| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
LONDON -- Arrow Films has taken all U.K. rights to John Slattery's feature directorial debut "God's Pocket," which stars the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment picked up foreign rights to the pic at Sundance. IFC Films is...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" easily captured the top spot on both national home video sales charts the week ending March 9, outselling Best Picture Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave," from 20th Century Fox, by a margin of more than 4 to 1,...
| Mar 2, 2014
Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1
Available on VOD beginning March 6
It's hard to know how to evaluate this because Lars von Trier's two-hour character sketch is, on its own, an unfinished film, ending on a cliffhanger that suggests a change of gears for the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:29 AM
True to form, Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards were a fizzy, freewheeling affair. The show, after all, is less a ceremony celebrating actors and their craft than it is an excuse for them to plug upcoming movies and try their hand at viral stunts.
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Toward the end of a blistering set on a recent Friday night, Adam Marans, lead singer of the Baltimore sludgy punk foursome Big Christ, took a rare breather to dedicate the next song, “Boogie Nights,” to the deceased actor Philip Seymour...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
TV news producer Adrian "Clem" Taylor, who recently won a Peabody Award for his "60 Minutes" segment about an improbable orchestra in the heart of the Congo, died Friday at age 60.
Taylor had been battling pancreatic cancer since May 2013. He died at...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:30 PM
James Rebhorn - who died Friday at the age of 65 - was the quintessential character actor, and as such a representative of a proud if sadly disappearing breed.
Rebhorn worked constantly, but seldom above the marquee. His death has already produced a...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Make no small plans.
Said Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Nearly 25 years ago, I encountered a teenage trumpeter in New Orleans whose obvious gifts were overshadowed only by his enormous potential. The young man became one of the most protean trumpet virtuosos in jazz, and last September Nicholas Payton turned...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the most acclaimed character actors and ambitious performers of his generation, was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 46.
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:45 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday of an apparent drug overdose, according to a New York Police Department source.
The source said Hoffman was found dead after a 911...