| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:37 PM
"Hunger Games" sequel screenwriter Simon Beaufoy talks about his script for the second film in Lionsgate's planned franchise and his current movie, "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen," which opened in theaters Friday....
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:37 PM
When it comes to Oscar campaigning, why does no one do it better than Harvey Weinstein?...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Why so many movies that would never pass the Hollywood box-office smell test still get made....
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The short list of authors who remain in the running for the Man Asian Literary Prize is longer than expected....
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:57 AM
For the first time since 1929, when the clubby, self-promotional and studio-driven Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized “Wings” and “Sunrise” in the first Academy Awards ceremony, a black-and-white silent...
| Mar 5, 2012
Emily Blunt wants to jump off a building.
Don’t worry; she’s just talking about taking on an action role, which she hasn’t had a chance to do yet. “Something where I have to wear a wire,” the English actress says with a...
| Mar 8, 2012
** (out of four)
If subjected to a movie about a niche sport in a distant place, I’d admittedly much rather see “Ping Pong in Bora Bora” or “Jai Alai Atop Mount Everest.”
Still, it’s odd how clearly the characters...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Twins William and Raphael "Rafi" Karkowsky have always shared life's best moments.
That was true again Friday when the brothers and best friends learned where they would begin their careers as doctors.
They were among nearly 16,000 medical students...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 12:37 AM
I fell in love with Kristin Scott Thomas when I saw The English Patient in the theatres. She’s always fun in films but in this, but seemed to be the only one aware she was doing a comedy in this. Certainly director Lasse Hallstrom (Chocolat) wasn&...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Let's face it. Audiences will tune into the Golden Globes Sunday at 5 p.m. on NBC not so much to see if "The Artist," "The Help," "Hugo" or "Midnight in Paris" wins best picture of 2011 -- but to see just how outrageous host Ricky Gervais will get.
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:38 PM
"The Artist," the charming film about Hollywood's transition from silent movies to talkies, and the family drama "The Descendants" were catapulted to front-runner Oscar status Sunday night with an armful of Golden Globes to their names as the awards...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:39 AM
Uh-oh, are the odds not in our favor?
We're pretty sure Hunger Games fans are already antsy to see the franchise's second book, Catching Fire, on the big screen (we've already started casting the flick), and now we hear that we might have to wait even...