| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Another weekend, another big-budget misfire at the summer box office.
Following the failure of the pricey action flicks "After Earth," "White House Down" and "The Lone Ranger," Guillermo del Toro's $190-million "Pacific Rim" also found itself unable...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:39 PM
It's been almost a week since "Sharknado" blew onto basic cable and exploded social media. Now, with the announcement of a sequel in the works, the time has come to sit down with the man who wrote the original.
Screenwriter Thunder Levin will be here at...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Movie ticket prices increased sharply in the second quarter of 2013, thanks to a slate of 3-D and Imax films.
The average U.S. movie ticket price for the three months that ended in June was $8.38, up 3.2% from the same period last year, according to the...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:48 AM
It’s taken in nearly $193 million so far in the U.S. — can it get to $200 million?
That’s one of the questions — perhaps the question — around the re-release of “World War Z” to Imax theaters this week....
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Some critics are calling 2013 the best movie year in a decade. And although critical darlings don't always produce profits, it will also be the highest-grossing year on record — barely.
After a shaky spring and a summer of high-profile hits and...
| Jan 5, 2014
It's customary for us ink-stained (and now, of course, pixel-stained) wretches to look back on the year's films and pluck out 10 titles that we ordain collectively as top 10 lists.
This process was fun the first 20 or so times I did it, but there is...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Much as retailers cut prices on Dec. 26 to unload overstocked Christmas merchandise, so do film distributors — in the first week or two of January — hustle to dump the overflow of last year's scheduled-then-pulled releases. This is...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Despite gains in feature and television production last year, Los Angeles experienced whopping losses in location film activity over the last two decades as Hollywood took its show on the road, according a new report.
While location filming for...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:19 PM
"Star Wars: Episode VII" has an official opening date; Dec. 18, 2015.
Lucasfilm announced the news Thursday at starwars.com site. J.J. Abrams will direct the film and write the script with Lawrence Kasdan.
The film is the first of a planned trilogy....
| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:16 PM
PBS released a teaser for Season 3 of "Sherlock" on Saturday that answers one burning questions about the master detective: Sherlock lives!
The 30-second clip shows Sherlock's grave, flashing to an upset Dr. Watson(Martin Freeman) before going to...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:58 PM
"Getting On." HBO's twisted and brave new comedy may take place in a long-term care facility, but it refuses to get the vapors or turn to sentimental mush when dealing with the grim but often hilarious realities of old age and death. Against the...