| May 1, 2015
| 12:43 PM
Andrew Lesnie, an Australian cinematographer best known for his work on two very different kinds of fantasy films — "Babe," about a talking pig, and the epic trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" — has died. He was 59.
| Apr 23, 2015
| 2:57 AM
Yes, Sony Pictures had a really bad year in 2014, but the studio is moving past its horrible hacking scandal and wants movie theater owners to as well.
That was the message that came across loud and clear during the company's presentation to...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 7:27 PM
Director Ang Lee's film "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" has staked out its territory.
The wartime drama based on Ben Fountain's novel will open Nov. 11, 2016, on Veterans Day, TriStar Pictures announced Friday.
Given the end-of-year release date,...
| Apr 5, 2015
The Rock was missing, but explosions were plentiful at Warner Bros. WonderCon presentation, which kicked off Saturday's lineup in the […]...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:56 PM
Has every zombie story been told? Probably. Die-rise-chomp doesn't offer much variation. But there will always be a committed few who approach this popular horror subset with the enthusiasm and insouciance of successful used-car sales folk.
| Feb 19, 2015
| 10:18 PM
Why New Zealand should have a propensity for horror comedies is anybody's guess, but the new “What We Do in the Shadows” can proudly join the ranks of “Black Sheep” and Peter Jackson's early low-budget “Brain Dead” (aka...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 4:00 PM
Into the Woods
Walt Disney, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99
Available on VOD on Tuesday
Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's work is one of the great achievements of American musical theater: a mash-up of classic fairy tales that's funny, tuneful and...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 8:30 PM
What makes a woman crazy about an automobile? I can only speak for myself. I grew up in the country surrounded by a dairy farm and five brothers. To me, cars were freedom. When I was 14 years old, as an exchange student...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 7:10 PM
"Zombeavers" is the mutant love child of horror specialist Troma, early Peter Jackson, Japanese kaiju flicks and Canadian television sketch comedies — a film that disgusts, terrifies and tickles in equal measure with grotesque creatures and a...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 12:28 PM
There's no shortage of ways that Neill Blomkamp’s science-fiction robot story “Chappie” goes off the rails. The movie is a retread of so many bots-gone-wild/bots-still-cute movies, and the way Blomkamp and longtime screenwriting...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 7:01 AM
Taiwanese director Cheng Zhengdao’s comedy “Miss Granny” outpaced the Hollywood competition at the mainland China box office last week, knocking Ben Stiller’s “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” from the No. 1...