| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Given that Ben Affleck will never, ever cite “Daredevil” as his favorite movie experience (even though he worked with his future wife, Jennifer Garner), the news that the Oscar-winning “Argo” filmmaker will soon play the Caped...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Anyone walking in off the street just to see General Zod up close is likely to be bemused and perhaps confounded by Sam Shepard's "Simpatico," a bizarre and byzantine drama even by Shepardian standards.
But for anyone who has watched Michael Shannon and...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:26 PM
Film production powerhouse Legendary Entertainment has struck a financing, distribution and marketing deal with NBCUniversal, according to an executive with direct knowledge of the situation who declined to speak publicly because of the confidential...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Some critics are calling 2013 the best movie year in a decade. And although critical darlings don't always produce profits, it will also be the highest-grossing year on record — barely.
After a shaky spring and a summer of high-profile hits and...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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Director Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha" — co-written by star Greta Gerwig — is another story about an aging post-graduate who can no longer afford to be "fun," "free-...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Warner Bros.' Superman movie "Man of Steel" flew high in its first week of release in the home entertainment market, landing as the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title.
Directed by Zack Snyder and starring Henry Cavill as Clark Kent, the film made $291...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The sequel to “Man of Steel” will film just outside of Yorkville on Route 126 in February, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. That’s the same field where Clark Kent’s Smallville farm house was located in the...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A handful of movies — "The Great Gatsby," "Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" — are poised to dominate the craft categories, while Disney's "Frozen" seems like the front-runner set to win animated feature and original song. Here's how the races...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Ever since he was earning acclaim as a young theater actor in Chicago, Harry Lennix has never rested on his laurels.
His strong work ethic has served the South Side native well over a career in which he's succeeded in theater, movies and on the small...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Warner Bros. Pictures has struck a film financing deal with RatPac-Dune Entertainment LLC, a new entity formed by Dune Entertainnment's Steven Mnuchin and RatPac Entertainment, the film finance vehicle of filmmaker Brett Ratner and Australian...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Zack Snyder may not have been the name most often seen atop fans' lists as their dream "Justice League" director. But he turned out a hit in "Man of Steel" and is working away on an expansion of that world in the movie tentatively titled “Batman vs....