| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:38 AM
A book doesn't have to be a movie tie-in to see the benefit of a film's release. Readers don't need to see a star's face on the book's cover, it turns out: They just need to see the author's name.
That's what's shown by the year-end numbers at the...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Having scored with "La Voz Kids," Telemundo Media is teaming with Spain's Reset TV, founded by the creators of "Star Academy," to jointly own, develop, produce and distribute "El Artista," a new musical talent competition format plus weekend primetime...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Distributor: Summit Entertainment
An anti-bullying allegory writ on the largest possible scale, "Ender's Game" frames an interstellar battle between mankind and pushy ant-like aliens, called Formics, in which Earth's fate hinges on a tiny...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:30 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Friendly fire? A former detective puts...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...