| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Since the film academy began handing out the best director Oscar in 1929, you can count the number of women who have been nominated on one hand — Lina Wertmüller for "Seven Beauties" (1976), Jane Campion for "The Piano" (1993), Sofia Coppola for...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:59 AM
"Birdman" proves that a movie — the grabbiest, most kinetic film ever made about putting on a play — can soar on the wings of its own technical prowess, even as the banality of its ideas threatens to drag it back down to earth.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Sandra Bullock reportedly rushed to the aid of an extra distressed by the heat on the set of her latest movie.
The "Gravity" star is back in son Louie's birthplace of New Orleans to film "Our Brand Is Crisis" and she proved that she can hold her own in...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
StudioCanal has released a new international trailer for "Paddington," the live-action film about an accident-prone young bear.
Ben Whishaw replaced Colin Firth as the voice of Paddington during the summer. The film, produced by "Gravity" and "Harry...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
RatPac Entertainment and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have closed on a $150 million credit facility for funding upcoming titles from Warner Bros. Pictures.
The credit line was closed a year after Warner Bros. and RatPac -- headed by filmmaker Brett...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:38 PM
In "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)," Michael Keaton is something of a cross between an aging Icarus and the emperor with no clothes — metaphorical until the tighty-whitey Times Square streak.
As a latter-day celluloid superhero...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It's only October, yet the predictions have already been rolling out for the next Academy Awards, still five months away. And though it seems to be said every year, 2015 is truly shaping up to be one of the most competitive best actor races ever....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Alfonso Cuaron, the filmmaker who won an Academy Award earlier this year for directing "Gravity," will be honored by the Museum of Modern Art in New York at its annual film benefit scheduled for Nov. 10.
The museum said that Cuaron's films, which...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Welcome to another Wednesday Hump Day Link Dump Day.
Hat tip (H/t) to RedEye Social Media Lady Jessica Galliart (If you aren't already, you should follow her.) for that alternate name suggestion for Mick's Tape, my weekly round up of what's good on...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:36 PM
There was no other news on the Rialto on Friday as A-list stars glided into Venice to celebrate the wedding of Hollywood hero George Clooney and human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin.
The two-time Oscar winner and Kentucky-born Clooney, 53, is set to...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Reese Witherspoon is roughing it on the road less traveled in the first trailer for "Wild," an adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's bestselling 2012 memoir about her 1,1000-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
"Wild," directed by Jean-Marc Vallee,...