| Nov 22, 2014
| 10:53 AM
There was no doubt which film would be the last one standing in the battle for the Friday box office. The only question was if “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” could match its own franchise’s previous performances.
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:52 PM
The 1959 murder of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas, brutal and mysterious, was made famous by author Truman Capote. With unfettered access to the investigators and confessed killers, and working at the top of his craft, Capote told the story of...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Whenever Mike Nichols worked in the theater, it was inevitably an event, the focal point of the season — the show you simply had to get tickets to or be left in the conversational cold.
When he directed “Waiting for Godot” with Steve...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:58 PM
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" will enjoy the biggest opening of the year, but just how big a launch it receives is a matter of dispute.
Lionsgate, the studio behind the $1.6 billion-grossing franchise, is staking out a broad range, projecting...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
Even if Philip Seymour Hoffman hadn’t passed away in February, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1” would thrive on his delicious supporting turn as Plutarch Heavensbee. (You should know by now that in this...
| Nov 16, 2014
'MOCKINJAY PART 1' OPENS
1 "The Hunger Games" begins its final chapter Friday. The games are gone for good, but something larger and more terrifying has taken their place: revolution. After the games, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself being...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Filmmaker Bennett Miller was attending a DVD signing at Manhattan's Tower Records about eight years ago when a stranger approached him with a manila envelope. The man, who turned out to be producer Tom Heller, handed the director a package filled with...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Two weeks ahead of its premiere, a new clip of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" has surfaced, showing Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen meeting some important characters.
In the clip, propaganda filmmaker Cressida, played by "Game of Thrones"...
| Nov 7, 2014
If “The Hunger Games” bestselling book trilogy and blockbuster movie quartet weren't enough, the pop culture juggernaut is headed to […]...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:24 PM
No parent wants to imagine his or her child engaging in recreational drug use, but suburban areas are experiencing a noticeable uptick in heroin usage among teenagers. Once deemed a "city drug," heroin is now infiltrating suburban hamlets, where more...
| Oct 31, 2014
In a barren Georgia warehouse on a cold January day, Jennifer Lawrence was doing something unusual for the young Oscar […]...