| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Bob Hoskins, a British actor whose powerful screen presence earned him a reputation as "the Cockney Cagney" and who, at 5 feet 6 and with a face he likened to a squashed cabbage, gave the short, bald men of the world a reason to swagger, has died. He...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:49 PM
"Five-foot-six-cubic" is how Bob Hoskins described his dense, brick-like physique, and in his career as one of Britain's most familiar and reliable screen actors Hoskins was compared to all sorts of non-human entities. A bulldog. A fireplug. A face like...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Director Sofia Coppola has frequently explored the ennui and existential crises of the beautiful and well-to-do, including Scarlett Johansson's drifting college graduate in "Lost in Translation," Kirsten Dunst's stifled princess in "Marie Antoinette"...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
For the first time since YA adaptations ("Twilight," "The Hunger Games") became the new blockbusters, we have a movie in which the most important stars do exactly what they're supposed to.
In "Divergent," Shailene Woodley ("The...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Kristen Stewart is an actress, a fashion spokeswoman and, apparently, a poet.
The "Twilight" alum, who covers Marie Claire's March fashion issue in Emilio Pucci and talks about "risk, romance, and having no regrets," also penned a little "embarrassing"...
| May 30, 2014
| 7:43 AM
The formula works. It worked with "Wicked" on stage and it worked with "Frozen" on film — tilting the storytelling prism so that a new angle on a well-known fairy tale appears in the light. The strategy depends on humanizing characters formerly...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Hollywood loves a good fairy tale, and it's easy to see why: The stories are time-tested and widely known, they're in the public domain, and the fantastical elements provide fodder for the eye-popping visuals that drive tent-pole movies these days.
| May 14, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Roberto Orci will boldly go where he has never gone before: The veteran Hollywood screenwriter and producer is set to make his directorial debut on Paramount's "Star Trek 3," according to a Variety report.
Orci is writing the story for the new film with...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Sparks fly between Kristen Stewart and Juliette Binoche in the new trailer for "Clouds of Sils Maria," French filmmaker Olivier Assayas' English-language drama about the complicated dynamic between an aging actress and her loyal assistant.
In the film,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Frank Darabont, creator of AMC's hit zombie series "The Walking Dead," is in talks to direct a follow-up to "Snow White and the Huntsman" — minus Snow White, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The sequel to Universal's 2012 dark fantasy would...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
At the moment, "Maleficent" and its evil queen are burning up the big screen, and over on HBO, "Game of Thrones" and its Mother of Dragons are on fire too. Sequels to 2012's "Snow White and the Huntsman" and 2010's "Alice in Wonderland" are due in...