| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:48 AM
"Rush" and "Thor 2" leading man Chris Hemsworth will lend his star power to this year's Oscar nominations, joining Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs in announcing the nominees on Thursday morning.
| Mar 1, 2014
| 11:51 AM
When nominee names are called out at Sunday's Academy Awards, audiences will quickly recognize them--Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey, Spike Jonze, to name three favorites. But what to actually call them?
In Hollywood, a name is just a name, until...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:38 PM
In "White House Down," aspiring Secret Service agent Channing Tatum is tasked with saving the free world -- but he may not fare as well in rescuing the summer box office fortunes of the action movie's distributor, Sony Pictures Entertainment.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:03 PM
In this action movie from apocalyptic blockbuster specialist Roland Emmerich ("Independence Day," "The Day After Tomorrow," "2012"), the White House is successfully invaded by terrorists, the president is captured and no one can save the day other than...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:42 PM
A trio of action films took the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray spots last week as the explosion-packed blockbusters from the spring started to hit retail shelves.
In its first week in release, the White House-set thriller "Olympus Has Fallen" was the No....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Open Road Films, the distribution company that released this summer's "Jobs," has extended its $100-million revolving credit facility through 2018.
The company, which was founded in 2011 by exhibitors AMC Entertainment and Regal Entertainment Group,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The computer-animated fantasy film "Epic" was the best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week in release, passing the action movies that dominated the previous week's rankings.
"Olympus Has Fallen," a White House-set action movie starring...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:58 AM
CBS announced Monday that it will broadcast this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on Dec. 10. The announcement cited appearances by angels Karlie Kloss (shown above Sunday during New York Fashion Week), Alessandra Ambrosio, Lily Aldridge, Doutzen...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
CANNES, France — At last year's Cannes Film Festival, Alec Baldwin and director James Toback were pitching their idea for an Iraq-set love story to financier and sales agent Avi Lerner. Lerner waved them aside, saying he could make the duo's movie...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It was a concern from the minute the arms race to bring out the two movies began: does an American filmgoing audience want to see two films about terrorists taking over the White House?
This past weekend, we learned the answer: not especially.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Harvey Weinstein loves a good fight -- especially if it helps him promote one of his company's movies.
So when the MPAA's title registration bureau decided this week that the Weinstein Co. couldn't use the title "The Butler" on Lee Daniels' upcoming...