| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Wang Jianlin is the wealthiest man in China, owns the biggest theater chain in the world and wants to create the world's largest movie studio in his home country.
Hollywood is taking the billionaire chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Corp. seriously, but...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Film composer Ennio Morricone, who has been nominated five times for an Oscar and who received an honorary statuette in 2007, is scheduled to conduct concerts of his movie music at performances in Los Angeles and New York in March.
The L.A. concert is...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Sometimes it seems like Leonardo DiCaprio is just working his way backward through the 20th century.
After all, he played J. Edgar Hoover in 2011, starred as Jay Gatsby in May and now, per this Hollywood Reporter item, could tackle the role of Woodrow...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Quentin Tarantino is almost finished writing his next script, and it's a western. But fans of "Django Unchained" shouldn't get too worked up; Tarantino is quick to explain that it's not a sequel to his hit from last year.
Filmmakers don't usually go...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Moviegoers eager to return to the Wild West with "Django Unchained" writer-director Quentin Tarantino shouldn't hold their breath, as the filmmaker has reportedly put his ensemble western "The Hateful Eight" on hold after the script leaked.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:49 PM
PARK CITY, Utah -- Let's say you've starred in not one but two long-running pulp TV hits. And let's say you have little to prove yet an abundant desire to work.
Let's say, in other words, you're Don Johnson, who lately has been eager to roll up his...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Two weeks ago, we could only preview the coming attraction of the Ballet Theater of Maryland's full-length production of "Swan Lake."
Now, after seeing its debut performance last weekend, it's safe to say artistic director Dianna Cuatto has made good on...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The homicide investigation into the death of Sarah Jones on the set of "Midnight Rider" is focusing on who decided to put the crew on the railroad bridge where the accident occurred and how the crew got access to the property, a source familiar with the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Come Sunday night, director Steve McQueen's critically praised rendering of the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Antebellum South, may win the Academy Award for best picture.
So why isn't everyone...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"IF it's worth doing, it's worth overdoing!" wrote Ayn Rand.
When "The Wolf of Wall Street" came out, three hours long, but with the imprimatur of film genius Martin Scorsese and the starry talent of Leonardo DiCaprio on it, I was all eager to see it....