| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Warner Bros. has pushed production on the untitled "Superman-Batman" movie to the second quarter of this year and it will now be released on May 6, 2016.
The Peter Pan origin story "Pan" is being put in its place on July 17, 2015. "Superman-Batman"...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:37 PM
Emma Thompson shimmied. Rita Moreno sang. Matthew McConaughey traveled to Neptune.
And SAG voters did pretty much as expected. Since the actors branch comprises nearly 20% of the Motion Picture Academy's membership, is it safe to assume the SAG Awards...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:30 PM
ROME - The 8th Rome Film Festival kicked off Friday with a home crowd pleaser, Rome-set social comedy "The Fifth Wheel," by frequent Italo hitmaker Giovanni Veronesi, bowing positively, albeit in somewhat subdued mode, prior to plenty of upcoming high-...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Last year, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" had film critics wagging their fingers over Peter Jackson and company's decision to stretch J.R.R. Tolkien's slim children's novel "The Hobbit" into a movie trilogy, one that got off to a plodding start....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:16 PM
An unusually strong year with numerous candidates combined with a draconian ukase mandating that choices fit in Twitter format (O brave new world!) have led me to a number of extreme stratagems.
First, I am limiting my 10-best list to English-language...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:10 AM
This Halloween marks the 20th anniversary of the death of actor River Phoenix, who succumbed to an accidental drug overdose outside a West Hollywood nightclub in 1993 at the age of 23. On Tuesday, two days before the anniversary, the actor's unreleased...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6
A Case of You
A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Deep in post-production on his weird but wonderful sci-fi romance "Her" this past March, Spike Jonze made the difficult decision to — as the old editing edict goes — kill one of his darlings.
The nuanced vocal performance turned in by...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Back in March, I wondered aloud if the Academy, clearly stuck in a feel-good groove after having awarded best picture to "The King's Speech," "The Artist" and "Argo" the past three years, would ever see fit to honor a film that dared to challenge an...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:01 PM
We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends.
At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Do you meet the "Fockers" guy? Or do you like Spike? How about a biopic and a chance to shake hands with the daughter of the film's subject? Or perhaps you'd like to listen to some toe-tapping musical performances from the Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn...