| Sep 26, 2014
Back when the renegade World Hockey Association was blooming in the early 1970s, Howard Baldwin sometimes thought he was living in a movie.
The man who would later reinvent himself as an Oscar-winning Hollywood producer knew a good story when he saw it....
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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A sort of "Moneyball" for people who distrust statisticians, "Draft Day" stars Kevin Costner as an NFL general manager (for the Cleveland Browns) who risks the ire of his owner, his coach and his fan base...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: He may have co-hosted a star-studded post-Oscars bash at Madonna's former mansion in...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Summer blockbusters make studios happy, but they make stars nervous. That's because a lizard is the real star of "Godzilla," not an actor. And in franchises like "Captain America," "Spider-Man" or "X-Men," the superhero is the brand, while the casts...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Tinseltown is up to its old tricks. In hopes of Oscar glory, Hollywood is saving some of its biggest movies for the year's final weeks. Yet these titles, stars and subjects do raise expectations that, after a disappointing summer, some memorable movies...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Like the '70s cassette mix tape so dear to its hero, "Guardians of the Galaxy" scavenges all sorts of "greatest hits" precedents, from "Iron Man" on down, to come up with its own summertime fling. It's looser, scruffier and more overtly comic than the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Man Jit Singh has been hired by Sony Pictures Entertainment to head its home entertainment division, replacing longtime chief David Bishop, whose contract was not renewed by the studio.
Singh, whose appointment as president of Sony Pictures Home...