| Nov 30, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Black Friday arrived at the box office this Thanksgiving weekend with moviegoers showing sustained appetite for leftovers. In its second weekend in theaters, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is on a course to not only come in first; it may...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Maybe Spike Lee should have kept "Oldboy" in captivity.
The outspoken director's remake of the decade-old Korean movie of the same name was released in fewer than 600 theaters this weekend, posting about $400,000 in ticket sales Wednesday and...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Powering up a record-setting Thanksgiving weekend at the movies, Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" brought in a whopping chart-topping estimated $110.2 million from Wednesday to Sunday, bringing the film's Stateside total to $296.5 million....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Diane Lane and Josh Brolin are officially divorced, according to court documents filed the day before Thanksgiving.
No details of any financial settlement were filed with the court, the Associated Press reported.
"Under the Tuscan Sun" actress Lane...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Philip Anschutz's Walden Media, which specializes in family movies, is expanding its feature-film activities with the goal of financing a slate of high-end, star-driven commercial projects along with moving into TV and animation.
Walden is also revamping...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:48 PM
To prepare for his role as studio head Walt Disney in "Saving Mr. Banks," a new film about Disney's efforts to persuade prickly author P.L. Travers to make her "Mary Poppins" novels into a movie musical, Tom Hanks did considerable research into Disney's...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 9:59 AM
To no one's surprise, Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" laid waste to the competition at the box office on Friday, earning an estimated $31 million.
Starring Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Ian McKellen as the wizard Gandalf, the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Before Ben Affleck was cast as Batman in Zack Snyder's upcoming “Man of Steel” sequel featuring Superman, Batman and a […]...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:47 PM
The film academy has released its list of the 75 songs that will be competing for the 2014 original song Oscar. Taylor Swift, U2 and Coldplay are on it. So is "Let It Go," the pop power ballad from Disney's animated "Frozen" that every 12-year-old girl...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Jason Reitman wrote and directed Paramount's "Labor Day," which he says was a big departure for him and for his team, most of whom have worked with him on previous films. As he told Variety, "I had brilliant collaborators who all grew with me. I didn't...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:53 PM
John Lee Hancock's new film, "Saving Mr. Banks," about Walt Disney's efforts to persuade testy British author P.L. Travers to make her "Mary Poppins" novels into a screen musical, is one of an increasingly rare breed: a studio picture shot in Los Angeles....