| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Keira Knightley hates karaoke. She describes her relationship with singing as the occasional tune in the shower. Yet in an early scene in her new movie she's apprehensively clutching a guitar on a small stage, singing an original song over the hum of a...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:49 PM
It doesn't take a great musician to play a great musician — as Joaquin Phoenix, Angela Bassett or Gary Oldman can tell you — but it probably can't hurt, right?
Such would seem to be the thinking behind "Jimi: All Is by My Side," the upcoming...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:30 PM
"Inherent Vice," writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's darkly comic 2009 crime novel, has been selected as the centerpiece gala at the 52nd annual New York Film Festival, Variety has learned.
The Oct. 4 bow will mark the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Woody Allen has opted to shoot his next film in Rhode Island, with lensing starting in July.
Allen shot his last film, "Magic in the Moonlight," on the French Riviera. His previous "Blue Jasmine" was shot in New York and San Francisco.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In a suprise move, Worldview Entertainment CEO Christopher Woodrow has left the company abruptly.
Chief operating officer Molly Conners is running the company in the wake of Woodrow's departure. The company had no comment on reports that Woodrow was...
| May 11, 2014
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Writer-director Spike Jonze's "Her" is the best kind of bait-and-switch. Pitched as a quirky comedy about a heartbroken dweeb (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls in love with his...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Martin Short is a Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor with dozens of films behind him and a small crowd of bizarre characters that follow him everywhere. The "completely mental" Ed Grimley — with slippery cowlick and pants pulled up to his chest...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:06 PM
No one expects an Adam Sandler film to be Oscar material. His latest effort is no exception.
"Blended" contains all the predictable formula events that must follow once the obvious premise is laid out. The surprise here is that the edgy romantic...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:03 PM
On screen, Angelina Jolie has played a globe-hopping treasure hunter, the mother of a kidnapped son, the wife of a kidnapped husband and a troubled fashion model.
Lately, though, she's been known for other roles — as international humanitarian,...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
French-born Marion Cotillard has staked out an enviable international career, with a leading lady's glamour and the versatility of a character actress. Following her breakthrough, Oscar-winning performance in "La Vie en Rose," she has appeared in art...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Like the sound of a Greek Revival mansion with an "amazing view"? Want to own a "piece of Baltimore history"? Willing to look beyond a "scarred exterior"?
Baltimore Housing has launched a marketing campaign for a select group of so-called "eclectic"...