| May 7, 2013
| 12:37 PM
When Christopher McQuarrie's "Jack Reacher" came out late last year, most critics — myself included — wondered whether the many diehard fans of Lee Child's novels would be appalled by the casting of Tom Cruise, who is physically almost the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:14 PM
The California Film Commission saw a nearly 20% jump in the number applications for its annual film tax credit lottery.
The Film Commission said 380 projects had applied for a piece of the $100 million the state allocates annually for film and...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The news that Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and other baseball stars could each be suspended for 100 games by Major League Baseball for ties to an anti-aging clinic has rocked the sports world. Some of our biggest heroes, those we look to imitate every...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Hey "Gone Girl" fans, if all goes as planned, meet the big-screen version of Amy Dunne: Rosamund Pike.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the British actress who most recently starred opposite Tom Cruise in "Jack Reacher," has the offer to play the...
| May 6, 2013
On Demand DVD New Releases May 6-12 The big films this week are Jack Reacher, Mama and Safe Haven, but that's just three of the titles debuting in this busy week. Lots of familiar faces in this crop of titles, including Parker Posey (And Now a Word...
| Feb 15, 2013
By late 2011, Jai Courtney had given up on trying to take Hollywood by storm and simply wanted to go ......
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:26 PM
In the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the Weinstein Co. has decided to cancel the Hollywood premiere of its movie "Django Unchained."
The studio was set to roll out the red carpet for the ultra-violent Quentin Tarantino flick at the...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:31 PM
In "The Guilt Trip," Barbra Streisand has her first starring role in 16 years. But the "Funny Girl" celeb won't be laughing at the box office receipts for her new film, which is set to sell far fewer tickets this weekend than a 3-D rerelease of 2001's...
| Dec 20, 2012
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Before learning about the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., I already was disturbed by a scene of “Jack Reacher” in which a sniper sets up five seemingly random people in his sights before killing them. The world only grows more...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:49 PM
For fans of Lee Child's series of Jack Reacher thrillers, the decision to cast Tom Cruise as Reacher must seem like ... well ... a reach. Child's protagonist is light-haired, nearly 6 and a half feet tall, burly enough to be instantly intimidating, and...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:26 AM
It was a ho-ho-ho-hum weekend at the box office, as five new releases failed to draw moviegoers to the multiplex in droves.
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was the No. 1 film for the second consecutive weekend, collecting an additional $36.7...