| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:27 AM
The raunchy road comedy “Breakup Buddies” scored big at the Chinese box office last week, pocketing about $100 million as mainlanders flocked to cinemas during the extended National Day holiday.
The film from director Ning Hao and starring...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:43 AM
"Philomena" is hard-to-resist Oscar bait. And according to the early reviews out of the Venice Film Festival, where the BBC Films production starring Oscar winner Judi Dench and Steve Coogan debuted, the audience bit in a big way. (Watch the trailer....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Summer's not yet over and Hollywood's annual awards race has already started — though you may have to hop a plane and travel several thousand miles to notice.
The Venice Film Festival opens Wednesday, to be quickly followed by two other high-...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Joan Crawford once described Errol Flynn as "the most beautiful man who ever lived."
But that was when Flynn was the charming, dashing and devilishly handsome star of such Warner Bros. swashbucklers as 1935's "Captain Blood," 1938's "The Adventures of...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:00 AM
TELLURIDE, Colo. — Director Jason Reitman suspects he will get the same "Labor Day" question that dogged Joyce Maynard when she wrote her 2009 novel of the same name: How could any single mother invite an escaped prisoner into her home?
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:29 PM
TELLURIDE, Colo. — Now in its 40th year, the Telluride Film Festival draws attendees from around the country, some of whom have been coming for decades. The film schedule often includes some of the fall and winter’s best movies, a lineup...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:30 AM
British actor Tom Hardy, best known as Batman’s nemesis Bane in “The Dark Knight Rises,” wowed audiences Monday at the Venice International Film Festival in Steven Knight’s taut “Locke,” which was shown out of...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Filmmaker David Gordon Green saw his "Prince Avalanche" premiere at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and hit theaters in early August. So it may seem sudden for him to also being unveiling "Joe" with star Nicolas Cage at the Venice Film...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:34 PM
TELLURIDE, Colo. -- In his new movie playing at the Telluride Film Festival, "All Is Lost," Robert Redford plays a solo sailor adrift at sea. But the 77-year-old actor-director appeared very much at home Friday in the Colorado mountain resort, where he...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Charles Bowden, a chronicler of the Southwest who started as a nature writer but became known for his gritty yet lyrical nonfiction narratives of drug violence and hopelessness on the U.S.-Mexico border, has died. He was 69.
Bowden, who had been...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Al Pacino's drama "Manglehorn," two months after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.
David Gordon Green directed from a a script by Paul Logan. Holly Hunter, Harmony Korine and Chris Messina also star...