| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:41 PM
ChloŽ Grace Moretz has played such outsize characters as a foul-mouthed adolescent assassin, a telekinetic teen outcast and a deceptively fresh-faced vampire, but this weekend she returns to theaters in quite a different role: a normal girl.
In "If I...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:50 AM
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is proving to be one highly evolved sequel, outperforming its well-regarded 2011 predecessor, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," with a better-than-expected $73-million opening weekend and excellent reviews to boot....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Three summers ago "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" proved it's possible to reboot a franchise while avoiding that sinking feeling of movie capitalism at its dumbest.
Now, in a disappointing July dominated with a shrug by "Transformers: Age of...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When he was 13, Matt Reeves began directing homemade movies with a friend. The Los Angeles teenagers would collaborate on homages to the 1970s genre cinema all around them, making shorts that for Reeves included such childhood grandiosities as...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Highly evolved primates are set to unseat Optimus Prime and the Autobots at the top of the box-office charts this weekend.
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," the 3D sequel to 2011's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," should easily earn its place as the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:30 AM
VENICE - Prominent Dubai-based independent Middle East film distributor, Front Row Filmed Entertainment has sealed a deal with iTunes under which it will act as an aggregator for independent Arabic and Bollywood distribution companies who aim to make...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Moviegoers who aren't all cried out from "The Fault in Our Stars" have another tear-jerking young-adult adaptation to watch out for in "If I Stay," and a new trailer for the Chloe Grace Moretz film puts the emotion front and center.
Based on the novel...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:55 PM
In the last shot of Ben Affleck's "Argo" — relax, there are no spoilers here — the camera pans slowly along the shelves of toys in a young boy's bedroom. The year is 1980; the film spends most of its time on the true story of how a CIA...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 7:17 PM
David Fincher made his mark directing offbeat films, but still managed to have an impact in Hollywood. "Fight Club," "Se7en" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" represent the wide range of his projects. Fincher brings all his expertise to bear...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 9:13 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
Alice Cooper is co-headlining Merriweather Post Pavilion Sunday with Rob Zombie in whatís being billed as a Halloween Hootenanny with ďthe Gruesome Twosome.Ē The rock legend talked about what a night out with Zombie and Cooper...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 12:33 PM
Director Matt Reeves' ( "Cloverfield") revision of the Swedish thriller "Let the Right One In" generates its own chills, largely through the stunning performance by sweet-faced Chloe Moretz ( "Kick-Ass") as a young vampire.
She comes to the aid of a...