| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The superhero origin story has become popular in the last few years, so it makes sense the form might also spread to stories outside the comic-book genre — like Beat generation writers. The new film "Kill Your Darlings" tells the tale of how...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Early on in "Kill Your Darlings," 18-year-old Allen Ginsberg, played by Daniel Radcliffe, is on a freshman orientation tour of the Columbia University library when a fellow student jumps on a desk and begins quoting Henry Miller. Shouting provocative...
| Oct 31, 2013
This is economically unfeasible thinking, I realize. But the only way we're ever going to get a great movie about the Beats is if someone makes it like there's nothing to lose, with no concern about whether audiences are going to "get it," or care, or...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Hey, Kristen Stewart, tell the paparazzi how you really feel.
The "On the Road" star, who's never been a fan of this particular shade of limelight, went berserk when a shutterbug tried get an informative glimpse of the 23-year-old actress as she was...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:47 PM
With the global marketing blitzes for films these days, it's not uncommon to see celebrities walking dozens of red carpets in dozens of high-profile looks in so many days.
While it's fun for style watchers, today's never-ending red carpet means a...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- The first image has been released from Saul Dibb's keenly anticipated pic "Suite Francaise," which was acquired by The Weinstein Company for the U.S., Latin America, Australia, Russia and Germany.
The film, which completed principal photography...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:30 PM
International sales: Pathe
With his live-action debut, French animation auteur Sylvain Chomet has transposed the offbeat charm, singular characters and richly layered visual style of his Oscar-nommed hand-drawn toons, "The...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:58 PM
And here we thought we had some hard-core Kristen Stewart fans following us on Twitter — turns out one Middle Eastern prince was willing to donate a half-million bucks to charity for a 15-minute chat with the "On the Road" actress.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Beats are all over the movies lately -- there was "On the Road" late last year, October will bring "Kill Your Darlings," and then comes "Big Sur," which is set to open in November. The official "Big Sur" trailer is above.
The movie is based on "Big Sur,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
This Is the End
Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $40.99
Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
A generation of comedy stars has been dominating movies for the last decade by playing "themselves," so it was only a matter of time before they went all-in on the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Earlier this week, I saw Michael Polish’s film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s 1962 novel “Big Sur,” which opens Friday. The book is one of my favorites: dark, brooding, the flip side of the Beat road legend, a story of isolation...