| Nov 8, 2014
HAMPTON — A once-dormant building in Langley Research and Development Park is now home to a prototyping lab and a company that makes fake guns for movies and military training.
"Simulation is a huge cost-savings for the Department of Defense,"...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The big movie titles start rolling out in October, and one of the biggest comes early: "Gone Girl," the widely anticipated version of Gillian Flynn's best seller.
Release date: Oct. 3
Premise: David Fincher ("The Social Network") directs...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:05 PM
If memorable war movies mean something to you, open that book to a new page and add "Fury" to the list. It belongs there.
Even if you're not keeping a list, it's hard not to be impressed by what writer-director David Ayer, powerfully aided by star...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The World War II film "Fury" probably won't tank at the box office this weekend.
Brad Pitt's latest action flick is on track to gross up to $30 million, putting it ahead of two-time box-office winner "Gone Girl," according to people who have seen pre-...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Even as the Allies knew WWII would soon come to an end, the fictionalized five-man crew of the American tank nick-named "Fury" fights for survival deep inside Germany in the harrowing new war film from writer-director David Ayer. "Fury" lacks the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:30 PM
"Fury," writer-director David Ayer's World War II drama starring Brad Pitt as the steely leader of an American tank crew, rolled into a box-office battle over the weekend and emerged victorious once the smoke cleared. Taking in an estimated $23.5...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The slippery, multi-tentacled creatures seen in Gareth Edwards' "Monsters" have adapted to Earth's harshest environments, migrating from their Central American infected zone to other parts of the planet in "Monsters: Dark Continent." Not so much a...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Some feats are unforgettable: We remember the Alamo, along with the 300 Spartans who died at Thermopylae. But a five-man American tank crew (actually, four men and a baby, to be more accurate) overwhelmed by a platoon of German soldiers? Not only did...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:07 AM
How do you make one of the most epic days in history more epic? Simple: write a metal song about it. With the title track of 2005's "Primo Victoria," Sweden-based power metal outfit Sabaton get inside the Allied Forces' heads as they invade Normandy in...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Three major cinematographers - Janusz Kaminski ("Lincoln"), Phedon Papamichael ("Nebraska") and Wally Pfister ("The Dark Knight Rises") - have teamed to present Advanced Filmmaking, a series of online instructional videos for aspiring filmmakers.
| May 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Orlando Bloom has sold a house in Hollywood Hills West for $3.9 million.
Set behind a tall wooden gate on three-quarters of an acre, the 1940s house has a black exterior and is surrounded by ferns and lush landscaping.
The Outpost Estates-area ranch...