| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:01 AM
In a year when A-listers Will Smith, Matt Damon and Tom Cruise tried to rocket to the stars in big-budget science fiction movies, the actor who has achieved the most powerful liftoff is Sandra Bullock. Her film, “Gravity,” has been in...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy are arresting plenty of DVD and Blu-ray buyers.
Their buddy cop comedy "The Heat" is the top title on Rentrak's DVD sales chart for its first week in release, thwarting Guillermo Del Toro's science fiction smash-em-up...
| May 30, 2013
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For about a decade, every commercial for an M. Night Shyamalan movie heralded “an exciting new vision.” The director/writer (“The Sixth Sense,” “The Happening”) is noticeably absent from ads for...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 9:00 AM
With a turbo boost from "Fast & Furious 6," Universal Pictures has zoomed past the $1-billion mark for the year at the international box office earlier than ever before.
Universal crossed the mark Friday, its international marketing and distribution arm...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Tom Cruise meets sci-fi in director Joseph Kosinski's ("Tron: Legacy") fantasy, as the actor plays one of the last people left on a ravaged Earth. While completing his mission to salvage whatever remaining resources he can for the evacuated human race, he...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:03 PM
On Wednesday, Forbes released its annual list of highest-paid actors and, for the first time, Robert Downey Jr. topped the list. The man best known these days for playing Tony Stark had raked in $75 million between June 2012 and June of this year, best...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The animated film "Despicable Me 2" has been denied a release in China, a spokesperson for distributor Universal Pictures has confirmed.
The 3-D movie, a sequel to the 2010 hit, has grossed $584 million worldwide. And it has been a huge success...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Moviegoers and movie critics have come away from "Oblivion" raving about the vavoom vehicles in the box-office hit starring Tom Cruise -- especially lead character Jack's futuristic folding motocross bike.
Known on the set as "Jack's moto bike," the...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In early April, while making the promotional rounds for "Oblivion," Morgan Freeman made an appearance on the “Ask Me Anything” section of the popular social news and entertainment website Reddit.
For those unfamiliar with “Ask Me...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Given all the different platforms that movies are available on, one might think their value as a form of programming for a cable network would be on the decline.
Not so for News Corp.'s FX, which has the rights to many of the top theatrical releases...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
An indie movie about the making of an indie movie, "He's Way More Famous Than You" is the jittery spawn of "Living in Oblivion" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Halley Feiffer, playing a washed-up-before-her-time actress (named Halley Feiffer) who's...