| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:49 PM
The life story of Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher was immortalized in "The Blind Side," the inspirational movie about his emergence as a football star after being adopted by a wealthy family following a rough childhood.
The importance of the left...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The popular series of self-help books known as "Chicken Soup for the Soul" will be coming to the big screen.
Alcon Entertainment, whose previous projects include "The Blind Side" and the unlikely literary adaptation of "What to Expect When You're...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When the screenwriter Aaron Guzikowski was a child, he once drew some disturbing pictures in art class — so disturbing the teacher called his parents in for a talk.
"I think the school was really worried by what it said about my home life," said a...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
TORONTO — Watching Steve McQueen's achingly brilliant "12 Years a Slave" at the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by many things. The film's artistry — script, performances, imagery — is significant. The movie is...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
TORONTO — It was after midnight, after the gala showing of director Alfonso Cuarón's "Gravity" at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, after the wildly emotional standing ovation, after actress Sandra Bullock in a stunning black-and-...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:15 PM
As if we need another reason to love Sandra Bullock.
"The Heat" star is Vogue magazine's October 2013 cover girl just before the release of her highly anticipated lost-in-space thriller "Gravity," co-starring George Clooney and helmed by Spanish...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:25 AM
"Mary Poppins" is a screen classic, but Walt Disney’s dealings with novelist P.L. Travers in getting the movie rights to the story weren’t nearly as genial.
This enjoyable behind-the-scenes story draws fine performances from Tom Hanks as...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Here's a greatly abridged list of facts that set Sean Tuohy Jr. apart from your average reserve on a mid-major college basketball team:
Start with the Loyola guard's 23,379 Twitter followers. For a little perspective, the team's star, Dylon Cormier, has...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:45 PM
When the receipts are tallied for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," heroine Katniss Everdeen and her famed arrows will likely hit a box-office bull's-eye. The film starring Jennifer Lawrence is forecast by some to sell as much as $180 million in...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Marking a shift from comedy to drama, "Anchorman" co-writer Adam McKay will write and direct "The Big Short," an adaptation of Michael Lewis' bestseller about the financial crisis of the 2000s, Paramount Pictures announced Monday.
Paramount is producing...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:18 AM
Moviegoers who saw Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher's saga depicted in the "The Blind Side" recall Sean Tuohy Jr. as the future football star's rambunctious little brother who interrogated big-time college coaches when they came to the family's...