| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Universal saved the most anticipated for last in its CinemaCon presentation Tuesday morning. The first footage of "Fifty Shades of Grey," which studio chair Donna Langley said would be the "next iconic screen romance," looked like a love...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It may sound impossible, but there are some people who don't know anything about Brad Pitt. One of those people was Tye Sheridan, who at 11 was cast as one of Pitt's sons in "The Tree of Life."
Since that breakout turn the Texas native, now 17, also...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Their yellow, begoggled faces have covered billboards, blanketed toy store shelves, appeared in music videos and mobile games. So it's only logical that family cinema's ubiquitous, gibberish-speaking stars, the minions of "Despicable Me," now have their...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Pharrell Williams looked wiped out.
Late on a recent evening, the singer-rapper-producer was shuttling between two studios at a Melrose Avenue recording complex. In one he was working on music for this spring's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," which he's...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Big week for music videos, right?
Katy Perry, Arcade Fire, Bob Dylan -- all have released talked-about clips over the last few days, and that's not even getting to the mind-blower that is Kanye West's "Bound 2," in which the rapper pretend-rides a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"I think I started with drums," says Pharrell Williams. He launches into the strong, clean, distinctive beat to the "Despicable Me 2" song "Happy" with his hands slapping his lap, then vocally adds more and more percussion sounds: "You know what I mean?"...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The large, crazed bunnies known as Rabbids -- spawned from the "Rayman" video game franchise and popularized in an animated TV series -- are headed to the big screen, Sony Pictures Entertainment and French game publisher Ubisoft announced Monday.
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Comcast Corp. already produces movies, television shows and national and local news programs while operating theme parks and the largest pay-TV system in the U.S.
And now, with one bold stroke, the Philadelphia conglomerate could dominate the flow of...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
PARIS- The Ile de France Film Commission is joining forces with six other Gallic film orgs to launch the Paris Images Trade Show, a label dedicated to promoting French talent in all film and audiovisual-related fields through four different events.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In terms of box office, life is good for the animation business, as audiences show their affection for the genre. In terms of awards, it's a different story.
In the past 85 years, Academy Awards voters have repeatedly shown that they consider animation...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:54 AM
It looks like plenty of stockings will be stuffed with minions DVDs this year.
The computer animated family film "Despicable Me 2" sold $80 million worth of DVDs, Blu-ray discs and digital copies in its first week in release, according to its...