| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:30 PM
RLJ/Image Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Adam Sandler's fantastical "The Cobbler" for $3.5 million.
The deal was closed Tuesday at the Toronto Film Festival, several days before the comedy-drama was due to screen in the Special Presentations...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
My Old Lady
A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Break out the coffee and cherry pie. David Lynch is having a moment.
Eight years after the release of his last (so far) feature film "Inland Empire," the wonderfully eccentric filmmaker is being feted by the Philadelphia Film Society with a jam-packed...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Somewhere, Paul Schrader's head must be spinning. Again.
Back in 2004, the iconoclastic "Taxi Driver" screenwriter found himself locked in a headline-grabbing battle for creative control when his "Dominion," a prequel to William Friedkin's Oscar-...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Sci-fi futures characterized by complex moral and political architecture have long been writer-director Andrew Niccol's stock-in-trade. Yet while there's not a hint of fantasy in "Good Kill," a smart, quietly pulsating contempo war drama, it could...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Lionsgate's dystopian sci-fi thriller "Divergent" held off several new releases in the week ending Aug. 17 to top the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, which tracks overall DVD and Blu-ray Disc combined unit sales, as well as VideoScan's...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who stars on the Miami mobster series “Magic City,” has sold his Mediterranean-style home in Studio City for $2.115 million.
The character-infused five-bedroom, five-bathroom house, built in 2008, features wainscoting,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:32 PM
In a night of unexpected winners, Italian documentarian Gianfranco Rosi's study of the denizens of a famous highway circling Rome, "Sacro GRA," was awarded the Venice Film Festival's highest honor, the Golden Lion Award, Saturday.
The Silver Lion Award,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
"Neighbors," the raunchy Seth Rogen comedy about a married couple living next to a frat house, will premiere alongside Jon Favreau’s restaurant comedy “Chef” and Rob Thomas’ crowd-funded “Veronica Mars” movie as part of...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
As feature animation becomes an increasingly crowded field, the pressure to create appealing and enduring characters with thrift and speed has intensified. Five directors recently came together for the Envelope Animation Round Table to discuss the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Summer's not yet over and Hollywood's annual awards race has already started — though you may have to hop a plane and travel several thousand miles to notice.
The Venice Film Festival opens Wednesday, to be quickly followed by two other high-...