| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
You may not remember it, but there is actually a light moment in Kathryn Bigelow's political thriller "Zero Dark Thirty." It comes as a Navy SEAL team heads for the Pakistani compound where Osama bin Laden is thought to be hiding.
Everything is on the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Lacing up the spikes of sports movies past, Canadian filmmaker Charles-Olivier Michaud's "4 Minute Mile" is a by-the-numbers tale of inspiration through perspiration. Engaging performances by the principal players, including Richard Jenkins as a legendary...
| Sep 12, 2014
Fall is a festive season, if the weather cooperates and the art direction is right. It's festive in other ways, too, unrelated to falling leaves and russet tones.
Autumn can mean movies of serious value — awards value, end-of-year "best" list...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:51 AM
"A Walk in the Woods" has taken a big step forward.
The long-planned adaptation of Bill Bryson's 1998 memoir has begun production with director Ken Kwapis ("He's Just Not That Into You") at the helm, the film's backers, Wildwood Enterprises and Route...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Sony Pictures Entertainment Vice Chairman Jeff Blake is departing the company after 22 years, making him the latest notable executive to leave the studio in the last year.
Blake, 61, serves as the studio's chairman of worldwide marketing and...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The first time Marc Webb directed a film, just six years ago, there were rarely more than a couple dozen people on set. Outside of a group of Hollywood insiders, no one had any idea what the film, titled "(500) Days of Summer" and budgeted at $7 million,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:52 PM
There are few modern military characters as outsized as Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
You might recall Michael Hastings' incendiary 2010 Rolling Stone profile of McChrystal that...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Loyola High School in Los Angeles will showcase the work of young filmmakers from across the country via a student-run film festival, the first such event in the school's 149-year history, to be held May 17.
Open to all U.S. high-school students, the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:41 PM
After the success of "The Social Network," David Fincher's drama about Mark Zuckerberg and the founding of Facebook, the director emerged as the front-runner to bring the story of another tech giant to the big screen: Apple founder Steve Jobs.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:00 AM
There's something delightfully strange and counterintuitive about the way time operates in the opening chapters of Michael Lewis' new book, "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt."
Lewis describes a new kind of Wall Street gold rush. In the entirely...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Tommy Lee Jones, Bennett Miller, David Cronenberg and Atom Egoyan will square off with Jean-Luc Godard, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach and Michel Hazanavicius for the Palme d'Or at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival, which unveiled its official selection...