| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:00 PM
TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When the screenwriter Aaron Guzikowski was a child, he once drew some disturbing pictures in art class — so disturbing the teacher called his parents in for a talk.
"I think the school was really worried by what it said about my home life," said a...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
1998 -- Emmett/Furla founded
October -- Release first film, Nickolas Perry's "Speedway Junky"
April -- 10-pic distribution and financing deal with Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films
January -- Joe Carnahan's "Narc" (1) earns $10.5...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:44 AM
The kidnapping thriller "Prisoners" is set to hold the box office captive this weekend.
The well-reviewed film costarring Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman will likely debut at No. 1 with a solid $20 million in ticket sales, according to those who have...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Moviegoers were held captive by "Taken 2" at the box office this weekend, as the Liam Neeson sequel had a superb No. 1 debut.
The kidnapping action-thriller opened to a strong $50 million, according to an estimate from distributor Twentieth Century Fox....
| Sep 30, 2012
| 8:37 AM
"Hotel Transylvania" sank its teeth into the competition this weekend, as the animated film easily ruled the box office.
The 3-D monster flick, which features classic characters such as Dracula and the Mummy, had the biggest September opening ever with...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Ever since her scene-stealing turn as a kooky roommate in “Bridesmaids” last year, Rebel Wilson has been a face to watch in Hollywood.
The 28-year-old this year uprooted from her native Australia to West Hollywood, where she’s been busy...
| Sep 20, 2012
Writer-director David Ayer has described his new film "End of Watch" as akin to "watching YouTube — where something in your mind tells you this is real. This film is like YouTube meets 'Training Day' in a lot of ways." (Ayer wrote "Training Day,"...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 2:18 PM
If "End of Watch" had been just "another predictable cop movie," Jake Gyllenhaal says, he would not have done it.
"I chose this because it had heart," Gyllenhaal said. He and Chicago native Michael Pena star as two LAPD police officers that spend half...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Michael Pena wanted to sit closer to the floor-to-ceiling windows at NoMI during a recent lunch — and who wouldn't? The trendy restaurant on the seventh floor of the Park Hyatt hotel offers customers a scenic view of Michigan Avenue and the Water...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:51 AM
"2016 Obama's America" (PG). Documentary based on Dinesh D'Souza's book, "The Roots of Obama's Rage." TownMall Cinemas (12:45 p.m.)
"Dredd" (R). In the future, a tough cop serves as judge, jury and executioner. With Karl Urban, Olivia...