| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Publicity preceding last week's release of "Despicable Me 2" carried over into DVD sales for its predecessor. Three years after its own theatrical release, Universal's "Despicable Me" cracked the top-10 DVD sales chart at No. 9 for the week.
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
As Walt Disney Studio's "The Lone Ranger" limps off into the sunset after a bruising box-office encounter with the minions of "Despicable Me 2," it could be years before the studio gambles on a character unfamiliar to young moviegoers.
The new take on...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:42 PM
The Warner Bros. fantasy flick "Jack the Giant Slayer" scored the top spot on the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in the movie's first week in release, bumping Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" to No. 2. Paramount's "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" held...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Disney’s “Oz the Great and Powerful,” starring James Franco and directed by Sam Raimi, took the top spot on the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in the movie's first week in release, ahead of Paramount’s “Hansel & Gretel: Witch...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:30 AM
MGM is teaming with Fox 2000 Pictures to co-finance and distribute its reboot of "Poltergeist."
MGM had announced in March that it had attached "Monster House" director Gil Kenan to helm the thriller with Sam Raimi ("Evil Dead") and Rob Tapert ("The...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:30 PM
James Franco is looking for $500,000 worth of backers via crowdfunding site Indie Gogo to fund "Palo Alto Stories," three feature films based on pieces from his short story collection about his hometown. The actor, director, artist and film professor...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:40 AM
One day in the not-too-distant future, we expect James Franco to speedily move from one film project to another, then explode in a puff of smoke like a vintage Hanna Barbera character.
Until then, he’ll keep ginning up new movies.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Let us consider for a moment the Hollywood performance that never gets nominated for awards but can be just as indelible as any Oscar-winning role. I'm referring to the celebrity interview that goes viral.
Typically interviews that are done during a...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:42 AM
“The Dark Knight Rises” might have been the most watched movie trailer on YouTube this year, but with 2013 just ......
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:12 PM
“The Wizard of Oz” features some of the most beloved songs in movie musical history: “Over the Rainbow,” “We’re Off ......
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:52 PM
With “The Avengers,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and more sci-fi and fantasy films, 2012 was ......