony as presenters, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced.
Day-Lewis is a three-time Oscar winner, most...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:11 PM
How could a movie with a Mexican director, two American stars and the backing of a major U.S. studio be named outstanding British film at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards?
That's the question on many awards observers' minds after...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON — For the second straight year, a story taken from the pages of American history triumphed at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, with "12 Years a Slave" winning prizes for best film and for leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor....
| Mar 2, 2014
| 1:45 PM
We watch these big-budget, big-star feature films time and again, and we learn to appreciate the actors and recognize them as Hollywood’s most famous stars. Sometimes we’re such fans that we see movies just because of them.
Brad Pitt. Will...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:45 AM
From Brad Pitt to the pizza guy, backstage at the Oscars was a site for surprises, smooches and last-minute prepping.
After Pitt's "12 Years a Slave" won best picture, the actor-producer grabbed director Steve McQueen's face and planted a kiss on it....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:29 AM
With the notable exception of 2012's "Flight" — a character piece that earned him fresh plaudits and an Academy Award nomination -- Denzel Washington has had a remarkably consistent career over the last five years. Every one of the five lead roles...