| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg submitted "This Is the End" to the ratings board of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, the co-directors didn't just expect their raunchy Judgment Day comedy to be slapped with an NC-17 rating — they secretly...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:33 AM
SHANGHAI— When you’re competing for a role in a Hollywood blockbuster against 70,000 other people, the gloves have to come off. Or in Ludi Lin’s case, on.
Given the chance for some major media exposure at the Shanghai International...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In watching Marc Forster's new action drama "World War Z," it's hard not to be struck by how well Brad Pitt is aging.
Yes, there's the slightest of silver highlighting his long locks, and the added distinction those little lines are etching on his face,...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's a good chance you will cross paths with one of the many projects filming in Chicago this summer — especially if you work or live downtown. After all, there are three major-studio movies and five (possibly six) TV series scheduled to shoot in...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Documentaries typically can be split into two camps. There are those designed to entertain — penguins in snow, Justin Bieber in concert — and sell tons of tickets. Then there are works — bleak stories about hunger, pollution, genocide...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Those who can afford to pay $500 to watch a newly released movie in their own home can now add another luxury perk: the ability to watch it on a giant Imax screen.
Imax Corp. has agreed to pay about $2.5 million to acquire up to 20% stake in Prima...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Good news for fans of Hollywood bromances: It looks like the "Entourage" movie is a go at long last.
On Monday, "Entourage" creator Doug Ellin tweeted a pic of the cast with the simple message, "It's a go. love you all."
Jeremy Piven, who played...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Writer-director Pete Berg considered putting his "Lone Survivor" cast — led by Mark Wahlberg — through the hard-core Navy SEAL training, not only to get his actors in the best fighting shape possible for a film set in the war in Afghanistan...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:49 AM
The key moment in Peter Berg's upcoming, fact-based war movie "Lone Survivor" occurs when four U.S. Navy SEALs, hiding in the mountains of Afghanistan while on a mission to kill a Taliban leader, encounter three goat herders. The SEALs quickly boil down...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Fans have debated the value of an “Entourage” movie since news it was coming together surfaced in recent months, ratcheting up the discussion since deals on the Doug Ellin feature were closed several days ago.
Those who wonder about a...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:28 AM
It's every parent's worst nightmare: the disappearance of a child. It's also the subject of the new movie "Prisoners," starring Hugh Jackman, Viola Davis and Jake Gyllenhaal. If there's any comfort to be gleaned from the trailer, it's that Jackman is on...